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Youth Worker

1 Opening(s)
Ashiyana
 
Job Summary
Experience Required : 1 Years
Location : Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.
Opening Date : 5 December, 2017
Closing Date : 31 January, 2018
Sector : Non Profit
Functional Area : Project Management
Job Type : Full time
Desired Job Profile

Program Overview:

  • In 2018, Ashiyana is launching a program ‘Boys to Men’ that will help the youth in these homes understand their emotions, support their healing journey, equip them with life skills and support their successful integration back into the society.
  • Service Population: Ashiyana works with at-risk youth in Mumbai, ages 14-24 years old,most of whom have dropped out of school, lived on streets, are addicted, have been
  • arrested and faced multiple challenges.
  • Position Overview:
  • Youth workers build intentional relationships with youth, engage them in a variety of programming, support in the process of behaviour change and enable smooth transition from institution to the society making them self reliant, responsible and contributing citizens.
  • This is a full time position based in Mumbai and requires sensitive, passionate and committed candidates.

 

Tasks and Responsibilities
  • Every youth worker will have a cohort of 20-25 youth and will ensure that each child is driving to outcomes of emotional independence, self reliance and living out of harm’s way.
  • Facilitate sessions as per the designed program with sensitivity to the program intention and group needs.
  • Identify and support youth that require special attention and care.
  • Closely work with other stakeholders - Staff of the institution like Probation officers,
  • housemasters, guards, superintendent, family members and community of the youth.
  • Collect data, create reports and document journeys of young people.
  • Youth Worker is someone who
  • feels called to be part of the healing and transformation of youth in closed institutions and sees them as capable of becoming self reliant and positive contributors to the world.
  • has good problem solving, decision making and conflict resolution skills.
  • enjoys challenging and volatile situations and is able to find creative ways to deal with complex problems.
  • is comfortable working with youth individually as well as in groups.
  • is reflective, a good listener and exhibits strong willingness to learn.
  • is a great team player, resourceful and works with a sense of possibility
  • is willing and has the ability to work outside of normal business hours and holidays and/or weekends as needed.
  • Is willing and keen to develop awareness of one’s own emotional, spiritual and intellectual learning process

 

 
Qualifications
  • Educational qualification: Graduate/Post graduate
  • Appointment: The initial appointment will be offered for a period of one year with probation of six months. The appointment shall be renewed/extended based on the performance and willingness of the employee and employer.
  • Salary: Subject to the skill-sets and experience

 

Minimum Experience
  • 6 months to 1 year
Skills
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft office
  • Location: Mumbai
  • Age: 25 above
  • Language Skills: Hindi, English, Marathi(optional)

 

How to Apply

 

Contact Details
Company Name : Ashiyana
Website : http://www.projectashiyana.org/
Contact Person : Sachi Maniar
Email : projectashiyana@gmail.com