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Junior Mentee Manager (JMM)

1 Opening(s)
Mentor Together
 
Job Summary
Experience Required : 2 Years
Location : Bangalore, Karnataka, India.
Opening Date : 22 January, 2019
Closing Date : 31 March, 2019
Sector : Non Profit
Functional Area : Operations
Job Type : Full time
Desired Job Profile
COMPANY OVERVIEW:
  • Mentor Together is an award-winning non-profit organization that has pioneered the youth mentoring movement in India. We provide children and youth facing adversity, empowering one-on-one relationships with mentors, that help them achieve their goals and dreams. We have worked with over 5,500 children and youth. We currently work across 6 cities and 4 rural and peri-urban populations. We are a distributed but tightly knit team of professionals and development sector enthusiasts. We value hard work, detail-oriented execution and perseverance.
  • Over 2018 - 2021, Mentor Together will work with over 20,000 young people through face-to-face and technology-mediated mentorships. We work with partners like Amdocs India, Cognizant India, Rosy Blue Foundation, Edelgive Foundation, Fidelity Management Research, Cisco India, and others.
PURPOSE:
  • The purpose of the role is to execute a range of activities with mentees, their communities and other stakeholders in the mentee world (HMs, NGO partners, shelter home caretakers etc) and record observations accurately in order to guide the program team meet the larger program objectives. The Junior Program Manager also contributes towards building capacity in the mentee team by participating in the training and development of mentee co-ordinators.
OVERVIEW:
  • The Junior Mentee Manager’s primary responsibility is coordinating with the youth (ages 14-21) that Mentor Together works with. The JMM looks at mentee selection, delivering programs to mentees and evaluating mentee performance. The JMM manages relationships with mentee partner institutions (NGOs, shelter homes, and low income schools) in the city. In addition, the JMM assists the mentor team in mentor selection, training delivery and program assessments. 
Tasks and Responsibilities
  • 100% Program Execution
  • Identify partner institutions for mentees (Shelter Homes and low income schools and NGO foundations), make presentations on the program and secure program MoUs with Institution Heads.
  • Conduct different screening and selection activities for mentees.
  • Administer psychometric and other baseline tests. Collate data and make reports.
  • Create and analyze mentee and mentor databases in order to find suitable matches for mentors and mentees.
  • Conduct home-visits for potential mentees, explain program to parents/guardians and secure parent approval.
  • Assist in setting up mentor interviews.
  • Organize, prepare and deliver induction and on-going training to mentees.
  • Organize and conduct group activities like engagement activities with mentees at various mentee institutes
  • Collect periodical feedback from mentees through different surveys, in-person discussions.
  • Liaise with mentee partner institution heads and collect regular feedback.
  • Arrange group workshops/skill based activities for mentees with volunteers
  • Assist Program Coordinator with mentor training and mentor together promotional activities.
Qualifications
  • A minimum of an undergraduate degree, with a postgraduate degree like MSW preferred
  • Coursework in relevant fields like social work/sciences preferred
  • Some prior experience working/conducting sessions with children from lower-income groups
Minimum Experience
  • 2+ years of relevant social sector experience with a minimum of an undergraduate degree, with a postgraduate degree like MSW preferred
Skills
  • Good project management skills, with an ability to work to deadlines and manage a varied workload
  • Fully proficient in spoken and written Hindi
  • Proficient in spoken and written English
  • Fully proficient in MS Office – Word, Excel & PowerPoint
How to Apply
  • If interested, please write to careers@mentortogether.org with a cover letter and your resume. Please mention the title of this job clearly in your email.
Contact Details
Company Name : Mentor Together
Contact Person : Namrata Baruah
Contact Address : House No 1895, 14th Cross, 22nd Main
HSR Layout, Sector:1