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Program Associate

2 Opening(s)
Ekam Foundation
Job Summary
Experience Required : 1 Years
Location : Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.
Opening Date : 17 July, 2017
Closing Date : 30 September, 2017
Compensation : Rs. 15,000.00 per month
Sector : Health
Functional Area : Education/ academics
Job Type : Full time
Desired Job Profile
  • Ekam Mumbai chapter was commenced in January 2013, with a view to address the infant mortality and child healthcare issues in Mumbai and other parts of Maharashtra.
  • Ekam Foundation, Mumbai is recruiting candidates for our new awareness program which is aimed to educate young children (6-14 years).
Job Description
  • The Program Associate will be responsible for the overall implementation of the awareness program at ground level. He/She will be responsible to manage day-to- day operations, planning, documentation, report writing and coordination between different stakeholders. The Program Associates will report to the Program coordinator. The position is based out of Mumbai.
Tasks and Responsibilities
  • Responsible for implementation of the project and maintaining relationships with different stakeholders – government officials, Schools, Ekam team, partner NGO’s etc.
  • Weekly reports on the project progress, schools and also action plan for the same
  • Scheduling and mapping activities to ensure smooth success of the project
  • Responsible for training of the staff and volunteers and aligning the resources at various locations where project will be implemented
  • Coordinate support and participate actively in conducting baseline and endline surveys for impact and risk assessment.
  • Preferably MSW or a Degree holder in social sciences, social work or public health
  • 0 - 1 year experience in NGO/Social enterprise. Knowledge and experience of participating in a large scale project intervention will be preferred.
  • Ability to manage children, communicate with different stakeholders and multi-task.
  • Highly motivated and a self-starter with a solid level of commitment
  • Excellent organizational and management skills/ability to prioritize
  • Must be passionate about the social cause and motivated enough to create social change
  • Proficiency in computer skills and Microsoft Office.
  • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility and a commitment to and passion for Ekam Foundation’s mission
Minimum Experience
  • 0 - 1 year experience in NGO/Social enterprise. Experience of teaching children/ primary students will be helpful.
In addition to the above technical competencies and qualifications, the candidate should be:
  • Based in Mumbai
  • Willing to travel in program area and he/she should be able to adjust and work in tough field situations.
  • Able to handle work pressures and deliver under tight schedules
  • Able to work well in teams and lead teams, when required to do so
  • Undertake additional responsibilities as assigned by the senior managers
How to Apply
  • Salary will be commensurate with the experience and suitability to the role. Expected salary: 15,000 to 20,000 per month.
  • Contract period of 12 months, can be extended; extension subject to renewal of the project and individual performance.
Pls note, due to a large number of applicants, only short listed Mumbai based candidates will be contacted for interviews.
  • Applications to be sent before 30th July, 2017.
Contact Details
Company Name : Ekam Foundation
Contact Person : Ayesha N
Contact Address : Ekam Foundation, 88-c VIP House - Ground Floor, Old Prabhadevi Road, Dadar
Email :
Contact Number : 9029399554