Child Rights and You CRY
District Coordinator
Dahod PanchMahal Gujarat
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Job Type

Full Time

Closing Date

Aug 01 2021


Job Title: District Coordinator

Tenure: Position is contractual subject to renewal based on performance and continuation of the project.

Function /Division: Development Support

Location: Gujarat: - Dahod, PanchMahal

Your Challenge:

At CRY – Child Rights and You, you’ll be using your professional skills and experience to help restore to underprivileged Indian children their basic rights to – survival, development, protection and participation. CRY has a holistic approach to development based on the child rights framework with community empowerment as a key ingredient. CRY also places strong emphasis on networking with other NGOs and advocacy efforts to influence macro policies for children.
This position will focus on Adolescent Empowerment and Ending of Child Marriage and is supported by UNICEF.

Your Objective:
• Oversee the implementation of the Adolescent Empowerment and ending of child marriage project in the District.
• Strengthening of government mechanism, system and structure at district, block and community level towards empowerment of adolescent and ending of child marriage.
• Capacity building of stakeholders towards strengthening delivery of overall services (including education, health, child protection, local self-governance, life skills) for empowering adolescents

Specific Role & Responsibilities:

Program Management
• Act as a focal point for implementation of the Adolescent project in the district as per the plan of action agreed between CRY and UNICEF.
• Advocacy, networking and Liaison with government stakeholders, District Collectors, and other relevant departments.
• Working with CRY supported partner in the district for direct implementation
• Facilitate and take forward the engagement with stakeholders and build working relationships with counterparts like ICDS, DCPU, Health, Education and other stakeholders as appropriate
• Facilitate need based training for government officials on thematic areas at the district and block level ensuring program efficiency/ serviceability, stake holder engagement
• Provide support/orientation wherever required to the available networks, platforms in the district
• Identify field level challenges, gaps in the systems and addressing them with relevant support
• Maintaining MIS of the District related to the programme.
• Documentation of innovations, successful processes, programme learning and challenges

Grant Management
• Maintenance of financial utilisation MIS as per the budget.
• Complete adherence to transparency and accountability in all expenditure as per guidelines of CRY.


You must be a Masters’ degree/PG Diploma from a recognized university in Social Work/ Social Science/Humanities/ Development Communication, LLB/LLM etc. You must have 6-8 years experience in the field of urban or rural development, of advocacy and networking with the block, district and state administration in the arena of Human Rights/ Child Rights. Working Knowledge on the thematic area of Protection and having experience of working with and for the rights of adolescents will be an added advantage. Strong written and oral communication skills in English, working knowledge of the local language and experience of having worked with communities within the required district is a must. Competent in working with Power point, Excel and Ms Word. Clear understanding of child rights issues, especially adolescent issues, schemes, legislations and policies and implementation structures of the government.

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