Partnering Hope into Action Phia Foundation
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Job Type

Full Time

Closing Date

Dec 05 2021




Basic information



Job location

Respective Block Jharkhand

No of Positions

48 ( 02 positions in 24 blocks)

Last Date of Application 



About PHIA Foundation

Partnering Hope into Action (Phia) Foundation is a Charitable Trust registered in India that works on the issues of social exclusion and poverty reduction. PHIA believes in promoting equality, dignity and social justice so that everyone regardless of gender, caste, class, ethnicity, religion, colour, culture and physical abilities can live a life free from poverty, exclusion and discrimination.


Phia through its affiliate and partners brings in a long legacy of over 50 years of experience and expertise in development and humanitarian work in India and globally and draws upon its wide portfolio of partnerships with grassroots civil society organizations. This includes the flagship PACS Programme that has reached over 9 million people in 7 of the poorest states, helping socially excluded communities claim their rights and entitlements.


While the PACS program concluded, PHIA Foundation is helping take the processes and initiatives under PACS further into a new phase. Phia strives to empower poor marginalized and vulnerable groups for non-discriminatory access to rights and entitlements: in essential services, gainful livelihoods, relief during emergencies and address inequality and inter-generational poverty. The issue of gender equality crosscuts all its work. For more information about the Foundation, please visit our website at


About the Position


The position is for the project titled ‘Zero Hunger Panchayats: A collaborative Government- CSO initiative towards accessing public services in Jharkhand, India. The project will be implemented in 100 administrative bocks of 14 districts Jharkhand. The project aims to

  • Establish 100 functional Help Desks (Nagarik NSKs NSK) at Block level as a bridge between the administration and community

  • Capacity building programmes are conducted for 80 Nagarik NSKs (new and existing) functionaries through a cascade model

  • Village level committees and the village assembly (Gram Sabha) are capacitated to development, implementation and monitoring participatory micro plans.

  • Advocacy activities are undertaken for policy changes, dissemination of best practices and knowledge exchange towards scaling up of e NSKs in the entire state.




  • She/ He will be responsible for all the programme activities and deliverables of the Nagrik Sahayta Kendra (NSK) in the block.

  • Should influence and mobilize the community. Awareness generation on social security schemes like MGNREGA, various pension schemes, health schemes by the government.

  • Data collection and maintenance in the MIS Based system.

  • Report writing and sharing of case studies.

  • Organise awareness drive at village level for various social security schemes and hold Interface meetings at GP/Block level

  • Organize camps on quarterly basis at Block level for making certificates and ease of enrolment and also grievance redress

  • Preparation of village level NRM based Micro Plan

  • Should be willing to travel to project locations

  • Take up additional activities from time to time assigned by the District Coordinator


Qualifications/Experience/skills/knowledge and expertise

  • She/ he should be a graduate degree holder in any stream from a reputed university/institute

  • Relevant work experience of at minimum 2 years experience of working in project implementation with specific focus to strengthening community engagement social security schemes with the government departments. 

  • Considerable experience of working in the NGOs/Development Sector

  • Should have sound understanding of MGNREGS and Social Security Schemes and entitlements.

  • Experience in coordinating/dialoguing with block, district and state administration.

  • Should be able to write reports and case studies

  • Should have a good rapport in the community

  • Fluency in English and Hindi.

  • Computing Skills (Should be well versed with MS Office, especially word, excel and electronic communication).

How to Apply


Eligible candidates interested in this position are requested to apply to with a cover letter, discussing your interest and suitability for the position, along with an updated resume including the names of two referees, by or before 05.12.2021.  Please mention ‘FellowJharkhand’ in the subject line. 

Applicants from SC/ST/religious minorities and other marginalized sections are encouraged to apply.


Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. 


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