RoundGlass Foundation
Self Help Group Operations Associate (Women’s Initiatives)
Mohali Punjab
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Job Type

Full Time

Closing Date

Jul 31 2021


About the Organization:

RoundGlass Foundation is pursuing a bold vision to bring abundance and prosperity back to the state of Punjab in India through philanthropic initiatives supporting under-served rural and urban communities. Since our founding in 2018, we have been engaged in a wide range of far reaching projects, directly involving village communities in building opportunity and sustainable development in the region. Our Model Village and Model City initiatives have impacted the lives of 700,000 local people in over 760 unique villages across the state through projects in pillars of: Sustain Punjab, Learn Punjab (Education and Sports), Her Punjab (Women’s Initiatives) and Relief.

What you’ll do:

  • Extensive on-field presence at the villages, Block level government offices, other relevant organizations, for facilitating setup of the Foundation’s women’s initiatives focused on financial self-reliance, health and awareness

  • Identify and implement solutions for sustainable livelihoods for women’s collectives/ SHGs in line with local demand and skill inventory at village level

  • Formulate new SHGs basis viability assessment and regularly be in the field to handhold and guide SHG members in their day-to-day tasks and long term approach till they become independent and self-sustaining

  • Assess the on-ground activities of existing SHGs and identify areas for improvement by enhancing output and reducing waste (effort, material, time)

  • Identify Government programs, district administration budgets that will help scale our solutions

  • Extend support to put together proposals, budgets etc. as needed on ad hoc basis

  • Recommend and implement measures to implement standardization across various categories of SHGs and refine the SOP to make it easily replicable and scalable

Who they’re looking for:

  • Bachelor’s / Master’s degree in related field like Social Welfare (preferred) with at least 3 years of experience

  • Understands the culture and systems of Punjab well to provide contextualized programs

  • Strong experience of working in rural India focused on developmental work, preferably women’s initiatives

  • Proven collaborative, negotiation, and persuasion skills.

  • Skilled in building trusted relationships and effective in removing barriers to success

  • Entrepreneurial mindset with a hunger to learn, and a highly motivated self-starter

  • Able to effectively communicate with varying sets of internal and external stakeholders to create mutual wins

  • Able and ready to commute and/or stay in villages

How to apply

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