Child Welfare Officer cum Counselors

Posted By: PRAYATN

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Rural and Urban Development

Job Description

The initiative: Prayatn is running 3 children homes in Varanasi district of Uttar Pradesh for past 8 years. The children in these homes are from various difficult background and many of them are orphan and / or single parent children. These children are provided with the best facilities for health and education as well as involvement in other co-curricular activities required for over all development of the children. The selection of children for various activities is done as per their interest. As soon as any child completes the age of 14th years, the home management team develops a growth and rehabilitation plan for the child to facilitate smooth rehabilitation of the child in the normal social life. Positions Overview: The Child Welfare Officer will be working under the close guidance of Project Officer, Children’s home for growth and development of the children in the respective homes. One Child Welfare Officer will be responsible for one children’s home having children rangi

Desired Candidate Profile

Post Graduation - Post Graduate-Other

Requirement: Candidates should be post graduate in social work, social sciences from a recognized university / institution. Candidates should have a minimum experience of 3 years in handling children and working in an institutional set up. An understanding on child rights dimensions would be an added advantage. Personal Characteristics: 1. Strong commitment and willingness to work in home based set up. 2. Strong counseling skills 3. Strong interpersonal skills to deal with children 4. Ability to handle children in group 5. Ability to perform various child focused activities like plays, shows etc. 6. Excellent coordination and motivation skills 7. Good reporting and documentation skills – both in Hindi and English 8. Knowledge of children’s issues especially on protection

Organization Details

  • Organization Name:PRAYATN
  • About Organization:PRAYATN, founded in 1992 and spread around the States of Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Odisha, believes that individual and voluntary participation affects social change. We create projects and programmes that make it possible for young development professionals to contribute their time, energy and skills in order to facilitate community initiatives aimed at creating opportunities for self-reliance, access to justice and equitable social order. PRAYATN’s thrust is women and children, and their basic human and developmental rights. The organization therefore is multi-disciplinary, having expertise on community development, social action, networking, research-action, documentation and policy analysis. PRAYATN provides a conducive environment for professional growth and opportunities for its team. It expects from candidates excellent inter-personal skills, articulation, innovativeness, and commitment to the cause and to the organization’s vision. It also encourages women ca