Posted By: SNEHA


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Public Health/WASH

Job Description

THE PROGRAM The vision of the Empowerment, Health and Sexuality of Adolescents (EHSAS) Program is to enable the health and wellbeing of adolescents and youth, and transform them into healthy, gender-sensitive and responsible citizens. In EHSAS we use a combination of four intervention strategies to achieve the objectives:  Group work includes group sessions, training in using theatre and other art forms to explore and understand sexuality, and building peer counselling skills.  Individual work includes mentorship, counselling, internships and peer support.  Family work includes individual and group awareness and counselling sessions.  Community interventions include awareness campaigns and building networks with local leaders, organisations, and other community bodies. EHSAS seeks to cultivate an environment suitable for discussion and acceptance of the problems faced by adolescents and finding solutions within the community to resolve these problems. We are looking at transference

Desired Candidate Profile

Post Graduation - MSW

Essential 1. Postgraduate degree in health or social sciences from a recognized university 2. At least 3-5 years’ experience of doing qualitative research 3. Fluency in Hindi and English 4. Interest in research on gender-based violence 5. Willingness to spend time in informal settlements Desirable 1. Experience in using qualitative analysis software 2. Excellent English writing skills 3. Fluency in Marathi PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES 1. Ability to take the initiative and work independently 2. Effective communication, personal and interpersonal skills 3. Gender sensitivity 4. Team working skills 5. Sound values and work ethics

Organization Details

  • Organization Name:SNEHA
  • About Organization:A secular, Mumbai-based non-profit organisation, SNEHA believes that investing in women's health is essential to building viable urban communities. SNEHA targets four large public health areas: Maternal and Newborn Health, Child Health and Nutrition, Sexual and Reproductive Health and Prevention of Violence against Women and Children. Our approach is two-pronged: it recognises that in order to improve urban health standards, our initiatives must target both care seekers and care providers. We work at the community level to empower women and slum communities to be catalysts of change in their own right and collaborate with existing public health systems and health care providers to create sustainable improvements in urban health.