Project Associate- Psycho Social Intervention

Posted By: Kolkata Sanved


Junior Management

Program Implementation

Women Empowerment

Job Description

Kolkata Sanved

About the organization- Kolkata Sanved (KS) is a women-led organization, working towards the empowerment of marginalized individuals, including survivors of gender-based violence, and at-risk children, youth and women, through the medium of Dance Movement Therapy (DMT) and other creative arts. KS is a pioneer in the field of DMT in the social development sector in India, through its creation of Sampoornata, a culturally contextualized approach to DMT, which has adapted global DMT principles to the Indian context. Sampoornata works for psychosocial rehabilitation of survivors of violence & marginalization, prevention of violence & promotion of mental health. KS’s model has focused on empowering individuals by bringing about a “change within”, and focuses on holistic well-being, including all aspects of the individual: physical, emotional, mental and social.

KS’s vision is to form a healthy, violence-free, gender-equal, creative society of empowered individuals. Our mission is to enhance gender equality and improve mental health and well-being of marginalized individuals and communities by building an ecosystem for Dance Movement Therapy for social development. We strive to create DMT practitioners, Associate’s and change-makers in the field, especially from vulnerable communities.

Project Location: Kolkata

Post: Project Associate- Psycho Social Intervention

Salary: CTC-Rs. 30,000 per month

Qualification: MA in Psychology/Sociology/MSW

Experience: Preferred 2-3yrs in the same field

Last date of application:- 20.02.2023

Job Responsibility and about the project:

Job Summary

The Project Associate is responsible for Assisting in Psycho-social Well-being Programs’ at the community level and Shelter Home, essential components of the Kolkata Sanved Programme.

In order to accomplish these responsibilities, this position provides innovative ideas on Kolkata Sanved’s methods for evidence gathering and impact measurement. In turn, this role is responsible for ensuring the quality implementation of DMT sessions with program participants plus the successful integration of DMT module based training programme at various levels including grass root contexts, schools, shelter homes, etc. Furthermore, key responsibility is mentoring DMT practitioners in the reporting process in order to strengthen their documentation skills, particularly as it relates to measuring mental health improvement. Extensive Travel is required as a function of the position.

The Project Associate is expected to work as a cooperative team member, providing support as necessary to both peers and subordinates; they are expected to assist with crisis management, exercising agility and shrewdness.

Key Responsibilities

Assist in psycho-social intervention program of Kolkata Sanved

Conduct DMT Wellbeing workshops

Associate, ideate and create curriculum

Part of Research and knowledge building

Programme monitoring

Document program progress, effectiveness, and potential for expansion with timeline preparation and tracking, data collection, case study documentation, and monthly program reporting

Be part of Emergency Response Team

Active participation in Kolkata Sanved awareness campaigns, representing the organization in local, national, and international contexts

Attend all necessary meetings: staff gatherings, reviews, capacity building, and project check-ins

Daily Tasks

Project oversight and Implementation of Program activities

Regular field visits to follow up with Survivors and their families

Conduct care provider training

Conduct baseline, midline and end line survey for tracking the wellbeing of survivors

Crisis management related to psycho-social intervention

Conduct DMT for wellness workshop

Data collection, consolidation, and analysis for Research &project reporting

Plan and facilitate project/team meetings related to project facilitation and outcomes

Capacity building of DMT practitioners

Communication with Partner and Stake Holder

Capacity Building:

The Project Associate is expected to attend all capacity building workshops for furtherance of Kolkata Sanved programme.

Code of Conduct:

Maintain positive relations with all team members, staff, students, and partner organizations

Ensure minimal conflict within the organization; proactively diffuse any tension within the organization

Maintain safeguarding policy


Ensure completion of all projects within specified timelines including timely submission of all Reports

Ensure the timely completion of all modules timely

Develop learning modules within the specified timelines

Submit all program reports in a timely manner

Maintain organizational ethics, values, and policies at all times

Please send your updated CV with a covering letter describing your suitability for the position to and CC: to latest by February 20, 2023

Location: Kolkata, West Bengal

Eligibility Criteria

Not Specified

Desired Candidate Profile

Graduation - Graduate-Other

Organization Details

  • Organization Name:Kolkata Sanved
  • About Organization:Kolkata Sanved is a women-led pioneer in the field of dance movement therapy (DMT) for healing,empowerment & psycho-social rehabilitation of marginalised populations.We use DMT as a tool for promoting holistic well-being & enhancement of quality of life.