Cluster Link Worker

Posted By: Rural Development Society


Junior Management

Program Implementation

Rural and Urban Development

Job Description

Application invited for the post of Cluster Link Worker for LWS project at Barasat sub division of North 24 Parganas district on the following terms and conditions.


Higher Secondary passed with at least 2 years experience in working with programmes related to livelihood promotion, adult literacy, microfinance, health sector programmes.

Should be based in the block and district for which applied.

Should be willing to travel in the villages extensively

Should have a vehicle for travel

Salary Rs.6050/- consolidated and Travelling Allowance Rs2400/- per month. Apply within 25th of JUNE 2023 to the Secretary, Rural Development Society, Bankura, Email:

Roles and Responsibility of Cluster Link Worker

Conduct village-level site mapping (vulnerability mapping, health services/facility mapping, and household mapping). Understand the migration patterns (both in and out migration) in the local community. Reach out to the un-reached HRIs/groups and vulnerable young people with information and skills relevant to HIV prevention and risk reduction. Provide relevant information regarding condom use, using innovative means that are contextually, locally and culturally appropriate. Work towards reducing stigma and discrimination in the community by facilitating involvement of HIV positive people, community groups like SHGs, PRI and VHSC, and bringing into focus and addressing gender dimensions of stigma and discrimination. Advocate with identified stakeholders for creating an enabling environment (and reducing stigma and discrimination). Maintain rapport with local health units and facilitate access to services. Have knowledge about the key health facilities in the vicinity, at FRU and the? district level, and possess necessary information about the services available at the identified facilities. Work towards reducing barriers to accessing services and promote STI management and partner notification. Coordinate the linkage between communities and service institutions (especially ICTC, PHC/CHC, RTI /STI clinic and district hospital). Identify and train volunteers. Collect monthly data from condom depot holders. Prepare monthly reports for his/her area according to a pre-defined format.

Location: Habra I, Bongaon, Bagda, Barasat, West Bengal

Eligibility Criteria

Not Specified

Desired Candidate Profile

Graduation - Graduate-Other

Organization Details

  • Organization Name:Rural Development Society
  • About Organization:Location: North 24 Paraganas, West Bengal The most ambitious mission of the organization is to strengthen the struggles of rural, poor, oppressed, exploited people of under privileged backward communities for their empowerment and survival by developing alternative means of livelihood with full access to education, health care, shelter, safe drinking water and sanitation, income generating facilities, gender equity, availability of basic human rights and self help initiatives. The RDS visualizes an egalitarian civil society free from exploitation, oppression that involves all section of people irrespective of caste creed religion in the holistic development of the people, for the people, by the people.