Community Social Worker

Posted By: Neha Gramin Mahila Vikas Samiti

Bihar Sharif

Junior Management

Program Implementation

Youth

Job Description

Responsibilities:


1. Intervention in Cases of Child Marriage:

- Engage in two types of interventions for child marriage cases: obtaining pledges and making intervention villages "child marriage free."

- Take necessary actions such as obtaining injunction orders, approaching the police for FIR registration, and raising awareness among various stakeholders.


2. Awareness of Ill-Effects and Reporting:

- Educate children about the harms of child marriage, child labor, and abuse.

- Report instances of child marriage promptly to relevant authorities.


3. Strengthening Child Protection Committees:

- Enhance functionality of village-level child protection committees.


Role of the Community Social Worker:


1. Conduct Household Surveys:

- Identify vulnerable families through comprehensive household surveys.


2. Create a Directory:

- Develop a directory of village-level functionaries and schools.


3. Community-Level Discussions:

- Facilitate discussions on child marriage, abuse, and trafficking.


4. Meetings with Stakeholders:

- Arrange meetings with religious leaders, panchayat members, and educators.


5. Facilitate Government Scheme Access:

- Connect vulnerable families with available government welfare schemes.


In Child Marriage Cases:


6. Obtain Pledges:

- Collect pledges to discourage child marriage.


7. Document Pledges:

- Capture photographic or video evidence of pledges made.


8. Non-Compliance Reporting:

- Report child marriages despite intervention efforts.


In Child Trafficking Cases:


1. Identify Child Labor:

- Identify instances of child labor.


2. Facilitate Withdrawal:

- Assist children in leaving exploitative work.


3. Ensure Enrollment:

- Collaborate for children's school enrollment.


4. Monitor Attendance:

- Monitor attendance and engagement in school.


5. Escalation of Non-Compliance:

- Report non-compliance to higher authorities.


Reports to:

- Submit regular reports to the designated authority in Nawada, Bihar.


To apply, send your resume to ngmvsnwd@rediffmail.com . Application deadline: 22 October. Join us in making a positive change in children's lives in Nawada, Bihar.

Disclaimer- we are only hiring a candidate from Nawada District. Salary is not negotiable.


Location: Nawada, Bihar


Eligibility Criteria

Not Specified

Desired Candidate Profile

Graduation - Graduate-Other


Organization Details

  • Organization Name:Neha Gramin Mahila Vikas Samiti
  • About Organization:COPASAH is a community where practitioners who share an interest and passion for the field of community monitoring for accountability in health interact regularly and engage in exchanging experiences and lessons; sharing resources, capacities and methods; in the production and dissemination of conceptual, methodological and practical outputs towards strengthening the field; and in networking and capacity building among member organizations. This Community of practitioners was established as result of a three day 'Practitioners Convening on Community Monitoring for Accountability in Health' organised by the Accountability and Monitoring in Health Initiative (AMHI) of the Open Society‚Äôs Public Health Program in July 2011 in Johannesburg, South Africa.