Career Counsellor

Posted By: Aasraa Trust


Junior Management

Program Implementation


Job Description

Job Description: Career Counsellor

Organization: Aasraa Trust

Location: Udham Singh Nagar, Uttarakhand ( Kashipur, Gadarpur, Mahuakhera ganj and Sultanpur Patti.

Position Type: Full-Time


• Take responsibility for the Community-Based Learning Centres.

• Track the alumni girls of the GGIC's and those who received scholarships from the organization.

• Plan visits to the community to engage and motivate children and parents for the education of the children.

• Collect data on the pass-out children from the GGIC's.

• Conduct trainings, workshops, lectures, presentations, and other events to develop career planning for students and career awareness events for students.

• Evaluate students’ abilities and interests through aptitude assessments, interviews, and individual planning.

  • • Identify issues that affect school performance.

• Help students understand and overcome social or behavioural problems through classroom guidance lessons and counselling.

• Work with students to develop skills, such as organizational and time management abilities and effective study habits.

• Help students create a plan to achieve academic and career goals.

• Collaborate with teachers, administrators, and parents to help students succeed.

• Advise students about what courses and educational programs they need for particular careers.

• Assist students in enrolling for aptitude and personality development tests.

• Conduct mock interviews to help students with interview preparations.

• Help students select and apply for educational programs to obtain the necessary degrees, credentials, and skills.

• Develop career services programs that will help students explore and plan career options.


• Master is degree in Counselling, Psychology, Social Work, or a related field.

• Relevant experience in counselling, with a focus on children and adolescents.

• Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

• Empathetic and compassionate approach to counselling.

• Knowledge of crisis intervention and trauma-informed practices.

Location: Udham Singh Nagar, Uttarakhand

Eligibility Criteria

Not Specified

Desired Candidate Profile

Graduation - Graduate-Other

Organization Details

  • Organization Name:Aasraa Trust
  • About Organization:Aasraa Trust was established as a social work trust focusing on education of underprivileged children in 2009, in response to a crisis for intervention for the welfare of children from the riverbed slum under the Bindal bridge. Aasraa then worked with the river bed community to promote the need for education and started an after school project to augment school education. Project Street Smart was started on the pavements of Astley Hall in 2011 with a group of 5 street children. The objective was to keep the children off the streets and provide them with basic literacy through art, craft, music and audio visual medium. Today, Aasraa works towards empowering street and slum children through education, vocational training, nutrition, medical care and providing shelter homes. Our mission is to level the playing field for children who have neither seen books nor stepped into a school. The children we work with come from extremely impoverished backgrounds and are mostly rag pickers, beggar

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