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Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Required a Programme Officer/ Social Worker for NGO working with Senior Citizens

POSITION TITLE: Programme Officer / Social Worker

REPORTING TO: President / Director

LOCATION: Mumbai, India

Silver Innings is a Social Entrepreneur organization dedicated for the cause of elderly and their family members. We are committed in ensuring that ageing becomes a positive, rewarding experience for all. On 10th April 2008 Silver Innings (SI) started off with a website which contains comprehensive information for elderly and issues related to them. After the success of the website, Silver Inning Foundation an NGO was started initially to provide non-institutional services for the elderly.

Silver Inning Foundation (SIF) requires a full time Social Worker / Programme Officer for managing services and projects that we are currently running and also planning to start. Trained Social Workers or persons with experience in the social sector can apply. The person concerned should be interested and willing to work for the cause of the elderly. He or she should be Passionate, Progressive, Non materialistic, Self Starter, open to new ideas and Technology friendly.

The roles and responsibilities would include the following:

  • Initiation and co-ordination of projects
  • Conducting surveys
  • Writing reports/proposals
  • Conducting volunteers meetings
  • Managing and coordinating with volunteers
  • Representing SIF at various forums
  • Handling dementia cases and other case work
  • Handling Elder Abuse
  • Counseling
  • Attending conference/seminar
  • Organising/Conducting Workshop, Lecture, Talks
  • Coordination with government authorities
  • Handling CSR projects
  • Networking with NGO’s and organisations
  • Fund Raising
  • Events and activities

Must Have/Be:

  • Internet Savvy - Must
  • Report Writing skill - Must
  • Operations and management skill
  • Leadership skills and ability to manage and motivate team/teams.

· Skills in Networking and Advocacy

  • Good communication & representational skills.

· The incumbent must be able to commit to a minimum of 3 year full time stint.

· Patience and good listeners

· Entrepreneurial skills

· Willing to learn

  • Must be willing to travel any where in India


  • Mumbai based candidates only
  • Fluent in English, Marathi and Hindi
  • Ready to join immediately/one month
  • Fresh / 1 experience
  • Proposal writing skill


  • BSW /MSW
  • Graduates in BA – Sociology / Psychology
  • Graduate with Para Professional course

We assure you of Job Satisfaction and Growth.

Please note as SIF is startup organisation Salary will not be in five digits for at least one year and later it will be decided as per appraisal report and performance.

Interested individuals may please submit their CV, with a passport size photo and 3 references by email to with the subject line indicating Programme Officer/ Social Worker -SIF. No phone calls in this regards will be accepted and application by post/courier will not be entertained. Please note that only short listed candidates will be contacted.

The last date of receiving applications is 30th Oct 2009. Appointment will be preferably from 15th Nov 2009.

Address: Silver Inning Foundation, C/O Unltd India, 4th Floor, Candelar Building, 26St. John Baptist Road, Above Dilshad Salon, Near Mount Mary Steps, Bandra (W), Mumbai 400 050, India .Last Stop of Bus No 214.

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