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Saturday, June 19, 2010

Required a Programme Officer for NGO working with Senior Citizens in Mumbai

POSITION TITLE: Programme Officer

President / Director

Mira Road /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 is a registered NGO under Society and Trust Act, was started initially to provide non-institutional services for the elderly.

Silver Inning Foundation (SIF) requires a full time Programme Officer to be base at Mira Road Active Ageing Center for managing services and projects that we are currently running and also planning to start in other parts of Mumbai City. Fresh / Trained Social Workers or persons with experience in the social sector can apply. The person concerned should be interested and committed to work for minimum 2 years and for the cause of the elderly. He or she should be Passionate, Pro active, 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 and Managing Programmes
• Mobilizing Senior Citizens for the programme
• Conducting surveys
• Writing reports/proposals
• Managing and coordinating with volunteers
• Representing SIF at various forums
• Handling Dementia and Alzheimer’s cases and other case work
• Handling Elder Abuse
• Counseling
• Attending conference/seminar
• Organizing/Conducting programme such as Workshop, Lecture, Talks
• Coordination with government authorities
• Handling CSR projects
• Networking with NGO’s and other organizations

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 2 year full time stint.
• Patience and good listeners
• Entrepreneurial skills
• Willing to learn
• Must be willing to travel any where in India

Mumbai resident candidates only
Candidates living between Virar and Andheri Prefered
• Fluent in English, Marathi and Hindi
• Knowledge of Gerontology or Geriatric
• Ready to join immediately/one month
Only Fresh / 1 experience
• Proposal writing skill

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

We assure you of Job Satisfaction and Growth.

Please note as SIF is startup organization Salary will be in range of Rs.6000/- to Rs.9000/- p.m. (depending on qualification, commitment and experience) 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 -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 June 2010. Appointment will be preferably from 15th July 2010.

Silver Inning Active Ageing Center, Shop no. 10, Poonam Sagar Complex CHS LTD, Bldg.No. J -47/48, Behind Allahabad Bank, Mira Road – East . India. Pin: 401107.

Forget yourself for others, and others will never forget you.

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