POSITION: Project Associate
TYPE OF VACANCY: Full time
Youth for Unity and Voluntary Action (YUVA) was founded in 1984 as a voluntary development organisation, with a goal to intervene in issues of social justice. Our mission is to empower the oppressed and the marginalised by facilitating their organisations and institutions towards building equal partnerships in the development process ensuring the fulfilment of their human right to live in security, peace and dignity.
The role involves working with a team to execute a project focused on securing the right to housing and basic services in Bhubaneswar. Areas of work include securing housing and land rights and enabling access to basic services and entitlements in informal settlements/slums. Tasks involve developing innovative ways of working with communities, involvement in related networks, conceptualizing campaigns, being part of related research and advocacy and project management.
DESIRED QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE
We are looking for a sincere, hardworking, team worker with a commitment to work within human rights frameworks. Preferably, a post-graduate with experience of managing community and field based projects on urban issues. The candidate should be comfortable working independently and interacting with different stakeholders - communities, collectives, civil society, government officials etc. Strong written and oral communication skills in English and the local language are essential.
Apply with your CV, three references, cover letter, a writing sample, current and expected salary to firstname.lastname@example.org by 25th June 2017. Please note that we will be able to communicate only with shortlisted candidates at each stage of the selection process.
YUVA is an equal-opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of national origin, caste, religion, race, gender or sexual orientation.
Job Email id: hr(at)yuvaindia.org
Youth For Unity And Voluntary Action is a non-governmental organization (NGO) working in Maharashtra, India. The registration number of the organization is: Mumbai/836/1984/GBGSD?(26-12-1984)?. Established in the year 1984?, Youth For Unity And Voluntary Action works in the area of Advocacy and Research, Animal Husbandry, Dairying & Fisheries, Animal Welfare, Civic Issues, Dalit Welfare, Disaster Management, Environment and natural resource management, Health & Nutrition, HIV/AIDS, Human Rights, Legal Awareness & Aid, Micro Finance (SHGs), Micro Small & Medium Enterprises, Minority Issues, New & Renewable Energy, Panchayati Raj, Right to Information & Advocacy, Rural Development & Poverty Alleviation, Tribal Welfare, Urban Development & Poverty Alleviation, Water and Sanitation, Womens Development & Empowerment, Youth Affairs, etc. The NGO works towards the promotion of sustainable development.