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Associate Coordinator - Abilities Beyond Skills

Deadline: 2018-02-28 Apply Now: Click Here Posted On: 2018-02-08 07:12:02 , By Neha Buch

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When you work with Pravah you walk the thin line between…
Work and Fun
Sacrifice and Social Responsibility
Indiscipline and creativity
Hindi and English
Black and White
Right and Left
Me and We


ABOUT PRAVAH
Pravah (www.pravah.org) was set up in in 1993 with a vision to build youth leadership for social change. It is kept alive by an active and engaged Governing Board and a strong and professional executive team, and is being fulfilled through the design and delivery of innovative experiential learning and action programs with diverse groups of young people across the country. We also train teachers, support youth led initiatives, incubate new organizations and partner with other organizations to mainstream youth development and active citizenship by providing organizational development and programmatic support. We are also engaged in influencing public policy in the field of youth.


More often than not, young people are pre occupied in four spaces that society legitimizes them to inhabit. These are 1) Family 2) Livelihood/Education 3) Friends, and 4) Leisure (which includes entertainment, worship and sports among others) .There is one very vibrant space although quite marginalized that young people also occupy, which we call the 5th Space - a concept to inspire and facilitate young people to expand beyond the typical 4 spaces of career-education, family, friends and leisure by creating this space in the mentioned four spaces through exploring a journey from self to society and back .This is where young people understand themselves and engage in social action. It focuses on self-transformation of youth as much as on transforming society through them. The 5th space is co-owned and co-led by young people and adults, provides deep cross border experiences (including across borders of caste, class, gender, religion), and is a space for ‘refl-action’ (where in the best traditions of experiential learning, action is taken to learn about the self and reflection precedes and succeeds this action).


Annually, our total outreach is approx. 15000+ young people, support/mentor 100 social entrepreneurs/youth organizations, and work with around 100 partners.


So when you work (we prefer to call it ‘walk’ with us), you actually work with many others - young people, teachers, other organizations and the larger civil society – all from as diverse worlds as you can imagine.


In the current phase of our journey, we are looking for an inspired and committed fundraisers to work with us. Read on to know if it could be you!


Job Title- Associate Coordinator- Abilities Beyond Skills


Location- New Delhi


There is thus an urgent need to expand the scope of livelihoods programs to enhance employability, and measure their success not merely in terms of numbers placed, but also in terms of placements sustained, how individuals have grown in their chosen jobs/ careers over time and how satisfied they are with their overall quality of life. And this would surely be impacted positively if careers (whether as an employee or as an entrepreneur) are aligned to individual aspirations which in turn would impact the young person’s ability to choose the right livelihood option, sustain them and perform well.
Recognizing that current employability programs do not address the mismatch between employer expectations and potential employee needs, we at Pravah are in the process of developing an alternative youth centric curriculum and offer it to government and private players in the employability space. It is being developed in partnership with UNFPA and ComMutiny-the Youth Collective. It aims to build abilities/life competencies in youth being trained at vocational centres. The curriculum can be run alongside the technical curricula, or can be incorporated into the ongoing vocational training.


As the Associate Coordinator, you will:



  • Coordinating, designing and facilitating Abilities Beyond Skills (ABS). Knowledge of the Skilling Sector is preferable

  • Supporting the visibility and fundraising of the ABS programme

  • Strengthen partnerships with Partners we are working with

  • Supporting & Anchoring team and Programme processes like team reviews, finance, mobilization, database, logistics, documentation & reports.

  • Participating in other Pravah processes and programs as well as represent the organization at different fora.

  • Building relationships with various Delhi and outstation organizations, educational institutions, partner organizations and resource persons.

  • Equipping yourself with knowledge, skills, attitudes and values of citizenship action and youth development.

  • Developing, promoting and managing processes that build interpersonal relationships and personal connects within Pravah.

  • Developing, promoting and managing processes that build interpersonal relationships and personal connects within Pravah.


We are looking for a person with:



  • A postgraduate degree (negotiable) – with 1 to 4 years of experience.

  • An entrepreneurial spirit and passion for youth leadership

  • An experience in working with young people.

  • A positive orientation and cheerful disposition.

  • An ability to inspire, openness to learning, ability to think out of the box, deep people orientation and an ability to connect with and take people along, demonstrated leadership skills and enterprising spirit.

  • Excellent communication and facilitation skills in both Hindi and English

  • A deep understanding of various developmental/social perspectives and a strong commitment to social justice issues.

  • Good analytical and conflict resolution skills and a collaborative nature.

  • Flexibility to work on weekends, travel extensively and be willing to relocate to a rural community for the three months of the programme

  • Openness and willingness to juggle between multiple projects/assignments simultaneously


* Experience in Facilitation, program coordination and instructional design will be an added advantage


** We are looking for people who are willing to make a minimum of a 3 year commitment to Pravah.


Please send us the following to pravahjobs@gmail.com , or by post : to Amerah Khan, Pravah, C24B, IInd Floor, Kalkaji, New Delhi – 110019 along with,



  • Cover letter, maximum 1 page, highlighting your experience related to the post you have applied for.

  • Your current emoluments and expected salary.

  • Kindly indicate the position you are applying for in the subject line of your letter.


Please Note:
Short listing for the posts will take place as the CVs come in. Unfortunately, we are able to contact only those applicants who have been short listed for the interview. If you have not heard from us within 8 weeks of the closing date, please assume that the current Pravah positions are unable to accommodate you at the moment. It is also not possible for us to provide you with specific feedback because of the volume of applications we receive.


Job Email id: pravahjobs@gmail.com

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Associate Coordinator - Abilities Beyond Skills

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1 to 4 years

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Delhi

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About Company

Pravah is a registered (Registration No. : s/24758?(08-08-1993) non-governmental organization(NGO) working in Delhi, India. Established in the year 1993, Pravah works in the area of Youth Affairs, etc. The organization works towards the promotion of sustainable development.

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