Community Social Worker

The Mission: 
The vision of International Justice Mission (“IJM”) is to protect poor people from violent forces of injustice by working collaboratively with the government to secure their rescue and restoration.
The Need: 

International Justice Mission (IJM) is seeking a talented Community Social Worker under the GFEMS project to mobilise community to partner with Public Justice System and Shelter homes in combating Sex trafficking. This position is a key member of the Community and Corporate Engagement team under the GFEMs project, to sensitise and train community to support Police in combating Child Sexual Exploitation at Turbhe Red light area. This position is based in the project area of Turbhe and reports to the Director of Community and Corporate Engagement at IJM, Mumbai .

Job Location: 
Mumbai
Responsibilities: 

Community Outreach

  • Build sustainable relations with Community.
  • Network with NGOs and other Community workers.
  • Support the team in conducting Awareness and training program for community
  • Identity and report the child abuse cases.
  • Act as the key bridge – builder between Public Justice System and Community
  • Collaborate and engage with other team mates.
  • Provide data and manage the same as required by IJM and agreed with partner.
  • Develop strong working relationships with key government stakeholders in the target.
  • Provide high quality training and capacity building program for community

Data Management

  • Provide data and manage the same as required by IJM and agreed with partner.
  • Document work and reports of the field.
  • Support the team in administrative work related to the project area.

General

  • Willing to travel as per the need.
Required Skills and Experience: 

Education and Knowledge

  • A  bachelor’s degree in Social Work.

Experience

  • 0-5 years of prior experience working with victims of abuse or children in especially difficult circumstances or community intervention programs.
  • Experience in Process Documentation.

Skills

  • Strong reporting and documentation skills.
  • Self-motivated, articulate and resourceful to manage multiple tasks.
  • Works well under stress and delivers as per timelines.
  • Effective organizer, planner and implementer.
  • Excellent knowledge of written and spoken English and Hindi and one other national language (Kannada/Bengali) would be an added advantage.

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Note: 
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.