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  A career with Akshara Foundation provides you with the opportunity to use your skills and energy and make a real difference to the world. Your dynamism and dedication can transform the lives of thousands of less privileged children in and around Bangalore.


Akshara Foundation is an equal opportunity employer. Our team of dedicated professionals and the children we work with define our organization. We are expanding our current team and have listed below positions we would like to fill. If you are keen to work in the development sector and believe that you would be able to contribute to our organisation then please email your resume to [email protected].


  • Block Coordinators
  • Researcher
  • Government Liaison Officer
  • Program Coordinators
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    Block Coordinators Go Top

    Job Description: We are looking for young graduates to work as Block Coordinators in Government Education Blocks located in Bangalore City. The individuals must be willing to work closely with the Government schools and in the community to universalize primary education.


    Skill sets: The individuals must be below 30 years of age with 4 to 5 years of experience. Must possess good communication skills and should be fluent in Kannada and English. Preference will be given to those having experience in the education/NGO sector.


    Remuneration : Commensurate with experience
     
    Researcher Go Top

    Job Description: The person will be required to research various educational issues leading to the design of curriculum, the creation of educational content and the evaluation and analysis of various programs conducted by Akshara Foundation. The position will also require generating timely reports based on the research conducted. The person will be required to liaison with program coordinators and the management team.


    Skill sets: Education background with excellent research skills and analytical abilities. Good communication skills and knowledge of written and spoken Kannada and English is essential. Complete computer knowledge and proficiency in MS Office..


    Experience: 10 - 12 years in a similar capacity


    Remuneration : Commensurate with experience
     
    Government Liaison Officer Go Top

    Job Description: The position requires the person to be the main point of contact between Akshara and the Education Department of the Government of Karnataka. This will include a number of advocacy functions and the person will be required to work closely with the Directorate of Scientific and Education Research Training (DSERT) and the District Institute of Education Training (DIET) as well as all other Government organizations connected to the Education Department. The person will also have to coordinate with other NGOs working in the same space with the Government. The position will require the preparation of program reports to be submitted to the Government.


    Skill sets: Excellent communication skills and ability to deal with Government personnel and agencies. Computer knowledge and proficiency in MS Office. Knowledge of written and spoken Kannada and English.


    4-5 years in dealing or working with the Government


    Remuneration : Commensurate with experience
     
    Program Coordinators Go Top

    Job Description: Program coordinators at both the community and education block level are responsible for the mobilization and implementation of all programs in their geographic area. Their primary role would be to ensure that every child in their area is covered under an Akshara intervention program. The coordinator is required to identify volunteers and implement training. They will have to determine the need for and distribution of materials. The coordinator is also responsible for determining budgetary requirements and the disbursement of salaries to volunteers as well as generating monthly reports detailing all programs in their area. Thy will have to be in close touch with the Block Education Officer, the community and local leaders and the schools and Headmasters.


    Skill sets: A degree in social work with excellent communication and organizational skills. Complete knowledge of written and spoken Kannada. Computer knowledge and proficiency in MS Office.


    2-3 years in a similar capacity


    Remuneration : Commensurate with experience
     
           
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