Sneha Shakti- Placement and Mobilization Officer

SNEHA (Maharashtra, India) 13 days ago


Job ID- SS|SNS-SS|FT|PMO -01|KL|21





SNEHA is a secular, Mumbai-based non-profit organization addressing four major areas of public health

Maternal and Newborn Health, Child Health and Nutrition, Sexual and Reproductive Health, and

Prevention of Violence against Women and Children - in urban slum context.

SNEHA was established in 1999 by a group of renowned doctors and social workers who believed that

curative care in hospitals was not enough; that they had to go beyond the walls of the hospital to

protect more lives through prevention and education. SNEHA works towards the vision of realizing

healthy and safe urban communities in the informal settlements of Mumbai and beyond.

SNEHA’s Holistic Lifecycle Approach:

To break the inter-generational cycle of poor health in urban slums, we adopt a lifecycle approach

addressing the following areas:

(1) Maternal and Newborn Health (MNH)
(2) Child Health and Nutrition (CHN)
(3) Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH_EHSAS)
(4) Prevention of Violence against Women and Children(PVWC)

With a concept of “Every woman is empowered” further brings the change in her family and ultimately
it helps to bring the change in the community as a whole. With an aim to bringing marginalized girls
and women in the mainstream, Swasthya Sevika initiative was started by SNEHA in 2004 with the
More than 40 batches have successfully completed and more than 1000 Swasthya Sevika trained till

date since inception and > 60% are continuing the profession. 86 are under training from the SNEHA

Nurse Aide Centre at 2 locations Santacruz and Kurla. SNEHA believes in change through such role

models and encourages and support to bring the change in the community. objectives: a) To educate

quality health care professional to support in urban health b) To empower marginalized girls and

women between 18 to 35 years. They are mobilized from vulnerable communities of Mumbai. SNEHA's

first center started in Santacruz in 2004. The second in August 2013 in Govandi The centers are run in

two batches morning (9 to 1.30) and afternoon (1 to 5.30). The program is run with the support of Tech

Mahindra Foundation.

The revised 8 months course model from July 2015 initiated of 4 months’ theory and 4 months’

internship. The course provides nursing care, medicine and gynecology & pediatrics with

additional computer and English speaking skills help them to develop confidence, the

personality and making the course more holistic in nature. Initiation of “Fun and learn”

concept, innovative teaching methodologies are used to make the learning interesting and

more easy to understand.

The centers are run by a team which consists of a doctor, nurse, Center-assistant, Community

Organizer and managed by a team of Program Coordinator, Program Officer and Chief

Executive Officer with a support by consultant doctor and a volunteer counselor.

The majority of the graduates are employed in private hospitals and nursing homes. Their lives

have been changed as they make forays into a career and stand on their feet. We keep abreast

of current trends and practices of Nurse - aides through our network of doctors and nurses at

hospitals and nursing homes.

Project activities includes: mobilization, recruitment & enrolment, parents meet, faculty meet, guest

lectures, grooming and motivational sessions, events, celebration of important days, exposure visit,

graduation, job placement


Ensure recruitment, induction, training and supervision of the field team

Plan and execution activities as per plan and deadlines.

Use of innovative strategies for mobilization

Plan, organize and mobilize necessary resources.

Monitor the work to ensure delivery of project outcomes.

Ensure full coverage of the target groups in the intervention areas.

Liaise with funders, partners, stakeholders and public health systems and facilitate visits by
educational institutions and potential partners/funders.

Contribute to the dissemination of data, communication and advocacy of the program work.

Support the work of volunteers and students as required.

Any other work, assigned by your Program Coordinator/Director to achieve program outcomes
or larger organizational goals.

Ensure MIS registration & update

Participating in program activities and events

Willingness to learn and change


To explore the market study of nurse assistant course run by other NGO/institute

To create and update hospital database

To advocate the program and network with trust and reputed hospitals

Negotiating with reputed or trust hospitals for internship and job placement

To resolve the conflicts of hospitals and students individual level with in own capacity

To understand the hospital policies and benefits for candidates

To get the feedback from hospitals and students regularly

To attend organizational level trainings and meetings etc.

To document and record all project related data

To support in research study undertaken by the program

Ensure adherence to SNEHA values, policies and guidelines



Planning and implementation of work as per cycle of batches both mobilization and placement

Ensure mobilization and recruitment as per the target

Ensure data entry in MIS (database)

Ensure maintaining all records

Ensure maintaining & updating files and registers

Supporting faculties as per the need

Ensure assistance in events/workshops/training and program

Ensuring feedback from community, employers, parents, students for improvement

Generating & providing reports to PC, and MIS consultant and counselor

Attending meetings and trainings

Daily reporting and documentation

Recording feedback of hospitals and students during visit

Encouraging hospitals to support the program within their capacity and collecting testimonials

MIS update -Updating all records and hospital database

Maintaining minutes of meeting with stakeholders, field level observations etc.

Participating in program events


1-2 years of working experience

Graduate\post graduate from any faculty

Experience in computer skills (Word, Excel, PP etc.) and digital literacy

Skills of interpersonal communication, presentation and simple documentation etc.

Interest in working in social sector

Willingness to update knowledge

Ability to maintain role boundaries

Fluency in English, Hindi, and Marathi (at least understanding of English language)

Self-starting and self-monitoring abilities

Flexibility in time management

Willingness to give extra time as per the program need or function as per the need especially with
employer’s time schedule

Willingness to update knowledge and skills in the para-medical field

Education to /medical or para-medical field- Nursing/Doctor in any field of allopath, homeopathy or

Interest in marketing in health sector in social context

Experience in networking with various stakeholders like employers, community leaders etc. and
maintaining relationship with them


Monthly, quarterly and annual reporting

Planning and implementation of activities batch wise

Attending monthly meet, faculty meet, parents meet or program related events, activities

Addressing or dealing the issues of students and parents/relatives, employers etc.

Maintaining records

Reporting the field and employers issue timely

Contribute to the organizational culture and work of SNEHA to an appropriate degree

Attending project related meetings and trainings eg. faculty meet, parents meet, team meet

Attending program related events

Managing students and hospital placement issues

Working on Saturday or Sunday as per the need


Familiar of informal settlements and vulnerable population in Mumbai

Familiar to private health sector

Ability to understand the need of student and project staff

Ability to understand the cause that organization is working for

Negotiation and networking skills

Ability to work with team and stakeholders


Interested applicants can send their updated CVs to: with Subject


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