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Jobs at CWC

Our team consists of nearly 70 professionals, engaged in roles ranging from teaching and field work to research and advocacy. We are based in three locations: Bangalore; Udupi district, particularly Kundapur Taluk; and across Bellary district.

We are always interested in hearing from motivated people who are passionate about empowering children and marginalised communities. If you have skills to offer and are interested in joining our team, please get in touch.

Following are the profiles which are currently open:

1. Research & Advocacy Coordinators/Officers

Location: Bengaluru, India 

Job profile

CWC is looking for researchers with experience in the field of rights-based work, education and governance to join its research and advocacy team.

The role involves working with the field teams and management team for prioritising areas of research and advocacy, designing studies, coordination and implementation of the research, dissemination and advocacy. The main areas of work include child rights, child labour, children’s participation, education, democratic decentralisation and migrant rights. The ideal candidate will be have experience in facilitation skills and be able to facilitate research and advocacy by children on issues impacting their lives as identified by them.

The project management aspects of the role include organisational reporting, donor relations and networking. The researcher will also contribute to communication related work, like the website, publicity material, among others.

We are looking for a candidate passionate about child rights and governance and who is self-motivated and works well in teams. The role involves travel. Depending on the relevant experience and qualifications, the candidate will be considered for the positions of either research officer or research coordinator.

Qualifications and experience

Applicants should have a post-graduate degree in social sciences/development studies/education. Some acquaintance with children’s rights-based work is preferred, but a candidates willingness to learn and build competencies in the area is critical. Oral and written skills in English must be excellent and knowledge of Kannada is highly desirable.

To apply

Please send your complete CV, a cover letter along with a writing sample (preferably published) to cwc@pobox.com.

 

2. Research & Advocacy Assistants

Location: Bengaluru, India 

Job profile

CWC is looking for people with an interest in the field of rights-based work, education and governance to join its research and advocacy team.

The role involves supporting the senior members of the team in prioritising areas of research and advocacy, designing studies, coordination and implementation of the research, dissemination and advocacy. The main areas of work include child rights, child labour, children’s participation, education, democratic decentralisation and migrant rights. The ideal candidate will have an interest in learning more about the field and facilitation skills to be able to support research and advocacy by children on issues impacting their lives as identified by them.

We are looking for a candidate passionate about child rights and governance and who is self-motivated and works well in teams. The role involves travel.

Qualifications and experience

Applicants should have a post-graduate degree in social sciences/development studies/education. Some acquaintance with children’s rights-based work is preferred, but a candidates willingness to learn and build competencies in the area is critical. Oral and written skills in English must be excellent and knowledge of Kannada is highly desirable.

To apply

Please send your complete CV, a cover letter along with a writing sample (preferably published) to cwc@pobox.com.

 

 

3. Urban field team member 

Location: Bengaluru, Karnataka

Job Description

For its urban field team, Ankur, CWC is looking for energetic, dynamic, optimistic, hardworking and child-friendly development practitioners who have positive attitude to internalize the processes and ideas directed to empower vulnerable children and communities through realization of children’s rights and strengthening local governance. It is expected from field activists to have required temper and qualities for community mobilization. Field activists must be willing to learn and build competencies.

Qualification 

Minimum educational qualification is PUC

Mandatory: (1) Aforementioned attitudinal qualification (2) Writing and verbal skills in Kannada and English (3) Must know to drive two-wheeler.

Desirable: (1) Past experience of community mobilization (2) Working skills of Microsoft Office.

Salary and benefits are benchmarked in the non-profit sector and commensurate with relevant experience and internal equity.

To apply

Please send in your complete CV along with a covering letter on why you are interested in working with CWC to cwc@pobox.com.

 


  • When you look into a child’s eyes you expect to see hope, trust and innocence; but when you see these signs of childhood are replaced by betrayal, hunger, fear & suspicion, we need to take a serious stock of ourselves and the society we have created.


    - Nandana Reddy | CWC

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