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ARCH Development Foundation

Field Assistant

Date Posted : 23rd Nov 2022
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Job Description
livelihood project handling
Field Work
Community Outreach

Position: Female Field Assistant

Project: Unnati Ki Shakti

Project Location: Jaisalmer, Rajasthan

Reporting To: Intervention Coordinator

About the Organization:

ARCH (Advanced Resource Centre for Humanitarian) Development Foundation is a non-profit organization (registered as Section 8) located in Vadodara working towards development activities mainly focused on education, women empowerment, skill and livelihood and financial literacy to name a few. We are working in states like Gujarat, Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan and Tamil Nadu. For further information, kindly visit our website-

About the Program:

Project Unnati Ki Shakti is a livelihood-based project under which SHG formation is one of the important component. The project focuses to empower the women & adolescent girls by helping them to identify their skills, interest, goals etc., & in the process make them financially self-reliant.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To organize women into Self-Help Groups (SHG) in selected villages.
  • Organizing monthly saving meetings, record keeping & bank linkages for self- help groups.
  • Mobilizing women & adolescent girls for training programs planned under the project.
  • Assist the intervention coordinator in maintaining the data with proper documentation.
  • Coordinate with banks for saving & credit activities.
  • Provide overall operational support in the designated project locations.

Required Skills & Competencies:

  • Knowledge of local language.
  • Should be open to travel & undertake fieldwork.
  • Knowledge & understanding on issues related to self-help groups & community.
  • Experience in handling livelihood projects.
  • Function as a team player.
  • Ability to meet the reporting deadlines.

Qualification: Graduate in social work/ rural studies or relevant field. However, candidates with degrees in other disciplines can also apply only if they have relevant experience.

Experience: Minimum experience of at least 1 year in the development sector.

Position Availability: Immediate

Salary: Rs. 15000 per month plus travel allowance.

P.S.: Only the shortlisted candidates shall be acknowledged.