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JOB POST: Counsellor & Project Assistants at TISS, Mumbai [Multiple Vacancies]: Apply by May 9

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The Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai invites applications for the posts of Counsellors and Project Assistants for its iCALL Psychosocial Helpline.

iCALL is a Field Action Project of the School of Human Ecology, Tata Institute of Social sciences. iCALL was established in September 2012 with the objective of providing accessible, affordable, and quality counseling services to individuals in distress; particularly those who belong to the marginalized communities.

Posts
1. Counsellor (8-10)
Job Profile

The candidate shall report directly to the Programme Officer and the Programme Associate for the project at iCALL, and shall be responsible for the following:

  • Answering calls, chats, and emails maintaining records, monthly reports of the calls attended on the helpline.
  • Being proactive in carrying out publicity and outreach activities for the promotion of the helpline.
  • Develop case-studies, other works of report writing on iCALL’s work as the need arises.
Qualifications
  1. Possess a Master’s Degree in Counselling or Clinical Psychology from a UGC recognized university.
  2. Have relevant counseling experience of a minimum a year (preferably includes telephone counseling).
  3. Have sound knowledge of therapeutic process skills and psychotherapy.
  4. Speak English, Hindi, and at least one regional language fluently and possess good writing skills in English.
  5. Be skilled in the use of computers for the purpose of documentation, data analysis, and email-based counseling.
  6. Be willing to work for a duration of 8 months.

The position is for a period of 8 months. Please note that this is a part-time position. Applications are to be emailed to icallhelpline@gmail.com. Last Date of Applications is 9th May 2020 with the subject line Application for the Post of ‘Counsellor’, and the advertisement number indicated in the box above. Preference shall be given to candidates based in Mumbai.

2. Part-Time Programme Assistant (01)
Job Role

The candidate shall report directly to the Programme Officer for the project at iCALL, and shall assist with the following:

  • Conducting a review of the literature.
  • Constructing the quantitative and qualitative tools and formats for undertaking data collection
  • Collecting primary data
  • Transcribing and documenting the data
  • Analyzing the data.
Qualifications
  1. Have a post-graduate degree in psychology (counseling/clinical specialization) from a UGC recognized university.
  2. Have experience working in the area of mental health.
  3. Have at least 2 years of experience as a researcher working with primary data.
  4. Be extremely fluent in reading and writing in Hindi as well as English.
  5. Possess academic writing skills.
  6. Be willing to work for a duration of 8 months.
How to Apply?

Preference shall be given to candidates based in Mumbai. Candidates not having an academic background in Counselling, Clinical Psychology, need not apply.

The position is for a period of 8 months. Please note that this is a part-time position. Applications are to be emailed to icallhelpline@gmail.com with the subject line Application for the Post of ‘Counselor’ or ‘Programme Assistant’ (whichever is applicable) and the advertisement number mentioned in the tables above. Last Date of Applications is 9th May 2020.

Contact

Email ID: icallhelpline@gmail.com

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