Current Hiring Practices and Trends in the Development Sector
- BY David Mackenzie
IN-DEED Foundation's Digital Resource Centre
Pali (rural), Rajasthan, India
Starting Date: Starting – last week of June / early July
Duration: 12 months
IN-DEED Foundation is a registered Trust working to address challenges in the rural education sector by engaging youth volunteers and harnessing technology tools. Since its inception in May 2014, IN-DEED volunteers have been conducting programs in Jodhpur, Kota and Pali districts of Rajasthan, reaching out to more than 5000 students in dozens of villages.
With a vision to enable provision of quality education to every child in India, the Foundation runs the following programs:
A Digital Resource Centre (DRC) has been set up by IN-DEED at a nodal village (Rajola Kalan in Pali district, Rajasthan) equipped with computers and a smart-board for imparting digital literacy, practical computer training and IT/ MS Office skills free of cost to rural children.
To execute and run programs at the Digital Resource Centre (located 50 KM from Jodhpur; one-way travel time approx. 1 hour) the Foundation is looking for 2 Teaching Fellows who will be based at the Centre and shall be mainly responsible for conducting tasks mentioned below:
Background, Skills & Experience:
Monthly stipend (comparable to other Fellowship programs run by TFI and iVolunteer) shall be provided by IN-DEED along with accommodation; suitable arrangements shall be made for daily meals.
This exciting and challenging opportunity shall involve continuous interaction with rural students, teachers, parents and community members in an effort to improve the learning levels and digital skills of beneficiary students.
IN-DEED trustees and advisory board members comprising development sector experts and senior professionals in academia and the corporate world will mentor the Fellows. They will also get a chance to interact with many Friends of IN-DEED Foundation, that include motivation experts, TEDx organisers and speakers, and undergraduate student volunteers from the top engineering institutes of Rajasthan.
For more information please contact:
Mob: 84474 55977