Job Opportunity for Community Health Coordinator at Azim Premji Foundation in Bengaluru

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Website Azim Premji Foundation

About the Organization:

Azim Premji Foundation is a not-for-profit organization working to improve quality and equity of school education in India. We are also extending our work in the area of primary health care for underserved communities. Our vision is to contribute to a just, equitable, humane and sustainable society. To know more about us, please visit

Job Summary: The position will be based out of the Foundation’s Health Center(s) in underserved communities in Bangalore. The person will be responsible for managing a team of Community Health Associates.

The main job responsibilities for this position are as below:

  • Manage a team of Community Health Associates who engage with the settlements that the Health Centres intend to serve.
  • Engage actively with the community and function as the bridge between the community, the Health Centres and referral hospitals.
  • Help the Community Health Associates conduct awareness campaigns as well as door-to-door engagement to explain concepts of basic health & hygiene practices, nutrition, vaccinee awareness etc.
  • Work through the Community Health Associates to mobilize the community to seek medical help at the health centres
  • Design, monitor and manage effective implementation of various health programmes launched by the Health Centres/government in the community.
  • Proactively communicate, counsel and participate in health promotion interventions in the community.
  • Maintain positive relations with the team at the Health Centres, government health officials and the community.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Experienced with 5 years or more as a Community, Public Health Resource Person
  • Fluent in English, Kannada and Hindi
  • Master’s in Public Health and/or MBBS

Skills and Attributes:

  • Effective communication skills with community, patient, doctor and others in the Health Centres
  • Good understanding of the community to be able to connect & promote health programmes, health, hygiene & nutritional practices, dispel any myths and hesitancy towards any health/medical practice
  • Be able to influence the required health and hygiene behaviour
  • Able to work full time with willingness to travel to multiple locations where the Health Centres are located
  • Interest and passion to work in the social sector
  • Computer skills and proficiency in MS Office (Excel, Word) would be an advantage

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