Job Opportunity for Field Officer (Skill Education) at Lend-A-Hand India in Delhi

Website Lend a Hand India

About us

Lend-a-Hand India (LAHI) is a 12 year old NGO with the mission to integrate vocational education with mainstream education for students from 9th to 12th grade level and equip them with an entrepreneurial mindset to thrive in the real world ahead. We facilitate “school to work” transition for these 14-18 year old in-school students by imparting vocational education and internship opportunities as a part of the secondary school curriculum.

We aim to universalize vocational education and restore “dignity of labor” as lack of dignity of labor is one of the major impediments in India which restricts the youth from achieving their full potential. Currently, more than 1 million+ young students from 10,000+ high schools in 24 states/UTs across India are part of the program.

Majority of our work is in partnership with the state governments by helping the state governments to scale up vocational education in the state under ‘Samagra Shiksha’ scheme of Ministry of Education. 

Recently, Lend A Hand India was awarded The organization was recently awarded a system change grant by Co-Impact, a donor collaborative consisting of Rockefeller, Gates, Chandler, Nilekanis and others.

Job Description

o Working with various stakeholders at District / Block Level for effective implementation of internships as a part of Vocational Education in schools

o Support State Samagra Shiksha for effective monitoring and hand-holding of stakeholders at the school level

o Systematic engagement of Local Representatives (ZP/MNC Members, Committees, Corporators, Block/Gram Panchayats, etc.) in the program

o Ensuring monitoring of school and student-level outcomes

o Advocacy for internship at different forums

o Ensuring industry engagement, community participation, and vertical mobility Pathways for students after completing vocational education

o Maintain

      ▪ Program Progress Data and reports

      ▪ Key Contacts and communication

      ▪ Case Studies and research documents

      ▪ Prepare

      ▪ Monthly Progress report for the Program at district/block level

Your Job Role Requires

o Extensive Field Travel (Average 15 Working Days a Month)

o Working with Adolescent Children (Age 14-19)

o Working with Fresh Graduates

o Engaging stakeholders at different level (school, industry, government etc)

o Working with minimum Supervision

o Working in ambiguous/uncertain scenarios

What You Bring

o Experience in community development, advocacy, industry engagement, coordination with local officials

o Enterprising in nature 


Education Background:


o Any Post Graduate from a recognized university across India or Graduate in Engineering/Medical Sciences (mandatory)

o At least 2 Years of On-Field Experience

o At least 2 Years of working with Governments at District and Above-Level Directly or as part of any Project/NGO

o At least 2 Years of Experience in Education/ Skill Development/ Governance/ Employment/ Livelihood/ Industry Sector Lend-A-Hand-India


o Post Graduate Certification / Diploma in any stream under social/ rural/ skill development/ education sector

o Earlier Fellowship / Entrepreneurial Experience

Essential Skills and Competencies

o Good Data Management Skills – Excel, Google Sheets, and Google Forms

o Excellent Presentation and Documentation Skills including Digital platforms (MS Office, Google Docs/Slides)

o Excellent Written and Verbal Communication in Marathi and English

o Collaboration

o Professional Integrity

o Communication

o Initiative and creativity

o Problem-solving

o Resilience

o Attentive to details

o Results Orientation

o Teamwork

o Empathy

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