Job Opportunity for Senior Design and Facilitation lead (Manager) – Strategic Partnerships at Dream a Dream Foundation in Delhi

Website Dream a Dream Foundation

Job Description 

Position: Senior Design and Facilitation lead (Manager) – Strategic Partnerships   

Type: Full time  

Location: Delhi, with travel to other states  

Reporting Manager: Delhi State head – Strategic Partnerships  

Professional Fees: Based on experience and industry standard  

About Dream a Dream 

Started in 1999, Dream a Dream is a registered, charitable trust empowering young people from vulnerable backgrounds to overcome adversity and flourish in a fast-changing world using a creative Life skills approach. Currently, Dream a Dream runs an Innovation Lab engaging 10,000 young people every year referred from 40 partners, has trained over 6,728 teachers/educators from 191 partners impacting over 1,68,200 children and young people, engaging over 800,000 young people through state government partnerships and have scaled our work across India and Kenya through our unique Life Skills Development model. Dream a Dream is considered to be a pioneer in the Life Skills space in India and recently recognized by Lego Foundation and Ashoka as a Champion in the space of Re-Imagining Learning in the world – 

At Dream a Dream, we believe it is critical to empower young people with Life Skills to overcome these gaps in the education system. Dream a Dream has scaled its Life Skills Model to provide teachers and youth workers, the skills and tools necessary to develop Life skills in young people from vulnerable backgrounds and integrate this within their work domain.   

Position summary 

Dream A Dream is working with different state governments to embed social emotional learning (SEL) in their respective education systems. We work with the government systems to develop the curriculum, create training frameworks and digital courses and facilitate sessions on SEL. We are looking for a passionate individual who has strong experience in designing SEL programs and sessions. The individual will work on creating designs and content for SEL workshops as well as facilitating these workshops for the relevant stakeholders. The role will be initially on a contract for six months and can be later converted into a full-time position based on the requirement.  

What are we looking for 

  • Deep commitment towards solving the complex challenges of our education system 
  • Passion, persistence and strong will to transform the lives of millions of young people 
  • Strong desire to understand the nuances of human behaviour and its change dynamics 
  • Positive attitude towards continuous learning, honest feedback, and self-enlightening 
  • Ability to innovate, adapt and act in difficult circumstances.  

Roles and responsibilities (include scope, accountability, goals to be achieved by the role, people management):  

  • Create designs for the workshops and sessions on social-emotional learning/Life Skills
  • Develop content for the training courses and workshops on social-emotional learning/Life Skills.
  • Facilitate and deliver workshops and sessions for relevant stakeholders through online and offline platforms.
  • Anchor in the areas of Curriculum Development, Training and Facilitation.
  • Coordinate with the internal teams to create different types of SEL and life-skills based content.
  • Participate in learning and debrief sessions, to enhance the quality of delivery of the Dream A Dream’s workshops.
  • Understand impact assessment of the workshops and improve the quality of trainings.
  • Coordinate with and support the external stakeholders (NGOs, research agencies and Government) to build a life skills focused approach in their work.  
  • Become a life skills expert; champion and advocate for deepening the understanding of life skills in the education system. 
  • Provide support to the internal teams in research and M&E work as well as build an ecosystem premised on a life skills approach. 
  • Work with teams to create tools for need analysis, classroom observations, data collections.  
  • Provide support to the internal teams in research and M&E work as well as build an ecosystem premised on a life skills approach.  
  • Contribute to the achievement of strategic and operational goals set by the organization. 

Desired qualifications, skills and abilities  

  • 8 years of work experience in facilitation and designing content for the workshops in development/education sector. 
  • Prior engagement with young people and experience in education, skills or training-facilitation space is highly recommended.  
  • Strong spoken communication and articulation skills. Fluency in English and Hindi, and other Indian languages is a definite plus.   
  • Expertise in project management along with Excellent problem-solving and strategic thinking skills, ability to analyse complex qualitative and quantitative data, craft possible solutions and recommend actions.  
  • Field level understanding and exposure of government interaction along with managing Government projects.  
  • Intermediate knowledge and use of Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint. 
  • Ability to travel to different parts of the country (towns and villages) at a short notice, in the post-Covid era. The workshops happen across the country in different geographies.  

General Responsibilities   

  • Develop linkages with national and local media actors and with policy institutions  
  • Contribute to the achievement of strategic goals set by the organization  
  • Participate in strategic planning, annual planning, and budgeting process for the organization  
  • Develop strategies to keep team members engaged in outreach efforts  
  • Working with a small team, you would also be required to multitask between roles, as and when required by the organization for the furtherance of its goals.   

Application process 

To apply, please send an updated CV along with a cover letter to and cc it to and , please mention Application for the position of ‘Senior Design and Facilitation lead (Manager) – Strategic Partnerships” in the subject line of your email.  

Dream a Dream is committed to upholding diversity and inclusivity at our workplace and we strongly encourage people from underrepresented groups to apply. 

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