International Deaf Children’s Society (IDCS)
is the international wing of the National Deaf Children’s
Society, the leading UK based charity, providing information,
advice and support to deaf children and their families since
1944. The aim of IDCS - India is to empower deaf children,
young deaf people, their parents and carers to maximise their
– India will work in partnership with existing programmes
at a regional and national level to achieve this vision.
IDCS – India is a small new organisation with big ideas,
working with us will give you the opportunity to develop exciting
new programmes to empower deaf children and to develop your
own skills and knowledge.
based in Kolkata
opportunity exists for an enthusiastic Programme Officer to
assist the Country Director in the development of IDCS - India’s
will contribute to the development of strategic and operational
plans, undertake situation analyses and identify
appropriate projects to meet IDCS’s aims and objectives. A
key part of the role will be to assist partners in the development
the impact of projects and produce high quality reports.
You will work closely with our partner organizations
to build their capacity, identifying training
needs and providing training support.
ideal candidate should have a Masters in Social sciences with
a minimum of 5 years experience with part of this gained in
the disability sector. Excellent written and verbal communication
in English and another regional language, computer literacy,
experience of preparing and managing budgets, working with
a wide range of civil society agencies and a willingness to
travel are also essential. Experience of working with the
government and a knowledge
of issues associated with deafness are desirable.
above position is open to Indian nationals only.
remuneration is between 3 to 3.6 laks annually, depending
on experience and qualifications. Interested candidates with
desired skills and background should send applications to
Mrs. Brinda Crishna, 3 B, Dover Palace, 6 Dover Road, Kolkata
700019, West Bengal; by 20th