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DLRPrerna and Broadleaf Health and Education Alliance are looking for a top performer to join our Darjeeling based team bringing innovative health and education programs to the rural Darjeeling Himalayas.

Job Title: Project Officer – Youth Mental Health
Location: Darjeeling, West Bengal India
Organisation: DLR Prerna Broadleaf


Job Descriptions
Program Summary
DLR Prerna Broadleaf partners with children and families in the Eastern Himalaya to develop innovative school-based health programs that improve educational outcomes and maximize well-being. We believe that a holistic, community-based approach to improving health can unlock human potential and create opportunities for every child to thrive.

Over the next several years, we will be expanding the focus of our mental health programmes to include adolescents. Our vision is to

develop an innovative, integrated school-based service delivery package for mental health promotion, prevention, and treatment for youth in the Darjeeling Himalayas and India.

ensure youth receive the mental health support needed to flourish academically, socially, & emotionally.

DLR Prerna and Broadleaf Health and Education Alliance will pursue this vision in partnership with the University of Colorado Center for Global Health and University of North Carolina.

What we are looking for?
We are seeking a talented and skilled professional to join our dynamic team. We envision this as a long-term relationship and are particularly interested in professionals with the desire to learn and grow with us. The ideal candidate will have the motivation and talent to become a leader for youth mental health in the Darjeeling Himalayas.

BA/S or equivalent is required. Advanced degree in Social Work, Education, Psychology, or other relevant field is preferred

Five Years or more prior experience in project leadership, community development, and/or community-based research preferred.

Demonstrated maturity and judgment

Ability to work independently and take initiative. Must be a quick learner, able to multitask, and self-manage

Desire to grow and develop as a professional

Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Must be fluent in written and spoken English. Fluency in spoken and written Nepali highly valued.

General Position Summary

The Project Officer coordinates all project activities in our partner schools and communities.
You will coordinate needs assessment and baseline evaluation, human-centered design activities, & implementation of intervention activities.

Reports Directly to
Principal Investigator - DLRPrerna -Broadleaf
Project Director-DLRPrerna-Broadleaf
Programme Administrator-DLRPrerna -Broadleaf
Research Administrator- DLRPrerna -Broadleaf

Works Directly with
Partner Communities (school administration, teachers, staff, parents and caregivers, and students)

Proposed salary: Rs 20,000. to Rs 35,000 pm gross salary. Final figure to be decided by DLRPrerna.

How to apply:
Please send us your resume along with a statement about why you are excited to join our team and why you are the right fit. Kindly email this to dlrpbroadleaf@gmail.com

If we are interested, your submission will be responded to within 14 days. Please note that due to a large volume of application, your application may not be responded to.

DLR Prerna reserves the right to all decisions.