Join Jan Sahas Foundation as a State Lead/Coordinator in Madhya Pradesh for the Migrants Resilience Collaborative program. Apply now to make a meaningful impact.


Jan Sahas Foundation is a grassroots organization with a remarkable mission to eliminate sexual violence and forced labor, with a special focus on marginalized social groups. Established in 2000, our journey began as a community-based initiative dedicated to ending manual scavenging. Today, we operate intensively across 90+ districts in 11 states across northern India, impacting lives through a dedicated team of ~16,000 full-time staff and ~5,000 village-based volunteers.

Despite our growth, we remain firmly rooted as a grassroots organization, with 90% of our team members belonging to the communities and groups we serve. This includes survivors of sexual violence and forced labor, single women, Dalit, and tribal communities. At Jan Sahas, empowering those we serve to lead the fight against exclusion is at the core of our mission.

Position Overview:

We are currently seeking a passionate and dedicated State Lead/Coordinator for the Migrants Resilience Collaborative program. In this role, you will play a pivotal part in managing the program and the dedicated team at the state level. Your responsibilities will encompass a wide range of activities, including team management, project planning, stakeholder engagement, and ensuring the program’s successful implementation.

Key Details:

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Finalize the geographical areas of operation in coordination with the team, including districts and blocks.
  • Lead the recruitment of all team members within the state and oversee their capacity building through various technical and soft skills training.
  • Strategically plan and allocate resources for the Migrants Resilience Collaborative program, covering Worker Protection, Social Security, Financial Inclusion, and Responsible Recruitment, in collaboration with the operations manager.
  • Ensure that the team has access to all necessary resources to fulfill their responsibilities effectively.
  • Conduct regular review meetings with the state team to monitor progress and provide support as needed.
  • Uphold organizational processes and standards at all levels, offering oversight and assistance where necessary.
  • Ensure that the team utilizes the program app and portal in real-time for daily work, report generation, and MIS updates.
  • Share insights from field implementation with the operations/programme manager to enhance the program.
  • Assist the operations manager in preparing programmatic reports for the state.
  • Collaborate with government departments and bodies at the state and district levels to enhance the visibility and credibility of the MRC program.
  • Build and maintain relationships with officials from relevant departments and provide regular updates on the MRC team’s work in the district.
  • Forge private partnerships as needed within the state of operation.
  • Leverage the strengths of CBOs and other organizations working within the same state.
  • Support district coordinators in establishing relationships with government officials and private organizations in operational districts within the state.


  • Graduate/Masters in social work, rural management, economics, development, or related fields.
  • 4-8 years of experience in relevant verticals, ideally with reputed NGOs.
  • Professional experience in managing large teams is preferred.
  • Previous experience working with migrants and government departments is advantageous.
  • Proficiency in both written and verbal communication in English and the local language of the state is preferred.
  • Prior experience working in the state will be an added advantage.


  • Madhya Pradesh (MP)


  • The compensation package is commensurate with experience and competitive based on nonprofit standards in India.


  • Interested applicants are invited to submit their CV and a cover letter to [email protected].
  • Please include “State Coordinator-MP” in the subject line.

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