Location: Maharashtra (willing to travel in Maharashtra and to Bangalore when needed)
Apply by: Rolling, until filled
Reports to: Campaigns Manager
Jhatkaa.org is a nonprofit campaigning startup committed to building grassroots citizen power across India in effective and innovative ways. Jhatkaa.org harnesses technology to help people take collective action on issues that interest or affect them, and create change that would not be possible if they acted alone. Jhatkaa.org also collaborates with civil society to engage citizens to hold corporate, cultural and government leaders accountable in real time at key decision moments through various digital communication platforms.
Your key objective will be increasing the base of citizens who volunteer to take various kinds of action in support of Jhatkaa.org’s air pollution and climate change campaigns in Maharashtra. Many of these citizens may have Marathi as their first language, so you will need to be fluent in Marathi. You will need to plan regular meet-ups, events and other ways to keep volunteers engaged in ways that provide tactical benefits to our campaigns.
On an average day, you would be expected to execute some of the following tasks:
Ideally, it would be great if you possess a few of the following skills and attributes:
We do not expect you to come with all of the above skills and characteristics. But we expect passion, excitement and motivation about the work you’re doing and the willingness to learn a lot of new things.
Jhatkaa.org has a fast-paced, collaborative work culture. You should be ready to face new challenges at a startup and be completely ego-less.
Fluency in English and Marathi are needed. Fluency in other languages will be an advantage.
Jhatkaa.org treats its team members in line with its values as an inclusive, progressive, mission-driven organization. Our benefits include flexibility, democratic decision-making, personal and professional growth, and working for a great cause. You are encouraged to apply in order to learn more about the many benefits of joining our team.
Jhatkaa.org is committed to diversity and inclusion and we will consider all qualified applicants, irrespective of gender, caste, religion, sexual orientation, age, or physical ability. Women and anyone under-represented in tech are especially encouraged to apply.