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Shijan Thomas
Senior Program Coordinator , CHILDLINE India Foundation
New Delhi, Delhi
Senior Coordinator Programs in the child protection sector managing Program for children in contact with Railway Stations funded by Azim Premji Philanthropic Initiatives. With a 14 years of experience in the development sector provided a good experience in working with community and to develop and manage partnership programs. Looking for a suitable post in an esteemed organisation at Bangalore
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Area of Expertise:
  • Capacity Building, Training, Advocacy
Professional Experience:
Senior Coordinator Program in CHILDLINE India Foundation for the Program for Children in Contact with Railway Station supported by Azim Premji Philanthropic Initiatives ( APPI ).
Major Achievements
Facilitated National Coordination Team for conducting a National level Study and Data Analysis on Child Care Institutions, being operational in India.
Development of weightage Matrix form to access the progress of the partner organization.
Expansion of CHILDLINE 1098 services in three districts of Uttar Pradesh. Development of Baseline Survey document on the children in contact with Old Delhi Railway Station under Program for Children in Contact with Railway Station.

Worked as Secretary to Director Academics and Research, Pushpagiri Medical College Thiruvalla , Kerala.
Fixing Appointments with the Director.
Formulation of official letters as instructed by the Director.
Allotment of Senate Hall to various departments for the conduction of programs.
Maintenance of the DNB quarters and Guest Quarters.
Providing the patients information about the various departments in the hospital.
Helping the patients in getting enrolled in the different schemes offered by the hospital for the patients coming under Below Poverty Line .
Monitoring the services of the hospital i.e. cleaning, maintenance etc.
Interaction with the patients admitted in the hospital and getting their suggestion for the improvement in the services of the Hospital.

Population Health Services ( India) as IEC State Coordinator
Implementation and Monitoring the Mid – Media Communication program(Promoters led and Rural Van Activity) in high priority districts of Jharkhand.
Providing Jharkhand State AIDS Control Society the reports on the progress of the project.
Meeting with TSG (Technical Support Group) officials i.e. SSM (State Sales Manager), RSM (Regional Sales Manager), National Communication Manager, Operations Manager NACO and sharing the progress of the project and accompanying the officials for monitoring the activity in different districts of Jharkhand.
Meeting with the T.I( Target Intervention) organisation and sharing the monthly plan of the communication activity.
Receiving quotations and issuing work order to the vendors interested for the mid- media communication activity.
Achievement of the targets as per the time frame and sending Data reports to Head office, NACO and JSACS.
Liasoning with the government departments and exhibiting the works of the organisation.
Preparation of IEC materials depicting the progress and achievements made by the project.

Society for Participatory Action and Reflection (SPAR)-Joined as Assistant Program Coordinator under the Project Shiksha Se Parivartan funded by Edukans , The Netherlands.

Manav Vikas Seva Sangh (MVSS)-Chief Coordinator under the IDEA project (Integrated Development through Empowerment and Action) funded by Caritas India, New Delhi.
Asha Niketan Welfare Centre (ANWC)- Program Coordinator for the C
Education:
Pursued Post graduation in Social Works with a specialisation in Community Development from Bhopal School of Social Sciences affiliated to Barkatullah University, Bhopal. Successfully completed the course on regular basis in the year 2004 and thereafter the working career started. Social work gave me an scope with more and more communication with the unpriveleged and underprevileged sections of our society.
During the second year of the course a mini research was conducted on the Self Help Groups in the Mandideep area of Bhopal. During the first year I did my field work at Family Planning Association of India and in the second year with an organisation working with the additional skill development of under privileged youths. Submitted Case study and Group work studies directly going into the community and mainly with the children offering them tuition, children belonging to the lower strata who were not regular to school. During the two years of course I have tried to succesfully complete all the assignments which were given as part of the curriculum. During the two years I have been part of excursions from the college level, working with the community, visited the Central Jail Bhopal interacted with the Jail inmates and worked with them. Two years of course was really helpful for getting more insights of social work and what actually social work means.
Affiliations and Achievements:
Studies Conducted

A mini research conducted on “ Variation in Fertility Behaviour in Females” under the guidance of Family Planning Association of India, Bhopal.
Completed Research Studies on “ Effectiveness Of SHG’s In The Sustainable Development Of Rural Areas” in association with Cyriac Elias Rural Organisation For Women and Children, Deepdi, Mandideep, Madhya Pradesh.
Sucessfully conducted Study Titled “ E- Reporting and its Acceptability Amongst the Staff of P.H.S.I”
Major Acheivements - CHILDLINE India Foundation
Facilitated National Coordination Team for conducting a National level Study and Data Analysis on Child Care Institutions, being operational in India.
Development of weightage Matrix form to access the progress of the partner organization.
Expansion of CHILDLINE 1098 services in three districts of Uttar Pradesh.
Development of Baseline Survey document on the children in contact with Old Delhi Railway Station under Program for Children in Contact with Railway Station.
Documented Resource Directory for Central District of Delhi- comprising of contact numbers of important stakeholders related to child protection and emergency numbers.
Successfully Organised a one day session on Sign language communication for the staff of Open shelter – Facilitated by Indian Sign Language Research and Training Centre , Delhi
Successfully organized an Half day advocacy meeting on legal adoption of children - guidelines of CARA, with child care insitutions, Chief Medical Officer and Doctors, Consultant of Central Adoption Resource Agency, Delhi

Major Achievement- Population Health Services India
Successfully achieved the Mid- Media targets under the Communication Program for the Contraceptive Social Marketing Program IIIrd Phase.

Major Achievement- Society for Participatory Action and Reflection
Documented Demographic Survey and Resource Survey Report for the 10 villages situated in the Murhu Block of Khunti District, Jharkhand State, under the Biodiversity Conservation and the Community Development Project funded by UNDP/ IFP.

Core Comptencies
Learner,Planning, Facilitator
Implementation ,Networking, Diligent
Monitoring,Documentation, organising training activities and advocacy meetings with the stakeholders

Technical Know How
Knowledge of Ms- office Package, Internet related works etc.
Fluent speed in English typing.


Available for:
  • Job opportunities

    Years of Experience:
    15-20 years
    Highest Qualification:
    Masters
    Languages:
    Hindi, Malayalam, English
    Nationality:
    Indian
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