Work With Us

Ummeed is a rapidly growing organization which offers an opportunity to work with a committed, democratic, innovative and transdisciplinary team. We believe each individual brings in their own strengths to the organization which we help flourish with continuous supervision and mentorship. We are looking for individuals who would want to be a part of a team that is whole-heartedly committed to the cause of children with disabilities.

Current Openings

Junior Therapist - Mental Health Services

The Mental Health Team at Ummeed is looking for candidates that can work collaboratively to support the mental health needs of children and families. The team is aligned to narrative ideas and practices as their primary approach. The candidate will be supported through training and supervision.

Junior Therapist/Therapist - Special Education

The Junior Therapist / Therapist – Special Education will support the team in conducting standardized and functional educational evaluations of children and remedial sessions for children with learning difficulties. The position provides an opportunity to get trained in functional assessments of children with learning disabilities.

Junior Therapist - Occupational Therapy Services

The Junior Occupational Therapist will support the Occupational Therapy team in working with families of children with developmental disabilities to develop appropriate goals meaningful to the families and their children. He or she will learn to seamlessly integrate NDT, SI, and family-centered care principles using clinical reasoning.

Trainer/Project Manager - School Outreach Services

The School Outreach Team at Ummeed works with schools to promote an inclusive policy, culture and practice for children with varied needs / disabilities in schools. This has emerged as an important focus area because often families that come to Ummeed have concerns about schooling and need ongoing support for a variety of school-related issues.

Executive/Jr. Executive - Communications

The candidate will be responsible for executing Ummeed's online and offline communications strategy, thereby ensuring an active and meaningful engagement with stakeholders like donors, policy makers, caregivers and families of children with disabilities.

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If any of the above vacancies interest you,

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As Ummeed grows in response to the need for our services, we count on the support of volunteers. In the past we have had volunteers that include graduate and post graduate students who are taking a break year, housewives, retired professionals, working professionals and many others who want to make a difference.

Volunteering Basics

  1. Any and all skill sets welcome
  2. Commitment for entire duration of volunteership recommended

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If you would like to volunteer with us,

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The Professional Observers Program offers occupational therapists an opportunity to observe and learn a transdisciplinary, family-centered approach to supporting children with developmental disabilities and their families.

Observership Basics

  1. Two week program
  2. Open to fresh graduates and practicing therapists
  3. Attend lectures and case presentations by Ummeed's team of experienced doctors and therapists
  4. Observe individual and group clinical sessions by Ummeed's team of experienced doctors and therapists
  5. Observerships involve a participation fee

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If you are interested in the Professional Observers Program,

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Internships at Ummeed offer the opportunity to gain insight and knowledge to Ummeed's unique approach to working in the space of developmental disabilities.

Internship Basics

  1. Ideal for graduate or post-graduate students
  2. Typically lasts from one to four months
  3. Pro bono (voluntary) and does not guarantee employment

Current Openings

Intern/Volunteer - Communications

The Communications team at Ummeed works towards increasing awareness of the disability space and Ummeed's work. This position is part time and the team member will be actively involved in supporting the initiatives undertaken by the Communications department.

Intern/Volunteer - HR

The HR Intern/Volunteer position is a part-time position for individuals with an eagerness to learn the basics of human resource management in a not-for-profit setting. The role will involve supporting initiatives undertaken by the HR department.

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