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 – Speech Therapy Services

The Junior Therapist – Speech Therapy Services will work with children with developmental disabilities, especially Global Developmental Delays, Down Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, specific language impairment, hearing impairment and speech dysfluencies, and will support and help them and their families to develop appropriate goals and implement a treatment plan.

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 – Early Childhood Development & Disability Programs

Ummeed’s ECDD (early childhood development and disability) team is looking for enthusiastic individuals with a passion for working in the social space and excellent communication skills to come on board as trainers

Junior Therapist / Therapist – Special Education

The Special Educator at Ummeed will be expected to evaluate children on norm referenced assessments, not only to determine whether a child has a specific learning disability, but also to measure and understand the cognitive and achievement skills that either enhance or inhibit a child’s ability to perform to the best of his or her academic potential in school.

Junior Therapist – Mental Health Services

The Ummeed Mental Health Team works with families using the narrative approach. The mental health team began using narrative practices with children and families in 2006. Narrative therapy is a respectful, non-blaming approach to counselling which centers people as the experts in their own lives.

Executive Assistant to the CEO and Executive Director

The Executive Assistant will support two key leaders of Ummeed: The Founder and Executive Director, and the CEO. This role is critical in helping them do their work more efficiently, and in turn make it possible for Ummeed to reach out to more children with disabilities.


This position would be responsible for designing and conducting such research studies across programs and teams at Ummeed.

Junior Trainer / Trainer – School Outreach Services

The School Outreach Team at Ummeed will give you the opportunity to advocate and work with various stakeholders within a school and in the space of education to create awareness and sensitivity to promote an inclusive environment for children with varied needs, to reach their maximum learning potential in both academic and social arenas.

Executive / Assistant Manager – Communications

Are you a graphic designer who is looking to make a difference in the space of children, disabilities and inclusion? If so, we at Ummeed are looking for a young, enthusiastic professional to be our visual storyteller.

Junior – Autism Intervention Therapist

A Junior Autism Intervention Therapists’ work profile will include training in Autism Intervention, assessment of children and families, assistance with organization and conducting of training programs.

Asst. Manager/Manager– Fund Raising & Donor Relations

This position requires the individual to support senior team members in day to day activities pertaining to fund raising and donor management. Coordinating with the program teams to draft proposals and donor reports in a timely manner would be a vital part of the role. The position also requires support in the processes related to 55 Km Goa Walk as needed.

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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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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

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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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