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

Executive/Assistant Manager - Fund Raising

As Ummeed continues its growth trajectory, sustaining and maintaining trusted relationships with existing funders is crucial. This position requires the individual to support senior team members in day to day activities pertaining to fund raising and donor management. Coordinating and managing Ummeed’s flagship fundraising event – the 55 Km Goa Walk would be a vital part of the role as well.

Executive - Communications

The Communications department at Ummeed plays a pivotal role in building awareness in the developmental disabilities space. It works on creating and disseminating information about Ummeed, its services and the disability sector through critical, creative and innovative collaterals and documentation. This also includes augmenting Ummeed’s awareness across social media channels andmaintaining a dynamic website.The role of the junior executive / executive communications team member would be to support the team in building this awareness.

Executive Assistant - Administration

The Admin 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.

Executive - Human Resources

The Human Resources department is committed to ensure Ummeed continues to be a great place to work and is constantly reinventing its practices to ensure all team members feel supported, engaged and motivated.

The role of the Junior Executive / Executive – Human Resources would be to support the day to day activities undertaken by the HR department including Recruitment, Onboarding, Staff Data Management, Volunteer Management and others.

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 Trainer - 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. Being on the School Outreach Team will provide an opportunity to advocate and work with various stake holders within schools and in the space of education, create awareness and sensitivity to promote an inclusive environment for children with varied needs.

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.

Contact us

If any of the above vacancies interest you,

please email us at careers@ummeed.org

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

Contact us

If you would like to volunteer with us,

please email us at careers@ummeed.org

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

Contact us

If you are interested in the Professional Observers Program,

please email us at careers@ummeed.org

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.

Contact us

If you would like to intern with us,

please email us at careers@ummeed.org