Outlive Peer Mentor

  • Location: Remote

We are looking for a Peer Mentor for Outlive’s peer support programme. This is a paid full-time position.

Outlive’s peer support programme aims to improve young people’s access to peer support for suicide prevention. As part of the programme, Outlive trains and mentors a network of youth
volunteers across Delhi, Mumbai, and Pune as peer supporters to provide chat-based emotional support to young people experiencing distress or having thoughts of ending their life.

Role and responsibilities

  • Support with outreach, recruitment, selection, and onboarding of youth volunteers as Outlive peer supporters
  • Co-facilitate online training workshops for Outlive peer supporters
  • Provide chat-based emotional support to youth in distress on Outlive’s peer support platform
  • Mentor, supervise and coordinate with Outlive peer supporters
  • Prepare detailed documentation for all activities as per project protocols

Qualifications and skills

  • Master’s degree in public health, psychology, social work, or allied disciplines
  • Relevant experience in peer support, working with suicide prevention helplines or support services, counselling or psychosocial support
  • Relevant experience in capacity building of young people
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and team management skills
  • Can communicate effectively in English, Hindi (verbal)
  • Can work independently and in a team
  • Can communicate effectively in Marathi (written and verbal)

Application and selection process

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted and invited for an interview by 30 June 2024.

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

We encourage applicants from historically marginalised and underrepresented communities.

Interested applicants may apply using the following link: outlive.in/peer-mentor
Last date to apply: 15 June 2024