[TC-I Call-to-Action]: Monitor Inclusive Markets

Monitor Inclusive Markets is looking for a new Chief-of-Staff! More information follows:

Monitor Inclusive Markets a new practice within the India office that aims to establish Monitor as a thought leader, both in India and globally, within the realm of market-based solutions for social change. We will do this by identifying commercially viable business models that have the potential to address some of the enormous social challenges that face India and similar emerging economies at scale – for instance, low cost health care, low income housing, high quality education for the poor, the enhancement of agricultural livelihood’s, and more.

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TC-I Call to Action

Our weekly review of opportunities. Want us to post a job or an opportunity, drop us a word at info@thinkchangeindia.org

Jobs

  • UnLtd India is an innovative foundation that exists to be a home for early-stage social entrepreneurs in India. It finds funds and supports exceptional individuals to enable them to develop as leaders, start up sustainable, high-impact initiatives, and prepare their fledgling organisations for further investment. They currently are looking for an Associate in the Incubation Team (more info here) and also an Administrator (more info here), both positions based in their Mumbai office.
  • NS Raghavan Center for Entrepreneurial Learning (NSRCEL) is part of the prestigious Indian Institute of Management Bangalore, with a vision “to be a world-class center of excellence for seeding, nurturing and promoting entrepreneurship with emphasis on start-ups and existing organizations with high growth potential”. NSRCEL is engaged in business incubation, teaching, training and research in entrepreneurship.They are looking for a Chief Operating Officer (COO). Please click here for more information.
  • Endeavor is a non-profit organization that offers high-impact entrepreneurs the support and tools they need to scale. They are currently looking for a Managing Director to Head thier India office. More details are available here

Volunteer

  • We had mentioned recently about the Teach India initiative launched by the Times Group. They are looking for ook for selfless individuals to come forward and help change the future of a child forever, by giving just a few hours a week to Teach India. More info here

TC-I Call to Action

Our weekly review of opportunities. Please send along any other opportunities to info@thinkchangeindia.org

Fellowships

  • UnLtd India, an organization that exists to find, fund and support early stage social entrepreneurs to enable them to develop as leaders, start up sustainable, high-impact initiatives, and prepare their fledgling organizations for further investment, currently looking for exceptional individuals in Mumbai, with ideas/initiatives and the drive to make a positive change in their communities, to support as part of our incubation support program. The program offers a combination of start up funding, hands-on assistance and connections to peers, experts and leaders to the selected individuals. Applications are due 31st July, and applicants are screened on an ongoing basis. More information is available here, here and here
  • Unitus Entrepreneur in Residence Program [via NextBillion.net]: Unitus is seeking highly motivated social entrepreneurs to participate in the Entrepreneur in Residence (EIR) program for 2008. EIRs at Unitus spend up to one year launching their venture with the deep support of a dynamic community of socially-committed business professionals with passion for alleviating poverty through microfinance.

    The EIR program will provide strategic support to entrepreneurs dedicated to building social businesses that can scale to improve income generation potential of millions of disadvantaged people in emerging markets. Deadline: June 15, 2008

Jobs and Internships

  • Google.org is looking for a Strategic Investment Principal to be based in India to be a part of their Fueling the Growth of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) initiative. They are looking for a are seeking a Strategic Investments Principal (SIP) to implement and help revise the SME strategy in India. The SIP will develop and manage relationships, identify and implement ideas, and be able to assess the strategy and change course as necessary to meet Google.org’s overall objective. More details are available here

[TC-I Call to Action]: Our weekly review of opportunities

TC-I Call to Action is our weekly segment highlighting opportunities for our readers to get involved in the Social Entrepreneurship movement. Check this space for job and internship opportunities, fellowships and grants. If you have any jobs / opportunities to be featured in this segment, drop us a word at info@thinkchangeindia.org

Opportunity to write for TC-I!!

  • At the cost of shameless self promotion, TC-I is looking for part-time writers for this cool blog! Details here

Jobs and Internships:

  • The Piramal Foundation is looking for a Entrepreneurship Manager for its Grassroots Development Lab. More details here. They are also seeking a Managing Director for the Lab, details here
  • VOLindia is an organization focused on getting India’s youth to volunteer time to address problems of social and economic inequality. They are looking for summer volunteers. Details here
  • We mentioned the Deshpande Foundation Fellowships before in this space, but the opportunity is worth highlighting again. Details here
  • IFMR Trust is an exciting new social venture fund based out of Chennai. They have a range of job openings. More details here. Also check here for opportunities across various centers within IFMR.
  • Let Me Know is looking for web designers to add to their team. The website is a platform to make students aware of opportunities. Go here for more information on the site, and click here to email them your resume.

Fellowships:

  • If you are a young social entrepreneur, you would not want to miss the YouthActionNet fellowship opportunity
  • Also Pop!Tech is looking for twenty visionary change agents from around the world to participate in their cutting-edge fellows program. Details here

Conferences and Meetups:

  • IdeaCampPune is a self-organized meetup to discuss innovative ways of tackling a variety of areas. Go here for more information. The conference is on May 10th.