About Volunteering & Internships

Over the years, scores of active citizens have supported Janaagraha in different measures. Janaagraha transition from inspiring practical patriotism to improving quality of life was made possible by these volunteers who mixed passion with rigour. Offer your time and be the change you want to see. If any of the above spaces excite you then do write in to volunteer@janaagraha.org.

Who can volunteer & Intern ?

With projects ranging from Urban planning and initiatives like BalaJannagraha and Community policing there is always a way for you to contribute to a cause that you believe in and get be a part of our team , We are constantly on a lookout for good talent in the field of Research , Technology , law & policy ,Teaching , Website Design ,Content , Spatial Planning.

Our Selection Process

We regularly host interns from diverse academic streams. Please emailvolunteer@janaagraha.org if you wish to intern. Your email should be accompanied by your profile and cover letter. Ensure the dates and duration of your internship are clearly mentioned. We do not host interns for durations less than 4 weeks. Internship applications should reach us one month in advance

Training and induction

Volunteers engage in myriad different combinations of time and duration. Interested volunteers are to register on the website or come in for an orientation. Skills and time commitments are ascertained and areas of involvement are mutually identified. Foreign volunteers express interest to volunteer by registering on the website, via email or contacting Janaagraha by phone. Volunteers can be broadly classified as short-term and long-term, full-time and part-time.

Volunteers will be mentored by the Programme Managers directly or through designated team members under the same programme

Primary difference between volunteers & interns are the modalities of engagement with Janaagraha. Interns engage with Janaagraha as a part of their academic needs or through formal partnerships established between the two institutions. A volunteer is anyone who chooses to support us in our programmes/projects.

Please register and apply through www.volunteer.janaagraha.org/user/register

Volunteer Opportunities

About Finance & Accounts : Janaagraha’s accounting department provides accounting services and financial support to the organization it belongs to. The department records accounts payable and receivable, inventory, payroll, fixed assets and all other financial elements. The department’s accountants review the records of each department to determine the company’s financial position and any changes required to run the organization cost effectively.

Role : Intern
Qualification : Any Graduation with Accounts background
Skills : MBA Finance, Tally, Basic accounting etc

Job Responsibilities

  • Accounting for ‘Non-Governmental Organisation’ Expenses, Income, Liabilities and Assets.
  • Preparation of Financials like Receipt & Payment A/c,Income & Expenditure A/c, Balance Sheet and schedules.
  • Interaction with Auditors.
  • Entering vouchers in Tally books of accounts.
  • Preparation of Bank and Income Tax correspondences.
About Open Works: Open Works is an Open Data initiative on Civic Works of Municipal Corporations, Budget Briefs are engagement tools on city budgets for citizens and councillors and Ward Quality Score is an objective measure of quality of life in cities and towns at a hyper-local level.

Role : Volunteer
Qualification : Any Degree
Skills : Good knowledge in working with MS office Tools(excel, word and powerpoint) and basic knowledge of Kannada, reading and speaking

Job Responsibilities

  • Extract key data numbers from BWSSB/BDA/BBMP.
  • Collating and Analyzing data.
  • Preparing reports based on Analysis
  • Reading knowledge in Kannada
About Community Policing : Community Policing was launched in Bengaluru as an initiative of Bengaluru City Police in partnership with Janaagraha on 20th June, 2013 by Honourable Home Minister Shri K J George as a pilot across 7 Police Stations in Bengaluru to ensure safety and security of communities and a better quality of life.

Role : Intern
Qualification : Any Graduation
Skills : Good Communication

Job Responsibilities

  • Social media strategy for CP.
  • Campaign plans for CP.
  • Creating pool of resource persons for various awareness programs.