Psychosocial Counselor


KIRDARC Nepal is an NGO dedicated to Human Rights, Peace Building, Media and Development in Karnali Zone since 1999. It works with a mission to enable Karnali people to claim and exercise their rights for poverty reduction and improved livelihoods through their organization, research, policy advocacy and judicious resources mobilization. It has been implementing various project/programs with the funding support of different partner organizations.

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(Published on 6 June 2021)

KIRDARC Nepal is an NGO dedicated to uphold the rights of marginalized and excluded communities through its interventions on Human Rights, Democracy and Good Governance with especial focus on building capacities of right holders, duty bearers and civil society contributing to inclusive growth and fair development. It works with a vision of ‘a just and prosperous society’.

KIRDARC Nepal has been implementing “SAHAYATRA-II project” in Kalikot district in financial support of Save the Children. Thus, KIRDARC invites applications from suitable Nepali candidates for the following full-time position under the SAHAYATRA-II project.

1.  Psychosocial Counselor - 1 (Based in Kalikot)

Key Responsibilities: This position will be responsible for overall management of psychosocial counselling services to staffs of KIRDARC in Kalikot and other partner organizations of Save the Children in Dailekh and Jajarkot under the SAHAYATRA-II project. The counselling service to be conducted virtually or face to face based on the situation. S/he will be responsible to conducting psychosocial wellbeing assessment of staffs, children, parents, and caregiver. S/he will be responsible to identify the cases needing psychosocial services, support to PSWs to conduct vulnerability assessment & capacity building of project staff, conducting counseling sessions, documentation and reporting to respective supervisor of organization and SC district and field office base technical staff. Please click on the link ( for detail job description.

Preferred Qualifications and Experience: Post Graduate Diploma in Counseling Psychology or Six months Psychosocial Counselor training (Preferable master's degree in Psychology). The candidate is expected to have professional knowledge and skills of Psychosocial counseling service provided to adult and children. The candidate should have excellent coordination, communication and interpersonal skills (team building and team work) with key stakeholders at project and district level. 

The ideal candidate for the position should have very good skills and knowledge in documentation and reporting in English and Nepali. Good computer skills in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and candidate should have pro-active, innovative, willingness and committed to stay and travel in the remote areas to work with poor and vulnerable communities. The candidates must demonstrate good leadership, team management, result based management skills with proven experience of working in participatory community development approaches. 

Interested candidates who meet these criteria should send their Application Letter and KIRDARC Job Applicant form ( to by 12 June 2021 before 5:00 PM. The KIRDARC Job Application Form is mandatorily required to apply for the position. 

Preference will be given to disadvantaged groups (Women and Dalit) and local resident in the recruitment process. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Telephone enquiries shall not be entertained. 

Human Resource and General Management System Division 


Job Overview

Category Development and Project
Openings 1
Position Type Full Time
Experience Please check vacancy details.
Education Please check vacancy details
Posted Date 06 Jun, 2021
Apply Before 12 Jun, 2021
City Lalitpur