Community Mobilizer (Ghazni, Paktia, Afghanistan) 266 views


Job Description

Job Description:

SUMMARY OF KEY FUNCTIONS

Community mobilizer is responsible to ensure that the project interventions are implemented in effective and efficient manner and the project goals and objectives are met. S/he works very closely with the targeted communities and groups to identify and mobilize them in support of STAR project activities. S/He should maintain good relations between the project, its staff, and key target community stakeholders. S/He should contribute in the selection of communities, identification of the beneficiaries, community project selection and also handle the conflict resolution at field level. S/he work with community on their self-reliance; and organize and arrange the provision of all resources (human and materiel) needed for community actions. S/he should be able to mobilize the most marginalized people to take part in their own community’s desired development actions; increased community effectiveness, capacity, self-reliance, and empowerment. S/he should have capacity to enhance community management skills and techniques in regards to project interventions.

                                                     KEY RELATIONS

Project field supervisor, project Admin officer, project manager, Sr. program coordinator, M&R Officer, Monitoring Officer, project beneficiaries, government authorities at district level, CDCs.

 

                                                          KEY RESULT EXPECTED

To build a close coordination and communication with project target group including IDPs, Returnees and host communities.
To ensure that the project interventions are implemented in effective and efficient manner and the project goals and objectives are met.
To contribute in community and project selection, beneficiaries’ identification  
Support project technical staff in survey of communities sub-projects (Livelihood and Cash for Work projects)
 
To ensure that the vulnerable are heard in community decisions: including women, youth, disabled, ethnic minorities, the weak and marginalized.
Conduct regular meeting with community elders, CDCs, leaders, religious leader, relevant stakeholders at community, district and provincial level to know their problem and finding the appropriate solution.
Liaise with community leaders and influential to support the project interventions implementation in the targeted communities
To be a link between organization and community or project target groups.
Keep the community updated about the STAR project related interventions.     
Connect with and engage individuals and groups who approach societal problems in less conventional ways, in complement to or outside traditional civil society activities;
Connect the mapped initiatives and people with each other and coordinate for their mutual benefit e.g., when more than one group offer the same or complementary services;
Delivers appropriate training or awareness sessions and knowledge improvement materials to the target groups community.
Organize and participate in all project field level events (practical trainings on collaboration between the local government and communities, consultations with communities, mobilization of venerable people,)
Support other project team in distribution of Cash or other project material at field level.
Participate in the process of setting baselines and conduct baseline surveys or other assessments in the communities.
Support the field Engineers in selection of CFW projects based on community needs and priorities.
Explain program objectives to the communities and ensure project ownership by the participating communities by convincing them about the goals and objectives of the projects.
Ensure that the majority community members are involved in the decision-making.
Demonstrate a good team work. Involve other team members in decision making and keep your supervisor and other team members informed of affairs.
Participate in participatory needs assessment in general community meeting.
Ensure of women active participation in needs assessment conducting, selection of beneficiaries and monitoring of project activities.
Facilitate the community mobilization process to prioritize the high impact low cost projects of each sector.
Ensure that the community is undertaking the work and are involved in monitoring.
Ensure that the vulnerable group of community is considered for employment, especially those who can’t be benefited from the outcome of the projects.
Assist project team in preparing the projects’ procurement plan, accounting issues and other documents.
Collect case stories in community that reflect the benefit of project intervention in the community.
Any other task assigned by manager.

 

 

 

Background

About CARE AFGHANISTAN:

CARE is a non-governmental, non political, non-profit, non-partisan and non-sectarian humanitarian organization, extending its relief and development assistance to those in need.

CARE invites applications from Qualified Afghan Any candidates for its Ghazni and Paktia Offices  based position of Community Mobilizer for its  Resilience Program/ STAR Project, Those with Internet access can email their completed CARE Standard Job Application forms (CARE application form is attached) along with their update CVs and a letter of interest to afgvacancies@care.org

Job Requirements

Job Requirements:

                                  COMPETENCE, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

Core Competencies:

Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability;
Highest standards of integrity, discretion and loyalty
Detail-oriented and self-motivated.
Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing, with a range of individuals and groups

Functional Competencies:

Proven ability to work flexibly and independently with limited supervision and deliver quality results against tight deadlines;
Have good communication skills to onboard community members and coordinate project staff, community members and stakeholders
Have excellent communication skills (both verbal and written) in Dari and Pashtu

Skills and Experience:

Deep knowledge of the community mobilization and livelihood requirements.  
Excellent training and facilitation and community mobilization skills
Having a deep knowledge of Afghan traditions and cultural norms
Ability and willingness to work at the communities
Excellent spoken /written Dari and Pushto
Ability to conduct mobilization session at community level

Education: College/Bachelor degree in social science, socio-economics, business administration and other relevant fields.

 Work Experience:  with minimum 3- 5 years’ experience of working with livelihood project, community development programs, women empowerment programs, preferably who have knowledge of working in livelihood project, agricultural and livestock projects.

      Languages Skills: Fluency in spoken and written Dari and Pashtu is a requirement. English Language skills is a plus point.

Vacancy Number

Loc_05_2021

No. Of Jobs

8

Gender

Any

Years of Experience

Minimum 3-5 years of work experience

Duration

10 Months with possibility of extension

Salary

Based on NTA Salary Scale

Submission Guideline

Submission Guideline:

Interested candidates should submit their completed CARE standard job application forms (CARE application form is attached) along with the updated resumes and letters of interest to CARE HRD department in its Ghazni and Paktia Offices no later than March 22, 2021 candidates who have access to the Internet can send their applications to afgvacancies@care.org mentioning the exact job title and vacancy number in the subject line.

You are requested to send your application form along with the updated resume and letters of interest in Word or PDF file. Please do not email us heavy sized files such as your certificates, recommendation letters and etc. THOSE WHO DO NOT FULFILL THE APPLYING REQUIREMENTS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED FOR SHORTLIST. Only short listed candidates will be contacted with, and called for the interview. The interview dates, time and place will be determined and communicated with the short listed candidates sooner after the deadline of vacancy announcement.

NOTE:

APPLYING WITHOUT CARE STANDARD JOB APPLICATION FORM OR NOT FILLING THE APPLICATION FORM PROPERLY WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED FOR SHORT-LISTING,

PEOPLE WITH PHYSICAL DISABILITIES ARE HIGHLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.

CARE STANDARD JOB APPLICATION FORM IS AVAILABLE ON http://www.acbar.org/applicationform.

CARE IS COMMITTED TO CHILD PROTECTION POLICY

          CHILD PROTECTION POLICY LINK:  http://bit.ly/CAREAFG_Child_Protection_Policy

 

Submission Email
afgvacancies@care.org

Submission Email

afgvacancies@care.org



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