Community Mobilizer (Herat, Afghanistan) 178 views


Job Description

Job Description:

The community mobilizer is responsible to maintain close relationship with the communities to facilitate a smooth program and project implementation. Facilitate awareness creation measures and facilitate responses to conflict as a tool to enable their participation in their development process.

Responsibilities and Tasks  

  • Community mobilizers have the most important role in all community level facilitation and their work must be strategic to ensure that the community become spaces in which transparent, accountable, inclusive and pro-poor development processes are practiced and institutionalized.
  • Mobilize and sensitize communities on program activities and introduce the project to district and community level.
  • Raise awareness of communities regarding the program.
  • Organize first contact with district and village’s authorities.
  • enhance community awareness
  • Support and identify the project right holders.
  • Ensure people inclusion to program especially poor and excluded women and men disables and children.
  • Provide the related trainings to the right holders.
  • Facilitate interest and self-help groups in communities, with a focus on poor men and women and marginalized and excluded groups
  • Facilitate and support the distributions in the community level.
  • Assess training needs of the right holders in mid-stream and adjust refresher training.
  • Any other official tasks given by line manager.
  • Reports to Project Coordinator.
  • Conducting a detailed assessment of the communities.

Background

About ActionAid Afghanistan:

ActionAid is a global alliance of organizations, working towards achieving a world without poverty and injustice in which every person enjoys the right to a life with dignity. We work in more than 40 countries in Africa, Asia, Europe and the Americas and our expertise lies in community-led development, working through partnerships with people living in poverty and their organizations. We work with the poor and excluded sections of the society using human rights based development approach. Our Country Strategy for Afghanistan titled ‘PEOPLE’S POWER FOR INCLUSIVE ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT AND SOCIAL JUSTICE’ for the period 2018-2022 focuses on improving resilient food security and also advancing grassroots democratic governance among, other strategic priorities, wherein women and girls’ needs are central to all of our work.

Job Requirements

Job Requirements:

Education & Training:

  • 12 grade graduate at minimum, bachelor degree is highly desirable

Experience :

  • 1-3 years’ experience in social mobilization, trainings and social work with involvement in emergency/livelihood program
  • Having  past experience in the districts of Gulran, Karukh, Pashtun Zarghon is a plus point.
  • Past working experience with KOBO Data Collection Tool is highly desirable. 

Technical Skills:

  • Particular experience in community mobilization.
  • Team player with high level of facilitation skill.
  • Ability to work hard and long, self-driven
  • Hard worker under the high-pressure situation.

Vacancy Number

Community Mobilizer-739

No. Of Jobs

12

Nationality

National

Gender

Any

Years of Experience

1-3 years of relevant experience

Duration

2 Months

Salary

20,000 AFN/Month including all benefits

Submission Guideline

Submission Guideline:

If you have the expertise to take on this exciting opportunity, please apply online by sending your CV and motivation cover letter to jobs.kabul@actionaid.org  before May 10, 2021. Please clearly indicate Community Mobilizer-739 in the subject of your email, otherwise your application will not be considered. ActionAid Afghanistan will review the applications on an ongoing basis, thus applicants are strongly advised to make applications at the earliest.

ActionAid Afghanistan welcomes applications from all sections of the community and promotes diversity.  Although all applications will be considered on their individual merit, suitably qualified women candidates are especially encouraged to apply.  

Due to high volumes of applications received, we can only correspond with short listed applicants. Should you not have received feedback on your application within two weeks of the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful. ActionAid Afghanistan will not consider unsolicited candidates from recruitment agencies. We reserve the right to withdraw any of our vacancies at any time.

Local Candidates from Gulran, Karukh, Pashtun Zarghon districts are highly encouraged to apply.

 

Submission Email
jobs.kabul@actionaid.org

Submission Email

jobs.kabul@actionaid.org



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