Community Mobilizer (Kabul, Afghanistan) 125 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 Abbott project activities. S/he should maintain good relations between the project, its staff, and key target community stakeholders. He should contribute in the identification of the beneficiaries, community project selection and also handle the conflict resolution at field level. He works with community on their self-reliance; and organize and arrange the provision of all resources (human and materiel) needed for community actions. 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

Reports to Field Supervisor
Collaborates with OMID Project Team and field staff
Actively contributes to Project Team Meetings, to ensure that the project interventions are implemented in effective and efficient manner and the project goal and objectives are met

KEY RESULT EXPECTED

Support of the male Health Promoters (HPs)
To build a close coordination and communication with project target 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 project selection, implementation of communities sub-projects
Conduct regular meeting with community elders, leaders, religious leader, relevant stakeholder at community, district and provincial level to know their problem and finding the appropriate solution.
Liaise with health facilities staff, PPHOs, 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 and health facilities, CHWs updated about the Abbott project related interventions.
Conduct regular supportive monitoring/supervision of health post and health facilities in target areas     
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 PPE kits and other project material at field level.
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 provincial health directorate are involved in the decision-making.
Demonstrate a good team work. Involve other team members in decision making and keep supervisor and other team members informed of affairs.
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.
Establish linkage with community leaders in the target area of Abbott project
Help male Health Promoters to establish Community male groups and links the HPs with health facilities in target areas
Supervise and build capacity of male health promoters working under the Abbott Project
Interacts with communities and community leaders to identify health related problems and facilitate the formation of male health shuras
Liaise with community leaders and influential to support the project interventions implementation in the targeted communities.
Any other task assigned by supervisor.

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.

Job Requirements

Job Requirements:

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 with the stakeholders
Have excellent communication skills (both verbal and written) in Dari and Pashtu

Skills and Experience:

Deep knowledge of the community mobilization and health issue 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 and working experience

Bachelor degree in social, socio-economics, health and relevant fields with minimum 3- 5 years’ experience of working with heath project.

Languages Skills:

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

 

 

 

Vacancy Number

Loc_09_2021

No. Of Jobs

1

Gender

Any

Years of Experience

Minimum 3- 5 years’ experience of working with he

Duration

3 Months

Salary

Based on CARE Salary Scale

Submission Guideline

Submission Guideline:

Submission Guideline

Please submit your completed CARE Standard Job application form (http://www.acbar.org/applicationform) along with updated CV to afgvacancies@care.org before the closing date, applications without Care Standard Job application form will be considered for shortlisting.
Applications after closing date will not be accepted.
Please Indicate the position title, Vacancy Number in the Subject Line (Community Mobilizer Loc_09_2021) otherwise your application will not be considered.
Please note that there is no telephonic inquiry and only shortlisted applicants will be contacted with and call for Interview.
The successful applicant will be expected to undergo a Police check, Bridger check & Reference check and be compliant and sign up to Care Afghanistan’s Code of Conduct, PSHA (Prevention from Sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse) and other Care Afghanistan policies prior to a final offer being made.
Qualified People with Physical Disabilities and Female candidate are highly encourage to apply.
CARE IS COMMITTED TO CHILD PROTECTION POLICY (Available at:  http://bit.ly/CAREAFG_Child_Protection_Policy)

Submission Email
afgvacancies@care.org

Submission Email

afgvacancies@care.org



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