Community Mobilizer (Kapisa, Afghanistan) 157 views


Job Description

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 ABADEI project activities. S/He should maintain good relations between the project, staff and key target community stakeholders. S/He should contribute in the selection of communities, identification of the beneficiaries, community project selection for CFW 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 led approaches, 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:

Project field supervisor, project technical team, project manager, Provincial Manager, Sr. program coordinator, M&R Officer, Monitoring Officer, project beneficiaries, government authorities at district level, CDCs.

     Key Results Expected:

  • To mobilize targeted communities and enable the environment for project implementation
  • To build a close coordination and communication with project target group including IDPs, Returnees and host communities.
  • Participate and facilitate participatory needs assessment in general community meeting.
  • 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.
  • To contribute in community and project selection, beneficiaries’ identification 
  • Support project technical staff in survey and selection 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.
  • Support DRR Officer in facilitation of risk mapping at community level and establishment of community based disaster management committee.
  • Establish a platform for communication and coordination of community entities including CDC, VEC, WC, youth association, farmer cooperatives, religious leaders, traditional council…etc.
  • Conduct required training to the local entities and facilitate development of a ToR for their regular coordination and communication.
  • Conduct training of social accountability approach (Community Score Card) and facilitate with targeted communities and related service providers and also interface meetings and provincial conferences.
  • To be a link between organization and community or project target groups.
  • Keep the community updated about the ABADEI project related interventions.    
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Collect case stories in community that reflect the benefit of project intervention in the community.
  • Undertake other related tasks assigned by supervisor.

Background

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, as an International Confederation of 13 member organizations is one of the world’s largest private humanitarian organizations working in more than 90 plus, countries committed to helping communities in the developing world achieve lasting victories over poverty.

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 and presentation skills to onboard community members and coordinate project staff, community members and stakeholders

 

Skills and Experience:

  • Deep knowledge of the community mobilization and community led initiatives.  
  • 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: Bachelor degree in social science, socio-economics, business administration and other relevant fields.

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

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

Vacancy Number

KPS-02-2022

No. Of Jobs

4

Nationality

National

Gender

Any

Years of Experience

Minimum 3 years’ experience of working with community development programs, women empowerment programs, preferably who have knowledge of working in livelihood project, agricultural and governance projects.

Duration

August 31, 2023

Salary

As per organization salary scale

Submission Guideline

  • Please submit your completed CARE Standard Job application form (http://www.acbar.org/applicationform)  to Afg.Vacancies@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 and Location of province that you apply for in the Subject Line (Community Mobilizer KPS-02-2022) 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 Background 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
Afg.Vacancies@care.org

Submission Email

Afg.Vacancies@care.org



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