Social Organizer (Laghman, Afghanistan) 246 views

Job Description:

The Social organizer will contribute to on-the-ground implementation of the EZ-Kar project activities, in particular communicating and working with community and CDC members. Tasks will include but are not limited to collecting and reporting information, conducting rapid assessments, developing information networks with local communities and training the community members, CDCs, Gozars and Business Gozars. The position requires frequent travel in the designated communities


DACAAR is a non governmental, humanitarian organization that supports sustainable development in Afghanistan through promoting the ability of local communities to decide upon and manage their own development process. The organisation employs around 800 staff of whom 05 are expatriates. Core thematic areas are: Water, Sanitation & Hygiene; Natural Resource Management; Small Scale Enterprise Development; Women’s Empowerment.

Job Requirements:


Specific Tasks and Responsibilities:
Under the direct supervision of the City Manager and guidance of the EZ-KAR Project Manager, the Social Organizer will fulfil the following specific responsibilities:
Local coordination

In close coordination with the City Manager facilitate regular and on-going communication with the DACAAR staff in the area, partner organizations, and government authorities, CDCs and communities in Mehtarlam centre of Laghman province.

Conduct training sessions

Carry out training sessions for community members, CDCs, Gozars and local authorities.

Report on the status and outcomes of the trainings.

Oversee and advise CDCs and CCDCs

Inform communities, CDCs and Gozars about the EZ-Kar program, its benefits, and the expectations of community members.
Facilitate CDCs/Gozars/BGOZAR, regarding EZ-KAR project programing, meetings, CDP development, and other events.
Ensure all community members (especially women and marginalized groups) have the opportunity to actively participate in the CDCs and Gozars in a meaningful way.
Mediate any disputes that arise in the community related to the EZ-Kar program.
Frequent travel in the field, sometimes in insecure and/or remote rural areas.
Advise CDCs/Gozars on how to develop monitoring mechanisms and conduct monitoring activities of local officials and government services and programs.

The holder of this position must strictly follow the organization existing security policies, procedures and daily instructions of the safety personnel.

Any other task given by the supervisor

Education/ Qualification and Employment Benefits                            

Education:  14 Class graduate for female and Bachelor degree for male (Business and Economic degree holders are preferable.

Experience: At least Two (2) year relevant experience is required.

Other qualifications’ an advantage:

Good communication skills, experience in teaching, good community work, adaptation to traditional or local community, honesty and hard worker


The applicants should be able to speak both Pashto and Dari fluency & English is Preferred

Required number:      Three (3) Couples

Gender:                      Male / Female  (Mahram Sharia Couple)

Contract:                     Project Based till end of June 2021 (Extendable)   


Submission Guideline:

Employment benefits:

Good training opportunities to enhance employees’ skills
Eid bonus on both Eids (after the completion of three months service)
36 days of paid annual leave per year
10 days of paid sick leave per year
30 days of paid Hajj leave (after the completion of one-year service)
90 days of paid maternity leave for female employees (after the completion of three months service)
5 days of paid paternity leave for male employees (after the completion of three months service)
15 days of public holidays per year

Procedure for submission of applications:                                                                                      

Applications without DACAAR Job Application Form will not be considered

DACAAR job application form can be obtained from; DACAAR website, acbar website; website

Interested and qualified candidates should submit a DACAAR Job Application Form along with introduction letter and CV Shahr-e-Naw, Younes Square, Sabzi mandawi street laghman regional office, 



Only Short-listed candidates will be contacted and called for the written test/ interview

DACAAR is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applications from all sections of the society. While all applicants will be strictly assessed on their individual merit, qualified women, people with disabilities and members of minority communities are especially encouraged to apply

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