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Community Mobilizer

Posted 3 months ago by World Vision
Location Mosul Job Type Permanent
Salary Sector NGO

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The Community Mobilizer will be responsible for community engagement and empowerment in the assigned area through mobilization, awareness and monitoring. He/she will be responsible to ensure active participation of beneficiaries in specific activities, such as (but not limited to) financial literacy and  technical capacity with agricultural restoration of the community activities. Furthermore, the community mobilizer will be in constant communication with the community, with the beneficiaries, partner and other groups of interest established in the framework of the Livelihoods project activities

 

 MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. Conduct mass Community Outreach Awareness campaigns in all Project location 

  • Mobilize communities (leaders, parents, etc.) and disseminate information about the project to promote community support;

  • Work with affected communities and establish close relationships with them;

  • Support the elaboration of tools for beneficiary identification and selection for livelihoods activities

  • Will mobilize communities for the Livelihoods activities and the awareness raising activities/campaigns. 

  • Will coordinate with the other Livelihoods actors in order to make sure that the needs are covered

  • Conduct dialogues/sessions in community with beneficiaries  and other community members

  • Ensure relevant target groups are identified and informed of the planned events/sessions in advance.

  • Resolve all challenges related to  community  interventions using community based approaches.

  • Prepare activities reports on regular basis and share it with management for reviews and inputs.

2. Increased individuals engagement in improving livelihood skills

  • Support project team to conduct a series of orientation sessions and community dialogue

  • Conduct follow-up and monitoring sessions with producer groups

  • Conduct impact monitoring of the trainings and producer group by using impact-monitoring tools provided for the program.

  • Support team Establish producer groups

3. Reporting and Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E)

  • Prepare weekly and monthly reports to share with Project Coordinator/officer

  • Keep record of weekly minutes of meeting

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  •  University degree and at least one year relevant area work experience.

  • Minimum 1 years’ experience in community mobilization 

  • Previous working experience in livelihood is mandatory requirement.

  • Fluent in Arabic (speaking and writing).

  • Computer literate mainly in Microsoft Office package.

  • Excellent communication skills with beneficiaries of different age groups and adults (staff and community members).

  •   Experience in community mobilization and creation of awareness raising campaign.

  • Strong understanding of the situation of livelihood in the community and demonstrated commitment to improving the lives of beneficiaries in the community.

  • Good interpersonal skills and cross-cultural sensitivity

  • Ability to work in difficult and high risk situations

  • Ability to cope and work under pressure

  • Well-organized, self-motivated and ability to work in a team

  • Familiar with Humanitarian Principles and standards

  • Strong diplomatic, interpersonal, listening and communication skills.

  • Work experience with humanitarian agencies.

 Work Environment

Complete Travel and/or Work Environment statements if applicable.

  • 40 Per Cent travel required (Ability and willingness to travel across the assigned project areas at short notice and spend extended periods with communities

 

World Vision is an equal-opportunity employer that values and respects the importance of a diverse and inclusive workforce and welcomes and supports all employees to achieve the maximum extent of their potential. Female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.

 

 

 

Only short listed candidates will be contacted

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