Community mobilizer (kandahar)

  Terre des Hommes ( TDH )
  Afghanistan Unspecified 230
Date Posted:May 17, 2010
Reference:020/2010
Closing Date:May 27, 2010
Work Type:Unspecified
Number of Vacancies:1
Gender:Male
Functional Area:Health/Medical
Nationality:International
Salary Range:15000 - 20000 USD undefined
Years of Experience:2 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Extension Possibility:Yes
Contract Type:Short Term
Probation Period:1 month
Required Languages:

About Terre des Hommes ( TDH ):

Job Summary:

The primary responsibility of the community mobilizer is to mobiles the target community, build capacity and the understanding male population thought regular counseling and meet community ladders, council ladders, teachers and local Mullah. Increase the awareness of the community regarding the Mother and newborn health and helped the midwives in the field if thy face any security problems.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Main Responsibilities:

• Mobilized and sensitized the target community to the project intervention, procedure and inspirit them to pay an active role in the promotion of mother and child health.
• Meet community ladders, council leaders, families members local mullah, teachers and shopkeepers and other community member to support the women and children to follow and complete Vaccination course rotten care during pregnancy and after delivery in Tdh program areas.
• Mobilizes and motivates the male communities on women issues;
Inspires the since of contribution, participation and self –reliance in the Tdh program areas.
• Establishes and develop good mutual understanding , cooperation and
trust between Tdh and target communities.
• Establish and maintain good working relation with community/council
ladders, teachers and local mullah in community level.
• Helped the midwives in the field if thy face any security problems.
• Work with families (husband and mother in low) to allow the mother to go
to the clinics and hospital for vaccination and complicated delivery.
• working with communities group to continue to change their behavior.
• work with communities and meet target group to accept vaccination
better use of the existing health facilities and the Tdh-MCH Home Visiting
Program in newly started program areas in Kandahar.
• Promote and explain birth registration in the communities.
• Collects community mobilization data monthly report for the project.
• Assist the project coordinator in implementation of the Tdh-MCH Home
Visiting program.
• Other duties as assigned by project coordinator/midwife supervisor.

Job Requirement:

Education • Graduated from 12th class.
• University graduated I relevant field is an advantage.
Experience
• At least 2 years working as community mobilizer/self reliant /self help sectors with International organization, local NGO’s
.
Knowledge, Skills and abilities • Have good mobilization and motivation skill.
• Good communication skill in Pashto and Dari language.
• Be able to speak and write at intermediate level.
• Comfortable in working at community level in Kandahar.
• Enthusiastic and energetic to perform the job in proper manner.
• Have very good analytical skills.
• Be imitative and creative and good problems solving skills.
• Be able to work additional hours whenever required.

Job Location:

Afghanistan
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