Community Trainer

  ACTED
  Afghanistan Unspecified 937
Date Posted:Feb 27, 2011
Reference:00
Closing Date:Mar 16, 2011
Work Type:Unspecified
Number of Vacancies:34
Gender:Male
Functional Area:Programme
Nationality:Afghan
Salary Range:As per NTA salary scale policy
Years of Experience:Fresh
Contract Duration:Not specified
Possibility of Contract Extension:No
Contract Type:Short Term
Probation Period:Unspecified
Required Languages:

About ACTED:

Founded:  

ACTED, the Agency for Technical Co-operation and Development is an NGO registered in France with global operations in Central Asia, Europe, Latin America, South Asia, Middle East and Africa. ACTED has been active in Afghanistan since 1993, and is one of the largest NGOs in the country, capitalizing on a continued 15-years presence in Afghanistan throughout successive regimes and on established operations throughout Central Asia. ACTED operates mainly in the North, Northeastern and Central areas of Afghanistan. Originally focused on humanitarian relief, ACTED Afghanistan is now working through an integrated development approach. Although still responsive to natural and humanitarian crisis, including support to flood and drought affected populations as well as sustainable reintegration for returnees, ACTED Afghanistan main area of intervention is now the promotion of community-driven rural development. Within this framework, ACTED Afghanistan is the largest NGO facilitating partner of the National Solidarity Programme, working in 1,721 communities spread over five provinces in the North. Its present operations reach about 7,8% of the Afghan rural population.

Job Summary:

To train the between one and eight communities to implement the project cycle in accordance with the guidelines set out in the National Solidarity Program (NSP) Operations Manual (OM), including:

 Mobilizing all community members, rich and poor, literate and illiterate, men and women, children and adults, of all ethnic groups through NSP Orientation, to gather and sponsor a democratic and secret ballot election on the basis of clusters to elect their leaders for a Community Development Council (CDC).
 To train communities to identify problems and solutions in a participatory way with the involvement of all people in the community, and to teach the CDC to formulate them as a Community Development Plan (CDP).
 To train the CDC to write one or more sub-project proposals (SPPs) according to the norms set out in the OM, and to ensure that the CDC has the skills and knowledge to do this in a participatory way, and to ensure that each SPP is understood by all CDC members and community members.
 To facilitate the submission and approval of SPPs to the local RRD, and to ensure that the CDC and community understands this process and is involved;
 To teach the community/CDC the basic principles of project implementation including, but not limited to: transparency, accounting, procurement, monitoring and evaluation, quality control, management, office bearer, CDC bylaws, CPM, Safeguard and etc. in accordance with the norms set out in the OM.
 Ensure that all activities in the implementation phase of sub-projects are carried out in a transparent and participatory way through regular and frequent meetings with cluster groups in the community.
 Work with the female CT to ensure that women in the community either go through a parallel process with equal access to funds, or have a special committee which will empower them to participate in the process with men on equal (but special) terms

Duties & Responsibilities:

To train the between one and eight communities to implement the project cycle in accordance with the guidelines set out in the National Solidarity Program (NSP) Operations Manual (OM), including:

 Mobilizing all community members, rich and poor, literate and illiterate, men and women, children and adults, of all ethnic groups through NSP Orientation, to gather and sponsor a democratic and secret ballot election on the basis of clusters to elect their leaders for a Community Development Council (CDC).
 To train communities to identify problems and solutions in a participatory way with the involvement of all people in the community, and to teach the CDC to formulate them as a Community Development Plan (CDP).
 To train the CDC to write one or more sub-project proposals (SPPs) according to the norms set out in the OM, and to ensure that the CDC has the skills and knowledge to do this in a participatory way, and to ensure that each SPP is understood by all CDC members and community members.
 To facilitate the submission and approval of SPPs to the local RRD, and to ensure that the CDC and community understands this process and is involved;
 To teach the community/CDC the basic principles of project implementation including, but not limited to: transparency, accounting, procurement, monitoring and evaluation, quality control, management, office bearer, CDC bylaws, CPM, Safeguard and etc. in accordance with the norms set out in the OM.
 Ensure that all activities in the implementation phase of sub-projects are carried out in a transparent and participatory way through regular and frequent meetings with cluster groups in the community.
 Work with the female CT to ensure that women in the community either go through a parallel process with equal access to funds, or have a special committee which will empower them to participate in the process with men on equal (but special) terms

Job Requirement:

 At least twelve class graduated
 At least two years work experience with the communities.
 Should be mature in working with rural communities.
 Know the local and community languages.
 Candidates with NSP work experience are highly preferable.
 Beside all, knowing English language, management and computer skills are preferable.

Job Location:

Afghanistan
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