Social Mobilizer

Bachelor's Degree   Afghanistan, Herat Full Time 2293
Date Posted:Aug 14, 2022
Reference:IRW-240-2022
Closing Date:Aug 20, 2022
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:2
Gender:Any
Functional Area:Programme
Nationality:Afghan
Salary Range:30000 - 33000 AFN monthly
Years of Experience:2 - 3 Years
Contract Duration:7 month(s)
Possibility of Contract Extension: Maybe
Contract Type:Fixed-term
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:Dari,Pashto,English

About Islamic Relief Worldwide:

Founded: 1992

Islamic Relief Worldwide – Afghanistan Country Office (IRA) is an international non profitable non-governmental humanitarian relief organization with its head quarter in UK-Birmingham. It enjoys consultative status with the Economic and social Council of the United Nations and is a signatory to the Code of Conduct for International Red Cross and red Crescent Moments and NGOs in Disaster Relief. IRA started its humanitarian activities for Afghan Refugees in Pakistan and Afghan people inside Afghanistan in 1992. Since then, IRA continued providing assistances in different fields: Emergency Relief, Agriculture, Health, Education, Engineering and construction, irrigation, and social welfare

Job Summary:

Under the supervision of the Project Coordinator, the Social Mobilizer will be responsible for the social mobilization and organization of Shelter project in Herat

Duties & Responsibilities:

The position announced is related to shelter program run in Herat province to facilitate shelter services to IDPs and vulnerable host communities improving their basic living conditions by: offering technical assistance, shelter package (construction material and cash), community mobilization and hygiene training.

Key Duties and Responsibilities (Key results areas)


  • Mobilize the community and beneficiaries and provide them awareness regarding the project activities and shelter assistance they are going to receive.
  • Support the team in planning and organizing community’s awareness, campaigns, behavior change communication and community mobilization sessions.
  • Engage and mobilize community members in one to one and group sessions.
  • Work closely with the community elders and CDCs in selecting the target communities.
  • Help in finding wido headed, elderly headed, child headed families for cash distribution actives in the site.
  • Conduct awareness training and conduct information campaign on the field according to the communities’ knowledge levels.
  • Prepare work plan, schedules and report for all activities.
  • Any other official related tasks may assign to hem/her

Job Requirement:


Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in social science, disaster management, community development, weather related study and study in similar nature.
  • A minimum of 2 to 3 years’ professional experience in social mobilization to vulnerable population projects in humanitarian contexts.
  • Demonstrated experience in shelter related project is preferred.
  • Ability to work under pressure, independently and with limited supervision.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Good writing and communication skills in English.
  • Proficiency in computer applications (MS Word, Excel).
  • Understanding of protection in humanitarian context.
  • Prior experience and excellent understanding of working in emergency settings or insecure environments


Skills:

  • Strong knowledge and skills in social mobilization and organization and proven ability to work in shelter project management.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, comfortable in a multi-cultural environment, and effective in representation
  • Able to respond rapidly to changing environments and work under pressure
  • Fluency in English required; knowledge of Dari and Pashtu preferred
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to prioritize multiple tasks and meet deadlines
  • Strong organizational and diplomacy skills

 

 

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Herat
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