Community (Social) mobilizer – Health and Nutrition services

Location:   Afar

Deadline: Jul 23, 2022

Job Description

Employee Contract Type:

Local – Fixed Term Employee (Fixed Term)

Major Responsibility

  • Provide regular social mobilization to the community in the selected kebele ahead of the service day to inform communities – re sick or thin children, PLW and adults
  • Play great role in the crowd control during the service delivery period
  • Assist the team in site preparation, supplies arrangement.
  • Key person in any defaulter tracing (U 5 years & PLW) from the program, monitoring on supplies (RUTF/CSB++) share when necessary, identify & report any emergency cases for early action
  • Assist in screening during the teams absence and provide the list to the team leader for verification ensure and enrolment in the program
  • Assist in water purification chemical distribution and other health promotion activities

Required Education, training, license, registration, and certification

  • TVT training Certificate or a diploma holder Health Promotion or relevant qualification with at least 1 years’ experience in management of Community health and nutrition programs

Preferred Knowledge and Qualifications

  • Ability and willingness to frequently travel to villages and stay at the field
  • Good written and spoken ability of the local language
  • Extremely flexible and has the ability to cope with stressful situations and frustrations.
  • Interest in and ability to work in team.
  • Ability and willingness to work in remote and potentially insecure environments.

Required Professional Experience

  • At least one year of experience in community mobilization and sensitization as well as Community-based Management of acute Malnutrition and Infant and Young Child Feeding programming in an emergency setting.

Working Environment / Conditions:

  • The position requires willingness to be based at Woreda with frequent travel to visit KAs


Applicant Types Accepted:

Local Applicants Only