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Community Mobilization/Agency and Stewardship/ Officer – Floresta Ethiopia

Category:  Agriculture, Social Sciences and Community
Location:  Andabet woreda Gota and Mokie Sub water shades, Amhara
Career Level:  Mid Level ( 2+ – 5 years experience)
Employment Type:  Full time
Salary:  16,000.00

Job Description

External Vacancy Announcement

Floresta Ethiopia is non- governmental organization based in San Diego CA, USA, whose mission is to reverse poverty and deforestation by transforming the lives of rural poor.

NOW Floresta Ethiopia is implementing different developmental societal activities to improved economic empowerment and environmental restoration in Andabet woreda, amhara region, Ethiopia. On top of its expansion for a certain planning years, the program, Floresta Ethiopia would like to invite competent candidates who fulfill the requirement of the indicated different vacant positions listed below.

Major Duties and Responsibilities

  • Creating partnerships with all government institutions, Churches, health posts, NGOs and others.
  • Mobilize communities to support program objectives in general and protect church forests in particular
  • Using participatory methodology and local experts, adapt curricula and training materials related to institutions, community and change, creation care and theology of work as appropriate to the local context
  • Train and support church leaders in active engagement with reconciliation, renewal and restoration.
  • Arrange exchange visits to motivate and educate essential concepts.
  • Build networks of and connections between churches in the watershed to support whole sub- watershed transformation
  • Identify (with local experts and Environment Restoration Officer) bio-corridors (connected conservation areas) that protect vulnerable areas from erosion and reduce threat of habitat fragmentation
  • Mobilize participants, churches and authorities to designate and manage corridors
  • Develop monitoring protocols for checking progress and sustainability of effort
  • Ensure close coordination and appropriate consultation with other program sectors to achieve integration and synergy
  • Help other staff and participants to understand the inherent (non-utilitarian) value of all creation
  • Support and facilitate the completion of regular /monthly, quarterly and annual report

Reports to: Program Director via the head section

Required: 2(Two)

Job Requirements

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Bridge building skills in bringing together diverse stakeholder
  • Help other staff and participants to understand the inherent (non-utilitarian) value of all creation
  • Excellent communication and organization skills
  • Good knowledge and understanding of foreign exchange;
  • High computer literacy essential, especially for Excel;
  • Good attention to detail.
  • Flexible and adaptable with an ability to adapt appropriately within various situations.
  • Co-operative and supportive team player
  • Strong personal commitment to Floresta Ethiopia vision, mission and goals and to put in to practice.
  • Self-motivation and pro-active attitude
  • Commitment to the program’s objectives and values
  • Excellent work ethic


  • BA/BSC in Psychology, Social Works, Sociology and Agricultural Extensions 4 years and above relevant experience.
  • Experience with NGO in Ethiopia is more valuable.

How to Apply

Interested candidates who meet the above requirements are invited to apply via e-mail. Candidates send their non-returnable application letter, CV’s, experience and copies of other essential documents with-in the above mentioned registration days to Floresta Ethiopia at E-mail. programs@plantwithpurpose.org put the title of the position you are applying for in the subject line of the E-mail.

 NB: All candidates must send their documents via e-mail in pdf and zip format only. Otherwise the organization will not consider the application as well.


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