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About CARE AFGHANISTAN:

CARE is a non-governmental, non political, non-profit, non-partisan and non-sectarian humanitarian organization, extending its relief and development assistance to those in need.

Job Description:

Summary of Key Functions

The Community Mobilizer plays a key role in designing and implementing the Urban health inivitive project activities on community level in Kabul, Herat, Kandahar and Mazar-e-Sharif.  Under the supervision of the community engagement specialist, s/he is expected to identify, connect and bring in the networked venerable community, including teacher, Mula, religious leaders, health shura and community health workers to the community increasing awareness about health and health problem S/he is also expected to motivate and engage fellow community members to deliver the key messages of health awareness to their families and community.  The Community Mobilizer will report to the community engagement specialist at provinces

KEY RELATIONS

  • Reports to: Community Engagement Specialist
  • Collaborates with:  Urban health Initiative (UHI) Project
  • Actively contributes to Urban health initiative (UHI) project to ensure that the project interventions are implemented in effective and efficient manner and the project goal and objectives are met

KEY RESULT EXPECTED

  • Contribute to design and implementation of outreach activities to provide inputs to outreach community mobilizer;
  • Keep the community updated about the Covid-19 outbreak in Afghanistan
  • Connect with and engage individuals and groups who approach societal problems in less conventional ways, in complement to or outside traditional civil society activities;
  • Connect the mapped initiatives and people with each other and coordinate for their mutual benefit e.g., when more than one group offer the same or complementary services;
  • Delivers appropriate training sessions making use of acceptable teaching methods and materials to the target groups community.
  • Organize and participate in all project events (practical trainings on collaboration between the local government and communities, consultations with communities, mobilization of venerable people,
  • Conduct at least one mobilization session at community to increasing community awareness on covid-19 prevention, transmission, personal and environmental hygiene etc
  • Respond and adjust to a flexible activity scheduling, logistical constraints related to public space management, or social dynamics involving the community and its expectations;
  • Distributions hygiene kits according the selected criteria to the target group at community

Other relevant tasks

  • Distributions hygiene kits according the selected criteria to the target group at community
  • Demonstration handwashing, using hand sanitizer to community on the small groups
  • Demonstration of using mask and glove base on the need on the small group
  • Support project advocacy interventions at the targeted communities
  • Generate Health Management Information (HMIS) report as per the format and project rudiments
  • Participate in the project team meetings to ensure that the project interventions are implemented as per the project plan.

COMPETENCE, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

Core Competencies:

  • Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability;
  • Highest standards of integrity, discretion and loyalty
  • Detail-oriented and self-motivated.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing, with a range of individuals and groups

Functional Competencies:

  • Proven ability to work flexibly and independently with limited supervision and deliver quality results against tight deadlines;
  • Have good communication skills to onboard community members and coordinate with the international Future Makers team;
  • Have excellent communication skills (both verbal and written) in Dari and Pashtu

Job Requirements:

Skills:

  • Deep knowledge of the community health services conducted by health provider
  • Excellent training and facilitation and community mobilization skills
  • Having a deep knowledge of Afghan traditions and cultural norms
  • Ability and willingness to work at the communities
  • Excellent spoken /written Dari and Pushto
  • Ability to conduct mobilization session at community level

Education and Working Experience:

  • Graduate university from Social science, Psychosocial degree, Bachler degree and relevant to health is preferred,
  • At 3- 5 years’ experience of health sector and community mobilization preferably who have knowledge of Afghanistan health system

 

Languages Skills:

  • Fluency in spoken and written Dari and Pashtu is a requirement. English Language skills is a plus point..

Submission Guideline:

  • Please submit your completed CARE Standard Job application form (http://www.acbar.org/applicationform) along with updated CV to afgvacancies@care.org before the closing date, applications without CARE Standard Job application form will be considered for shortlisting.
  • Applications after closing date will not be accepted.
  • Please Indicate the position title, Vacancy Number and Location in the Subject Line (Community Mobilizer Loc-48-2021 Kandahar) otherwise your application will not be considered.
  • Only residence of  Kandahar (District 3&10)can apply for this position.
  • Please note that there is no telephonic inquiry and only shortlisted applicants will be contacted with and call for Interview.
  • The successful applicant will be expected to undergo a Police check, Bridger check & Reference check and be compliant and sign up to Care Afghanistan’s Code of Conduct, PSHA (Prevention from Sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse) and other Care Afghanistan policies prior to a final offer being made.
  • Qualified People with Physical Disabilities and Female candidate are highly encourage to apply.
  • CARE IS COMMITTED TO CHILD PROTECTION POLICY (Available at:  http://bit.ly/CAREAFG_Child_Protection_Policy)

Submission Email:

afgvacancies@care.org

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