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Community Mobilizer

NSRDO
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Position Title: Community Mobilizer

2024-02-27        Paktika       Full Time        547

Job Location: Paktika
Nationality: National/International (any)
Category: Admin-Clerical
Employment Type: Full Time
Salary: As per Organization Salary Scale
Vacancy Number: NSRDO/24/008
No. Of Jobs: 1
City: Sharana
Organization: NSRDO
Years of Experience: At least three years of experience in related position
Contract Duration: 9 Months (Possibility of extension)
Gender: Male/Female
Education: Bachelor's degree in Community Development, Social Sciences, or a related field.
Close date: 2024-02-27

About NSRDO:

About NSRDO:

New Society Reconstruction & Development Organization (NSRDO) is a civil, nongovernmental, nonpolitical & nonprofit organization, founded by a team of committed Afghan citizens. The main areas of focus of the organization are equal access to justice and services for women, reduction of domestic violence, rehabilitation of battered women and abused children. We also work in peace building, enhancement of democracy, defending of human rights, Health and Education. NSRDO commenced its operations in 2005 in the Northern Province of Baghlan. Since then, (NSRDO) has been operating in Kabul and other provinces of Afghanistan and has regional offices in Kunduz, Kandahar, Herat, Paktia and Jalalabad along with its head office in Kabul.

NSRDO was registered in the Ministry of Planning, by decision no (951) dated 25/6/1383 and entitled to work in the capital Kabul and other provinces. This is also reregistered in the Ministry of Economy by decision no (598) dated 8/6/06. Furthermore, NSRDO is registered in Ministry of Labor, Social Affairs, Martyrs and Disabled (MoLSAMD), Ministry of Education, Ministry of Health, US Embassy and European Commission.

Job Descriptions:

Summary:

The Community Mobilizer will play a vital role in engaging and mobilizing the local community for the schools construction project in Paktika. They will work closely with community members, local leaders, and project stakeholders to foster positive relationships, address concerns, and ensure community participation and support throughout the project lifecycle.

Job Description:

  • Establish and maintain effective relationships with community members, local leaders, and key stakeholders.
  • Organize and facilitate community meetings, workshops, and information sessions to gather feedback, address concerns, and provide project updates.
  • Collaborate with relevant community groups and CDCs to promote community participation and ownership of the project.
  • Foster a positive and inclusive environment that encourages community involvement and active participation.
  • Develop and implement a comprehensive communication plan to ensure timely and accurate information dissemination to the community.
  • Respond to community inquiries, concerns, and complaints in a timely and appropriate manner.
  • Collaborate with project stakeholders, such as school administrators, government officials, and construction teams, to ensure effective coordination and alignment with community needs and expectations.
  • Act as a liaison between the project team and the community, conveying community feedback, concerns, and suggestions to project stakeholders.
  • Facilitate regular meetings and consultations between project stakeholders and the community to promote transparency and two-way communication.
  • Identify and address potential conflicts or disputes within the community related to the project.
  • Provide support and guidance in resolving issues related to land acquisition, compensation, and other community concerns.
  • Monitor community perceptions, attitudes, and feedback regarding the project.
  • Collect and analyze data to assess the impact of the project on the community and identify areas for improvement.
  • Prepare regular reports on community engagement activities, challenges encountered, and recommendations for enhancing community participation.
  • Any Other task assigned by line supervisor.

Job Requirements:

Knowledge required.

Essential:

  • Bachelor's degree in Community Development, Social Sciences, or a related field.
  • Proven experience in community mobilization and engagement, preferably in construction or development projects.
  • Strong understanding of community dynamics, cultural sensitivities, and local governance structures.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to engage and build rapport with diverse communities.
  • Demonstrated ability to facilitate community meetings, workshops, and consultations.
  • Knowledge of participatory approaches and tools for community engagement.
  • Strong problem-solving and conflict resolution skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team.
  • Proficiency in local languages spoken in the community is advantageous.
  • Familiarity with the education sector and school construction projects is a plus.

Submission Guidelines:

Please send your CV and Cover letter to: hr@nsrdo.org.af 

Note : Applications without mentioning the Position Title & Vacancy Number in the subject line of the email will NOT be considered.

New Society Reconstruction and Development Organization (NSRDO) has zero tolerance for Sexual Exploitation and Abuse of beneficiaries.  Protection from Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (PSEA) is everyone’s responsibility and all staff are required to adhere to the Code of Conduct, which enshrines the principles of PSEA, at all times (both during work hours and outside work hours).  Familiarization with, and adherence to, the Code of Conduct is an essential requirement of all staff, in addition to related mandatory training.  All staff must ensure that they understand and act in accordance with this clause. 

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