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District Community Mobilizer

ACDO
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Position Title: District Community Mobilizer

2024-07-12        Samangan       Full Time        929

Job Location: Samangan
Nationality: National
Category: Education
Employment Type: Full Time
Salary: As per organization Salary scale
Vacancy Number: VA-49-2024
No. Of Jobs: 1
City: Dar e Sof Payeen
Organization: ACDO
Years of Experience: 3 years relevant experience in Mobilization and implementation of education project
Contract Duration: 3 Months
Gender: Female
Education: 12 class graduates Bachelor's degree is preferred
Close date: 2024-07-12

About ACDO:

Asia Community Development Organization (ACDO) is an Afghan non-governmental, non-political, and non-profit humanitarian organization founded in 2014 and registered with the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan (GoIRA) under the supervision of the Ministry of Economy (MoEc) with a mission to provide humanitarian and development assistance to the vulnerable, at-risk and underserved people throughout the country.

ACDO responds to the needs of disadvantaged and marginalized rural and urban communities by managing and utilizing the available scarce resources in an efficient, transparent, and dignified manner to enhance resilience, boost access to education, ensure food and livelihood security, and promote social protection and inclusion.

ACDO has an active presence at least in nine provinces in five regions of the country and intends to expand its operations to the remaining provinces as well to transform itself into a leading and developed organization that will deliver to and support a significant number of people who had been affected by the long protracted and sudden on-set emergencies in Afghanistan. Regardless of the hardest circumstances that existed in Afghanistan in 2022 and 2021, ACDO has managed to deliver humanitarian and development assistance in most parts of the country.

Job Descriptions:

Job Overview:

The Social Mobilizer will be responsible for maintaining close relationships with the communities to facilitate smooth project implementation through public awareness, community mobilization, and contribution in the event of a major humanitarian emergency, Establish effective relationships with the district governor's office, district education department, and district literacy manager. the role holder will spend 80% of his working time in the field. Each community should be visited bi-weekly or more, as needed, the role holder will be expected to work outside the normal role profile and be able to vary working hours accordingly.

Job Description:

  • Engage effectively with community development councils, school management shura, and cultural associations for project implementation.
  • Conduct awareness-raising meetings at the DLM office, Mosques, and other community centers and inform them of project implementation.
  • Establish village literacy committees in the target villages.
  • Share information on the objective, mechanism, and operation of VLCs.
  • Link VLCs to the district education office and district literacy committee.
  • Establish and supervise adult literacy courses in the target communities.
  • Identify and recruit facilitators for the adult literacy centers.
  • Provide technical and administrative support to the adult literacy centers.
  • Establish learning associations between neighboring communities/villages.
  • Prepare a list of essential resources for Adult Literacy associations.
  • Encourage learners and their families to join further learning opportunities.
  • Establish and maintain a database for courses and VLCs.
  • Prepare and submit timely and evidence-based reports to the PPC.
  • Based on regular monitoring of literacy classes develop monthly monitoring reports and share them with PCM on a monthly base.
  • Follow up with DCM on getting monthly monitoring report, compile, verify, and share the complied provincial level monitoring report to ACDO provincial team.
  • Co-lead the facilitator in-service training at the local level.
  • Share the facilitator in-service training report to PCM including all financial documents.
  • Lead the monthly coordination meeting between facilitators in their respective districts.
  • Any other related task as assigned by the Provincial Community Mobilizer and/or Senior Management Team (SMT).

Job Requirements:

Qualifications:

  • At least 12th grade graduate
  • Bachelor's degree holder with 3 years of relevant experience, and 12th grade graduate with 5 years of relevant experience
  • Experience in a relevant or similar position in humanitarian projects is required.

Skills:

  • Strong oral and written communication skills in Pashto /Dari, skills in English will also be an asset.
  • Knowledge of the community structure, dynamics, and development.
  • At least one year of experience in community mobilization, particularly in community participation, conflict resolution, and resource mobilization.
  • Knowledge of the value of education in Holy Islam, child development, and the current trends of education in Afghanistan.
  • Ability to cope well under pressure, work irregular hours, and meet tight deadlines
  • Sound organizational skills and ability to prioritize and deliver assignments promptly often under severe time pressures
  • Experience in needs assessment, project monitoring and evaluation, and program development
  • Good knowledge and experience in Afghanistan education system/context, education in emergencies (EiE), and child protection (CP)
  • Experience in coordination with government authorities, communities, donors, and beneficiaries

Language skills:

  • Fluent oral and written skills in Pashto and Dari, fluent in English is a plus point

Submission Guidelines:

Qualified applicants are highly encouraged to apply for the position and submit their applications (Cover Letter and CV together) NOT Educational and Work Certificates, to the attention of the Human Resource Department at https://forms.gle/hndMznFYi61baM4S6    until 04:00 pm (Afghanistan Standard Time) on July 12, 2024.

Shortlisted candidates will be directly contacted for a written test and consequently for an interview. If you are not contacted TWO WEEKS after the closing date, please know that your application has not been successful for the post.

Submission Email:

https://forms.gle/hndMznFYi61baM4S6

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