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Introduction:

Human Appeal is an incorporated UK charity and a global humanitarian and development organisation. We save lives, alleviate poverty, transform and empower local communities whilst championing humanity, impartiality, neutrality, and independence and establishment of self-sustaining development programmes. Our vision is ‘’ to become the global agent of change for a just, caring, and sustainable world’’.

Position Summary:

The position facilitates the field implementation of project activities in close coordination with the partner communities, local line departments, other NGOs. The position holder is responsible to ensure community mobilization, activation/reactivation of VO/COs, mobilization of local volunteers to achieve the desired project objectives.

The position is also responsible for ensuring maximum community participation in project planning, implementation, field monitoring. The position holder will work under direct supervision of Programmes Coordinator and will report as per the project reporting requirements.

Job Description:

  1. Responsible to select the communities according to project criteria & formation/activation of village organizations as per need
  2. Responsible to conduct meetings with community influentials, social leaders and sensitize and aware mass population on local development issues being catered by the project
  3. Conduct meetings with selected committees and record minutes
  4. Facilitate base line and end line in targeted communities and engage local volunteers
  5. Identify potential community members and formulate & train village organization, village committees on communal saving mechanisms
  6. Implement Project activities to meet identified needs and strengthen communities’ capacities ensuring active participation from beneficiaries.
  7. Participate with the project team for implementation of the project activities and planning
  8. Capture photographs, fill & report on specified formats for each individual project & support in drafting reports
  9. Support field team in implementation of seasonal/special projects within tight deadlines
  10. Provide sufficient support to OCWP program in Orphan childrens identification, registration, bank account opening facilitaion and data compilation & reporting. 
  11. Ensure respect to the context of local communities
Accountabilities
  • Ensure Selection of communities/sites as per crietria. Due attention must be paid to ensuring that communities are adequately consulted and informed about HA programme objectives, activities, beneficiary selection criteria, and methodologies.
  • Responsible for ensuring that all relations with the communities we work are conducted in a respectful and consultative manner.
  • Ensure sessions/awareness campaigns as per project implementation plan
  • Ensure record keeping and documentations for proejct activities
  • Fill, Check & control relevant documents on regular basis

Job Requirements:

Qualification

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in social sciences or any relevant field.

Experience

  • Minimum 1-2 years of relevant work experience in social mobilization is required

Demonstrated Skills & Competencies

  1. Interpersonal and conflict resolution skills
  2. Good technical skills in community mobilization & sensitization in relation to girls’ education
  3. Good understanding of technical aspects in child rights/protection/safeguarding
  4. Sensitivity to the needs and priorities of disadvantaged populations
  5. Fluent in local languages
  6. Diplomacy tact and negotiating skills.
  7. Good communication skills and ability to work well in a team
  8. Self-motivated
  9. Understanding of gender issue
  10. Preferably from local area, Saraiki speaking and familiar with local geographical conditions.




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