Ended Community Mobilizer 

The Job

Job Title:  Community Mobilizer  

Reports To:  Senior community mobilizer

Location:      Aden, Abyan, Lahj

Program Summary

FMF is implementing "Yemen Communities Stronger Together (YCST) program" in order to leave behind stronger, more cohesive and resilient partner communities in Aden, Lahj, Abyan for a duration of 12 months. This goal will be achieved by working through building the capacity of Community Enhancement Teams, municipalities/local governments, and Community Based Organizations.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 

To mobilize communities and NGOs to identify and meet community needs.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist in the overall implementation the program.
  • Assist in the identification of communities in the targeted Governorates.
  • Mapping of targeted communities to identify volunteers, community leaders, leading NGOs and businesses, schools, health centers, youth centers and governmental institutions and other assets.
  • To identify and follow up with other partners / stakeholders to address community needs.
  • Assist in organizing and facilitating community meetings in each of the targeted communities
  • Assist in the design process of implementation and follow up of community projects.
  • Assist prospective grantees in preparing responsive applications 
  • Organize and facilitate capacity building interventions 
  • Attend meetings with partners and stakeholders in the targeted communities.
  • Maintain and prepare photos and reports on all sessions, meetings and site visits 
  • Maintain a good relationship with the government institutions and municipalities.
  • Submit and update required reports by the deadlines;
  • Participate and engage in any trainings and meetings as requested by supervisor;
  • Work with gender team to ensure effective integration and mainstreaming of gender into all program activities. 
  • Any other tasks assigned by supervisor

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Excellent communication and engagement skills (both verbal and written) with an operational knowledge of Microsoft office.
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational and time management.
  • Ability to maintain the highest degree of discretion 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE 

  • Degree in Sociology, Social Work or any related field, with significant course components in either community development, social work, communications, or post-secondary education and training with significant prior experience.
  • 1 years’ experience in community development and/or mobilization preferably with an international organization.

LANGUAGE SKILLS  

  • Ability to communicate and respond in English is required. 
How to Apply

Applicants should send a CV and covering letter, both in English, to Field Medical Foundation ( jobs@fmfyemen.org ) with the title of the position you are applying for in the title of email.

  • Employer: FMF
  • Category: Development/Non-Profit
  • Location: Multiple Cities
  • Posted on: 1 December 2018
  • Deadline: 8 December 2018

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