Union Aid Balkh, Jawzjan, Samangan, Balkh, Jawzjan, Samangan
Nov 30, 2017Full time
Job Description: Union Aid is implementing a project titled “Integration of Displaced People in Northern Afghanistan” in Balkh, Jawzjan and Samangan Provinces of Afghanistan, funded by GIZ. The project is based on to provide assistance to target communities in selected areas through small scale community support measures and livelihood improvement. The Community Mobilizers / Facilitators (3) male (3) female would be required to will ensure his/her contribution in the value based culture including transparency, information sharing, equal participation, open communication, team building, subsidiary and gender concerns in the Integration Project at the field level especially when working with the project beneficiaries and at the same time at team and organizational level. Community Mobilizers / facilitators will be responsible for beneficiary households depending upon the geographical location of the households and the villages. Under the close supervision and support of the Project Officer and Project Manager, His/Her major tasks/responsibilities will be: Responsibilities: Community Mobilization & Need Assessments: Establish initial contact with target communities i.e. displaced persons (IDPs, returnees and rural migrants) and host communities for introduction of the project. Collect necessary baseline information about the target community and area. Motivate and encourage community committees, community activists and influential to advocate and promote the project in their community and ensure their participation. Conduct meetings/sessions in community on regular basis. Detailed sharing of the work plan with the beneficiaries and identification of their roles regarding the package plan for the individual households and community level. Mobilize and build capacity of community committees. Obtain feedback, suggestions and grievances from the target communities related to the project activities and forward to project management for necessary actions. Small Scale Community Support Infrastructure: Together with the project team, community committees and donor working in the area, identify and map the physical locations for repair, maintenance and equipping of community infrastructure such as community centers, health facilities, schools, streets, access roads, water and waste water infrastructure to benefit from the project. Assess and identify priority points in the targeted areas in liaison with the community committee members for repair, maintenance and equipping of small scale infrastructure through different schemes. Collaborate with the project team, donors and communities in placing necessary arrangement for repair, maintenance and equipping of small scale infrastructure through different schemes. Close monitoring and supervision of repair and maintenance work at the sites. Sensitize communities on their role for operation and maintenance of various communal schemes. Livelihood Opportunities: Assist in organizing and conducting different capacity building and income generating activities for livelihood improvement of the target communities. Assist project management and community members to identify vocational and technical training on different trades based on market needs for Afghan labour. Assist and facilitate the identification and assessment set up of the training venues, including the logistical aspects for the same. Assist and facilitate in selection of trainees and beneficiaries according to the project criteria. Work with family to support the beneficiaries especially women to follow and complete the training and to continue to work in trade. Working directly with trainees and/or community groups to continue to change their attitude through livelihood interventions. Monitor the training venues and training procedures to improve quality of training. Make regular follow up of trainee absenteeism in order to address risk of dropout situations. Monitoring, Reporting and Follow Up: Keep a close liaison with the beneficiary households, by visiting/meeting them once a week. Develop and maintain the necessary documentation and record of all project outreach activities. Maintain and up-date all record at office level. Develop and submit daily activity reports, monitoring reports in a given format. Make continuous follow ups on the activities with the beneficiaries and inform the project management accordingly. Capacity Building: Participate in capacity building trainings, workshops and seminars.