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Community Based Facilitator (CBF)

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Date Posted: Jan 11, 2022
Reference: WVA1309
Closing Date: Jan 15, 2022
Work Type: Full Time
Number of Vacancies: 2
Gender: Any
Functional Area: General
Nationality: Afghan
Salary Range: As per company salary scale
Years of Experience: 3 Years
Contract Duration: Not specified
Possibility of Contract Extension: Maybe
Contract Type: Short Term
Probation Period: Unspecified
Required Languages: Dari,Pashto,English

About World Vision International : Founded:   World Vision Afghanistan (WVA) has been working in Badghis, Herat and Ghor provinces for more than 15 years addressing health, education and livelihood and protection issues to improve the well-being of girls and boys. The relationship with the Afghanistan government at the national, provincial, district and village levels is very strong, as is the relationship with the communities in which WVA works. Together with the government and the communities in the target areas, WVA has been working to achieve its national strategy for improving the survival and wellbeing of Afghan girls and boys through building the foundation for a better future for them, their families, and their communities.There are five strategic sectors that World Vision Afghanistan is focusing upon in order to achieve this: Maternal and Child Health and Nutrition, Education, Child Protection, WASH and Livelihoods.World Vision Afghanistan is committed to safeguarding children, young people and adults, and expects all employees, volunteers, and all its affiliates to share the same commitment. We believe every stakeholder and every member of the communities we work with has the right to be protected from all forms of harm, abuse, neglect, harassment, and exploitation – regardless of age, race, religion, and gender, status as an individual with a disability or ethnic origin. WV takes diligent measures to screen out all people who might seek to use WV to harm children or adult beneficiaries, or whose past actions indicate an unacceptable risk of such harm. Therefore, our recruitment policy and procedures include extensive identification checks and an appropriate criminal record/police background check and disclosure of criminal records prior to employment or engagement with WV in order to ensure safeguarding to the fullest extent.

Job Summary:

The main responsibility of this position is to support the implementation of a cash assistance project at community level/IDP camps as well as to assist in planning, organizing, implementing and monitoring the cash assistance delivery in selected locations of Herat province. He/she is mainly responsible support activities in implementation of the cash distribution ensure community mobilization. The position holder is also responsible for; identifying priority needs, target communities, establishing relationships with community local government and leaders, mobilize the communities, ensure the delivery of project items, conduct registration of complaints, ensure proper distribution and documentation of cash and follow up with beneficiaries.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Community engagement & Coordination      

  • Assist in sensitization of local government structures, communities and traditional authorities on the targeting criteria and identification and registration of the beneficiaries for the delivery of cash assistance
  • Organize for inception and community sensitization meetings
  • Conducting awareness raising and messaging for affected beneficiaries on the program
  • Participate in weekly/ monthly zonal meetings
  • Raise awareness on the use of community feedback mechanisms.
  • Facilitating coordination with authorities for all activities (share information, assist as needed)
  • Liaise with MHNT teams in identification of project beneficiaries
  • Timely cash assistance delivery 
  • Developing monthly detailed program activity implementation plans for the interventions; Assist in the registration of target families, ensuring that the data is collected and is recorded appropriately
  • Conducting awareness raising and messaging for affected beneficiaries on the program
  • Work together with the Cash officer on the development of distribution plans
  • Help oversee delivery of cash assistance and helping ensure the resolution of any problems
  • With guidance from Health Sector Lead, ensure that COVID-19 prevention guidelines are followed in all activities implemented under the project
  • Monitoring and Evaluation
  • In coordination with the Cash Officer and M&E coordinator develop monitoring tools and assess participant knowledge/skills before and after the trainings are delivered
  • Actively participate in relevant field assessments to identify the beneficiaries’ needs, ensuring assessment findings are documented and that all assessments include a specific analysis of children’s need
  • Conduct the implementation and monitoring of all activities, at field level, as laid out in the plan of action
  • Analyse food security situation and prevailing trends and provide constructive written feedback
  • Preparing weekly and monthly report.  
  • Together with the MEAL officer roll out routine post distribution monitoring
  • Work with MEAL officer in collection of market monitoring data
  • Participate during program assessments as may be determined by the project manager
  • Documentation of best practices for learning purposes and increase program visibility

Other

  • Adhere to WV Child and Adult Safeguarding policy and standards.
  • Adhere to WV accountability standards.
  • To be aware and prepared to implement WV Afghanistan Humanitarian and Emergency Affairs plan under the context of Herat IDP interventions.
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Job Requirement:

Required Professional Experience

  • At least 3 years of community mobilization experience
  • Experience in cash transfer projects is highly preferred
  • Experience in developing action plans, preparing curriculum and training materials
  • Experience in documentation and reporting
  • Experience working with community leaders (Community Based Structures)
  • Experience in adult learning methodology and monitoring of training activities
  • Results oriented and good team-player
  • Good computer skills, including thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), internet use and Lotus Notes

.Required Education, training, license, registration, and certification:

  • At least first Degree/HND qualification in social studies , international development, social science, agriculture, nutrition, economics or related relevant discipline:
  • Very good communication with communities and local authorities.

. Preferred Knowledge and Qualifications:

  • At least 2 years of experience in Food Security and Livelihood and Economic empowerment programming.
  • Humanitarian context experience:
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision:
  • Ability to work as part of a field team
  • Communication skills and knowledge of local communities
  •  Good command of English (written and verbal).
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills
  • Ability to exhibit exemplary lifestyle as interpreted in specific local cultural context
  • Able to maintain performance expectations in diverse cultural context, stressful environments and with limited resources
  • Proficient in local languages
  • Cross cultural sensitivity, flexible views, emotional maturity and physical stamina.
  • Demonstrable experience in child protection, child rights
  • Interpersonal, management and conflict resolution skills.
  • Understanding of Child Protection and Gender issues.

Travel and/or Work Environment Requirement:

The position travels in IDP camps of Herat province

Language Requirements:

  • English Dari & Pashtu

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Herat

Submission Guideline:

The application closing date is 15-Jan-2022. Please submit your resume and one-page cover letter outlining how you meet the job requirements by email to  [email protected]

Please write on the subject of your Email the Vacancy Number (WVA1309) also avoid sending an attachment of big size (above 1024 KB) if you want your application/CV to be considered.

  • Only shortlisted candidates will be invited for a written test and interview.
  • Local candidates are highly encouraged to apply. 
  •   را در عنوان ایمیل خود ذکر کنید (WVA1309) لطفا کد اعلان کاری

Applications with insufficient, incomplete and inconsistent information to make a determination will not be considered.

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