Author Topic: CEDPA Nigeria Job Vacancy: Community Mobilization Associate  (Read 1653 times)

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Founded in 1975, the Centre for Development and Population Activities (CEDPA) is an internationally recognized non-profit organization that improves the lives of women and girls in developing countries.

The Centre for Development and Population Activities is hiring for a Community Mobilization Associate to be based in Bauchi & Sokoto states. The Community Mobilization Associate will function as a member of a team implementing the USAID funded Targeted states High impact Program (TSHIP).

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Work closely with LGA Development Coordinators, LGA Health Coordinators, and LGA Mobilization Committee.
• Provide leadership in the implementation of BASPHCDA (in partnership with TSHIP) social Mobilization approach in the zones, LGAs, wards, communities, households and health facilities
• Assist with capacity building, organization, revitalization and facilitation of VDCs/WDCs.
• Provide regular capacity building on community mobilization approach, using the community action cycle to VDCs/WDCs, training of community level health workers, overseeing household education and awareness activities
• Identification of CBOs, FBOs women’s groups, private and other public partnerships to enhance and support program activities
• Support LGASMC, WDCs, and VDCs to develop work plans for community mobilization and advocacy at health facilities.
• In collaboration with LGA health coordinators, support resource leveraging activities of WDCs/VDCs to address some of their health challenges in their communities.
• Hold regular meetings with VDCs, WDCs, women groups within the LGAs for experience sharing and reporting
• Develop affordable and sustainable community
• Provide supportive supervision of the VDCs and WDCs for proper community mobilization activities
• Build strong linkages with traditional leaders
• Identify potential champions and change agents within community.

REQUIREMENTS
1. Bachelor’s degree with three years experience in Public Health, Social Science, or related field required
2. Familiarity with the RH/FP/MCH field’s concepts, practices, procedures, and platforms required.
3. Fluency in both English and Hausa languages
4. Good knowledge of the socio-cultural and geographic terrains in Bauchi state
5. Strong mobilization and interpersonal communication skills
6. Knowledge of community organizing principles
7. Experience with an NGO at least 3 years is an added advantage

HOW TO APPLY:
Please apply on or before 16th July, 2010? to: resumes@cedpa.org

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