Action Against Hunger Job for a Community Mobilization Assistant

Action Against Hunger works to save lives by combating hunger and diseases that threaten the lives of vulnerable communities, through nutrition, food security, water and sanitation, health and advocacy.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

Job Title: Community Mobilization Assistant
Location
: Dutse, Jigawa 
Job Summary

  • The Community Mobilization Assistant will support the Community Mobilization Officer in delivering all outputs of the CDGP projects at the local government level.
  • He/she will provide support to the implementation of project’s community mobilization strategy for nutritional education and counseling and also be responsible for ensuring the process of identifying, enrollment and training of target beneficiaries are carried out.
  • The Community Mobilization Assistant will also work closely with the Nutrition Team to ensure the formation of IYCF mother support groups.

Requirements
The successful candidate will;

  • Have a minimum of HND in Health Education or related field.
  • Have experience in CMAM/IYCF and community mobilization.
  • Have a minimum of 1 year experience within the humanitarian sector preferably.
  • Be capable to supervise and coach community volunteers.
  • Possess basic computer skills.
  • Be professional, motivated, open, creative, mature, responsible, flexible and, culturally sensitive.
  • Have excellent team, budget and project management and representation competencies.
  • Be resident of community area (LGA) of work and proficient with local languages (Hausa)
  • Have the ability and willingness to frequently travel to villages and stay at the field.
  • Have strategic thinking, planning, reporting and communication skills.
  • Have the willingness and capacity to be flexible and accommodating when faced with difficult and frustrating working conditions like long distance walking to screening sites.
  • Have a previous NGO experience managing mobilization in different interventions (i.e. cash transfers, WASH, Nutrition) preferably.

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

 

Application Deadline: 21st July,  2017.

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