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Social Organizers (Male, Peshawar)

Job Category:
Community & Social Services
Career Level:
Student (Undergraduate/graduate)
Job Type:
Contractual
Positions:
1
Agency / Project:
RAHA, UNDP
City/Location:
Peshawar
Country:
Pakistan
Posted On:
10 May, 2014
Last Date to apply:
23 May, 2014
Experience in years
4 to 5
Description:
 

Refugee Affected and Hosting Area programme has been initiated under one UN programme to improve livelihoods, rehabilitate the environment and enhance social cohesion within communities of refugee-affected and hosting areas. Public services will be improved and policies made more effective by strengthening the capacities of the government, community institutions and vulnerable groups. In this programme crosscutting issues relating to human rights, gender equality, civil society engagement and refugees will be addressed.

Experience & Skills:

Preferable Bachelor’s in Social Sciences with 4 to 5 years of proven work experience in community mobilization 

  • Willingness to work in difficult and remote regions;
  • Availability for numerous visits outside the base location;
  • Good oral and written communication skills in English;
  • Excellent team building skills;
  • Proficient in MS Office, internet and e.mail

Job Description:

Under the overall supervision of the Regional Manager and the direct supervision of Social Cohesion Coordinator, the Social Organizer will be responsible for: 

  • Conducting Situational Analysis through PRA, RRA and Poverty Score Card in the communities
  • Organizing Community Based Organizations (COs) and mobilizing the communities for carrying out the project activities;
  • Participating in the preparation of benchmarks and monitoring plan for all the project components
    Building capacities of Community Organizations
  • Facilitating the communities in formulation of Village Development Plans and conducting Village Assemblies
  • Facilitate the communities in identification of Community Physical Infrastructure
  • Facilitate the community in Project Planning, Implementation and Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Assisting in the Training Need Assessment of the potential trainees and participating in the selection process of the trainees for capacity building and Livelihood trainings
  • Participating in monitoring activities against the benchmarks and according to the monitoring plan for all the project components.
  • Providing inputs for monthly progress reports.
  • Providing inputs for an interim report on the achievements of the project and the lessons learnt, by each quarter.