WPE Community Trainer Assistant
International Rescue Committee (IRC)
40d ago
source : myJobmag

Duties and Responsibilities

Training :

Take lead in all GBV training activities.In collaboration with IRC Local partners, community mobilizer and case worker plan and conduct prevention activities including but not limited to awareness raising campaigns and community sensitizations.

Carryout a GBV training needs assessment for WPE staff, IRC sector staff, Partners, Women’s groups, community groups and other community stakeholders.

In collaboration with community mobilizer, case worker, conduct sensitizations and Trainings to Women’s groups Youth groups, and CBOs on GBV issues.

Develop and implement prevention strategies.Promote the involvement of men and youth in GBV activities.Facilitate role-plays regarding gender-

based violenceEnsure pre and post testing are done and documented.Seek out new material(s) that will improve training content.

Planning, Collaboration and Coordination :

Design, implement and evaluate quality GBV training in a systematic and consistent manner by establishing GBV training procedures.

With community input, develop community education methods, which may include workshops, drama, games, debates, poster contest, youth clubs, and other creative methods.

In collaboration with WPE community mobilizer, case worker and local partners, Conduct focus groups and keep detailed documentation about information gathered.

Consider this information in planning and conducting animation, sensitizations and to design IEC materials.Ensure that all work is done in accordance with established protocols and within ethical guidelines.

In collaboration community mobilizer, hold weekly meetings with Women’s group’s to discuss issues like women’s rights, decision-

making and gender equality.Promote women’s active participation in the leadership and decision-making of the community.Liaise with IRC local partners, community leaders, government agencies and other appropriate agencies to build support and solicit cooperation and assistance to GBV activities.

In collaboration with community mobilizer, identify and mobilize communities and establish Engaging Men Through Accountable Practices (EMAP) for behavioral change and attitudes towards ending violence against women and girlsIn collaboration with community mobilizer, establish, form and train Village Savings and Loan Association (VSLA) group members and also establish Group Discussion Series (DGS) with VSLA members and their spouses or representatives to discuss on household decision making process.

In collaboration with WPE Community mobilizer, Mothers’ groups, community groups, identify training needs and carryout trainings in a consistent and appropriate manner.

Communicate with the WPE Manager / Coordinator on progress, constraints, and training needs identified and any other matters pertaining to the operations of the GBV Program.

In collaboration with WPE Staff design an effective and appropriate training strategy, plan of action and project time line.

Meet with WPE Manager / coordinator on a weekly basis to coordinate work schedules.Assist WPE Program Manager / Coordinator in strategic planning to ensure ongoing Programming.

Reporting :

Compile and summarize weekly and monthly statistics and narrative reports and submit to Program Manager in a timely manner.

Attend GBV monthly meetings and other IRC meetings as required by GBV Program Manager.Properly file all reports on trainings and meetings conducted.

Communicate all obstacles / Problems to WPE Program Manager to discuss for further action to address the obstacles / problems.

Financial :

Ensure that all liquidations in a timely manner with relevant supporting documentations.Submit all financial request in a timely manner

Monitoring :

Follow-up on trainings / Sensitizations / meetings conducted to ensure implementation of plans.Avoid making false promises to beneficiaries on behalf of IRC.

Carryout work with respect to IRC security concerns, protocols and established policy inclusive of ensuring the safety of IRC beneficiaries from exploitive relationships.

Ensure working as part of a team and be flexible


Must be a graduate from a reputable institution.Must have working experience in GBV for at least 2 years.Previous experience as a trainer, Prefer experience with participatory techniques.

Must be knowledgeable in using the computer, including word processing programs.Must possess interest and commitment to human rights, gender, gender equality and gender mainstreaming.

Ability to lead, train, facilitate and motivate other WPE staff in their respective tasks in a professional, respectful and supportive manner.

Positive and professional attitude, able to organize, maintain composure and prioritize work under pressure, able to coordinate multiple tasks and maintain attention to detail.

Must be fluent in Community Language written and spoken English. Fluency in Kanuri will be an added advantageAbility to work as a Team and must be flexible.

Work Envirnoment

Security level orange. The situation in Monguno and Gwoza, Borno remains unpredictable; there is active conflict in many parts of the country and a possibility for further expansion of the conflict and violence into other areas and other states.


Competitive Monthly salary.13th Month Salary Inclusive.Health Insurance Coverage for Family, Pension, Creche Facilities available for Women with babies under 24 Months.

Method of Application

Applicants should send their CV's and Cover Letters to email address : "The Senior Admin / HR Manager, International Rescue Committee" via : Subject of the application should read : "WPE Ease Officer" or "WPE Community Trainer Assistant".

or "WPE Community Trainer Assistant".


Hand delivered application should be sent to the IRC Maiduguri Field Office.Only shortlisted candidates will be communicated for Interview.

IRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer IRC considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability. on

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