Duties and Responsibilities
Community Mobilization and Awareness Raising :
Design and participate in awareness raising activities aimed at promoting changes in attitudes and behaviors regarding gender, gender equality and GBV.
Identify strategies to promote active community participation in prevention and response interventions designed to address GBV.
Play a lead role in the formation of community groups for response and prevention activities.Work with the WPE Trainer, Comprehensive Women Center, Case Worker to facilitate Trainings and sensitizations to community groups, local partners and Community Based Organizations on GBV issues.
Promote the involvement of men and youth in GBV activities.Utilize participatory methodology and adult education techniques to assist communities in developing community-
driven prevention and response plans.Mobilize community to form action groups’ for awareness raising and encourage greater self-
reliance among women in the communities.Identify advocacy concerns, Initiate and coordinate advocacy actionsIn collaboration with case worker ensure that women are engaged in psychosocial activities at the comprehensive women’s centers.
Plan and Implement SASA activities in the community.
Planning, Collaboration and Coordination :
In collaboration with WPE Case Worker and Trainer, Women action groups and Youth Groups, identify training needs of community members and carryout trainings in a consistent and appropriate manner.
Plan and implement safety audit activityLiaise with community leaders, government agencies, IRC sectors, Partners to organize training and capacity building activities.
Promote women’s active participation in the leadership and decision-making of the community.In collaboration with Comprehensive Women Center (CWC) Officer, Senior Case Worker and community members conduct safety audits in the camps to identify potential security risks areas and develop strategies to address them.
Reporting and Monitoring :
Compile and summarize weekly statistics to M&E Officer for monitoring purpose.Submit weekly narrative reports to WPE Program manager in a timely manner.
Communicate all obstacles / Problems to senior Case Worker and WPE Program Manager for further action.Follow-up on psycho-
social support activities and ensure that these activities are conducted appropriately and meet the needs of purpose for which they are intended.
Follow-up on trainings / sensitizations / meetings conducted to ensure implementation of plansFINANCIALIn collaboration with other WPE Staff submit monthly activity cash projections for prevention activities in a timely Manner to program manager.
Ensure that all liquidations are done in a timely manner with relevant supporting documentations.Submit all financial request to program Manager in a timely manner for onward submission to either supply chain or finance.
Any other duties as needed.
Possess a higher level education in Community Development or a related fieldPrevious experience with community mobilization using participatory methodology.
Good interpersonal and problem-solving skills and flexibility.Must be interested and committed to Human Rights, Gender Equality and Gender issuesMust be fluent in community language, spoken and written English : Fluency in Kanuri will be an added advantageProficiency in Word and Excel required.
Be able to work effectively in unstable, challenging, and fast-paced environments.Ability to keenly observe confidentiality and discretion.
Ability to work as part of a TEAM.
Work Envirnoment :
Security level orange. The situation in 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 applications addressed to the "Human Resource Coordinator" via : Subject of the application should read : The job title and Location
Hand delivery applications should be submitted in Yobe Field Office.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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