Community Mobilizer Job in Nigeria

 Bakhita Initiative which began as Justice, Development and Peace/Caritas (JDPC Sokoto) is a structural response to the second Vatican Council Appealing for the churches involvement in the affairs of the society. 

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Community Mobilizer

Locations: Wamakko and Wurno, Sokoto
Employment Type: Full-time



Slot: 6 Openings

Responsibilities

  • Help in the planning and implementing of needs assessments, baseline studies and conduct hygiene promotion sessions and HH visits.
  • Carry out all field activities in communities that reduces WASH-related health risks.
  • Create, train, and organize WASHCOM Environmental Cleaning Committees and Water Management Committees (ECCs, & WMCs) together with WASH officer monitoring Latrine and water infrastructures.
  • Launch community led cleaning campaigns and identify waste collection points to collect and dispose in land fill.
  • Monitoring of community latrines, drainages, and solid waste collection points.
  • Conduct public Hygiene Promotion sessions a week in each neighbourhood or village.
  • Conduct once a week Hygiene Promotion session with children, plan child to child hygiene sessions and organize events every two weeks with children to raise hygiene and heath awareness.
  • Distribute Aqua tabs or local equivalent and train HH and Community Members in its use and monitor residual chlorine in HH water storages.
  • Train beneficiaries on how to prepare and use ORS during cholera outbreak.
  • Coordinate on a weekly basis with the Water, Sanitation and Shelter teams and ensure that if any infrastructure repairs, upgrade are needed these are communicated accordingly.
  • Carry out mobilization of key community stakeholders including protection committee, youths, women, men, and host communities to participate in community awareness events/meetings.
  • Liaise with community leaders and other sectors and agencies working locally to coordinate within the WASH sector and between sectors such as health, nutrition, and shelter.
  • Collect activities data and prepare regular activity reports and submit as requested by JDPC contact person.
  • Support WASH NFIs distributions including E-Voucher.
  • Verification of distribution events.
  • Any other responsibility that might be assign to you by your supervisor.

Reporting:

  • Compile and submit timely daily, weekly activity reports to the WASH officer.
  • Complete additional reports as needed.
  • Effective inter-personal skills, consensus-building.
  • Planning and organization skills and analytical approach
  • Demonstrated experience of integrity and professionalism
  • Good knowledge of the intervention area/s and local economy

Context/ Specific skills, knowledge, and experience

  • High school Diploma related to public health.
  • At least two years of practical experience in relevant community development, health, WASH, or similar programs with demonstrated experience in a Gender, Protection or Community Mobilizer role, preferably with an international NGO.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Understanding of local language commonly spoken and local context in Wurno or Wamako state.

Required Travel:

  • 100% community-based Position.

Application Closing Date
14th July, 2024.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and Resume to: info@bakhitainitiativejdpc.org using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

Note: This job description is not an exhaustive list of the skill, effort, duties, and responsibilities associated with the position