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Community Development Facilitator Kampala

Posted by Plan International Private Central
  • Company: Plan International
  • Experience: 2 - 5 years
  • Studies: Bachelor
  • Category: Public Sector - Administration
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Salary: Over 100.000 / month (USh)
Job Summary: The Community Development Facilitator will primarily facilitate child centred community development; working with children, their families and communities in identifying and managing their own development processes. The incumbent will facilitate capacity enhancement for children, communities and partners advocate for their rights and mobilize local resources to support their community developmentKey Duties and Responsibilities:1. Program/Project Implementation:Facilitate the children, youth and other marginalized segments of community to identify their ownproblems, and development priorities in line with the PRA guidelines.Build the capacity of each Parish to manage their own inclusive planning process and have aCommunity Development Plan as well as ownership of the programs and projects.Disseminate the program objectives and approaches defined within the PULTP amongcommunities and other stakeholders while protecting Plans image2. Sponsorship:Offer leadership and direct supervision of community-managed sponsorship operationsCoordinate and facilitate a team of community mobilizers to produce sponsorship communications in a timely manner and review sponsorship communications for quality and submit to the PUMCoordinate caseload management with the community mobilizers and the PUMFacilitate a highly participatory process in the production of Area Updates and Area OverviewsEnsure all sponsor visits are well managedEnsure that Plan’s Child Protection policy and principles are adhered to by all associatesAct as the first point of contact for unannounced visits in the areas of operationVisit each sponsored child at least once a year and complete a home visit report.3. Empowerment and Sustainability:Maintain a welcoming and engaging Community Resource Centre within area of operationThrough immersion and building relationships create relationships based on trust and mutual respect with the children and their families and community.Be aware of power relationships and identify most vulnerable and marginalized through social mapping and wealth rankingActively facilitate the inclusion of marginalized groups into the community development processIdentify and build relationships with community leaders, groups and other typically marginalized groupsEstablish an inventory of civil society/ community groups and organizations in the area.4. Community Managed Projects (CMPs):Facilitate partner parishes in implementing CMPsBecome core TOTs to other CDFs.Actively facilitate the communities to identify training needs.Support in the development of training modules and facilitate training for community membersSupport the development of a Community Based Monitoring and Evaluations System (CBM&EQualifications, Skills and Experience:The applicant should hold a good Bachelor’s Degree in social science, development studies or any other related technical field.Two or more years’ experience in facilitating the implementation and monitoring of community managed projects and familiarity with children’s issues in particular.Past exposure and experience in use of participatory approaches to programming and use of Rights based approach to programmingBasic knowledge of monitoring and evaluation of projectsPrior experience in the design, implementation, and monitoring of community development projectsComputer literacy skillsGood working knowledge and experience in child centered community developmentKnowledge of basic laws and policies related to childrenPast exposure and experience in networking with NGOs, local government partners, and local community-based organizations.Deadline: 4th September, 2014
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