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UPG Project Assistants/Facilitators (3 Posts)

Date Posted: Oct 15, 2020

Job Description

Islamic Relief Worldwide ORM is a UK based International humanitarian and development organization working in 40 countries.

Islamic Relief Malawi is looking for competent candidates to fill the following position:

POSITION: UPG PROJECT ASSISTANTS / FACILITATORS (3 POSTS)

(Blantyre Field based)

 KEY RESPONSIBILITIES & ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Contribute to the targeting and selection of ultra-poor families and help assess family basic needs and guide them to link with appropriate social protection mechanisms.
  • Monitor participant progress through individual meetings to ensure that they are on track to meet Graduation outcomes.
  • Monitor families progress via individual meetings to ensure they are on track to meet Graduation outcomes.
  • Train Graduation participants (targeted families) at different points in the project on key topics including livelihood management, financial literacy, positive savings behavior, positive health-seeking behavior, equitable gender norms life skills (social and health messaging), among others
  • Mentor participants, boost confidence, and encourage positive world views and coping mechanisms
  • Link participants with basic services including health, education, safety nets, and support structures
  • Liaise with local stakeholders for effective implementation of the project and support in reporting

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

  • University Degree or Diploma in Community Development desired, such as social work and other development-related qualifications.
  • 2-year previous work with community organizations with tested and proven social mobilization skills.
  • Willingness to promote economic empowerment of ultra-poor.
  • Excellent facilitation, training and communication skills and willingness to work in a diverse team.


MODE OF APPLICATION


Interested qualified applicants are requested to mail their applications [CV (maximum 5 pages) along with one page cover (motivation) letter:] to

faida.phiri@islamic-relief.org.mw copying

Adil.Hassan@irworldwide.org

and
Pratap.Maharjan@irworldwide.org

by Wednesday 21st October 2020.

Please mention title of the position applied for and your name in the subject of your application as ‘position title — applicant’s name”.

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for written test and/or interview.

Islamic Relief is an equal opportunity employer


Skills Required


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  • Location
    Blantyre
  • Company
  • Type
    Full Time
  • Positions
    3
  • Apply Before
    21 Oct, 2020

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