Shelter Assistant at Agency for Technical Cooperation and Development (ACTED)

ACTED is a French humanitarian NGO, founded in 1993, which supports vulnerable populations, affected by humanitarian crises worldwide. ACTED provides continued support to vulnerable communities by ensuring the sustainability of post-crisis interventions and engaging long-term challenges facing our target populations, in order to break the poverty cycle, foster development and reduce vulnerability to disasters. Our interventions seek to cover the multiple aspects of humanitarian and development crises through a multidisciplinary approach which is both global and local, and adapted to each context.In light of the displacement in the north-eastern part of Nigeria, ACTED has set up an office in Maiduguri to respond to the humanitarian needs. ACTED is therefore looking for qualified candidate to support its mission in Maiduguri:Job Title: Shelter AssistantLocation: BornoAbout the JobThe shelter Assistant supports the implementation of Shelter/NFI distribution under the direction of Shelter NFI Officer and in collaboration with other actors. Your main duties and responsibilities will be:General Programming & Operations:Assist all distribution processes, including distribution of shelter, non-food and food items and other as required.Ensure that correct information is collected for each beneficiary and ensure that records of distribution are correctly maintained.Mmobilize the IDP communities and affected host populations to ensure their full participation in the project / program activities.Assist in identifying key persons in villages (Imam, other key persons such as women with influence) who can mobilise the community and support the implementation of the program.Assist in preparing and conducting meetings with community representatives and members in the intervention areas.Assist in individually and collectively identifying the strengths and weaknesses of village committees and propose appropriate solutions.Facilitate awareness raising activities with other partner organizations and disseminate information about services available for IDPs and affected host communities.Disseminate and share information with Persons of Concern (vulnerable persons) on their rights and access to servicesMaintain good relations with local implementing actors, local authorities and other international and local stakeholders in the fieldAssist in maintaining excel database to ensure that statistics and other reports are produced on a timely basis.Reporting:Prepare weekly and monthly plans & reports to Shelter NFI Officer.Provide the Shelter NFI Officer with relevant documents and information.Communicate, exchange information and co-operate with relevant internal departments 

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