Vacancy for Women Protection and Empowerment Community Mobilizer at International Rescue Committee (IRC)

KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:AWARENESS RAISING                                                             ·        Raise awareness and promote changes in attitudes and behaviors regarding gender, gender equality and GBV.·        Promote active community participation in prevention and response to GBV.Develop and implement prevention strategies.Ensure the formation of community groups for response and prevention activities.Work with the WPE Trainer to facilitate Trainings and sensitizations to community groups, local partners and CBOs on GBV issues.Promote the involvement of men and youth in GBV activities.                                                                                                      COMMUNITY MOBILIZATIONUtilize participatory methodology to assess community needs in relation to GBV. 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.In collaboration with case worker ensure that women are engaged in psychosocial activities at the women’s centers.  PLANNING, COLLABORATION AND COORDINATIONIn collaboration with State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) and National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) to ensure the formation of GBV camp groups.                                                                     In collaboration with WPE Case Worker and Trainer, Women action groups, Youth Groups, identify training needs of community members and carryout trainings in a consistent and appropriate manner.                                                                                                          Liaise 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 community Trainer and community members conduct security mapping in the camps to identify potential security risks areas and develop strategies to address them.·        Assist WPE Program Manager and Coordinator in strategic planning to ensure ongoing Programming.                                                                   REPORTING 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 WPE Program Manager for further action.FINANCIAL ·        In 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.·        Ensure that all conduct s are in line with IRC Mandatory Reporting policy.  MONITORING ·        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 plans.·        Carryout work with respect to IRC security concerns, protocols and established policy inclusive of ensuring the safety of IRC beneficiaries from exploitive relationships.·        Ensure working as part of a TEAM AND BE FLEXIBLEAVOID MAKING FALSE PROMISES TO BENEFICIARIES ON BEHALF OF IRC.

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