Centre for Communication and Social Impact (CCSI) is recruiting for fulltime LGA Social Mobilization Assistant.
The Centre for Communication and Social Impact (CCSI), formerly known as Centre for Communication Programs Nigeria (CCPN) was registered in 2001 as a Non-Governmental Organization with the Corporate Affairs Commission of Nigeria.
Birthed in Nigeria by the Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs (JHCCP), Baltimore, USA, CCPN transitioned its operations under the new name CCSI after an exciting 10 years of growth and operations in Nigeria and other African countries.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: LGA Social Mobilization Assistant
Locations: Akwa Ibom, Benue, Nasarawa, Oyo, Zamfara Reports to: Assistant State Coordinator – Malaria SBCC
The LGA Social Mobilization Assistant will provide support to the LGA /Ward level planning, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of social and community mobilization, and advocacy activities.
S/he is expected to work under the direction of the State Assistant Coordinator, in close collaboration with the LGA Malaria focal officer, Community Leadership, Ward Development Committees (WDC) and Community Volunteers (CVs) to plan, organize, conduct, report and follow-up social and community mobilization activities related to malaria.
Key Roles and Responsibilities
In addition to the overall support to the LGA / Wards as described above, specific duties and responsibilities include the following and other duties maybe assigned:
Engagement with LGA Stakeholders, Community leadership and structures
Support the mapping of stakeholders and existing community structures in selected Wards
Support advocacy visits to leadership of identified and mapped community structures.
Identify and recruit community volunteers in collaboration with community leadership
Incorporate WDCs into social mobilization structures
Train and provide support to WDCs, CVs, health facility workers and LGA malaria focal persons on SBC
Conduct orientation for TBAs/CHIPS, religious leaders, school teachers and WDCs on the importance of referrals (Sick persons to health facility) and pregnant women for IPTp uptake
Support households visit
Support compound meetings
Support community dialogues
Organize sport and song competitions in schools
Conduct malaria education /Quiz on the use of LLINs in schools (including formation of malaria clubs)
Support malaria education in religious houses.
Provide malaria education during association meetings of persons with disability and other special events.
Research, Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning
Maintain a database of LGA stakeholders, households and community’s structures
Support monthly coordination / review meeting with CV’s and WDCs at LGA level
Support monthly After-Action Review, Retrospective Review and Case Studies meetings with communities.
Support documentation of Lessons learned, Most Significant Change stories, Human angle stories, photos and photo story telling.
Produce weekly and monthly reports
Min Required Experience:
Requirements: Education and Experience
HND or bachelor’s degree with at least 1-3 year’s work experience in advocacy, social and/or community mobilization in malaria and other health related programs
Excellent communication, and organizational skills; and ability to influence and facilitate advocacy agendas at LGA and State level
Understanding of local communities and cultures relevant to the state of interest and ability to communicate fluently in local language
Strong verbal and written communication skills in English language
Ability to travel and work in difficult settings, including remote rural areas of Nigeria.
Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint, or similar software
Well-organized with ability to track multiple activities and deadlines
Experience in providing administrative support to work teams
Ability to work successfully in cross-cultural, team-based environment
Application Closing Date 4th January, 2019.
Method of Application Interested and qualified candidates should send their Cover Letters and CV (must be in a single word document) to: email@example.com Applications must indicate the Position Title & Location of choice on their Email Subject line.
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