World Vision Jobs – Community Mobilisers

Job Title; Community  Mobilisers
Reports to ; Maternal Child  Health  &  Nutrition  (MCHN)  Officer
Duty  station ; Kotido , Kaabong  and  Abim

Organisation:  World Vision Uganda
Purpose of the position ; To  identify  pregnant  and breast feeding  women  and other community  members including  men to participate  in  MCHN  promotion activities  in  the project area

Major Responsibilities

  • Identify  capacity building  gaps and organize  training for   Village  Health  Teams  VHT  and care group leaders  and source for capacity  building opportunities  and related materials
  • Mobilize   mothers of children  0-24  months to attend  MCH  feeding  programs and  conduct follow up  of discharged cases
  • Conduct  pre-distribution  health  talks  and  food  demonstrations  at  MCH feeding  centres
  • Support VHT’s to create demand for growth monitoring and promotion and work  with health  facilities   to  increase  coverage.
Knowledge, skills and abilities
  • A Diploma or Degree is an added advantage  in rural development , social science , development  studies , nutrition or other  related  development  discipline
  • 2  years experience   in conducting community  mobilization  training ,and networking with excellent  writing skills
  • Knowledge in behavior change  methodologies  like care groups , Community  Led  Total Sanitation  and /or  other related  innovative  hygiene  and sanitation  approaches
  • Able to speak  Karamojong  dialet
How to Apply
Qualified candidates may submit their application and complete Curriculum Vitae, via email to
wvujobs@wvi.org  or hand deliver their applications to our field operation offices in Kotido , Kaabong or Abim. Kindly indicate the post title in the subject line when applying .

Deadline; 21st August 2012

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