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Community Activity Officer – Doctors with Africa CUAMM

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Community Activity Officer – Doctors with Africa CUAMM, July 4 2022
Organization: Doctors with Africa CUAMM
Position: Community Activity Officer
Deadline: 07.10.2022
Employment: Contract
Location: Jigjiga with frequent travel to fields, Somali

Job Description:

  • Ensure the implementation of community based project activities as per the project time table and schedule
  • Plan and organize community outreach activities in collaboration with the health extension workers, COA, and other stakeholders
  • Work with the project officer in the planning, organizing and conducting capacity building training and meetings planned by the project in collaboration with the regional Health bureau and other stakeholders
  • Participate in the monthly supportive supervision and monthly service deliver data collection from the health facilities
  • Ensure proper health facility data and document,  supervision  visit reports and monthly service delivery reports properly
  • Plan, organize and conduct distribution sessions in the community
  • Actively participate in the community outreach Malnutrition screening, Deworming, vitamin A supplementation and measles and polio immunization activities
  • Maintain appropriate communication, coordination and relationship with local authorities such as the Regional Health bureau,  Woreda health office, Health facilities and Health extension workers
  • Plan, organize, monitor and supervise community outreach activities such as immunization, Malnutrition  screening and treatment of common communicable diseases
  • Actively participate in the  implementation of Health education sessions and awareness campaigns in the health facility and community Level and support the health extension program
  • Ensure all documentations, reports and Records properly filled and organized and documented  in the office
  • Maintain proper documentation of  monthly service delivery records and reports in the health facilities and support the HMIS in the woreda Health office and health facilities
  • Work closely with and Build the capacity of COAs and HEWs in carrying out the project activities.
  • Supervise, monitor and support the activities of  the community outreach activities/Mobile clinics
  • Communicate with other partners working in the area and represent CUAMM during meetings and workshops
  • Work on other duties, responsibilities and assignments you might be given by your supervisor
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Job Requirements:

  • Must hold Diploma or BSC Degree in Public Health or Clinical Nursing with a preferable minimum of three years field experience (3 Years for Bachelors and 4 Years for Diploma)  in facilitating a Health project implementation both at the facility and community level.
  • Strong knowledge and skill in Public Health
  • Fluent in speaking English, Somali and Amharic languages
  • Relevant experience in community based project activity implementation
  • Relevant experience in monitoring and supervision of MNCH Services
  • Previous experience in MNCH activities at Community Level
  • Previous work experience with NGOs, preferably in Somali region
  • Excellent organizational skills and multi-tasking ability
  • Computer skills, including Microsoft Office 2010, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Ability to consistently meet deadlines
  • Strong communication, presentation and public speaking
  • Strong interpersonal, motivational, networking and public relations skills
  • Positive coordination and relationship with partners and other CUAMM staff
  • Creativity, enthusiasm and a strong commitment to succeed
  • INGO Experience is a plus.
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How To Apply:

Candidate who meets the above requirement is encourage to submit updated CV and cover letter through not later than Sunday July 10, 2022.

Your application letter/cover letter must include the following information

  • Name of the position you have applied for
  • Date of application
  •  Summary of your qualifications and experience
  • Permanent Address and present address (if different from permanent) and telephone number also email address

Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.

Only applicants meeting the minimum qualification will be short listed and contacted.

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