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Community Development Facilitator – Roster, Plan International Ethiopia

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Community Development Facilitator – Roster, Plan International Ethiopia, July 6 2022


Organization: Plan International Ethiopia
Position: Community Development Facilitator – Roster
Deadline: 07.15.2022
Employment: Full time
Location: Addis Ababa, Amhara, Tigray, Oromia, Afar, Gambella, Benishangul Gumuz

Job Description:


The position holder shall be in charge providing the necessary support and mobilize the community for routine implementation and delivery of the mobile health and Nutrition services, protection, SRH and MHPSS in the assigned Woreda.S/He will mainly be responsible to support for the day to day implementation of the mobile health and nutrition services under the team.
The main role of this position will be controlling crowd during provision of health and nutrition services for IDPs, Host communities and mobilizing them for demand creation and awareness creation services at the assigned woreda.


  • Conduct Community mobilization and awareness creation about nutrition, feeding practice IYCF key messages at grass root level with key community stakeholders
  • Good communication and integration with woreda and kebele government offices
  • Conduct Hygiene and sanitation education and key messages at IDP and host community
  • Enhance the understanding of IDPs, host communities, social workers, HDAs, HEWs other relevant community members about mental health
  • In collaboration with MHPSS counselor ensure SGBV, disability and injury referral linkage from community level to PHCU
  • Contribute to assessments by collecting information through qualitative and quantitative data gathering methods (e.g. surveys, interviews, FGDs);
  • Identify local WASH, Health & Nutrition and Child Care Practices/IYCF needs and capacities; and Participate in identifying potential beneficiaries;
  • Organize/reorganize committees and clubs like Kebele Disaster Management Committees (KDMC), WASH Committees and Care Support Groups in all levels of facilities, schools and institution.
  • Plan and conduct different dialogues, group discussions and meetings, demonstrations in Nutrition, SRH, MHPSS and Hygiene sanitation.
  • Utilize participatory approach when mobilizing the community;
  • Create awareness on the use of water treatment technologies and water chemicals and facilitate the link between the community and private vendors as well as promotion on positive health seeking behaviour;
  • Contribute in the development of protocols/standard operating procedures, IEC materials, and tools/methodology in collaboration with the committees;
  • Identify training needs, committee co-facilitators and participants;
  • Conduct relevant trainings (also to include coaching and on-the-job training) for local communities using participation learning techniques;
  • Provide technical support to committees on community training preparation;
  • Organize and conduct the training at decentralized place (in village level).
  • Organize meetings with the community leaders to collect data and feedback on project implementation;
  • Collect security related information and giving updates to the ER Field Coordinator;
  • Contribute monthly activity reports and provide regular written report according to the PIE schedule and format;
  • Maintain detailed program records and up to date paper work for all duties as for agreed upon formats of PIE/donors requirement;
  • Prepare (in collaboration with supervisor) and implement work plan

Safeguarding Children and Young People (Safeguarding) and Gender Equality and Inclusion (GEI)

  • Understand and put into practice the responsibilities under Safeguarding and GEI policies and Plan International’s Code of Conduct (CoC).
  • Ensure that Plan International’s global policies for Safeguarding Children and Young People and Gender Equality and Inclusion are fully embedded in day to day work.
  • Ensure that Plan Ethiopia contributes to Plan International’s global efforts to ensure safeguarding and GEI, including making sure that relevant reporting and data are submitted.


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Job Requirements:

Qualifications/Experience Essential:
  • Education BSc/BA or equivalent in health science, nursing, sociology and other development studies
  • 2 (two) years of relevant professional experience in a similar position

Qualifications/Experience Desirable:

  • In depth knowledge and experience of Nutrition, WASH, MHPSS and SRH programming in the humanitarian context essential.
  • Minimum of 2 years NGO related work experience for degree holders and 4 years of related work experience for diploma holders either as community facilitator or community development agent.
  • Experience in training, familiarity with stimulation/awareness methods, knowledge in child development and in nutrition issues, DRR, Hygiene Promotion
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How To Apply:

The closing date for the application is July 15, 2022. Qualified candidates should submit their application with the links provided below.

For internal applicants:

For external applicants:

This position is only open to Ethiopian Nationals, who must be eligible to live and work in Ethiopia.

Please note that:

  • Make sure to mention your specific location on your Application letter for which location you are applying.
  • Only Shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • We are not accepting CVs that are not sent through the indicated links.
  • Early application is encouraged as we will review applications throughout the advertising period and reserve the right to close the advert early.
  • Female candidates are highly encouraged to Apply

More information about Plan International can be found on http://

References will be taken and background and anti-terrorism checks will be carried out in conformity with Plans Child Protection Policy. Plan operates an equal opportunities policy and actively encourages diversity, welcoming applications from all persons meeting the skills and experience required.

As an international child centered community development organisation, Plan International is fully committed to promoting the realization of children’s rights including their right to protection from violence and abuse. That means we have particular responsibilities to children that we come into contact with.

Plan International believes that in a world where children face so many threats of harm, it is our duty to ensure that we, as an organisation, do everything we can to keep children safe. We must not contribute in any way to harming or placing children at risk. 


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