[Vacancy] Community Facilitators( 33 in No)

Community Facilitators( 33 In No)

Overall Function of the Position:

Facilitators will be responsible for providing support to participating Communities, Farmers Community Associations and beneficiaries (Poor and Vulnerable) in CARES Result Area 2 procedures, social mobilization, needs assessments, and preparation of Community Action Recovery Plan (CARP). Each Farmer Community Association will prepare CARP with associated Enterprise Recovery Plans (ERP) which may be financed by the Programme to address the priority needs of the poor and vulnerable

Specific Duties of the Position:

  • Introduce and sensitize Farmers Community Association and beneficiaries in existing groups to the goals and procedures of the NCARES Program;
  • Assist with the formation of CAs, oversee the constitution of sub-committees
  • Facilitate needs assessments for CA and members;
  • Preparation of ERPs and CARPs; and
  • Liaise with the Local Government Office to ensure proper collation and signing of all the CARPs;
  • Raising awareness about the environmental implications of subproject implementation;
  • Monitoring the implementation of the approved CARPs within the time frame of his/her engagement

Reporting and Location:

The position will report to the Community Development & Gender Officer at the State CARES Coordinating Office in the State capital, but must be resident close to the intervention areas. The position will involve frequent visit to participating Local Governments and communities.

Qualifications Required:

  • At least a Bachelor’s level or Higher National Diploma in Agriculture, Rural Sociology, Anthropology, Rural Development Studies, or other relevant degree;
  • Minimum of 3 years in local development, including direct field experience in social mobilization and working with civil society
  • Fluency in local advantage required;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; and
  • Good writing skills required; computer literacy an advantage.

Details of the Contract:

Two -years contract.


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