Community Mobiliser

Job Description

Title: Community Mobiliser

Company Name: Centre for Disability in Development (CDD)

Vacancy: 02

Job Location: Barishal (Mehendiganj), Mymensingh (Dhobaura)

Employment Status: Contractual

Educational Requirements:
∎ Minimum SSC passed but any person who completed HSC will be given preference

Job Context:
∎ The Centre for Disability in Development (CDD) is a not for profit organization established in 1996 to develop a more inclusive society for persons with disabilities. CDD simultaneously builds technical capacities of the development stakeholders and the communities in how to be more inclusive whilst also enabling persons with a disability to participate in society by strengthening their leadership and providing them with essential rehabilitation and other supports.
∎ CDD is one of the most renowned organizations in the field of disability-inclusive development. CDD`s work in Bangladesh is supported by international and national donor agencies/development partners. CDD offers an inclusive, amicable, and respectable work environment.
∎ The Ramon Magsaysay Award (Asian version of the Noble prize) has been awarded to its Executive Director in 2010. In 2018, CDD was recognized by the Government of Bangladesh as one of the best organizations working on disability and development issues.
∎ CDD Office is now accepting applications under a project titled, ‘Disability Inclusive Resilient Livelihood (DiRL)’ to be implemented with the support of CBM Global Disability Inclusion. The project will take initiatives to improve the economic condition of people with disabilities by accessing inclusive livelihood, mental health and wellbeing support.
∎ And the incumbent (Community Mobiliser) is responsible to form and coordinate self-help groups of persons with disabilities as well as take initiatives to enhance their capacity for becoming self-advocate to claim their rights. At the same time he will support project team (at field level) to ensure timely implementation of all project interventions as well as support team to ensure timely programmatic report.

Job Responsibilities:
∎ Play lead role to form and coordinate self-help groups,
∎ Organize different capacity building initiatives and awareness session for persons with disabilities, their family members, other stakeholders and overall community people;
∎ Maintain positive relationship with local level GO-NGO officials, local government representatives and other actors in the respective sector;
∎ Coordinate with VSLA groups, strengthen their capacity on VSLA and monitor the maturity of those groups;
∎ Support project team (at OPD level) to develop different kinds of stories considering project progress and positive changes in people's lives throughout the project implementation.
∎ Support project team (at OPD level) to ensure timely programmatic report (monthly, quarterly, bi-annual and annual);
∎ Participate in different project interventions i.e.- development of PIP, learning and experience sharing workshop, project coordination meeting, trainings, etc.
∎ Support the project team (at OPD level) to organize different events i.e.- local level workshop, meeting, training, orientation, outreach camp, etc.

Additional Requirements:
∎ Minimum 2-3 years of professional work experience worked as a Community Mobilizer
∎ Having sound understanding on empowerment of marginalized people will be an added advantage
∎ Having experience in field mobilization, local level advocacy and Self-Help Group formation
∎ Have time management, leadership, analytical ability, multitasking, facilitation; communication, presentation and report writing skills;
∎ Have adaptability, teamwork, relationship building and change management skills;
∎ Basic skill on MS word, Excel and expertise at communicating by email and internet.
∎ Person with disability are encouraged to apply

Salary: Tk. 16000 (Monthly)

Compensation & Other Benefits:
∎ T/A, Mobile bill, Weekly 2 holidays
∎ Prorata basis festival allowance

Job Source: Bdjobs.com Online Job Posting.

Application Deadline: 29 Jun 2022

Company Information:
∎ 22 Jun 2022
∎ Centre for Disability in Development (CDD)
∎ Address : A-18/6, Genda, Savar, Dhaka-1340
∎ Web : www.cdd.org.bd
∎ Business : The Centre for Disability in Development (CDD) is a not for profit organization established in 1996 to develop a more inclusive society for persons with a disability. CDD`s mission is to address this by simultaneously educating the community in how to be more inclusive whilst also enabling persons with a disability to participate in society by providing them with essential supports. In this way persons with disabilities can be given the same rights, freedoms, dignity and quality of life as everyone else. CDD respects rights and dignity of all human beings including children, women and persons with disabilities . All staff members of CDD must sign a Child safeguarding Code of Conduct.

Category: NGO/Development

: CDD respects rights and dignity of all human beings including children, women, older persons, all sex, indigenous community and persons with disabilities. CDD complies with its child and vulnerable adult safeguarding policy and code of conduct. All staff of CDD must sign and adhere to this code of conduct.CDD highly encourages qualified women and persons with disabilities meeting the selection criteria to apply for this position.Candidates with the required profile and proven experience, who meet these qualifications, are invited to submit their application with updated CV, The CV must include recent PP size photograph. Early submission is strongly encouraged.No phone calls please. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. All applications will be treated according to the merit and with strict confidentiality. CDD is an equal opportunity employer.

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