Community Organizer

Job Description

Title: Community Organizer

Company Name: Islamic Relief Bangladesh

Vacancy: 4

Job Location: Khulna (Dumuria)

Employment Status: Full-time

Educational Requirements:
∎ Bachelor degree in any discipline

Experience Requirements:
∎ At least 1 year(s)

Job Responsibilities:
∎ Effective Project operations/implementation and ensuring Community mobilization. (70%)
∎ Responsible for implementing all activities at SHG, Households & Community level as front line staff.
∎ Selection of beneficiaries, community needs assessment, and skill capacity analysis of the beneficiary.
∎ Formation of SHG & guiding them for using their potentiality in a development manner.
∎ Ensuring group development training on leadership, savings and financial management, linkage development, and giving technical support.
∎ Providing technical support and coordination for asset/cash transfer, procurement of different project material following IRB policy.
∎ Developing awareness material and facilitating awareness sessions according to the plan.
∎ Carrying out group base and community base awareness sessions on different social issues.
∎ Arranging a different meeting with different stakeholders, service providers, and duty bearers.
∎ Organizing the training session in different categories on selected trades.
∎ Task-based report writing and documentation of the project
∎ Tracking the progress of project activities
∎ Prepare/compile progress reports (quantitative and qualitative) regular basis
∎ Linkage building, Coordination, and communication with project stakeholders, GOs, NGOs, Private Sectors, CBOs, Service Providers and IRCO
∎ Building network with different duty bearers and rights holders.
∎ Survey and select target project beneficiaries
∎ Facilitate community consultation meetings, CBO meetings, awareness sessions, and SHG meetings
∎ Establishment of APEX body function, facilitation of community development planning process, and community-led initiatives.
∎ Facilitate self-help savings and financial management
∎ Ensure compliance of different tools, models and approaches are applied uniquely at field operations.
∎ Any other tasks assigned by Supervisor/Management concerning projects activities.
∎ Capacity development training & Supervision (10%)
∎ Capacity development training facilitation for all the project beneficiaries/participants and CBO/SHG/REG leaders
∎ Training follow up, effectiveness assessment, hands-on training at HH level, and training refreshers
∎ Supportive supervision of subordinate staff and CBO/SHG leaders to carry out their routine work effectively
∎ Documentation & reporting (10%)
∎ Ensure proper documentation and record-keeping of project events/ activities.
∎ Ensure the compliance of all manuals and organizational policies for the project team with proper practice and record.
∎ Assist to prepare Qualitative and quantitative report writing (monthly, quarterly, annually, project completion, and need-based)
∎ Prepare qualitative & quantitative reports of different project activities
∎ Others
∎ Contribute to other project activities and any other tasks as required by program management;
∎ Willing and able to travel frequently for extended periods and to remote areas of the projects.
∎ Ensure the safety of team members from any harm, abuse, neglect, harassment, and exploitation, Fraud, Bribery & Money Laundering to achieve the program's goals on safeguarding implementation and as well as Act as a key source of support, guidance, and expertise on the safeguarding of harm, abuse, neglect, harassment, and exploitation, Fraud, Bribery & Money Laundering for establishing a safe working environment
∎ Responsible for seasonal (Ramadan & Qurbani) & emergency response programs if require.
∎ Being a member of Islamic Relief as a child-friendly organization, it is the core responsibility and obligation of each staff member to understand and obey IR Child Protection & PSEA Policy and respond accordingly as and when required

Additional Requirements:
∎ Experience in working with Livelihood related interventions.
∎ Working knowledge of Microsoft Word/ Excel/PowerPoint/Adobe Photoshop/ Basic Internet/ etc.
∎ Excellent Reading/Writing/Speaking/Listening skills for English & Bengali
∎ Social Mobilization Skill
∎ Facilitation Skill
∎ Coordination/Advocacy/Networking/Communication Skill
∎ Reporting & Documentation
∎ Monitoring & Evaluation Skill
∎ Financial management
∎ Decision-making skill
∎ Conflict resolution skill
∎ Leadership skill
∎ Self-development
∎ Problem-solving skill
∎ Planning, analytical and organizational skills
∎ Strategic Management skill
∎ Ability to work under pressure and manage workload effectively
∎ Supportive, effective, and good team player
∎ Have a valid driving license for motorbikes and are willing to travel and work in the most remote areas of Bangladesh.
∎ Person with disability are encouraged to apply

Salary: Tk. 15000 (Monthly)

Compensation & Other Benefits:
∎ Mobile bill, Provident fund, Insurance, Gratuity
∎ Festival Bonus: 1
∎ Other Benefits will be provided as per organizational HR policy

Job Source: Bdjobs.com Online Job Posting.

Application Deadline: 27 Nov 2021

Company Information:
∎ 15 Nov 2021
∎ Islamic Relief Bangladesh
∎ Address : Bangladesh Country Office: House # 10, Road # 10, Block-K, Baridhara, Dhaka-1212
∎ Web : islamicrelief.org.bd
∎ Business : Islamic Relief Worldwide (IRW) - founded in 1984 and based in Birmingham, UK - is an independent humanitarian and development organization. It supports the world’s most vulnerable people in their fight against poverty & sufferings regardless of race, political affiliation, gender, or belief, and without expecting anything in return. It is a signatory to the Code of Conduct for the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement.
IRW has a presence in 45 countries across the globe. Some funds of the organization come from individual donations and others from institutional donors such as the DFID, EU, SIDA, CIDA/IDRF, Forum Syd, WFP, UNDP, and ECHO.
Islamic Relief(IR) started working in Bangladesh in 1991 in order to help the distressed survivors of the devastating cyclone by providing emergency relief and supporting communities to rebuild in the wake of that cyclone. Initially, it focused on emergency relief & disaster preparedness activities. Later on, it expanded its programs on both humanitarian and development challenges. Now it works in an integrated manner combining emergency humanitarian assistance, short-term work opportunity, shelter support, awareness & training on different DRR, climate change, development, health & hygiene and social issues, cash grant, IGA means, health & nutrition, safe water & sanitation, education, advocacy and linkage with different service providers. As a registered charity, IR is open and transparent; it continually assesses its work and operational methods to improve impact and effectiveness.
Islamic Relief values and commitment to safeguarding: IRB is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behavior at work including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity, and financial misconduct; and committed to promoting the welfare of children, young people, adults, and beneficiaries with whom IRB engages. IRB expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment through our code of conduct. We place a high priority on ensuring that only those who share and demonstrate our values are recruited to work for us. All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records checks. IRW also participates in the Inter-Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme.
In line with this Scheme, we will request information from job applicants’ previous employers about any findings of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse, and/or sexual harassment during employment, or incidents under investigation when the applicant left employment.



Category: NGO/Development

: If you feel that your qualification, exposure, and experience match with our requirements, and you are willing to commit to our values and are sympathetic to our beliefs then please download the Application Form from our official website (islamicrelief.org.bd) and send the filled form to [email protected] on or before the closing date. Please mention only the "Position Name" as the subject of the e-mail. Interviews are expected to take place on an ongoing basis and the vacancy may close earlier than the above closing date. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for written tests & interviews.

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