Islamic Relief Malawi
Islamic Relief Worldwide ORM is a UK based International humanitarian and development organization working in 40 countries.
Islamic Relief Malawi is looking for competent candidates to fill the following position;
UPG Project Assistants / Facilitators (3 posts) [Blantyre Field based]
Key Responsibilities & Accountabilities:
- Contribute to the targeting and selection of ultra-poor families and help assess family basic needs and guide them to link with appropriate social protection mechanisms.
- Monitor participant progress through individual meetings to ensure that they are on track to meet Graduation outcomes.
- Monitor families progress via individual meetings to ensure they are on track to meet Graduation outcomes.
- Train Graduation participants (targeted families) at different points in the project on key topics including livelihood management, financial literacy, positive savings behavior, positive health-seeking behavior, equitable gender norms life skills (social and health messaging), among others
- Mentor participants, boost confidence, and encourage positive world views and coping mechanisms
- Link participants with basic services including health, education, safety nets, and support structures
- Liaise with local stakeholders for effective implementation of the project and support in reporting
Qualification & Experience:
- University Degree or Diploma in Community Development desired, such as social work and other development-related qualifications.
- 2-year previous work with community organizations with tested and proven social mobilization skills.
- Willingness to promote economic empowerment of ultra-poor.
- Excellent facilitation, training and communication skills and willingness to work in a diverse team
Interested qualified applicants are requested to mail their applications CV (maximum 5 pages) along with one page cover (motivation) letter:) to [email protected] copying [email protected] and [email protected] by Wednesday 21st October 2020.
Please mention title of the position applied for and your name in the subject of your application as ‘position title — applicant’s name”. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for written test and/or interview
Islamic Relief is an equal opportunity employer