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Community Mobilizer (Prevention)

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Posted on September 14, 2021

Last date of submission 21-09-2021

YPSA (Young Power in Social Action) <www.ypsa.org> is an organization for sustainable development working in greater Chittagong division including Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) since 1985 (International Youth Year). YPSA is going to implement a project at Chakaria Upazila under Cox’s Bazar titled “Health, protection, and cash assistance for refugees and host communities in Cox’s Bazar”. The project is supported by International Rescue Committee (IRC)

Job Title: Community Mobilizer (Prevention)

Duration: July 2021 to March, 2023 (Possibility for extension)

No. of vacancy: 35 (Female-20 and Male-15)

Highlights of Key Responsibilities

  • Work with women and girls in the WGSS to identify their needs, interests and priorities, and where possible, adapt activities according to these to ensure activities offered are culturally appropriate and meet their needs
  • Conduct, prepare, and help plan and organize activities with women and adolescent girl’s groups
  • Provide Psychosocial First Aid and Psycho Support Service (PSS)
  • Assist with dignity kit distributions and appropriate messaging and feedback from adolescent girls on dignity kits and other discretionary items provided
  • Adhere to and promote GBV guiding principles.
  • Know and understand the GBV referral pathway
  • Share with the women and girls, what options for care are available, including what services can be provided and what services cannot

Educational Qualifications:

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in any subject, and /or professional experience in counselling

Experience Requirement:

  • Work with women and girls in the WGSS to identify their needs, interests and priorities, and where possible, adapt activities according to these to ensure activities offered are culturally appropriate and meet their needs
  • Conduct, prepare, and help plan and organize activities with women and adolescent girl’s groups
  • Provide Psychosocial First Aid and Psycho Support Service (PSS)
  • Assist with dignity kit distributions and appropriate messaging and feedback from adolescent girls on dignity kits and other discretionary items provided
  • Adhere to and promote GBV guiding principles.
  • Know and understand the GBV referral pathway
  • Share with the women and girls, what options for care are available, including what services can be provided and what services cannot.

Competencies: Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Personal qualities: Works well in and promotes teamwork, comfortable in a multi-cultural environment, flexible and able to handle pressure well
  • Strong communication and facilitation skills
  • Ability to keep records and write simple and basic reports of activities would be an added advantage
  • Excellent listening and observation skills, including ability to build trust, support, respect and interact with survivors of all ages, background and diversity
  • Demonstrated dedication towards women’s empowerment and protection through Women’s group, Girls clubs or other relevant experience
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and respect in WGSS at all times is essential

Language Preference:

  • Language spoken by population in need – essential
  • Chittagongian / Rohingya dialect – preferable, not essential

Monthly consolidated Salary: BDT: 18000

Job location: Chakaria Upazila under Cox’s Bazar

If you are interested and competent for the position, having required qualification and experience, please download CV format from this link and submit CV with a cover letter, along with two copies of recent passport size photographs on or before 21/9/2021 to Chief Executive, YPSA, House # F10 (P), Road # 13, Block # B, Chandgaon R/A, Chattogram- 4212. Any persuasions and lobby will be treated as disqualified for an applicant. Please mark title of the position & name of project on the top of the envelope.

YPSA is an equal opportunity employer and sensitivity for child protection and gender. Only short listed candidates will be contacted. Any persuasion or lobby will be treated as disqualification for an applicant. The smokers are discouraged to apply for the position.

YPSA HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AND DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT

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