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Social Mobilizer Job in Kenya

Position: Social Mobilizer

Responsible to:
 BCC Officer-Safe mother hood

Relationships: Midwives, other program staffs, SMPs, CHWs, CHEWs and Community
 

Overall Objectives of the Position

The Social mobilizer will plan, implement, and coordinate all community mobilization, awareness and sensitization activities, both in the MCH and outreach points within the area of operation, with support from the BCC officer he/she will ensure BCC strategies including adoption of relevant IEC materials are implemented and reporting all safe motherhood activities within the area of coverage.

Key responsibilities:
  • Conducting community mobilization awareness and sensitization on safe motherhood and reproductive health.
  • Empower communities through dialogue so that they can address their health and development needs.
  • Conducting MCH health educations both in static and outreach sites
  • Participating in designing and development of IEC Materials
  • Organizing and facilitating trainings and workshops in liaison with the BCC officer
  • Conducting health education sessions with care takers on good child feeding practice.
  • Strengthening and enhancing good partnership with the partnering organizations and the relevant Ministries.
  • Drafting reports on health education activities.
  • Documenting lessons learnt in community mobilization especially on MCH activities.
  • Supporting the team leader and other staff in organizing regular meetings in order to obtain community feedback, complaints and responses.
  • Flexible to perform any other duty as may be deemed necessary.
Required qualifications/Competencies:
  • Diploma in social work, community health/any other related field
  • Over 2 years experience working in reproductive health and or MCH.
  • Experience in community mobilization and community education skills.
  • Good communication, teamwork and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to live and work in conditions of limited comfort.
  • Ability to write clear and concise reports.
  • Knowledge and experience in computer packages.
  • Knowledge of the local language is an added advantage.
Applications including cover letter, CV, reference and daytime contacts should be addressed to:

Program manager,
 
Tupado-Turkana
P.O.Box 166-30500,
Lodwar.
 

Or Email to: tupadoturkana@gmail.com

So as to reach him not later than 5pm - 9th December, 2011

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.


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