Community Mobilizer Job at ACDO For High School Graduates

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  • Post Date : July 27, 2023
  • Apply Before : August 5, 2023
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Job Detail

  • Job ID 115997
  • Experience 4 Years
  • Gender Both
  • Province or State Takhar
  • Vacancy Number VA-19-2023

Job Description

About ACDO:

Asia Community Development Organization (ACDO) is an Afghan non-governmental, non-political, and non-profit humanitarian organization established in 2014 and registered with the Government of Afghanistan under the supervision of Ministry of Economy (MoEc) with a mission to provide humanitarian and development assistance to the vulnerable, at-risk, and underserved people throughout the country.

ACDO responds to the needs of deprived and marginalized rural and urban communities by managing and utilizing the available scarce resources in a well-organized, efficient, effective, transparent, and dignified manner to enhance resilience, boost access to education, health services, and infrastructure, ensure food and livelihood security, and promote social protection and inclusion.

ACDO has an active presence in most parts of the country and intends to expand its operations to the remaining provinces, as to transform itself into a leading and developed organization that will deliver to and support large number of people who have been affected by the long-protracted and sudden on-set emergencies and regardless of the hardest circumstances that exist in Afghanistan, ACDO has managed to deliver humanitarian and development assistance in most part of country.



Job Overview:

The aim of this project is to enable vulnerable and at-risk out-of-school children (OOSC) in emergency settlements/settings and host communities to access quality basic education in a safe and protective environment in Taloqan the provincial center of Takhar province. The Community Mobiliser will be responsible to maintain close relationship with the communities to facilitate smooth project implementation through public awareness, community mobilization and contribution in the event of a major humanitarian emergency, the role holder will spend 80% of his working time in the field. Each community should be visited once a month or more, as needed, the role holder will be expected to work outside the normal role profile and be able to vary working hours accordingly.

Job Description:

  • Conduct surveys and assessments in the communities and provide feedback and suggestions for the strengthening and development of the education program.
  • Create positive relations with community through regular meetings and discussion for identifying and addressing education needs and issues.
  • Lead community-based mobilization and sensitization meetings, introduce the project activities to community members and project beneficiaries.
  • Support project location and project beneficiaries targeting strategy and criteria.
  • Create plans for establishing School Shuras with community members and elders to monitor and support the education activities in the community.
  • Work with community to identify education needs, create work plan, assuring that community members are supporting the education program and School Shura members.
  • Facilitate the establishment of around 40 CBSs/AlCs and ensure the registration and integration of students and teachers in the MoE formal system.
  • Establish and maintain productive work relationship and coordinate activities with provincial/district/school Ministry of Education other organization staff.
  • Ensure the transparency in classroom repair/maintenance and material distribution activities in the community and records.
  • Take part in the process of beneficiary identification and registration.
  • Conduct campaigns and trainings for raising awareness about gender, especially for improvement of female education and their further participation in education.
  • Conduct meetings and trainings for other members of the provincial education team with MoE Provincial CBE Officers (PCO), teachers and School Shura members for developing their capacity in planning and implementing CBE activities.
  • Develop and maintain a network of external contacts with key individuals in the government, NGO sector and civil society at district level
  • Support feedback mechanism within the project to ensure voices from direct beneficiaries and wider community are continuously shared, captured, and fed into project activities.
  • Support the child protection staff and community based committees in case management under the child protection component of the project.
  • Communities aware on project objectives, outputs and activities and MEAL systems and ACDO Child Protection Policies.
  • Facilitate project and activities information at all events such as training and workshops
  • Provide in classroom support for teachers inside the EiE classes.
  • Follow up day by day project activities and coach teachers at the field level.
  • Assist joint monitoring visits with the government officials (Provincial/district relevant authorities) to the project sites.
  • Support implementation of project baseline, mid-term, and final evaluation.
  • Support and advocate school Shuras to fill full their activities and coach them to the right position.
  • Develop project weekly narrative reports and submit them to Snr. Project Officer timely.
  • Any other related task as assigned by Snr. Project Officer and/or Senior Management Team (SMT).

Job Requirements:


  • 12 grade graduate at minimum, bachelor degree is desirable
  • Bachelor degree holder with 3 years of relevant experience and 12th grade graduate with 6 years of relevant experience
  • Experience in the relevant or similar position in humanitarian projects is required.




  • Strong oral and written communication skill in Pashto and Dari, skills in English will also be an asset.
  • Knowledge of the community structure, dynamics and development.
  • At least one years of experience in community mobilization, particularly for community participation, conflict resolution and resource mobilization.
  • Knowledge of the value of education in Holy Islam, the child development and the current trends of education in Afghanistan.
  • Ability to cope well under pressure, work irregular hours and meet tight deadlines
  • Sound organizational skills and ability to prioritize and deliver assignments in a timely manner often under severe time pressures
  • Experience in needs assessment, project monitoring and evaluation, and program development
  • Good knowledge and experience in Afghanistan education system/context, education in emergencies (EiE), and child protection (CP)
  • Experience in coordination with government authorities, communities, donors and beneficiaries


Language skills:

  • Fluent oral and written skills in Pashto and Dari, fluent in English is plus point

Submission Guideline:

Qualified applicants are highly encouraged to apply for the position and submit their applications (Cover Letter and CV together) NOT Educational and Work Certificates, to the attention of the Human Resource Department at https://forms.gle/SqWatosaxRC1fAzT6 until 04:00 pm (Afghanistan Standard Time) on August 4, 2022.

Shortlisted candidates will be directly contacted for a written test and consequently for an interview. If you are not contacted TWO WEEKS after the closing date, please know that your application has not been successful for the post.


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