Community Development Worker – 3

By World Vision Zambia 8 months ago

Job details

Job deadline
24 March

World Vision is committed to helping children enjoy life in all its fullness. Our work with families, communities and local partners strives to improve the well-being of vulnerable children, in the most important aspects of their lives. Our efforts address basic needs, but also go beyond those to include the spiritual, psychological and relational aspects of thriving in a vibrant and empowered community.


  • Responsible for the implementation of all program activities within a Zone of the Area Programme (AP) in order to ensure all activities are significantly impacting the wellbeing of children
  • Program Management and Reporting
  • Implement and monitor developmental activities in the respective zone
  • Organize child friendly and age appropriate activities that will promote the participation of children
  • Work with faith based organizations to implement activities that impact the spiritual nurture of children
  • Networking, Collaboration and Liaison
  • Ensure that the Community – including children – participates in all zone activities through existing community structures
  • Facilitates community engagement and networking on all Technical Programmes implemented in the Zone
  • Facilitates local level advocacy to address issues that affect the wellbeing of children
  • Programme Effectiveness and Quality Assurance
  • Track and report on the implementation of various Technical Programme activities
  • Share quality impact stories, photos and videos with stakeholders
  • Ensure that registered children are present, participating and are among the primary beneficiaries of the Area Programme activities
  • Work with faith based organizations to implement activities that impact in the spiritual nurturing of children
  • Ensure that all the sponsorship key performance indicators (KPIs) are met
  • Update, document and secure accurate Registered Children’s records according to Child sponsorship Standards
  • Community Mobilization and Engagement
  • Mobilize community members and ensure that they participate in project activities
  • Explain the Organization’s Mission Statement, Core Values and Vision to the community for the shared understanding
  • Organize and manage community meetings for the purpose of disseminating information for effective implementation of programme activities
  • Project Visitation
  • Host sponsors, donors and other visitors at the Zonal level for project monitoring and exchange of ideas.
    Other Competencies/Attributes
  • Mature and committed Christian, with strong integrity
  • Ability to demonstrate community development skills
  • Good Monitoring and report writing skills
  • Able to work with minimum supervision
  • Able to meet strict deadlines
  • Competency in photography is an added advantage
  • Must be able to ride a motorbike – critical
  • Must be resident or willing to live within the Area Programme
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor


  • Diploma in Social Work or any other relevant field; a Degree is an added advantage
  • Basic Computer skills in Ms. Office applications
  • Adaptive and willing to work in a rural set up
  • Must have good interpersonal relations
  • Must have an understanding of World Vision mission, vision and core values
  • Working Environment / Condition
  • Work environment: 90% Field-based and 10% Office
  • Travel: 10% Domestic travel is required
  • On call: Preparedness to work outside normal working hours

How to apply
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For more information

+260 955 422298
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World Vision Zambia (Great East Road, Lusaka)

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