Community Development Worker – Sponsorship – 1

By World Vision Zambia 1 week ago

Job details

Job deadline
28 May
Description

The World Vision Partnership is a global community of people passionately committed to improving the lives and futures of the world’s most vulnerable children. We are one the world’s largest child focused development organisations, with over 45,000 staff in almost 100 countries, serving 100 million people annually. We work on every level to achieve our goal of child well-being – from international activism to checking in on children face-to-face. Our people are our greatest asset. Each staff has unique experience and skills – and it’s our job to provide them with the training and opportunities they need to make their greatest contribution to our work worldwide. Location: Magoye/Choongo Cluster Area Program.

Responsibilities

  • 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
  • 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 organisations 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 TPs 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 organisations to implement activities that impact in the spiritual nurturing of children
  • Ensure that all the sponsorship 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.

Qualifications

  • 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

Other 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
  • Must be resident or willing to live within the Area Programme
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor

Working Conditions:

  • Work environment: 90% Field-based and 10% Office
  • Travel: 10% Domestic travel is required.
  • On call: Preparedness to work outside normal working hours
  • Women are encouraged to apply. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

How to apply
Send your applications to the undersigned:

For more information

World Vision Zambia

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