Community Development Officer Jobs|Ajira za maafisa Maendeleo ya Jamii

Community Development Officer Jobs

Community Development Officer Jobs Community Development Officer Jobs|Ajira za maafisa Maendeleo ya Jamii A Community Development Officer supports programmes aimed at reducing poverty and helping to improve the lives of people who live in deprived areas. The role seeks to involve communities in seeking solutions to the problems they face in partnership with statutory and voluntary bodies.

Community Development Officer Jobs The Community Development Officer will promote the programme locally, regionally and nationally through strategic engagement with key service providers and other regional and national bodies. The role identifies good practice within the local authority as well as regionally and nationally ensuring exchange of information and good practice, identifying funding opportunities to deliver both local authority wide and regional initiatives. There can be staff management responsibilities as well as budget management.

Community Development Officer Jobs|Ajira za maafisa Maendeleo ya Jamii

Community Development Officer Jobs|Ajira za maafisa Maendeleo ya Jamii

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Work with the Nutrition Program Officer and other team members in coordinating and facilitating implementation of program activities in their respective districts; in close consultation with Program Manager
  • Work closely with the Local Government Authorities in planning and implementing activities in the districts.
  • Attend regular meetings as scheduled and actively encourage and promote effective communication and strong working relationships within the team, local government, local leaders and the communities served
  • Facilitate coordination meetings, advocacy meetings and awareness raising sessions at the community level, together with community care providers
  • Ensure the community based activities such as Village Health and Nutrition Days (VHNDs), nutrition screening, health education and follow up is done properly
  • Ensure counselling sessions for pregnant women and mothers of children under five are conducted as planned
  • Prepare and timely submission of monthly, quarterly and annual program reports;
  • Required Qualifications and Experience

 

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