Community Development Officer

at Save the Children
Published August 8, 2022
Location Manila, Philippines
Category Management  
Job Type Full Time  

Description

ROLE PURPOSE

 

The Community Development Officer for the EU project entitled Strengthening the Capacity of Organizations of Persons with Disabilities and Other Civil Society Organizations Towards Effective Civil Society-Local Government Engagement and Improved Government Accountability for Persons with Disabilities, Especially Children in the Cities of ParaƱaque and Taguig, and Municipality of Pateros. will be in-charge in the day-to day implementation of key activities related to project. He/she will support the conduct of assessments, capacity building, and the monitoring and evaluation of interventions related to the project. He/she will facilitate and strategize to effectively and efficiently implement planned activities and initiate onsite interaction with target communities and project partners.

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

 

* At least 3 years' experience in Community Development work with background in community mobilization. * Background in Filipino Sign language and engaging policy decision makers in child rights issues. * Effective communication and facilitation skills demonstrated by skills and knowledge in using various tools in simplifying concepts and frameworks in communicating with a wide range of audiences related to the program including children. * Critical thinking which is demonstrated by the ability to resolve program issues and integrate programs. * Experience in facilitating community and child participation, use of child rights approaches, gender development and inclusion principles in development or humanitarian settings. * Resilience to stress, can tolerate working under ambiguous circumstances), high flexibility to abrupt changes and can multitask * Strong sense of urgency and work ethics particularly in timeliness (organizing and prioritizing) and quality in programming. * Understands and believes in Save the Children's mission and vision; commits to its objectives and willing to adopt Save the Children's methodology and framework.

 

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