Child and Community Development Facilitator_Health (Readvert)

International Role - No - Only National applicants will be considered.
1-2 Years


    The purpose of this position is to facilitate implementation and monitoring of program operations including sponsorship by working with community based institutions and local partners


% Time

Major Activities


  1. Operational planning.

  • Participate in developing annual and monthly detailed implementation plans,

  • Develop weekly plans, including RC monitoring,

  • Mobilize communities, CBOs/FBOs and local government, share plans (implementation, monitoring and reporting tools) for review and validation.


  1. Quality Implementation

  • Read, understand and implement projects according to project documents (Project Design Document, logframe, budget and the business path ) for all key interventions

  • Work with Technical programme Officer, local partners, CBOs, government and FBOs to implement business path

  • Provide guidance to CBOs. local partners and FBOs in sponsorship service operations in the AP

  • In collaboration with community stakeholders, identify needs ,strengths, opportunities , weaknesses and risks to improve the wellbeing of children

  • Use community managed targeting criteria approach to contextualize criteria for inclusion of the most vulnerable children in all community engagement, planning and decision-making processes.

  • In collaboration with community stakeholders, identify most vulnerable children including RCs that need to be urgently supported

  • Assist the most vulnerable using projects interventions and stakeholders’ contribution

  • Integrate GIK resources to leverage on existing projects to achieve the wellbeing of children following partnership GIK standards.

  • Perform any other additional responsibility as assigned by your supervisor


  1. Monitoring and Reporting

  • Review and share children monitoring data with sponsorship business systems Assistant for quality and accuracy before entering them in the sponsorship system

  • Mobilize CBOs, local partners and local government to develop an integrated monitoring plan

  • Produce weekly reports and share with the supervisor

  • Monitor progress of planned activities in the assigned communities within the Area Programme

  • Work with TPOs and grant staff to produce AP quality and timely reports (monthly, semi-annual and annual) using appropriate templates

  • Share timely data with supervisor to update M&E Database,

  • Gather data, information, reports from Sponsorship Business Systems Assistant, share and follow up with CBOs, local partners for appropriate action.

  • Monitor sponsorship performance in line with child sponsorship standards and take appropriate actions

  • Build capacity of communities and partners for monitoring

  • Train communities volunteers and CBOs on changes stories collection techniques to take RCs photos and videos

  • Report any incident that might require management attention, natural hazard, security and any other.


  1. Improve AP level partnerships for child wellbeing

  • Train and coach CBOs/FBOs, volunteers on sponsorship basic standards, child monitoring standard and project models

  • Monitor and report activities implemented by CBOs and FBOs in partnership with World Vision.

  • Work with CBOs and partners, build their capacities on specific local advocacy and child protection issues as required by the context

  • Perform any other additional responsibility as assigned by your supervisor in alignment with the organizational policy

  1. Sponsorship

  • Mobilize partners for effective participation of children in the programme interventions geared towards child wellbeing

  • In collaboration with partners take collective actions for children not participating in programmes.

  • Lead community engagement process for child sponsorship

  • In collaboration with community and local partners develop local selection criteria for child registration.

  • Integrate Child Monitoring Standards in programme implementation

  • Participate in identification and assessment of potential partners for child wellbeing

  • Execute Gift Notification (GN) according to GN implementation framework.

  • Involve partners and community groups in defining and adapting child selection criteria.

  • Work with communities to shortlist the children who will be targeted in the programme


6. Integration of cross cutting themes and empower world views

  • Ensure adherence to child protection policy, guidelines and protocols by partners, community volunteers, beneficiaries, CBOs/FBOs etc.

  • Implement and integrate cross cutting business paths as appropriate (Faith & Dev, gender, advocacy, peace building and child protection, environment, DRR and HIV)

  • Disaggregate data by gender and most vulnerable children

  • Mobilize communities for engagement and influence for behavior change


  • University in Public Health, Nutrition or any relevant field.

  • At least three years’ experience working with communities in a development.

  • Technical Training qualifications required: CLTS, PHAST, CHAST and other Sanitation and hygiene promotion tools.

  1. Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Good understanding of World Vision and development principles

  • Ability to work in and contribute to team building environment.

  • Ability to maintain performance expectations in diverse cultural contexts, psychologically stressful environments and physical hardship conditions with limited resources.

  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with staff and partners at all levels

  • Ability to exhibit exemplary lifestyle as interpreted in specific local cultural context.

  • Speaking and writing English as a second language

  • Project management skills

  • Community mobilization

  • Practicing innovation and behavior change

  • Knowledge in computer tools

  • Building collaborative relationships with various partners

  • Having a team work spirit.

  • Ability of problem solving at AP level.

  • Being child focused and having child protection competencies

  • Having community and partners facilitation skills.

  • Motorbike driving license ismandatory

  1. Work environment

  • The time of field work should be no less than 70% for RCs and activities monitoring.

  • Travelling time should be no more than 5%.

  1. How to apply

    Should you wish to apply for this position, please go to If this is your first time applying online via the World Vision International careers website, you will need to register an account along with your application details. This site will provide you with additional functionality, such as saved searches and email alerts. Registration requires minimal information to create your account. Further details will be collected during the application process. All applicants must apply using our online application system, CVs received via email or standard post will NOT be considered.

    In case you face challenges applying through the online system, please call HR department for support. The closing date for submission of applications (Updated and signed CV, motivation letter, certificates of service, and Certified Degrees) is December 06, 2021. No late applications will be accepted.

  2. Important Note

  • World Vision Burundi does neither use employment agencies nor does it charge money for recruitment, interviews or medical checks.

  • As a child focused organization, World Vision is committed to the protection of children and does not employ staff whose background is not suitable for working with children.

  • Although all applications will be considered on their individual merit, suitably qualified women are especially encouraged to apply.