Community Development Worker
Position: Community Development Worker (3) Location: Mumbwa & Kaindu
Purpose of the position
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.
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIESProgram 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.
Host sponsors, donors and other visitors at the Zonal level for project monitoring and exchange of ideas.
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.
Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience
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 / Conditions:
Work environment: 90% Field-based and 10% Office
Travel: 10% Domestic travel is required.
On call: Preparedness to work outside normal working hours