Action Against Hunger
Social Mobilizer (Volunteer)
Action Against Hunger
Posted date 11th September, 2023 Last date to apply 30th September, 2023
Country Pakistan Locations Tando Allahyar, Ghotki, Shikarpur
Category Development Sector
Salary 41800
Type Contractual Positions 5
Experience 2 years
Status Closed

These are volunteer based positions with a monthly stipend of PKR 41800/- Only

Relevant Experience: Bachelor degree with 2-3 Year working experience in NGO / INGO in relevant position and program (i.e., CMAM & IYCF). 

Position Objective:Action Against Hunger is seeking a community mobilizer to plan, organize and manage all of the activities related to the Community mobilization, including serving as the contact Person to the Community and village leaders. This position will support the Community Health Workers and OTP team for implementation of outreach and OTP activities.

Job Description:

Mission 1: Mapping of OTP/outreach services area and identification of community health workers

The Social Mobilizer is responsible for: 

  • Asses and map OTP/CMAM activities at designated sites in liaison with ACF district officer and department of health and local authorities.
  • Community sensitization on the program objectives and methods to stimulate & eventually promote the understanding and participation of the target population. Community sensitization starts at village- and Community-leader levels and eventually extends to the entire population.
  • Identify the community health workers in the catchment area and link with the OTP in the staff.
  • Seek and provide feedback on screening programme implementation schedule and activities plan as appropriate to enhance coverage and maximize impact.
  • Participate in the selection of the decentralized mass screening sites to ensure access and high coverage.
  • Work closely with DoH Health staffs to ensure all aspects of the program are understood and appropriate referrals take place to and from the CMAM outreach as well as to Healthcare Facilities.

 Mission 2: Supervise activities at Community Screening


The Social Mobilizer is responsible for: 

  • Regularly supervise CHWs for children follow-up to investigate the reasons for absence and ensure the nutritional messages delivered are in adherence with the messages prepared for the program
  • Ensure ongoing Community mobilization activities including satisfactory active case finding, referral & follow-ups.
  • Guide the CHWs for compile weekly/monthly activities report.
  • Elicit community involvement in case finding, referral, encouraging attendance and minimize defaulters.
  • Follow-up issues related to low attendance rate and defaulters and the underlying problem and propose appropriate solution.
  • Support to the Community Health Workers (CHWs) during screening (active case finding) and linking up the CHWs with the LHW program.
  • Prepare activity plan for the screening exercise in consultation with the CHWs and OTP Supervisors.
  • Organize and facilitate regular community screening, MNP and IFA distribution and SBCC sessions for CHWs in the community.
  • Provide technical support and supervision to CHWs on screening, active case finding, defaulter tracing, MNP, IFA and Deworming distribution through follow up trainings and on job coaching and supportive supervision.

 Mission 3: Network and coordinate with the relevant sectors:

The Social Mobilizer is responsible to:

  • Establish good Relationship with the Taluka and UC authorities and Community leaders
  • Establish a network with the other actors in the working area (I/NGOs and DoH)
  • Establish linked and meetings with the Community leaders and different group existing in the working area.
  • Respond and coordinate properly with District Officer Officer representing ACF.
  • Establish a good understanding of the program within the community.
  • Establish good coordination with caregivers coming to the OTP for services.

 Mission 4: Additional Tasks:

The Social Mobilizer is responsible for:

  • This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive and the employee will perform other related tasks as required and responsible for reporting and communication of progress and achievement of the specific assigned task.
  • Inform ACF District Officer and Project Manager any Technical problems encountered related CMAM/CMAMI Program.

 Mission 5-: Ensure compliance with ACFs gender equality, child protection sensitivity and safeguarding policies:

The Social Mobilizer is responsible for:

  • Read and ensure a full understanding of ACFs Gender, Child Protection and other safeguarding policies  
  • Implement all work related activities with a gender, inclusion and child protection lens
  • Help build an inclusive office environment where people do not feel disadvantaged or judged according to their gender or limited due to manageable disability.

This Job Description may evolve according to the needs of the mission and in view the ever changing scope of your designation

Action against Hunger is committed to the prevention of risks related to abuse, sexual exploitation and the promotion of gender equality and its diversity. The Pakistan Mission encourages the application of the women / men / transgender/ disabled workers. Action Against Hunger's recruitment process is free of charge, no compensation of any form shall be requested from a candidate. It reflects the major policies and its charter through its professionalism and impartiality. If you observe behavior in opposition to these values during this process, please report it to the appropriate teams. All persons hired by Action Against Hunger will also be checked for compliance with the "anti-terrorist" lists, while respecting the rights of employees and the confidentiality of personal data.

Disclaimer: We are reviewing CVs on a daily basis due to the urgency, and if we find the appropriate number and quality of applicants sooner, the application process may be concluded before the planned deadline.

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