Field Officer Community Mobilization US Non-profit Jobs – Catholic Relief Services (CRS)

Officer Community Mobilization
Organization: Catholic
Relief Services (CRS)
Duty Station: 
About US:
Catholic Relief
Services (CRS) is an international non-profit organization which implements the
commitment of the Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and
vulnerable overseas. Our Catholic identity is at the heart of our mission and
operations. We welcome as a part of our staff and as partners people of all
faiths and secular traditions who share our values and our commitment to
serving those in need.
Job Summary:  The Field Officer Community Mobilization is
responsible for coordinating all community-based relations to successfully
implement CRS’s shelter activities through the CRS’ emergency response
programming in Bidi Bidi Refugee Settlement Camp. S/he will work closely with
the shelter and settlement project manager, technical officer and target
communities to ensure the design and implementation of shelter programming
meets the highest technical and accountability standards. S/he will conduct the
shelter needs assessment, in collaboration with the Yumbe-based Monitoring,
Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) Officer, in the targeted areas,
based on the technical inputs from the technical officers and the shelter and
settlement project manager. S/he will participate in the orientations and
trainings provided to hired labor or volunteers and respected third parties in
the host community.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Support the coordination and monitoring of project activities at the
    field level, ensuring implementation schedules are met as per the detailed
    activity plan, and that adherence to systems for quality project
    implementation are strengthened.
  • Coordinate communication and facilitate information sharing among
    the project team, implementing partners, and project beneficiaries at the
    community level to assist local partners in strengthening the community
    interest, involvement and support networks.
  • Liaise with various community stakeholders and mobilize them to
    ensure full involvement of community leaders, community representatives,
    and local government representatives in the overall implementation and
    improvement of project activities.
  • In coordination with the project team support capacity building
    events for community representatives.
  • Coordinate, monitor, and report on volunteer activities.
  • Compile data provided at the community level as per project
    requirements and contribute to the preparation of reports.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Catholic Relief Services (CRS) Field
    Officer Community Mobilization job should hold a Bachelor’s degree in
    community development, social work or related social science field, or
    equivalent professional experience.
  • At least three years of relevant work experience.
  • Proven ability to build/work in a team and to manage and motivate
    personnel drawing on individual skills to advance agendas and problem
  • Experience working with refugees & applicants from Yumbe
    district are particularly encourage preferred.
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills.
  • Strong knowledge and experience of working with local/community
  • Good knowledge of using MS office application (word, excel and
  • Ability to work in partnership with local communities and NGOs as
  • Demonstrated experience with assessments and analytical and planning
  • Self-reliance and an ability to work in a challenging and demanding
  • Computer Skills required
  • Required Languages – English language and local language
  • Agency-wide Competencies (for all CRS Staff): These are rooted in the mission, values,
    and guiding principles of CRS and used by each staff member to fulfill his
    or her responsibilities and achieve the desired results.
  • Integrity
  • Continuous Improvement & Innovation
  • Builds Relationships
  • Develops Talent
  • Strategic Mindset
& Stewardship Emergency Competencies
  • Communicates strategically under pressure
  • Manages stress and complexity
  • Actively promotes safety and security
  • Manages and implements high-quality emergency programs
How to Apply:
All candidates
should Email a cover letter and CV only to Large
files and/or scans of documents will lead to rejection of your application, in
the subject line of the email, copy and paste – FIELDOFFICERCOMMUNITYMOBILIZATION-YUMBE
Deadline: 23rd May 2019
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