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Community Mobilizer Assistant - Chereti

FHI 360

FHI 360

Posted on Friday, June 21, 2024


FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender, youth, research, and technology– creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today’s interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 70 countries, all 50 U.S. states, and all U.S. territories. FHI 360’s Crisis Response team has been responding to the humanitarian emergency in Northern Ethiopia through an integrated health, nutrition, WASH, and Protection project to meet the critical needs of the conflict-affected population. FHI 360 aims to expand its reach to the Somali Region in Eastern Ethiopia to meet the immediate needs of the drought-affected population and will be implementing integrated humanitarian programming with the Ethiopia-based national organization, Pastoralist Concern (PC).


Under the supervision of the Protection Officer, the Social Service Worker will oversee providing psychosocial case management services to women affected by conflict and specifically providing support to survivors of gender-based violence. They will oversee identifying the needs of the women and refer them to appropriate care to meet their needs.


  • Mobilize and engage community members, structures and partners in prevention and response events in the community including discussions, training, etc;

  • Coordinate with partners to integrate GBV prevention activities into their activities.

  • Facilitate community events to create awareness on the prevention of and response to GBV.

  • Engage community members and structures including IDP Committee, women's association, youth and children to design participatory strategies and actions to prevent &respond GBV.

  • Identify the special needs of the women and liaise with the Protection Officer to meet these needs.

  • Engage community PSEA focal points to establish community-based complaints mechanisms and to raise awareness toward PSEA.

  • Support and mentor the facilitators, community volunteers and Protection Committees to provide psychosocial first aid to women in need.

  • Identify gaps/challenges in service delivery and coordinate with relevant actors to ensure that safe and confidential services are made available and accessible to vulnerable women.

  • Work closely with partners, and community leaders, and focal points, to develop strategies for preventing violence related to firewood collection.

  • Monitor protection concerns for women and girls in the community and share concerns with actors providing services.

  • Maintain records of activities and produce regular t including weekly updates or Situational Reports?

  • Conduct an incidence trends analysis each quarter for purposes of learning, future programing, and advocacy.

  • Practice self-care.

  • Always adhere to the GBV protection guiding principles.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Humanitarian Studies, Social Works, Gender Studies, Sociology, Anthropology, Law, Public Administration, Political Sciences, or related discipline

  • Minimum 1-2 years working experience in GBV Protection and Counselling or Gender integration at the national or international level.

  • Master’s degree is an added advantage.

  • Experience in dealing with issues of women's rights and Gender Equality within public institutions and/or international organizations required.

  • Solid understanding and working experience of safeguarding and accountability.

  • Fluent in local language and excellent in English.

Application Process:

Interested candidates should submit their CV, cover letter, and contact information for three professional references on the FHI 360 portal. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

Application Deadline: 27th June

Note: This job description is intended to convey information essential to understanding the scope of the position and is not an exhaustive list of skills, efforts, duties, responsibilities, or working conditions associated with it. Responsibilities may evolve and change over time based on organizational needs and programmatic priorities.

This job posting summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.

FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer whereby we do not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law.

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