Community Capacity Building Coordinator at Good Neighbors International-Rwanda: (Deadline 7 September 2020)

Community Capacity Building Coordinator at Good Neighbors International-Rwanda: (Deadline 7 September 2020)
  • Full Time
  • Rwanda

Good Neighbors International

Good Neighbors International

Community Capacity Building Coordinator at Good Neighbors International-Rwanda: (Deadline 7 September 2020)

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

Good Neighbors Rwanda Tel +250-735-769-221, P.O.Box5125 Kigali, Rwanda

BACKGROUND

Good Neighbors International (GNI) is an international humanitarian and developmental organization in General Consultative Status with UN ECOSOCO operating in 40 countries around the world.  GNI in Rwanda (a.k.a. GNR) has endeavored to improve child sponsorship and protection, health, education, WASH, agriculture & livelihood, humanitarian assistance, advocacy, and social economy in 4 districts (Gasabo, Kamony, Gisagara, and Nyamagabe) since 1994. We would like to recruit different staff with the following positions:

2. Position: Community Capacity Building Coordinator(1)

To be based at Huye

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Conduct training needs assessment and coordinate trainings in various issues including community leadership, adult literacy, etc.
  • Responsible for social mobilization, inclusion and gender, Community based group formation, and community level institutions at the site level
  • Provide guidance and advice to the programs management team on technical issues of Advocacy and Gender mainstreaming in projects
  • Lead assessment and research activities at the community level to gather information and analysis on gender and advocacy issues.
  • Lead training workshops for relevant stakeholders, staff and key actors on advocacy and Gender-related topics
  • Track progress and provide data on gender and advocacy issues
  • Providing health advice and promoting healthy eating
  • Advising about special diets
  • Educating health professionals and the public about nutrition
  • Raise awareness within the community on other community development activities of the project
  • To check diverse programs in order to improve community people’s levels of understanding and participation for concepts of community development
  • To monitor regular field visits and have meetings with beneficiaries and stakeholder in order for checking, reporting and submitting the procedure and progress of on-going projects to Project Manager
  • To have a proper partnership with local government (officers) through improved communication skills and evaluation
  • To check efficiency, effectiveness, and impacts of programs/projects through regular monitoring and reporting based on written documentation relevant to M&E
  • To submit regular activity reports to his/her Manager,
  • To perform additional jobs assigned by the Country Director and/or Project Manager

Qualifications and experience required

  • The candidate must hold a bachelor’s degree in Gender & Development Studies, rural development, social sciences, sociology, food science, and Nutrition or other related fields, with at least 4 years’ experience in related field;
  • Fluent in Kinyarwanda and English;
  • Proven experience in community mobilization;
  • Good computer skills (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and report writing skills.
  • Honest and transparent
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • He/ she should be ready to travel to the field to the agriculture farms and Cooperatives in the rural areas

How to apply:

The interested candidates must submit directly their application letter addressed to Country Director; recent and detailed curriculum vitae written in English; relevant certificates; Diploma required; a photocopy of the National Identity Card at Good Neighbors International, Head Office (Kigali); located at Kimihurura, opposite to Lemigo Hotel (FAIRVIEW building_3rd floor, right-wing) by September 07th, 2020 before 5 pm.

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