American University of Nigeria Community Engagement Officer Jobs

American University of Nigeria Community Engagement Officer Jobs


Position Background

  • The Community Engagement Officer will coordinate and lead community engagement and mobilization activities for the Project.

  • Implement activities to increase community awareness and support of beneficiaries in targeted communities.

    Primary Responsibilities

  • Support the State Supervisors and/or PD through developing in-depth knowledge of local customs and culture in respective project states and communities.

  • Will be responsible for implementing activities to increase community awareness and support the PD and State Supervisor to enhance community participation and acceptability.

  • Coordinate the psychosocial support and community based education programming.

  • Engage in community advocacy to raise community awareness.

  • Supports the application of training materials to selected beneficiaries.

  • Support the establishment and strengthening of community based mechanisms.

  • Provide support to parent groups and caregivers by organizing and leading sessions with parents on positive parenting practices.

  • Any other duties as assigned by the superior.

    Position Requirements

  • Degree in Social Science, Social Work, Psychology, Public Health.

  • Requisite community engagement experience in a donor-funded project.

  • Minimum of 3-5 years relevant working experience in community engagement/child protection.

  • Experience working with refugees and other vulnerable populations (ideal)

  • Experience in Community Based programming and Child-Friendly Spaces

  • Experience providing counselling services that are gender-sensitive and child friendly.

  • Excellent
    community mobilization skills.

  • Computer knowledge - Microsoft Word, Excel

  • Strong written and spoken English and knowledge of local language (Hausa) desired.

    Description of Benefits

  • Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience and job classification as approved by the Project.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; American University of Nigeria Community Engagement Officer Jobs


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