Save the Children Community Worker – DFID-Migration Program Jobs in Ethiopia

Save the Children Community Worker – DFID-Migration Program Jobs in Ethiopia

Key Areas of Accountability:

  • Represent the project and overall management of its activities under respective districts with the support from Project Manager and Child Protection Officer.

  • Facilitate and coordinate the activities of Community Based Child Protection activities, including building the capacity of community based service providers to migrants and refugees, activities in respective operational woredas.

  • Facilitate the support to the child protection officers in community based child protection initiatives, need identification, planning and effective implementation of project activities.

  • Facilitate the active participation of communities and other stakeholders and work closely with community based protection structures, relevant child-youth led child protection groups, etc.

  • Take the lead in the mobilization of all stakeholders and follow up routine tasks of the project implementation at site level as required by the child protection officers.

  • Support, follow up and supervise the implementation of the community action plans on community based protection activities.

  • Organize workshops and trainings under the direction of the child protection officer.

  • Ensure regular communication between SC and the community.

  • Develop periodic action plans and reports in close consultation with the child protection officers.

  • Serve as translator of local languages to other project staff, consultants and visitors.

  • Accurately express SC position, objectives and policies.

  • Carry out other duties as requested by the child protection officers.

    Skills and Behaviours (our Values in Practice)


  • Holds self accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modelling Save the Children values.

  • Holds the team and partners accountable to deliver on their responsibilities - giving them the freedom to deliver in the best way they see fit, providing the necessary development to improve performance and applying appropriate consequences when results are not achieved.


  • Sets ambitious and challenging goals for themselves (and their team), takes responsibility for their own personal development and encourages others to do the same.

  • Widely shares their personal vision
    for Save the Children, engages and motivates others.

  • Future orientated, thinks strategically.


  • Builds and maintains effective relationships, with their team, colleagues, members and external partners and supporters.

  • Values diversity, sees it as a source of competitive strength.

  • Approachable, good listener, easy to talk to.


  • Develops and encourages new and innovative solutions.

  • Willing to take disciplined risks.


  • Honest, encourages openness and transparency.

    Job Requirements

    Educational Qualifications:

  • Minimum Diploma/TVET in Sociology, social work, rural development, disaster risk management, food security, and other related fields.

    Experience and Skills

  • Minimum of 2 years of work experience on community mobilization.

  • Excellent understanding of the culture and ways of living of target communities.

  • Good written and spoken English.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills skill with communities, government structure etc.

  • Good Report writing skill; able to collect, document and share project records and information.

  • Experiences of working in NGOs; and communities at grass root level are advantageous.

  • Basic knowledge of Computer Application is desirable.

  • Ability and willingness to travel and work in rural areas where the project is implemented, within approved security frameworks.


  • Experience of working with Women, Income Generating Groups, Natural Resource Management, in Agricultural/Livestock extension or related; and/or community based organization

  • Work experience in pastoral areas and knowledge of Afar language is advantageous

  • Work experience in diverse international NGOs is an asset

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Save the Children Community Worker – DFID-Migration Program Jobs in Ethiopia

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