CARE began working in Zimbabwe in 1992 in response to a severe regional drought. After establishing a drought mitigation program, CARE began longer term developmental programs with local partners in building small dams, strengthening local microfinance institutions, and launching projects to assist small businesspersons in the rural areas. CARE Zimbabwe’s overall goal is to empower disadvantaged and poor households to meet their basic needs. Programs promote sustainable livelihoods of poor and vulnerable people.The organisation seeks to recruit outstanding candidates who are known for their excellence, professionalism, integrity and who are committed to providing support towards the improvement of life for vulnerable communities
The Project Field Assistant will be responsible for facilitating community and stakeholder participation in implementing project activities.
Key duties and responsibilities:
- Develops a weekly plan in line with scheduled project activities at community level.
- Prepares distribution plans for WASH Non-Food Items.
- Conducts community mobilisation and sensitisation, capacity building such as training of committees and individual artisans.
- Facilitates beneficiary identification and registration for the project.
- Participates in data collection, e.g. administering questionnaires, collecting statistics relevant to the project.
- Facilitates collaboration with stakeholders, e.g. Government extension workers, traditional leaders.
- Coordinates community participation and stakeholder relations at community and district level and also organising and facilitating community level meetings.
- Diploma in Public Health/Water & Sanitation/Developmental Studies or equivalent.
- Minimum of 2 years working experience in Water and Sanitation projects or other related field.
- Good public relations, team player and able to work under strenuous conditions.
- Ability and willingness to ride a motorcycle is a must.
- Good interpersonal and communication skills.
Masvingo, Mwenezi, Masvingo, Norton , Zaka, Zimbabwe
Deadline: 18 June 2020