TASKS: • Build positive and constructive relationships with community members and partners in order to understand their realities and facilitate development processes effectively. • Strengthen the understanding of community development and ownership and of social sustainability among the stakeholders in the area. • Encourages an understanding of and sensitivity to child development and child vulnerability factors among community members and partners • Communicate effectively World Vision’s identity, mission, vision, values and its approach in order to work in ways that are contextually appropriate and clear. • Undertake social networks analysis in order to understand the functions various stakeholders fulfill, power dynamics, and to identify potential local partners and assess their capacity building needs. • Facilitate relationship building and strengthen relationships and partnerships between existing groups in the community • Actively search for new partners within and outside the community, identify how these partners can work together towards shared priorities for child well-being and initiate, develop and manage partnership arrangements with them. • Build the capacity of WV and partner community groups to deliver the joint outcomes effectively. • Train partner community groups on appropriate skills and self-assessment methods to build their capacity for management of local initiatives. • Build the capacity of community partners and volunteers to facilitate and manage development plans focused on child well-being • Participate in and support the community partners in the development and implementation of monitoring and evaluation tools and measurements of program/project effectiveness to track the delivery of joint outcomes. • Encourage and enable communities to share and learn from their own experiences as part of confidence and capacity building. • Actively support program team leader and collaborate with sponsorship coordinator, and social groups in project planning, implementation, monitoring and reporting processes relevant to assigned areas • Work with social groups to support, monitor and evaluate ongoing activities according to approved stated objectives, plan of action, budget and record progress. • Raise awareness and facilitate critical analysis of community issues and opportunities. • Facilitate visioning and planning processes with community members – especially the most vulnerable, and within community based groups. • Help community partners to prioritize projects based on opportunity, needs and community capacities. • Assist stakeholders and community partners to identify and mobilize community resources needed for project implementation. • Supporting advocacy work with partners for children’s needs, rights, protection, and participation
EDUCATION / SKILLS REQUIREMENTS: Education University degree in a field related to community development work (preferably with experience in a field such as Education).
Knowledge and Skills • Strong understanding of community-led development work • Strong critical and analytical thinking skills • Strong facilitation skills • Strong communication skills and cross cultural sensitivity • Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability and commitment to listen to others • Very good command of Arabic and English. • Computer literate in Microsoft Office package. • Creative and initiative taker. • Major flexibility in accomplishing tasks. • Hold a valid Lebanese driver’s license. • Willingness to travel within the country.
Experience • 2 to 3 years experience in Education life skill. • Experience in project implementation and report writing
Work Environment: 80% field work 20% office based
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Contract - Full Time (7 months)
Qualified candidates are requested to send their CV to the following fax number or e-mail address: Fax number: 00 961 4 401982 e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org
2 to 3 years
Education degree: Bachelor DegreeField of education: