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.
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.
· 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.
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:
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.
2 to 3 years experience in Education life skill.
Experience in project implementation and report writing
80% field work
20% office based
2 to 3 years
Education degree: Bachelor DegreeField of education: University degree in a field related to community development work (preferably with experience in a field such as Education).