Community Mobiliser

at Comitato Collaborazione Medica (CCM)
Location Filtu and Dekasuftu Woredas, Somali, Ethiopia
Date Posted June 27, 2020
Category Education / Teaching
Health Care / Medical
Social Sciences
Job Type Contract
Currency ETB


CCM ( is an Italian NGO operating in: Burundi, Ethiopia, Kenya, Mali, South Sudan and Somalia, running health-related projects. In the frame of the project “One Health-Strengthening the resilience of pastoral and agro-pastoral communities affected by drought in the Liben Zone of the Somali Region (Ethiopia) - phase 2".” we are seeking one Community Mobilizer to integrate the CCM team for supporting the Project activities in Filtu and Dekasuftu Woredas.


  •  Support the organization and supervision of CCM activities in the communities as assigned by PC
  • Contribute to the strengthening of community networks of health workers and women and reinforcing the already ongoing interaction
  • Support the creation of new community networks involving groups already available within the community.
  • Support the coordination and organization of regular meetings
  • Lead the organization and participate in the operational researches to analyze approaches and strategies of the community networks and their effectiveness on the process of behavioral change
  • Provide monthly reports to the PC on the overall community network activities
  • Work closely with CCM team in the organization and coordination of community-based activities
  • Support the Project Coordinator in the relations with local stakeholders (i.e. SRHB, WoHO, local Administrative Authorities etc.) in relation with community-based activities
  • Support the organization and smooth running of training activities
  • Provide monthly reports on the activities run, detailing main challenges and results achieved
  • When requested, represent CCM, participating in community based coordination meetings at Regional, Zonal and Woreda level
  • Perform any other additional task, when asked by the supervisor
  • Participates in strengthening organizational linkage between Community Animal Health Workers (CAHW), Livestock and Pastoral Development Office, Health office, community, and private veterinary and health sectors.
  • In accordance with agreed schedules, prepare activity report indicating the problems or challenges encountered and possible solutions.
  • Ensure the project will achieve its objective and all the expected results
  • Work on Community alert and risk containment system for outbreaks and environmental changes is in place

Job Requirements


  • University Degree or college diploma in Health, Education, Social science or Community Development and related fields
  • 6 years of work experience for Diploma holder and 4 years for Degree holder
  • Experience with International Organization and NGO is an asset
  • Proven experience working in the community networking activities
  • Outstanding communication and public relations skills
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal and communications skills; ability to work in a team
  • Availability to work in rural remote areas for long periods
  • Excellent capacity to compose presentations and written reports
  • Computer literacy, proficiency in use of Office package
  • Fluency in spoken and written English and/or Amharic and/or Somali language
  • Excellent self-motivation and commitment
  • Ability to cope with strict deadlines and complex situations
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal and communications skills; ability to work in a team
  • Availability to work in rural remote areas for long periods
  • Experience and knowledge of Filtu and Dekasuftu Woredas is an asset.


Applying Instructions

To apply for this position, please send a one-page motivation letter and a CV in PDF format (not more than three pages) without any scanned certificates or credentials attached to the followings:, quoting “Education and Community Activities Coordinator application for Liben Zone Project” in the subject.

Hard copy can be submitted to CCM Filtu office during working hours within 10 working days after announcement and CVs will not be returned.  Note that the office will review the CV document before the deadline

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

CCM is an equal opportunity employer, but we encourage women applicants. Only short-listed candidates will be notified.

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