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Job Description

As Out reach Team Member, you will be assisting AAC Resource Person in the following duties / assignements;

Social mobilisation and community dialogue

  • Support the Aawaz district team in holding community dialogues for formation of the Village Forums (VFs) and engage with key community stakeholders;
  • Lead the process of VF formation and support the members in managing the VF meetings and activities. Each Outreach Team will manage 3 Village Forums. Each VF preferably will have representation from 3-5 villages;
  • Facilitate the VF office bearers/management committee in developing VF workplans, maintaining records, organising activities and holding dialogues etc.

Information, awareness and behaviour change     

  • Create awareness and share information about Aawaz II priority themes i.e. child labour, early and forced marriages, gender-based violence, other harmful practices and social cohesion etc. at the community level and target villages;
  • Information provision to communities including legal information about relevant laws, information related to various government policies and programmes;
  • Facilitate behavior change by sensitising key stakeholders e.g. elders, influencers and specific service providers and support leadership development among the marginalised groups; 

Referrals to information and services

  • Support the community in accessing the referral system at the Tehsil AAC to channel their issues and concerns to relevant government and non-government service providers and support structures and mechanism (legal aid referrals to government services, CSOs, GBV, possible pool of pro bono legal aid, social protection, BISP, EHSAS, etc.);

Capacity building

  • Support capacity building initiatives for the Village Forums, identifying ACAs/youth volunteers and other forum members for core and thematic trainings and organising trainings at the field level;
  • Selected outreach members to be trained as facilitators to cascade core and thematic trainings to village forums;
  • Support ACAs in implementing Social Action Projects (SAPs);
  • Support AAC and district team in behavioural change campaigns on Aawaz II themes such as child labour/enrolment of out of school children, ending early/forced marriage, campaigns on birth registration and CNICs issuance to women and vulnerable groups;

Early Warning System and Early Response Mechanism

  • Facilitate VFs in Early Warning System (EWS) development and functioning;
  • Support development of Early Response Mechanisms (ERM) in village forums and their referrals in collaboration with the AACs to relevant mandated and non-mandated structures, for example the Child Protection and Women Protection Committees, Child Labour Committees, District Vigilance Committees, Vigilance Committees (Punjab)/Police Liaison Councils (KP);

Progress reporting

  • Develop and share periodic progress reports with AAC and support AAC and district team in collecting and documenting relevant information and success stories from the VFs and the local communities. Contribute to learning and knowledge management from the field at AAC;

Safeguarding

  • Ensure that the village forum members and volunteers are aware of the Safeguarding policy and reporting mechanisms and escalate safeguarding concerns arising from the field to the relevant focal person.

Job Details

Functional Area:
Total Positions:
24 Posts
Job Shift:
First Shift (Day)
Job Type:
Gender:
No Preference
Age:
25 - 45 Years
Minimum Education:
Bachelors
Career Level:
Experienced Professional
Experience:
2 Years - 3 Years
Apply Before:
Nov 27, 2020
Posting Date:
Nov 21, 2020
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