WPE Community Mobilizer
The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers lifesaving and life changing assistance to refugees and persons of concern required to flee from war or disaster. At work today in over 40 countries and 22 U.S. cities, we restore safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure. The IRC is responsible for the way from harm to home.
Under the direct supervision of the Prevention and Risk Reduction (PRR) Officer, the Community Mobilizer ensure work in the targeted communities, WPE Community Centre, WPE Safe Spaces and other IRC surrounding facilities and conduct community mobilization and GBV risk mitigation activities, safety assessments, capacity building trainings, meetings, and community-based activities.
Under the direction of the WPE Prevention Officer, WPE community mobilizer will:
- Conduct information and awareness sessions with female and male in the community to disseminate information about available services and key protection concerns.
- Identify and assess new communities to be engaged in WPE activities.
- Maintain regular contact with community focal points and volunteers to ensure a constant flow of information and feedback.
- Provide close mentoring and capacity building support to community representatives.
- Support and facilitate with PRR Officer in providing capacity building training to local leaders.
- In close collaboration with community outreach volunteers conduct regular safety assessments to identify key risks faced by women and girls within their community.
- Facilitate referral of identified needs to humanitarian organizations and other service providers, ensuring follow up and feedback to the community.