Community Engagement Coordinator
Monrovia | Liberia
This role was posted on May 30, 2022 and is open until June 20, 2022. Please note that we will review applications on a rolling basis but prioritize those who applied within the deadline.
The Community Engagement Coordinator’s role is to enhance robust community engagement activities in close collaboration with the Health Promotion of the County Health Team. S/he engages with community health structures such as the Community Health Committees (CHCs), Health Facility Development Committees (HFDCs), Trained Traditional Midwives (TTMs), elders, and focus groups in each rural community to raise appropriate understanding of the NCHAP concept and the strategic approach and create the motivation that leads to community ownership of the NCHA Program and how they can solve their own health situations through the sharing of community health data and the analysis thereof.
This position is only open to Liberian Nationals candidates.
Position: One (1)
Location: Monrovia, Montserrado County
What You’ll Do
- Collaborate with the CHT Health Promotion Focal Person (HPFP) to conduct community engagement and work with community health structures such as the Community Health Committees (CHCs), Trained Traditional Midwives (TTMs), elders, and focus groups on the project communities.
- Co-design projects and activities that will strengthen the community’s ownership of the NCHA Program and hold the community accountable for the effective operation of Primary Health Care (PHC) facilities through the Health Facility Development Committees (HFDCs).
- Collaborate with the HPFP of the CHT to share community based monthly health performance data and work with the communities to initiate improvement planning.
- In collaboration with the HPFP, organize community engagement meetings and gauge the community’s support for planned activities
- Both at county and district levels, support regular program meetings to ensures strong coordination and appropriate relationships among program implementation staff (CHSS, QAOs, MERL & Digital Health)
- In collaboration with the HPFP, establish and promote a community-health system feedback mechanism/framework to the community to keep the community informed of the performance of the community health system.
- With support from the County Manager, TA-HSD and TA-HSS, s/he may lead in the dissemination of LMH’s community engagement activities to partners at the different forums in the county.
What You’ll Bring
- PA/RN/RM; degree in sociology, public health, with emphasis on community health is an added advantage; a degree in development related fields is also encouraged.
- 3-5 years of work experience in rural community health programming
You’ll Impress Us If
- You have experience working along with the government (MOH/CHT) and other partners.
- You have experience with Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
- An NGO work experience is an added advantage.
- You have experience in working in a culture-sensitive environment.
- You you have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
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Compensation for this position:
The Band for this position: LBR 2
For Liberia the range is: $ 12,272 to $20,452 depending upon experience doing an equivalent role.
About Last Mile Health
Last Mile Health partners with governments to design, scale, strengthen, and sustain high-quality community health systems, which empower teams of community and frontline health workers to bring life-saving primary healthcare to the world’s most remote communities. LMH is a registered 501(c)3 non-profit organization. For more information, visit www.lastmilehealth.org.
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