Community Health Worker - Misrata
Number of position: 1
Position Reports to: Medical Coordinator
Date needed: December .1st .2018
International Medical Corps is a global, humanitarian, non-profit organization dedicated to saving lives and relieving suffering through health care training and relief and development programs. Established in 1984 by volunteer doctors and nurses, International Medical Corps is a private, voluntary, non-political, non-sectarian organization. Its mission is to improve the quality of life through health interventions and related activities that build local capacity in underserved communities worldwide. By offering training and health care to local populations and medical assistance to people at highest risk, and with the flexibility for rapid response to emergencies. International Medical Corps rehabilitates devastated health care systems and helps bring them back to self-reliance.
Sensitize community on general health promotion topics with the aim of improving access to basic health services to IDPs; and mobilize communities for preventative activities such as health education, routine and ad hoc immunization, and antenatal care.
The CHW will report to the medical coordinator.
She/he will work closely with the medical coordinator, other CHWs, and the Benghazi mobile medical team for
successful develop and implement sensitization activities in IDP and other conflict-affected communities.
The CHW must be willing to carryout regular (up to daily) visits of targeted communities.
CHW will collaborate with M&E team to ensure capturing of activities in line with donor and internal requirements.
She/he will assist the medical team and other staff with other reports.
The CHW will assist staff with other activities and support as necessary.
The applicant must have the following qualification:
Has previous volunteering experience.
Demonstrates a high degree of self-motivation Has a good network in targeted the community.
Has good communication skills and the capacity to facilitate presentations, meetings, and discussions concerning health
and social issues.
Able to provide assistance to all individuals and nationalities.
Able to work independently with minimal supervision.
Able to provide feedback/reports regarding work-related activities.
Capacity to work as member of a team.
Partnering and engaging with community stakeholders.
Community Facilitation skills.
Ability to maintain effective working relationships with community and municipal representatives.
Partnering and engaging with stakeholders.
Report writing skills.
Networking and influencing skills.
Highly reliable and dependable.
Able to speak in Arabic as well as English (other languages desirable).
Passion for community wellbeing.
Email your CV to Libya-Recruitment@InternationalMedicalCorps.org indicating in the subject the position.
By ASAP, 5pm (Libya Time)
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