Community Engagement Officer (Ibadan, Oyo State)
Achieving Multi-stakeholder Approach Towards the Abandonment of FGM/C and Other Forms of Sexual and Gender Based Violence – (ACHIEVE Project)
Youth Network for Community and Sustainable Development (YNCSD)
The Youth Network for Community & Sustainable Development is a youth-led movement catalyzing social change by engaging young people on critical sexual and reproductive issues affecting them and amplifying their voices to speak for Human Rights, through targeted advocacy to key players, capacity building and development, communications and media engagements, partnerships and programme implementation. We also work on a broad range of issues such as Gender, Governance and Environment, however, our priority over the years have been on Sexual and Reproductive Health & Rights.
Since inception, YNCSD have been catalyzing efforts of young people towards ending Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C) and gender-based violence, through effective programming that transforms social norms underpinning these practices as well as promoting reproductive health and Rights for women and girls. Part of our activities is to ensure that every pregnancy is wanted and women and girls have access to reproductive health services and given the opportunity to exercise full agency over their bodies. We pride ourselves to be a leading youth-led organization delivering quality programmes and interventions for our donors and partners based in Nigeria and globally.
The ACHIEVE Project is an anticipated project and subject to being awarded aimed at providing information and services that will lead to change in social norms and attitudes underpinning harmful cultural practices such as female genital mutilation. ACHIEVE Project Nigeria is planning to contract a Community Engagement Officer on a part time basis, to help the Project meet its growing need for quality engagement and public interaction services. The successful applicant will provide technical support to the Head of Programme in penetrating communities and contribute to the development and improvement of project deliverables, risk mitigation and attitudes transformation produced by the Project. He/She will ensure that all ACHIEVE Project activities at community level follow donor specified community engagement guidelines, provide the best possible functionality and usability to the project partners and contribute to the overall project success.
This position will be based preferably in Ibadan in Oyo state
The responsibility of this consultancy is to ensure the implementation and adherence to existing community mobilization for action guidelines; advocacy entry points, layout of mapping and design of innovative approaches.
Deadline: Friday, 22nd October, 2021