Community Mobilization Assistant in Borno, Nigeria

at Action Against Hunger

NGO/Community Services & Dev
Minimum Qualification
Required Experience
1 - 3 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description

Locations: Borno, Jigawa 

Position Overview

  • Provides support in the implementation, organisation, follow-up and reporting of community mobilization activities of the ACF  program in close collaboration with the Nutrition and Health Officer and ACF LGA Supervisors.
  • The Community Mobilization Assistant implements and supervises the activities in the communities to strengthen coverage of nutrition awareness through CMAM, IYCF and WASH activities.

Specific Objectives

  • Undertake Community Mobilization Activities in collaboration with the Health Facility staff.
  • Support the health facilities with Nutrition Awareness  trainings.
  • To participate actively in IYCF,WASH and other nutrition related activities in the community


  • Diploma in Health/Nutrition related sciences with a major in Community Mobilization preferred; combination of work experience and sufficiently related areas of study may be accepted in lieu.

Essential Skills and Experience

  • Strategic thinking, planning, reporting and communication skills
  • Fluent in English and Hausa; other regional languages an asset; solid literacy skills in English
  • Interpersonal skills - able to work with diverse stakeholders and partners effectively
  • Precision and exactitude
  • Basic computer literacy
  • Good capacity to work in a team
  • Knowledge of admission criteria and Nigeria CMAM protocol.

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Resident of community area (LGA) of work, networks within community
  • Previous NGO experience in a similar setting
  • Proficiency with local languages (Kanuri, Fulani)
  • Knowledge of arithmetic to make anthropometric measurements and statistics.
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