Social Mobilizer

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Social Mobilizer

  • Post Date:October 31, 2022
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  • Career Level Officer
    Experience 2 Years
    Gender Female
  • Industry Development
    Qualification Bachelor Degree
    Salary As per Organization Salary Scale
  • Number of Opportunities 1
    Vacancy Number IRW-SM-033-2022
    Location Herat
Job Description

About Islamic Relief Worldwide:

Founded: 1992

Islamic Relief Worldwide (IRW) is an international, non-profitable, non-governmental humanitarian relief organization with its head quarter in Birmingham, UK. It enjoys consultative status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations and is a signatory to the Code of Conduct for International Red Cross and red Crescent Moments and NGOs in Disaster Relief. Islamic Relief has been working in Afghanistan for more than 23 years, providing emergency relief and implementing life-changing development projects for some of the most vulnerable people in the country. Islamic Relief set up our first Afghanistan office in 1999. Since then, IRA continued providing assistances in emergency relief, food security, livelihood, education, health, nutrition, shelter, orphan sponsorship, Ramadan and Qurbani programmes.

Job Summary:

The Social Mobilizer will work closely with communities in target provinces in order to facilitate the environment for the beneficiary selection process and community-level coordination, conducting meetings, planning and reporting, distribution, and data collection process under the direct supervision of the project officer and programme.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with the community elders and CDCs in selecting the target communities.
  • Contribute to the achievement of project’s results the follow-up of activities.
  • Select the vulnerable families within the targeted areas as per selection criteria.
  • Formation and functioning self-help group.
  • Preparing business plans for the project beneficiaries.
  • Working closely with established SHG groups and centers in target communities and project rightsholders.
  • Arrange capacity building training for self-help group leaders.
  • Generate savings and self-help credit for self-help groups.
  • Beneficiary’s selection, distribution and gathering of the beneficiaries for training sessions.
  • Travel to the field in all target districts of Herat province on a regular basis.
  • Report regularly on project activities and update the progress of project implementation.













  • Mobilize the community and beneficiaries and provide them awareness regarding the project activities and assistance they are going to receive.
  • Create and maintain good relations with faith leaders and village elders for the smooth implementation of the project.
  • Prepare work plans schedules and reports for all activities.
  • Any other official-related tasks may assign to her.

Job Requirement:


  • Bachelor’s degree in social science, disaster management, community development, or any other related field.

Work Experience:

  • A minimum of 1 to 2 years’ professional experience in social mobilization or any other related.
  • Demonstrated experience in livelihood-related projects is preferred.
  • Ability to work under pressure, independently and with limited supervision.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Good writing and communication skills in English and local languages Dari and Pashto.
  • Proficiency in computer applications (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Prior experience and excellent understanding of working in livelihood context.


  • Strong knowledge and skills in social mobilization and organization and proven ability to work in livelihood projects.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, comfortable in a multi-cultural environment, and effective in representation.
  • Able to respond rapidly to changing environments and work under pressure.











  • Fluency in English required; knowledge of Dari and Pashtu preferred.
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to prioritize multiple tasks and meet deadlines.
  • Strong organizational and diplomacy skills.
  • Be able to visit all project locations in target province.

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Herat

Submission Guideline:

Submission Guideline:

Submission Guidelines: Interested and qualified national candidates should submit a cover letter explaining their motivation and updated CV to the following:

The closing date for accepting applications is 06 November 2022.

Please clearly state the Vacancy Announcement number and title of the position you are applying for in the subject line.

Please note that applications received after the closing date will not be considered and only short-listed candidates will be called for written test/interview.