UNV Youth Engagement Officer – UNV LTD

Description of task
Within The Delegated Authority And Under The Supervision Of The Head Of Exploration Or His/her Designated Mandated Representative(s), The UNV Youth Engagement Officer Will
As part of the socioeconomic impact assessment on vulnerable groups and poor households, attend training and conduct mock interviews; cconduct interviews using standard questionnaire (using tablets) in the selected sucos; and enter data and reporting.
Support in organizing training of existing youth and community networks on innovative real-time ‘sensing’ and reporting techniques.
Report on daily lives of communities as they adjust to new realities of COVID-19.
Assist to spread public service advisory information to help protect people from infections, fight community level misinformation, stigma and discrimination, and or monitor the enforcement of lockdowns.
Identify and report suspected cases of community outbreaks of COVID-19
Engaging with local community leaders to support identify the most vulnerable people and their priority needs.
To proactively identify, report and prevent domestic violence and other forms of violence during lockdown and COVID-19 outbreak.
Assist in organizing creative social campaign and awareness raising activities on COVID-19 with the support of community leaders.
Assist project officials with monitoring and documentation of project activities related to COVID-19 response including collection, compilation and consolidation of data on project related activities and indicators and maintain relevant records.
Monitor and report on food security changes (prices, availability, etc.)
Qualifications/Requirements Required degree level: Bachelor degree or equivalent Education – Additional Comments:
Bachelor’s degree in Social science including community Development and/or Public health and health management information.

Required experience:

12 Months Experience remark:
At least 1 year of professional work experience in community-based approach activities including community mobilization, training and capacity building.
Experience in working with local communities, society partners, municipal government officials.
Experience in facilitating discussion with community leaders, community members on health and gender related issues.
Experience in conducting surveys and interviews with local communities is an advantage.
Experience working in the UN or other international development organization is an advantage;
Experience in drafting, formulation, reporting skills;
Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc), email and internet, and knowledge of operating spreadsheet and database packages would be an asset
Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including grassroots community members, religious and youth organizations, and authorities at different levels; familiarity with tools and approaches of communications for development;

Language Skills
English(Mandatory), Level – Fluent
Tetum(Mandatory), Level – Fluent
Portuguese(Optional), Level – Working Knowledge
Area of expertise: Community participation and development, Public health, Other civil society or community development experience Area of expertise details:
Community Mobilization

Training and Capacity Building
Conducting surveys and interviews
Driving license: No Competencies values:
Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

Application Procedure
Eligible candidates must be between 18 – 29 years of age throughout the duration of their service.
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