Deadline: 29 February 2020
The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) is seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Community Development & Learning Lead in Mpumalanga, South Africa. The duration of this post is 2 years.
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WWF’s mission is to stop the degradation of the planet’s natural environment and build a future in which humans live in harmony with nature.
Key Jobs Responsibilities
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The Community Development & Learning Lead will perform the following functions:
- Support program implementation activities in Khetha nodes
- Closely support the work of the Community Projects Lead, and other field-based staff and consultants, in Khetha nodes as required.
- Participate in the development and roll-out of site-level community-engagement implementation plans.
- Participate in routine data collection, reporting and learning activities as part of Khetha’s Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) system.
- Assist with a wide range of internal program administration – and management processes.
- Promote development of innovate tools and approaches to community development and youth engagement.
- Participate in the development of program-design tools and methodologies such as Sensemaker and Wayfinder.
- Ensure lessons are distilled and shared about research – and community engagement tools and processes used by Khetha.
- Learn from existing approaches with respect to community participation, human wildlife.
- conflict, livelihoods, social policy compliance, scenario planning and ensure the learning is shared within Khetha team and partners (including DEA, SANParks, MTPA, private sector and community representatives.).
- Support information-sharing, learning and cooperation amongst a network of community-based practitioners
- Facilitate strong levels of information-sharing and learning between community-based activities in South Africa and Mozambique.
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Applicants must have:
- Minimum 7 year’s of experience in conservation and / or community development sector.
- Tertiary education in conservation management or social science field.
- Ability to work within a team structure.
- Ability to stay motivated and focussed without constant supervision.
- Ability to deal with a fast-changing and complex socio-political environment.
- Knowledge of community governance systems, such as traditional authorities.
- Experienced facilitator / trainer.
- Experienced in developing capacity-building and/or training programs with a strong developmental focus.
How to Apply
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Applicants must submit their applications through online process.
For more information, visit WWF.
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