Community Volunteers at Rehabilitation Empowerment and Better Health Initiative (REBHI) – 3 Openings

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  • Borno, Better Health Initiative (REBHI) View on Map
  • Post Date : December 24, 2021
  • Apply Before : December 31, 2021
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  • Job ID 8944
  • Experience See Job Description
  • Gender Male or Famele
  • Qualifications NCE/OND/Diploma

Job Description

Rehabilitation Empowerment and Better Health Initiative (REBHI) is a National Non-governmental organization that aims to respond to the need of vulnerable communities through supporting self-reliant empowerment activities particularly for women and youth and other vulnerable members of the society.

The project Improving Access to Integrated GBV Services for Women and Girls of Reproductive Age is a 10-month project (January 2022 – October 2022) funded by the Nigeria Humanitarian Fund (NHF) and implemented by the Rehabilitation Empowerment and Better Health Initiative (REBHI) in Jere, Bama and Pulka LGA’s of Borno state. The project targets vulnerable populations in IDP camps and host communities in Jere, Bama and Pulka with the aim of reducing suffering and vulnerability to GBV, SGBV & SEA for women and girls of reproductive age. The project will also support the co-ordination of the GBV sub-sector through co-ordination of the dignity kits technical working group (which REBHI leads) by assessing reviewing and implementing the needs of beneficiaries into the standardized dignity kits contents.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Community Volunteer

Locations: Jere, Bama and Pulka – Borno
Employment Type: Contract

The Community Volunteer will be responsible for the following:

  • Conduct door-to-door sensitization on GBV prevention and reporting by community volunteers within IDP camps and host communities of target locations.
  • Assist in program coordination, which may include focus group discussion, key informant interviews andone on oneinterview with respondents based onprogramdeveloped and supplied by the program lead.
  • Participatein overall implementation of the activities asmay beassigned by the project team lead.
  • Gather and accurately record responses from the community members as the need may demand.
  • Submit completed reports and other equipment used in fieldwork to the supervisor and will, if required to do so, compile his/her findings in a format required by the GBV Officer.
  • As part of each assignment, he or she willparticipatein briefings; carry out data collection, data entry and/or reporting.
  • Promote program intervention within community, especially integrating community leaders and decision makers.
  • Assists in developing ways in which community involvement can be increased and community groups strengthened;
  • Liaise closely with local actors and other local stakeholders to raise the awareness, sensitize and engage them at grassroot level.
  • Provision of linkages to community-based structures relevant for project implementation.

Requirements & Competencies

  • National Diploma or its equivalent.
  • Previous experience in conducting GBV, Health, and Education assessments.
  • Experience in mobile data collection, administering questionnaires and conducting interviews, data collection and data entry
  • Willingness to learn and explore new experiences
  • Fluency in speaking and understanding English, Kanuri and Hausa. Kanuri speaking is highly preferred.


  • Honesty: Shows a high level of integrity and will not fabricate responses or misrepresent the program
  • Communication: Confidently expresses self, able to clearly ask questions and help the respondent understand what is needed from her/him.
  • Relationship Builder: Able to build trust with people at the rural level and maintain confidentiality.
  • Cultural Awareness: Must be aware of and sensitive to the cultural expectations of communities in Northern Nigeria.
  • Accuracy: Must be able to interpret and record responses appropriately without distorting the respondent is meaning or confusing the reader.

Application Closing Date
31st December, 2021.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and Cover Letter to: using their Name and Job Title as the subject of the email.


  • Applications that do not follow this guideline will be disregarded.
  • Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

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