Community Mobilization Assistant

Nigeria Education Crisis Response

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Nigeria Education Crisis Response is a USAID-funded project aimed at supporting Adamawa, Bauchl, Borno, Gombe and Yobe states to expand access to quality, relevant non-formal education and alternative education opportunities for internally displaced persons (lDP) children, as well as out- of-school children in host communities, aged 6 to 17 at target locations.


Position Summary

The Community Mobilization Assistant will be responsible for assisting the Community Mobilization/NGO Capacity Building Officer in implementing activities to Increase community awareness and support of schooling In targeted non-formal education and alternative education learning center communities in Borno.

This includes implementing a small grants program to enable CSOs to establish community coalitions and learning centers, building the capacity of CSOs and executing awareness campaigns to strengthen the community's demand for education.


Primary Responsibilities

  • Assist in establishment and training of new Community Coalitions or other local education support groups and committees.
  • Support In providing partner CSO5 in Borno with day-to-day mentoring on project design, implementation, and monitoring.
  • Supports the consistent application of training materials to strengthen CSO organizational management, HR and financial systems and provide technical support in community mobilization.
  • Assist in Coordinating donor, stakeholder, and field staff visits to CSO5 and communities in Bomb.
  • Carry out any other related work that may be assigned.


Required Skills & Qualifications

  • High School diploma required, BA degree highly desired. Must have 2+ years of general work experience
  • Must have 2+ years of specifically related experience In managing community engagement campaigns, preferably in the education sector -
  • Experience with international organizations’ community grants mechanisms
  • In-depth understanding of the role of clvii society In development
  • Fluency in spoken and written English.
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity.
  • Display cultural, gender, religion and age sensitivity and adaptability.

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Nigeria Education Crisis Response

Job Level

Experienced (Non-Manager)




NGO/Community Services & Dev

Job Type


Minimum Qualification

High School (S.S.C.E)

Preferred Years of Experience

1 - 3 years