MA’AN is an independent Palestinian development and training institution established in January 1989, registered by law as a non-profit organization. The main office is located in Ramallah and the other branch offices are located in Gaza, and Jenin. MA’AN's work is informed by the necessity of creating independent, self-reliant initiatives that lead to the development of human resources for sustainable development, which incorporate values of self-sufficiency and self-empowerment.
MA’AN is applying for the Municipal Development and Lending Fund (MDLF) addressing the development of the vulnerable communities through accountable municipal services in the Gaza Strip.
As part of the preparations for the technical offer, MA’AN seeks to select a project team who will be in charge of the project implementation. In the current stage, MA’AN will use the selected resumes for supporting the technical offer.
The selected applicants will be contracted once MA’AN is awarded the project’s fund
Job Summary and key Responsibilities
The community mobilizer will be required to facilitate the community involvement and social inclusion of the project activities.
He will be responsible for mapping and contacting the potential community leaders, civil society organizations (CSOs), youth groups and other relevant civic groups.
The community mobilizer main responsibilities include; arranging and conducting the community involvement activities which include focus groups, discussion sessions and community workshops.
He will be also required to participate in trainings and coordination meetings with community groups, CSOs, municipalities and other organizations.
-BSc degree in social studies, social development, sociology and socio-economics or other relevant fields.
-A minimum of 7 years of experience in carrying out community consultation within community development projects. Focusing on the promotion of community participation at a municipal decision-making.
-Relevant experience in social impact assessments (identification & mitigation), participatory planning and budgeting, improvement of consumer satisfaction, enhancement of customer relations by municipalities and utilities and public awareness campaigns.
-Capability and experience in conducting community mobilization activities like awareness workshops to the local communities.
-Familiar with the Palestinian context, traditions and values
-Sound facilitation and moderation skills.
Interested candidates are requested to send their cover letter and curriculum vitae including the names and contact details for three references by email to
please ensure that you state the title of the post that you are applying for as subject of your email.
Deadline for submission Must be delivered before 04:00 PM on Thursday 29th March 2018.