Social Mobilizer

Posted By: Sahabhagi Vikash Abhiyan (Sva)


Junior Management

Program Implementation


Job Description

Job Type: Full time

The Social Mobilizer will play a key role in engaging and mobilizing communities for active participation in various social and development initiatives. The role involves building strong relationships with community members, raising awareness about relevant issues, advocating for community needs, and facilitating capacity building activities.

Key Responsibilities:

- Manage and supervise a team of around 10 local advisors from the community and work closely with around 150 onion farmers.

- Build and maintain positive relationships with community members, leaders and stakeholders

- Conduct community level awareness meetings on gender, vision, social issues, and facilitate educational sessions for community members.

- Enhance the skills and capacities of community members through training sessions.

- Establish and maintain networks with community organizations, local government agencies and relevant stakeholders.

- Facilitate participatory process for community members to be involved in decision making and planning.

- Monitor the development of the project within the community

- Collect data, prepare case studies, reports to assess the impact of the project interventions.

- Keep accurate records of community activities, meetings and project outcomes.

- Mobilize resources and support in times of crisis.

Qualifications and Skills:

- Masters degree in Social Work, Community development, Rural development, Agriculture, or a related field

- Proven experience in community engagement and mobilization

- Strong communication and interpersonal skills

- Knowledge of local cultures and dynamics

- Ability to work independently and as part of the team

- Proficient in data collection and reporting.

- Proficient in English and Odia language

This position is for a period of 1 year and the renumeration for this position is 35000 INR per month. The extension of this position will depend on the availability of funds/project extension.

Interested candidates are encouraged to send their resume with a cover letter to

Women candidates are encouraged to apply.

Please submit your application to by 22nd March 2024.

This position is an immediate requirement.

Location: Komna, Nuapada, Odisha

Eligibility Criteria

Not Specified

Desired Candidate Profile

Graduation - Graduate-Other

Organization Details

  • Organization Name:Sahabhagi Vikash Abhiyan (Sva)
  • About Organization:Sahabhagi Vikash Abhiyan (SVA) which literally means Campaign for Participatory Development, started as a collective of several Individuals and Community Based Organizations(CBO) in the year 1993-94 to take up various development activities for upliftment of the down trodden and for the overall development of the local Communities. The members of SVA and its associated CBOs are mostly Small and Marginal Farmers, Tribals, Dalits and Agricultural Workers of Odisha. The main projects that we have been currently working are: • Promotion of Farmer Producer Companies. • Integrated Tribal Development Programme (ITDP) with WADI approach • Promotion of Millets Cultivation • Promotion and Nurturing of Farmer Clubs • Promotion and Nurturing of JLGs • Training and Capacity Building of CBOs, FPOs and small NGOs • Gram Swaraj Abhiyan • Promotion of Thrift and Credit Cooperative • Livelihood Enterprise Development Programme • Seed Village • Capacity building of PRI Members

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