ACTION: Field Facilitator for ACTION

 Yayasan Humanis dan Inovasi Sosial or Humanist and Social Innovation Foundation is an affiliated     organization of Hivos. Currently we are looking for a candidate to fill this position:

Title :  Field Facilitator for ACTION
Duty Station :  Makassar
Report to :  ACTION Project Manager
Duration :  12 Months from April 2021 - April 2022

In July 2020,  ACTION – Active Citizens Building Solidarity and Resilience in Response to COVID-19 received a grant agreement from the European Union. The program’s main objectives is to enhance poor and marginalised community resilience and solidarity in responding to the impacts of pandemics. The program is implemented by a consortium with members consisting of 5 national NGOs, namely: CISDI, KAPAL Perempuan, PAMFLET, PUPUK, and SAPDA. 

This program targets marginalized and high-risk populations in rural and urban areas in two phases. Phase one focuses on activities response, such as health care, and water and sanitation systems. Phase two addresses the social and economic recovery phase. The program will be implemented in 5 provinces in Indonesia, which included Jakarta, South Sulawesi, Yogyakarta, West Nusa Tenggara, and West Java. The duration of ACTION is in 24 months. 

The program will support essential health care, mental health services, water and sanitation systems, farming initiatives, employment and skills training, fundraising assistance, financial assistance assessment, as well as relevant public awareness campaigns. The program will also support the government at all levels to tackle the impacts of the pandemic and respond to emergency needs. Using a multi-sectoral approach, many parties will be involved, such as civil society, community organizations, government, and the private sector in fields ranging from health and social welfare, to governance, livelihoods, and food security. Amongst the beneficiaries are people with disability, the elderly, women, children, youth, sexual and gender minorities, farmers, landless laborers, and micro and small-scale producers. The program aims to reach 15000 beneficiaries of rural and urban poor.

In implementing the program, there will be a variety of field activities carried out during the program period, from July 2020 to July 2022 in the 5 areas. Field officers are urgently needed to support the ACTION program consortium in order to tackle on-field coordination, executing activities, working on advocacy, and facilitate training for the beneficiaries. 

The overall tasks of the field officers are as follows:
- To support the consortium and tackle on field coordination
- Executing activities related to ACTION

The objective of the field facilitators is to make sure all activities can be conducted as planned and provide accountable reports to the consortium.

Scope of Work
The field officers will be responsible for the following tasks:
- Facilitating training for small scale producers
- Supporting urban farming initiatives to access market opportunities
- Advocate activities with rural authorities
- Establish urban farming demo plot in number of villages in the working areas
- Facilitating training on urban farming
- Facilitating workshops on food processing and also branding and packaging
- Attend coordination meeting with ACTION team
- Writing weekly reports for progress and conducted activities

Prior to the workshops, each officer will be required to attend a series of training and preparation provided by the consortium.

The period of assignment of this contract is based on a 6 months contract. Contracts are subject for renewal for the next period.

The honor rate for this role is IDR 325.000 - IDR 350.000 /day/person inclusive of tax.

The service provider must comply with the following qualifications:
- Indonesian nationals
- Knowledge of and current topics on COVID-19 response program with civil society organizations and marginalized communities is an advantage
- Background in environment, farming, or economic development is an advantage
- Experience in working on on-field implementation
- Based in Makassar. 

How to apply?

Interested candidates should submit the Expression of Interest and CV to and cc Ms Catharina Utami and Ms Annissa Maulani by 21 April 2021

Please put  “ACTION Field Officer - Makassar” as  email subject

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