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DISTINCT FUTURE OF CVDA

Common Vision for Development Association (CVDA) is an indigenous, non-governmental,  non-for-profit, humanitarian aid association. It was established on October 28, 2005 by a group of dedicated persons from diverse social, economic, professional and religious backgrounds.

CVDA has been re-registered and licensed by the Ethiopian Ministry of Justice, Charities and Societies Agency, on November 30, 2009 as an Ethiopian Residents charity in accordance with the Charities and Societies proclamation No. 621/2009 with registration No. 0588. It has permission to work at the national level however so far operates marginal parts of Benshangule Gumuz Region, SNNPR (Hawassa, Yirgalem, Dilla, Yergachefe, Aletawondo, Wondo Genet, Chuko, Bule, Goreche and Gumer ),  Oromia Region,West Showa Zone(Muger), Borena Zone (Hageremaireyam, Yabello & Moyale), Guji Zone( Adola, Shakiso & Borena Negele), West Arsi Zone (Shashemene, Arsi Negele, Adaba, Nensebo, Kokosa, Shala, Siraro, and Kore woredas) Afar Region;  Zone 5; Delifage, Dewe, Telalek, Hadele Ele and Sumu Robi  Zone 3 ; Gewane and Gelalo  and City Government of Addis Ababa

It is member of Consortium of Reproductive Health Association (CORHA), Union of Ethiopian Women Charitable Association (UEWCA), Ethiopian Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative/EEITI/, Ethiopia Civil Society Coalition for Scaling up Nutrition/ECSC-SUN/ and Afar Region Health Partner Forum.

The following are CVDA’s vision, mission, goals, principles and values:

Vision

CVDA’s vision is to see where poverty is alleviated sustainably with favorable living environment in Ethiopia.

Mission

CVDA’s mission is to work with & for the poor community with priority attention for children and women towards alleviating the socio-economic problems, food insecurity, reducing unemployment, enhancing productivity, promoting health care, quality education & environment conservation at various level for sustainable development.

Goal

To contribute to the endeavors of poverty alleviation through its integrated community based development program in different regions of the country.

Principles and values

Integrity: Upholding the principles of honesty, responsibility, setting good example and maintaining the highest ethical standard possible,

Courage of conviction: This is a basis of our pledge to fight against poverty and hunger. Therefore, CVDA’s shall always take side with the poorest and disadvantaged groups and help them bring about positive changes in their life.

Accountability: This espouses CVDA’s ongoing commitment to account for its actions and to respond periodically to questions concerning its activities or answerability to those who will be affected by our decisions or actions.

Transparency: This requires CVDA to take decisions and implement them in a manner that follows rules and regulations. Moreover, we shall provide our key stakeholders with reliable, relevant and timely information on matters that concern them.

Impartiality and equity: This implies providing equal opportunity to all.

Principles

Believe in the view that results can be achieved if the process is sound and suitable.

Be frank, transparent, and trust-worthy and build and develop team spirit within the organization and with partners.

PROGRAMS AND ACTIVITIES

1, Reproductive and Primary Health Program

2. Water supply, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) Program

3. Food Security, Livelihood Diversification and Natural Resource Conservation Program

4, Education Program

5, Emergency and Relief Program

Key ACCOMPLISHMENTS

CVDA has successfully implemented different food security, environmental conservation, income-generating, and HIV/AIDS projects in collaboration with different stakeholders.  On environment conservation activity;  highly degraded land rehabilitated through the soil and water conservation measure, area enclosure, vetiver grass and indigenous tree plantation, gabion established, stone and soil bund established, conservation agriculture introduced, biogas technology introduced and established, fuel wood saving stove established at HH level, spring water developed, washing stand,   shower established.

Food security and Income of target group improved through beekeeping, poultry farm, fruit tree plantation/ apple, mango and orange plantation/, vegetable garden, false banana plantation, vetiver grass bank. Other group established group and individual businesses such as hairdressing, tea room, sugar and edible oil distribution, dairy farm, stone production, shower room and etc. On HIV prevention, care and support program target group and large community awareness raised on HIV prevention and living with HIV,  counseling service, economic strength and improving balance diet intake, engaging in income-generating activities, access for clinical service through referral linkage.

Food security and Income of target group improved through beekeeping, poultry farm, fruit tree plantation/ apple, mango and orange plantation/, vegetable garden, false banana plantation, vetiver grass bank. Other group established group and individual business such as hair dressing, tea room, sugar and edible oil distribution, dairy farm, stone production, shower room   and etc. On HIV prevention, care and support program target group and large community awareness raised on HIV prevention and living with HIV,  counseling service, economic strengthen and improving balance diet intake, engaging in income-generating activities, access for clinical service through referral linkage.

Over all over 42 projects were implemented in different region and woredas since its establishment. In 2017/18 it has involved about 514 volunteers and it has 43 full time staffs.

Description of the Vacancy 

Common Vision for Development Association (CVDA) is Ethiopian Resident Charity, non-governmental,  non-for-profit, humanitarian aid association seeks to hire well-qualified professional for its Growth Through Nutrition/GTN/ project in SNNPRS: South Omo zone (South Ari woreda), Dawro Zone (Esera woreda) and Keffa Zone (Gimbo and Bitika woredas);

Major duty & responsibility include:

  • Provide regular support and supervision to senior community Mobilizes (SCMs) and other staff under her/ his direct supervision. These include the preparation (development) and follow up of individual work plans based on GTN project work plans and/or job descriptions.
  • Build the technical capacity of the project staff under her/his direct line management and delegate tasks for the efficient performance of activities implementation at all levels.
  • Liaise with the local Government institutions and other relevant community groups to Community change agent (CCA) and community conversation participates.
  • Manages the entire project activities as per the project plan
  • Ensure the provision of quality enhanced community conversation (ECC) for project target beneficiaries
  • Expected to develop nutrition project to sustain the program in collaboration with head office team.

 Reports to: Program Manager

Number of position: one

Job Requirements

Qualifications

  •  Masters in Nutrition, Public Health, Social Sciences including Social Work, Sociology, Psychology or in related fields.

Experience and Technical Skills

  • Minimum 2 years of relevant work experience.
  • Extensive knowledge of the Nutrition Situation in Ethiopia and Should have demonstrated experience in working with CSOs, CBOs, Government stakeholders, and other community-level actors.
  • Demonstrated analytical and report writing skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communication in English.
  • Ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks, think creatively and strategically

How to Apply

Application procedure: through email: [email protected] CC [email protected],  Write on the subject of the email; position & also attach a summary sheet from the link below

Format for Summary of Application – Common Vision for Development Association

Registration place: submit a summary of your profile as per format below, copy of application letter, C.V stating 3 work-related reference & minimum salary expectation and other confidential: Head office;   Bekele Eshte Tower, which is along Torhailoch Total road 5th floor, Room No.504  For further information contact 0113691051

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