Community Worker

Vacancy Announcement


CHADET is a child focused Ethiopian Resident Charity which exists to ensure the provision of quality services for vulnerable children. Every year CHADET supports more than 20,000 such children.CHADET will be implementing a Girls’ Education Challenge Transition (GEC-T) project funded by DFID aimed at supporting 16,503 marginalized girls stay in school, learn and successfully transit in the different cycles of education. This project is a four year project (2017-2021) to be implemented in 30 Kebeles in three Zones (South Gondar, South Wollo and Arsi) in Amhara and Oromiya Regional States. CHADET is seeking qualified candidates for the following positions.


Position title:        Community Worker

Duty Station:              
Project Offices (Debretabor, Kombolcha and Assela)

Report to:                   GEC-T Project Manager

Salary:                        Negotiable

Term of employment: One year contract with possible extension based on proven


Desired No:                 Debretabor = 8, Kombolcha = 6 and Assela = 6


A) Major duties and responsibilities

  • Work closely with targeted schools, members of the community and other local stakeholders to help girls stay in schools;
  • Facilitate the timely collection of data concerning GEC-T girls desired by the project;
  • Check timely execution of school based activities;
  • Support the field office team in scholastic and other material distribution;
  • Prepare periodic progress reports to inform the status on project activities;
  • Support school to keep proper documentation;
  • Work closely with PTAs, CCCs (in Amhara Region) and similar stakeholders in Oromiya Region to support the school-based violence reporting mechanism - letter-link;
  • Conduct quarterly school talks on usage of letter link boxes for students and school community
  • Assist target girls and their families under the project to receive support so as to promote girls education among the communities;
  • Coordinate, support, mentor and supervise volunteers;

B) Job Requirements

  • A minimum BA Sociology, Social Work other related social science fields.
  • Minimum 3 years and above NGO experience (after graduation)

C) Skills and Abilities

  • Good communication skill
  • Strong interpersonal skills
    • Fluency in English and Amharic (spoken and written) is required, in addition to this for Assela field base fluency in Oromiffa (spoken and written) is mandatory.


Deadline:   The deadline for submitting applications for all positions is 10 days from the date of Announcement.

How to Apply

If you are interested in the job and fulfill the above requirements, please send your application letter, CV and copies of your credentials

P.o.Box- 5854, HR department

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.

Additional Info

  • Job Position: Community Worker
  • Deadline: Friday, 14 July 2017
  • Place Of Work: Project Office


CHADET is a charitable organisation registered in Ethiopia (Reg. no. 0234) that works for the protection and welfare of children found under difficult circumstances.


CHADET’s Motto


Striving to build Children’s future!


25 years of service for vulnerable children and young people!