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Snap Plaza 8th floor, Bole Next to The Millennium hall. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Job Description:

Internal/External Vacancy

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provides technical and expertise assistance in planning DVM activities of the Regional Branch;
  • Provides technical and expertise backup to zonal and woreda branches on DVM management, the dissemination of the Geneva Conventions, Fundamental Principles of the Movement and International Humanitarian Law and expansion of volunteerism;
  • Monitors and evaluates the activities of raising and governing membership and voluntarism for the causes of the Movement, keeping a well-organized and updated database of members and volunteers of the Regional Branch;
  • Facilitates, coordinates and follows up training, organizing and deploying volunteers for rescue work, social welfare and other mandated fields of activity of the Society delegated to the Regional Branch;
  • Initiates membership and volunteer’s management systems to raise quality of membership for improved productivity and self-sustenance;
  • Strengthens capacity of ERCS volunteers and pertinent staff at zonal and woreda levels to distribute materials and communicate more effectively on value and principles of the Movement, the Geneva Conventions and International Humanitarian Laws to target audiences;
  • Ensures that adequate awareness is created in the Regional Branch towards the respect and the protective use of the Emblem, Fundamental Principles of the Movement, International Humanitarian Law, the Geneva Convention and mandates of the Ethiopian Red Cross Society;
  • Facilitates and coordinates the recruitment, development, retention and mobilization of volunteer force of the Regional Branch in responding to humanitarian needs of vulnerable communities;
  • Strengthens the dissemination capacities of the zonal and woreda branches through trainings and provision of audiovisual and printing materials;
  • Initiates policy ideas for dissemination, volunteers and membership drive;
  • Organizes, and administers necessary DVM trainings of trainers of the Regional Branch; ensures that such capacity building trainings are cascaded as far down to grass levels of the Society’s humanitarian services, and ensures that the intended impacts are realized through proper monitoring, evaluation and reporting;
  • Encourages zonal and woreda branches to organize dissemination sessions to different target groups and provides the necessary support;
  • Observes and evaluates the effectiveness of existing volunteer services of the Regional Branch;
  • Organizes public gatherings to disseminate the ideals and principles of IRC/Crescent Movement at regional level;
  • Keeps and continuously updates the regional database of members and volunteers and reports on statuses of the same to the National Secretariat;
  • Performs other DVM related duties and responsibilities of the Regional Branch as assigned by immediate supervisor.

Job Grade: 8

Work Unit: Office of Regional Branch

Reports to:  Head, Zonal Coordinator

Job Requirements:


  • Second/ First degree in Pedagogical Science/Social Work/ Sociology/ Social Anthropology/ Social Psychology/ Applied Psychology or in any other relevant Social Science field/ Public Administration/ Management / Political Science & International Relations, Education & 1/ 3 years respectively relevant work experience

Other skills & Competencies

  • Training in communication, Advocacy, Community Mobilization, Training of Trainers Training (TOT), Volunteers Management is advantage
  • High level communication, Relationship management skill, working with the community, Volunteers
Job Category:
EducationManagementSocial Sciences and Community
Education, Management, Social Sciences and Community
Addis Ababa
Ethiopian Red Cross Society - Addis Ababa Regional Branch Ethiopian Red Cross Society - Addis Ababa Regional Branch

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