MEAL Field Assistant

Catholic Relief Services

Bamenda, Northwest Region of Cameroon Cameroon

  • Support MEAL-related programming activities at the field level, including participant identification and verification; and post-distribution interviews contributing to ensuring quality implementation.

  • Contribute to ensuring accountability to project participants and local stakeholders, including actively seeking and responding to feedback from all members of target communities as per the established community feedback mechanism.

  • Support the monitoring of project activities at the field level, per the MEAL plan through collection of data, active listening, and observations.

  • Support community mobilization efforts through communication and information sharing with project participants at the community level.

  • In coordination with the project team support MEAL-related capacity building events for community volunteers.

  • Ensure field enumerators and partners are assisted and equipped to collect and monitor quantitative and qualitative data on MEAL-related activities consistently and regularly.

    Qualifications and Experience:

  • High School Diploma required. Bachelor’s Degree preferred.

  • Minimum 1-2 years’ work or volunteer experience in supporting community development and mobilization.

  • Experience using MS Windows and MS Office packages (Excel, Word, PowerPoint).

    Required Languages

  • Excellent spoken and written English skills are required, Excellent spoken Pidgin skills highly desired, conversational French a plus.

    Personal Skills

  • Observation and active listening skills

  • Good interpersonal skills and the ability to interact effectively with diverse groups.

  • Proactive, results-oriented, and service-oriented

  • Monitoring

  • Accountability

  • Learning

  • Analysis & Critical Thinking

    Required Travel: Must be willing and able to travel up to 40% in the Northwest region and occasional travel to Yaoundé or other CRS offices.

    Disclaimer: This job description is not an exhaustive list of the skill, effort, duties, and responsibilities associated with the position.

How to apply

Application files including Cover letter and CV, 3 References, and copies of relevant supporting documents to the application should be forwarded to:

The Resident Representative

PO Box 1851, Yaoundé – Cameroon or by email to: [email protected] specifying “**MEAL Field Assistant “**in the e-mail subject line.

Closing date: April 24th, 2024, at 4:30 pm

Incomplete applications or applications received after the deadline will not be considered.

This position is a local position and only open for National Cameroonians in country.

Females’ candidates are strongly encouraged to apply, and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

By applying to this job, I understand and acknowledge that this organization requires its staff to treat all people with dignity and respect and to actively prevent harassment, abuse, exploitation, and human trafficking. Further, I understand that if I am a successful candidate, I will be subject to a comprehensive background check, and my personal/professional references will be asked to evaluate my behaviors related to the agency Safeguarding Policy.


Deadline: 24-Apr-24