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The Organisation

Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organisation that advances children’s rights and equality for girls.

We believe in the power and potential of every child. But this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination. And it’s girls who are most affected.

Working together with children, young people, our supporters and partners, we strive for a just world, tackling the root causes of the challenges facing girls and all vulnerable children.

We support children’s rights from birth until they reach adulthood. And we enable children to prepare for – and respond to – crises and adversity. We drive changes in practice and policy at local, national and global levels using our reach, experience and knowledge.

We have been building powerful partnerships for children for over 85 years, and are now active in more than 75 countries.


The Community Development Facilitator capacitates the children, community stakeholders, and partners by facilitating situational analysis, planning, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation (SAPIME) in the context of Child-Centered Community Development (CCCD) and gender responsiveness. This assignment is for four (4) months.

Further, as the Community Development Facilitator:

You will facilitate the active participation of partner communities and community-based organizations in the planning, implementation, and monitoring processes. You will manage and facilitate program activities in Plan-covered communities. You will ensure that quality sponsorship communication products are submitted and follow the established standards and guidelines. You will contribute to grant proposal development. Plan International is a development and humanitarian organization. In exceptional cases, you will be asked to support emergency response activities in the communities in your assigned covered areas.


To be successful in the role you will need among other things:

Degree in Social Work, Community Development, Behavioral Sciences, or Other related courses. Has relevant training in Community Organizing/ Community Development; Program/ Project Management; Participatory Rapid/ Rural Appraisal. At least two (2) years’ work experience in actual community organizing and development and has hands-on experience in participatory approaches including with children. Applicants must be based in the Philippines and a Filipino national.

Location: Occidental Mindoro

Type of Role: Fixed-term (2 months, with possible extension)

Reports to: Provincial Supervisor

Equality, diversity and inclusion is at the very heart of everything that Plan International stands for.

We want Plan International to reflect the diversity of the communities we work with, offering equal opportunities to everyone regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.

Plan International is based on a culture of inclusivity and we strive to create a workplace environment that ensures every team, in every office, in every country, is rich in diverse people, thoughts, and ideas.

We foster an organisational culture that embraces our commitment to racial justice, gender equality, girls’ rights and inclusion.

Plan International believes that in a world where children face so many threats of harm, it is our duty to ensure that we, as an organisation, do everything we can to keep children safe. This means that we have particular responsibilities to children that we come into contact with and we must not contribute in any way to harming or placing children at risk.

A range of pre-employment checks will be undertaken in conformity with Plan International's Safeguarding Children and Young People policy. Plan International also participates in the Inter Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme. In line with this scheme we will request information from applicants previous employers about any findings of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment during employment, or incidents under investigation when the applicant left employment. By submitting an application, the job applicant confirms their understanding of these recruitment procedures.

Please note that Plan International will never send unsolicited emails requesting payment from candidates.

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