Lao CSO Platform

Toumlarn & Lakhone Pheng District facilitator

Job Description


Position: Facilitator for Tumlan District – 1 Position Facilitator for Lakhone Pheng District – 1 Position

Location: Tum Lan District and Nakhon Pheng District, Sarawan Province

Project: Provincial Strengthening Program for Mother and Child Affairs and Nutrition in Lao PDR

Report To: Provincial Coordinator, Salavan Province

The Purpose of the Project:

The Community Health and Participation Society of Laos is a Lao social organization dedicated to ensuring universal and equitable access to health services for vulnerable and affected populations. In collaboration with JSI organization in Laos, the project aims to strengthen maternal and child services and nutrition in Tum Lan and Nakhon Penh Districts, Saravan Province, with funding from USAID from 2023 to 2026. The District Facilitator (DF) is responsible for leading and ensuring the achievement of the project’s goals for maternal and child health and nutrition in these districts.

Roles and Duties:

  • Play a key technical role in promoting maternal and child health and nutrition, focusing on Model Family Activities (MFA) and Community Behavior Change (CBC).
  • Facilitate ongoing technical learning for staff and partners to ensure effective project implementation.
  • Identify needs and provide appropriate support and guidance to staff and partners.
  • Plan for future initiatives and case studies to facilitate mutual learning between teams and partners.


Project Coordination:

  • Coordinate with relevant parties such as the District Health Office, District Women’s Union, District Agriculture Office, district administration, health centers, village administration, JSI organization, and related partners.
  • Represent the project in technical and other training sessions as assigned.
  • Build strong relationships with project implementation partners.
  • Collaborate with internal project teams, especially for coordination and reporting with provincial coordinators.
  • Assist the project lead and provincial coordinator in organizing project introduction and results reporting meetings.
  • Contribute to the creation of annual work plans and monthly, quarterly, and annual work reports for relevant partners.

Monitoring and Evaluation:

  • Monitor and report project indicators on a monthly, quarterly, and yearly basis to the line manager.
  • Regularly review and analyze project data and progress.
  • Continuously encourage the target group in each monthly work plan.

Knowledge, Skills, and Experience Required to Fulfill Responsibilities:

Knowledge and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field (e.g., health, social sciences, nursing).
  • Knowledge of behavior change communication for maternal and child health and nutrition.
  • Experience in implementing projects related to clean water, maternal and child services, community behavior, and nutrition.
  • Experience in project implementation, including planning, budgeting, and reporting.
  • Previous experience working with NPA or INGO.
  • Understanding of community development, particularly in the context of CSOs.
  • Knowledge of ethnic languages.


  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in project implementation at the district level.
  • Skills in health education promotion at the village level.
  • Proficiency in training staff and local partners.
  • Strong local facilitation skills.
  • Proficiency in conducting meetings, training, and workshops for projects.
  • Excellent communication and listening skills.
  • Proficiency in using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Skills in gender-sensitive program implementation, monitoring, evaluation, and report writing.


  • Demonstrates strong teamwork skills.
  • Prioritizes the safety and well-being of children, girls, and young people.
  • Shows enthusiasm for innovative problem-solving and research.
  • Willingness to travel to other cities and remote areas.
  • Demonstrates an understanding of gender equality and community participation.
  • Remains open to diverse ideas and viewpoints.

Health Requirements: To fulfill the responsibilities outlined above, this position requires the ability to travel to and from remote areas within the target city.

Direct Reporting: This position will report directly to the Provincial Coordinator.

Level of Interaction with Children:

  • High Level: Frequent interaction with children.

Organizational Expectations Regarding Child Protection:

  • Read, understand, and adhere to child protection policies and procedures in accordance with local regulations.
  • Ask questions to ensure a clear understanding of the policies.
  • Report all child protection issues within 24 hours to the head of the line or the person responsible for child protection within the organization.

Organizational Expectations Regarding Gender Representation:

  • Promote the gender profile of the organization/project.
  • Demonstrate a positive attitude towards gender representation both at work and in daily life.
  • Avoid using sexist terms in the workplace and refrain from all forms of gender-based violence.

📌 How to Apply: For those who are interested, please submit your applications by sending a cover letter, resume or CV, graduation certificate (including grades), and any relevant work certificates via email to: or contact us at phone number: +856 20 52 562 061. Alternatively, you can visit the office of the Community Health and inclusion  Association (CHIAs) located at Nongbon Village (in front of the Japanese Embassy), Chaisetha District, Vientiane Capital.

➡️ Application Submission Details: Documents will be accepted during office hours from 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM in the morning and from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM in the afternoon