JOB ADVERTISEMENT: Voter Education Facilitator (VEFs).

The Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) wishes to engage suitably qualified Zambians for the positions of Voter Education Facilitator (VEFs).

VEFs will be engaged on a short term contract basis to conduct voter education activities leading to Polls in all the 116 districts across the country.
Reporting to: The District Voter Education Coordinator
Main Accountability
To conduct Voter Education in the area of deployment
Duties and Responsibilities

Planning for voter education activities

Mobilizing community members in the targeted ward to attend voter education activities

Organising and facilitating voter education activities

Conducting voter education activities throughout the area of deployment

Reporting on activities implemented

Ensuring marginalized groups have access to voter education materials and information


Must be a Zambian citizen with green a National Registration Card (NRC) and Voter’s Card

Must have a full Grade 12 Certificate with a pass in English. A tertiary education preferably in teaching/education will be an added advantage  

Possession of an Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) Voter Education Facilitator’s certification, proven experience working in a similar position with the Commission or past work experience in a similar capacity will be an added advantage

Must be fluent in spoken and written English and the local language spoken in the ward applied for

Preferably resident of the ward where one is applying to work

A good knowledge of the ward where one is applying to work is a must

Not in full time employment

Personal Attributes

Good interpersonal and communication skills

Must be non-partisan, of sober mind and high integrity

Must be able to work with limited supervision

Must be able to implement voter education activities as directed

Must be a self starter, driven and motivated

Must have the ability to work with own initiative and innovation

Must be willing to work in communities.

Application letters accompanied by a Curriculum Vitae (CV), photocopies of required educational certificates and contact number(s), MUST be addressed to the District Electoral Officer (Town Clerk/Council Secretary) of the applicants’ district of residence. Applicants should clearly indicate in their application letters, the name of the ward they are applying for.
Persons with Disabilities and women are encouraged to apply.
Applications must reach the District Electoral Officer not later than Friday, 7th May, 2021

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