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WELCOME

ROLES AND ACTIVITIES
OF A COMMUNITY
ORGANIZER
1. Organizing work is
not fully the sole
responsibility of the
community organizer.
The staff of the project
(HRDP Team) must be
involved in such work
at any given period of
time or phase of
2. The community
organizer of the
team live – in the
community for a
considerable length
of time to establish
rapport with the
resident and imbibe
arrangement is not
feasible because of
limitations of the team,
full integration may be
achieved by planning
their visits and
interactions with
residents. In some cases,
it may help to spend two
or three days straight in a
week to really get to know
4. The HRDP team should
build regular action-
reflection-action sessions
among themselves with
the core group. This is
especially important in
order to assess their
strong points and weak
points and the progress
of their activities in the
5. The team should
keep a logbook to
record their day-to-day
activities.
Documentation will be
useful in planning. This
skill will have to be
transferred to the
community.
BENEFITS OF COMMUNITY
ORGANIZATION
• 1. Contributes to the
establishment of an
environment maximizing
all the community
resources.
• 2. Allows various groups
to examine their
programs to determine
how well they are
meeting their problems.
• 3. People are given the
chance to look into their
problems, think for solution
and to plan for actions to
solve their problems of
concerns.
• 4. People working
together will give strong
community unity and
coherence, to develop
among various sectors or
groups within the
community thereby
developing the feeling of
responsibility for making
the program plans
successful.
• 5. Sets up an action
pattern to solve problems
of the community within
itself making the
community a slf reliant
community.
THE COMMUNITY HEALTH
ORGANIZATION
Guideline principles in
Health Organization
and the Leadership
Role
• 1. The PHCC are leaders among
with the people.

• 2. The PHCC should always act
in consultation with the general
membership.
3. The PHCC should
exercise collective type of
leadership
• A. No individual officer should
monopolize decision-making
• B. Critical/major policies,
guidelines and activities should
be discussed and decided at the
committee.
It is the PHCC that
should:
• A. Hold regular
meetings to
plan and assess
activities
undertaken by
the committee.
It is the PHCC that should:
• B. Assist in the conduct of
household surveys

• C. Monitoring/supervise the
implementation of plans in the
community

• D. Coordinate with the RHU and
other appropriate local agencies in
the community for health and
related concerns.
It is the PHCC that should:
• E. Follow – up the VHW’s and assist in
the evaluation of their performance
based on the system/mechanism for
supervision and evaluation.

• F. Lead in mobilizing community
residents for health campaigns and
other health related activities
It is the PHCC that should:
• G. Conduct fund raising
activities to support health
program

• H. Coordinate with other
development-oriented groups in
the community for common
undertakings.