Couple and Single Enumerators (Mahram Sharihya couples). Husband and wife, Father & Daughter, Brother & sister).

December 29, 2023
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Job Description

About Mercy Corps:

Mercy Corps is a leading global organization dedicated to creating a better world. Operating in over 40 countries, we partner to implement bold solutions in times of disaster, hardship, and transition. Our mission is to help people triumph over adversity and build stronger communities from within.

Project/Department Summary:

Mercy Corps operates in areas of transition, where conflict, disaster, political upheaval, or economic collapse create opportunities to build secure, productive, and just communities. We provide emergency relief, support recovery, and promote sustainable change through community-led initiatives. In Afghanistan, we’ve tailored humanitarian assistance and development programs to address the specific needs of communities since 1986.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion:

We are committed to enriching our organization with diverse perspectives and backgrounds. Our culture values trust, respect, and collaboration, ensuring everyone contributes authentically. We recognize diversity and inclusion as a journey and are dedicated to continuous learning and improvement.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Mercy Corps is an equal-opportunity employer, actively seeking diverse talent. We do not tolerate discrimination and are committed to creating a workplace where everyone has equal employment opportunities, regardless of race, color, gender identity, religion, age, and more.

Safeguarding & Ethics:

We uphold principles that prevent sexual exploitation and abuse, child abuse, harassment, and discrimination. Our commitment to a safe work environment includes adherence to the Mercy Corps Code of Conduct and mandatory annual Code of Conduct eLearning courses.

Job Description: Enumerator


The “Lifesaving Integrated Emergency Response to vulnerable crisis-affected populations in Afghanistan” (BHA) program aims to provide humanitarian assistance to households affected by conflict-induced economic crises in Herat, Kandahar, and Balkh provinces. The program is funded by BHA USAID and implemented by Mercy Corps-Afghanistan (MCA).


Door-to-door registration of vulnerable households in project target locations.


Proper registration of program participants using predefined criteria and the ONA platform in Bakh and Kandahar provinces.


  • Adapt and apply information from the orientation session for data collection, reporting daily work.
  • Ensure tools and materials for data collection are sufficient and appropriate.
  • Introduce oneself and secure permission for interviews from participants.
  • Conduct interviews, asking questions clearly and recording responses accurately.
  • Double-check completed questionnaires for accuracy before submission.
  • Compile, record, and code information into a predefined COBO system.
  • Represent MCA and the project to stakeholders in local languages.
  • Report daily work progress.
  • Any additional duties related to the project assigned by the reporting line.

Timeframe / Schedule:

January 01 to February 28, 2023, from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM.


Enumerators will be managed by Cash and NFI Coordinator and Program Officers and work closely with them.


At least one year of experience in data collection, administering questionnaires, and using mobile devices like Open Data Kit (ODK).


High school certificate; a bachelor’s degree is preferred.

Submission Guideline:

To apply, submit your CV and Cover letter to Mention the vacancy number and position title in the subject line. The deadline is [30-Dec-23]. Applications without a subject line won’t be considered.


Couples’ CVs should be in one folder with the subject MCA063-2023 Enumerators (Mahram Sharihya couples).

Females are encouraged to apply for MCA open positions.

Submission Email:

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