UNICEF: Guidelines for Training Community Volunteers for Social Mobilization

guide1This is a guideline for training community volunteers to educate communities about the Ebola outbreak and to mobilize them to prevent and control the outbreak in their communities. The guidelines outline the key messages that community volunteers should be trained on to be able to effectively educate and mobilize communities about Ebola.

The objective of these guidelines is to train community volunteers to increase community and family knowledge on the transmission and behavior change to prevent Ebola. Included is basic information about Ebola, communication skills training for community volunteers, and explanations of the five stages of behavior change and the five stages of grief.