Community Mobilization Assistant Vacancy at Action Against Hunger | ACF-International

On 05/Sep/2019 / In NGO Jobs

Action Against Hunger works to save lives by combating hunger and diseases that threaten the lives of vulnerable communities, through nutrition, food security, water and sanitation, health and advocacy.
 
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
 
Job Title: Community Mobilization Assistant
 
Location: Damaturu, Yobe
Starting date: As soon as possible
Direct Line Manager: WASH Officer
Action Against Hunger
Objective 1
Support the WASH Officer to carry out Needs Assessment on WASH Activities at the LGA and Community Level.
 
Tasks & Responsibilities:
CLTS Communities Identification Need Assessment and Selection.
Site Identification for emergency Latrine construction.
Site Identification for VIP Latrine construction at facilities.
Communities Identification, Assessments and selection for Hygiene Promotion.
 
Objective 2
Providing support and supervision on WASH community mobilization activities at the LGA and community level.
Tasks & Responsibilities:
Conducting direct sensitization meeting with community Leaders, Village Head, volunteers and caregivers in Communities within the LGA catchment areas to communicate details of AAH program activities with a specific focus on WASH.
Implementation of communities’ hygiene promotion and sanitation sensitization using CLTS, PHAST and CHAST approach through regular contract and exchange and facilitating Community level planning and decision-making processes.
Ensuring good condition between SMOH/LGA Health staff, Cvs and Water Users committee.
 
Objective 3
Assist the WASH Officer in context assessment and developing materials for Hygiene promotion.
 
Tasks & Responsibilities:
Assist the WASH officer in conducting home visits and to the community (school, Health facilities, etc.) to identify gaps in term Hygiene, sanitation and use of water.
Assist the WASH officer in preparing training modules for the promotion of Hygiene in the communities ;
Assist the WASH officer in developing teaching tools adapted to different audiences: song, role play, games, meeting, and training course.
Assist identify targeted partners within the communities: school, Hospital, clinic, etc
 
Internal & External Relationship
Internal:
WASH Officer: Technical hierarchical relationship - exchange of information, collaboration, coordination
 
External:
Local governmental and non-governmental partners: As directed by WASH Officer exchange of information, coordination, training, assessment of  technical feasibilities
Local representatives of international aid organisations: As directed by the WASH Officer exchange of information.
Reporting Responsibilities
Weekly plan and report against the plan
Monthly field activity report.
 
Qualifications
Minimum of a National Diploma in Health, Hygiene and Sanitation field, or 1 experience on related field.
 
Skills & Experience
Essential:
Previous experience in hygiene promotion and community mobilization
Motivated, open, creative, mature, responsible, flexible,
Two years relevant work experience
Willing and able to be based and travel regularly within remote areas, where services are limited.
Fluency in Kanuri
Commitment to AAH  mission, values and policy.
 
Preferred:
Previous experience of work in the humanitarian sector
Good knowledge of the intervention area/s and local economy
Previous experience with AAH.
 
Remuneration
Minimum Monthly Basic Salary: N109,897 per month.
 
Application Closing Date
11th September, 2019.
 
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
 
Note: Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply.

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