2 World Vision International NGO Fresher Vacancies – Hygiene and Sanitation Assistant

Organisation: World Vision
Reports to: Hygiene and Sanitation Officer
Duty Station: Uganda
About WVU:
World Vision Uganda is a Christian Relief, Development and Advocacy
Non-Government Organization dedicated to working with children, families and
communities to overcome poverty and injustice. We currently work in over 41
districts in Uganda. World Vision is committed to the protection of children
and we will not employ people whose background is not suitable for working with
children. All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all
applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible.
“Our Vision for every child, Life in all its fullness. Our prayer for every
Heart, the will to make it so.”
Job Summary:  The Hygiene and Sanitation Assistant will
support the implementation of WASH interventions in cluster based WASH on WVU
and/or internationally recognized standards and policies. The incumbent leads
in the implementation of WASH activities in the cluster with the support of
CDF, Hygiene and Sanitation Officer and Local Government extension staff.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
  • Conduct
    periodic community assessment on sanitation and hygiene practices and
    needs to identify areas for interventions and validation of the WASH
    annual plans for the Area Development Program assigned
  • Works
    closely with the assigned CDF identify and lead the mobilization and
    sensitization of target communities to participate in WASH and development
    activities.
  • Ensure
    that sponsored children benefit and participate in WASH programme
    interventions
  • Actively
    promote community led total Sanitation and Hygiene promotion through
    awareness creation and establishment and maintenance of functional
    Community Based Sanitation and Hygiene Promotion structures
  • Technically
    support the establishment and implementation of health and hygiene
    promotion activities in schools
  • Work
    closely with Engineer, Monitor construction and usage of existing WASH
    facilities through routine visits and provide guidance through follow up
    on the activities of community and local government structures responsible
    for such facilities
  • Develop
    a community disease awareness system at community/institutional level and
    liaise with all Health centre In-charges to monitor and report on prevalence
    of WASH related diseases.
  • Conduct
    basic trainings and refresher trainings as well as extend guidance and
    technical support to the Community based Hygiene and sanitation Promotion
    structures
  • Compile
    weekly, monthly and periodic plans and reports on general WASH project
    works in the project implementation area for strategic interventions
  • Technically
    support the provision of  necessary
    data for the development of the annual budgets and activity plans of all
    the software activities and ensure theyre implemented timely and are of
    high quality
  • Perform
    any other duties as assigned by the supervisor.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The
    Hygiene and Sanitation Assistants should hold a Bachelor’s Degree in
    Environmental Health Sciences, Higher Diploma in Water Engineering or any
    other related field attained from a recognized higher institution of
    learning.
  • Past
    experience in implementing health, and WASH related activities of not less
    than 2 years, preferably within an International NGO
  • Working
    knowledge about CLTS, CHAST and PHAST methods
  • Excellent
    facilitation skills, community mobilization skills and the ability to
    effectively communicate key issues to communities
  • Possess
    the ability to coordinate a range of diverse actors and activities to
    achieve a common objective in the area of Sanitation and Hygiene
  • Working
    knowledge of PRA methods and willingness to live in the rural communities
    in the project areas.
  • Excellent
    computer skills and ability to write technical reports
  • Ability
    to ride a motor cycle with a clean riders license, class A
  • Must
    be fluent in applicable local Languages and English.
  • Must
    be a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities.
  • Willing
    to attend and participate/lead in daily devotions and weekly Chapel services.
  • Show
    commitment to World Vision Core Values and Vision Statement
  • Possess
    the ability to exhibit exemplary lifestyle as interpreted in specific
    local cultural context
NB: Only Ugandan Nationals are encouraged
to apply.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified
candidates are encouraged to apply online by visiting World Vision
International’s e-recruitment jobs portal at the web link below.
Please follow instructions on
How to Create Account and Profile at World Vision’s e-recruitment portal. 
Qualified female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.
Deadline: 4th April,
2015.

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