Fresher Hygiene and Sanitation Assistant – U WASH NGO Jobs – World Vision International

Organisation: World Vision
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: ADP Community
Development Facilitator
About US:
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 – U WASH will implement WASH interventions in cluster
based WASH on WVU and/or internationally recognized standards and policies. The
jobholder takes lead 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
  • 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
  • Work in liaison 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
  • Support 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
  • Provide support in providing necessary
    data for the development of the annual budgets and activity plans of all
    the software activities and ensure they’re implemented timely and are of
    high quality
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by
    the supervisor.

Qualifications, Skills and
  • The ideal candidate for the World Vision
    Hygiene and Sanitation Assistant – U WASH job opportunity 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.
  • At least two years of experience in
    implementing health, and WASH related activities preferably within an
    International NGO
  • Extensive knowledge about CLTS, CHAST and
    PHAST methods
  • Excellent facilitation skills, community
    mobilization skills and the ability to effectively communicate key issues
    to communities
  • Proven 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.
  • Good computer skills and ability to write
    technical reports
  • Ability to ride a motor cycle with a clean
    riders’ license, class A
  • Fluent in applicable local Languages and
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
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: 8th October
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