Fresher Hygiene & Sanitation Assistant NGO Jobs – World Vision International

Organisation: World
Vision International
Duty Station: 
Uganda
Reports to: Project
Coordinator
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 & Sanitation Assistant -Mayuge
NTD Elimination Project will implement field level WASH interventions in line
with MANE project targets, national and partnership standards using effective
and efficient promotion tools/approaches recommended for Uganda context. The
position requires passion and commitment to spend more time with the community
to understand the problem in depth, culture and value system of the community
and facilitate them in the required behavioral change.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Facilitate
sustainable access to safe water supply in target communities Coordination
  • Carry out biannual and annual community situation assessment on key
    Water, Sanitation and parameters so as to identify areas for interventions
    for the MANE Project assigned.
  • Mobilized community members on six critical requirements to ensure
    ownership, operation and maintenance of the water source.
  • Conduct field level monitoring of construction, usage and
    maintenance of existing WASH facilities ensure that every facility has a
    trained and functional management to sustain its service
Carry out Hygiene
& Sanitation promotion in target communities
  • Lead counterparts (Sub County Officials and partners) in
    identification, mobilization and sensitization of target communities to
    participate in WASH activities.
  • Lead counterparts and partners (Health Assistant/CDO, church
    leaders, community and cultural leaders), in the hygiene and Sanitation
    promotion activities in target communities; using WV recommended
    approaches for the attainment of ODF communities & Schools.
  • Implement hygiene promotion activities in schools to ensure adoption
    of hand washing practice among pupils, SHC led management of sanitation
    facilities, and acquisition of life skills in making reusable sanitary
    pads, liquid soap, pit covers and tippy taps.
  • Conduct WASH promotion in health facilities in the respective
    project area, ensuring that the target health facilities meet WV WASH
    indicators and serve as a centre for learning.
Carry out
documentation and reporting of project activities
  • Timely develop weekly, monthly and Quarterly implementation plans
    and reports on WASH project activities in the project area and share with
    the PC, PO, WO and other stakeholders.
  • Support in providing necessary data for the development of the
    proposals, annual budgets and activity plans of all the software
    activities and ensure they’re implemented timely and are of high quality.
  • Identify and document significant change stories that arise for WV
    WASH interventions
  • Promote partnership and integration with the District, Sub County
    and other WV projects
  • Conduct basic trainings and refresher trainings as well as extend
    guidance and technical support to the Community based Hygiene and
    sanitation Promotion structures e.g. S/C staff, CHEWs, Church leaders, etc
  • Implement activities in collaboration with S/C staff (HA)
  • Integration of programming with other WV projects/activities
  • Undertake any other duties as assigned by the WASH officer.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the World Vision Hygiene & Sanitation
    Assistant -Mayuge NTD Elimination Project job placement should preferably
    hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Sanitation/Health Sciences,
    Public Health, Community Health or any other related field attained from a
    recognized higher institution.
  • At least two years of experience in implementing WASH related
    activities or public health related with WASH preferably within an
    International NGO context.
  • Knowledge about CLTS PLUS, PHAST and Care Giver Approaches.
  • Must have knowledge of the root causes for NTDs and appropriate
    methods for breaking cycle.
  • Very strong facilitation skills, community mobilization skills and
    the ability to effectively communicate key issues to communities.
  • Ability to coordinate a range of diverse actors and activities to
    achieve a common objective in the area of Sanitation and Hygiene.
  • 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.
  • Must be able to present motor cycle riding 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.
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: 25th February 2019
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