3 Public Health Educator US Non-profit Job Placements – Samaritan’s Purse

Organization:  Samaritan’s Purse
Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda
About US:
Samaritan’s Purse is
a nondenominational evangelical Christian organization providing spiritual and
physical aid to hurting people around the world. Since 1970, Samaritan’s Purse
has helped meet needs of people who are victims of war, poverty, natural
disasters, disease, and famine with the purpose of sharing God’s love through
His Son, Jesus Christ. The organization serves the Church worldwide to promote
the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ.
Job Summary:   The Public Health Educator (PHE) will promote
good hygiene and sanitation practices through the Samaritan’s Purse Urban WASH
project. S/He will be responsible for promoting community health by
assisting  communities in adopting
healthy behaviors. S/he will collect and analyze data to identify community
needs to influence planning, implementing, monitoring and evaluating the
project.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·       Participate in
the design of the technical and implementation aspects of Samaritan’s Purse
WASH
Project(s) in target
location(s), ensuring the project will satisfy the needs of the beneficiaries.
·       Prioritize
community engagement and utilize accounta
bility mechanisms to ensure that beneficiary feedback is incorporated
into program design and documented learning, advocating for community.
·       Conduct
outreaches to discuss hygiene and sanitation care concerns with community
members and to
encourage more
people to actively participate.
·       Establish and
strengthen community health initiatives, liaising with relevant community
groups.
·       Develop the
training curriculum for children, youth, and women.
·       Recruit, train,
and supervise community tut
ors.
·       Complete regular
activity reports, working with the Project Manager to monitor and maintain
project
progress to ensure goals
are achieved on time, evaluating challenges as they arise and proposing
solutions.
·       Uphold a high
standard of quality by en
suring
activities adhere to technical and government standards, and are aligned with
internal and external strategic objectives.
·       Conduct all
activities in the most cost-effective and efficient manner, in coordination
with team members,
other
departments and in line with Samaritan’s Purse, government and donor policies
and best practices.
·       Any other duties
as assigned.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal
candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree Public Health, Social Work, Development
Studies, or related field.
·        At least three (3) years’ relevant experience, preferably with experience
in WASH programming.
·       A passion for
public health education, behavior change and community development.
·       Demonstrated
experience in community engagement and in leading and managing volunteers.
·       Ability to coordinate activities with other agencies, build
and maintain positive working relationships.
·       Proactive,
flexible, adaptable and results-oriented; good critical thinking and problem
solving skills.
·       Excellent
interpersonal, communication and team working s
kills, with a mature, assured, patient and resilient disposition.
·       Willingness to
spend extended time in the field.
·       Commitment to
excellence, integrity and stewardship of resources.
·       Must agree with
and uphold the values and objectives of the organizat
ion.
How to Apply:
All interested
candidates Please submit cover letter and CV (including references) by email to
ugandahr@samaritan.org or in hard copy to Samaritan’s Purse Uganda, Plot 126
Luthuli Avenue, Bugolobi. Kampala. 



Only shortlisted
candidates will be contacted for interview.
Deadline: Monday 8th June 2020
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