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Hygiene Promoter

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Number of positions: Two (2)

Reporting to: WASH Officer

Duty Station: Yeed, Somalia.

Action Against Hunger-USA is part of the Action Against Hunger International network, which provides humanitarian relief in over 40 countries worldwide in the sectors of nutrition, health, water/sanitation, and food security. Action Against Hunger-USA, an independent NGO, currently manages operations in 8 countries: Kenya, South Sudan, Cambodia, Tanzania, Uganda, Ethiopia, Haiti and Somalia. Action Against Hunger-USA has over $75 million in programs, and approximately 2000 staff based in in the various country offices, Head Quarter in New York City and Operational Centre in Nairobi. Additional growth is anticipated. **

The Positions and responsibilities:

Action Against Hunger Somalia is looking for two (2) Somali nationals to fill the position of Hygiene Promoter. The position will be based in Yeed-Somalia.The incumbent will report to the WASH Officer.

Specific Duties.

Mission 1: Implement the hygiene promotion strategy.

The WASH HP is responsible for the following activities:

§ Organize sessions in the communities and at nutrition and health facilities to identify the deficiencies in terms of hygiene, sanitation and the use of water

§ Organize/facilitate group awareness sessions on hygiene practices for men/women in community and other identified locations

§ Participate in preparing training modules for the promotion of hygiene with the supervisor

§ Participate in developing teaching tools adapted to various levels of the population: songs, role games, meetings, training, etc.

§ Participate in evaluation/assessment missions

§ Participate in the organization and the distribution of kits

Mission 2: Train and mobilize the community members.

The WASH HP is responsible for the following activities:

§ Liaise with the authorities, committees and other beneficiaries

§ Identify the privileged partners within the communities: schools, hospitals, clinics, mosques, etc.

§ Apply the methodologies defined for the sensitizing sessions on hygiene promotion

§ Participate in elaborating a schedule of awareness raising activities

§ Provide training sessions to community volunteers and/or to targeted populations

§ Write a summary of the weekly activities

§ Propose possible improvements.

Mission 3: Relay Action Against Hunger’s activities to the communities and partners.

The WASH HP is responsible for the following activities:

§ Develop contacts and explain to stakeholders and to populations the activities and the objectives of the programs

§ Represent the organization with the beneficiaries with the agreement of the hierarchical supervisor

§ Inform local authorities about all aspects of the programs

§ Involve and inform the communities in the implementation of the program

§ Work in collaboration with the stakeholders

Qualifications, experience and competencies.

· Diploma in health, hygiene, teaching or community development

· At least 1 year experience in health, hygiene, teaching or community development

· Community mobilization.

· Knowledge of hygiene and health practices and associated diseases

· Good communication skills.

· Ability to work within a team.

· Organizational capacity

· Diplomacy, tact

· Persuasion skills

· Ability to build and sustain relationships with community members so as to create a sense of trust and respect

· Good knowledge of the intervention area.

Fluent in Somali language (spoken and written) and basic English.

How to apply

Applications, including CV with cover letter and 3 professional references to be sent via email to: not later than 10th August 2020 clearly mentioning the position on the subject line. Hygiene Promoter – Yeed.

Only Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

This job has expired.