Hygiene Promotion Officer

Vacancy Number:018-2020
Title: Hygiene Promotion Officer
Duration:16 months
Exp.: 2020-03-31-(5 Days From now)
Jobs no:2
Salary:Grade (D) NTA Salary Scale


Organization: IRC (International Rescue Committee) | About IRC (International Rescue Committee)
City: Hilmand
Country: AF


Education:Bachelor degree
Work Experience:2-3 relevant Years

  • Prior knowledge/training/experience on community Health protection community development social sciences Public Health Nutrition Environmental Science or any other relevant field at Bachelors or diploma with at least three years of proven experience

  • Experience within volunteer work with migrant populations will be an asset.

  • Strong communication listening skills and sensitive to the needs and priorities of different groups within the community

  • Having at least 2 years’ experience as a trainer in hygiene promotion Community Lead Total Sanitation (CLTS) School Lead Total Sanitation (SLTS) behaviour change communication or in any other relevant field

  • Ability to travel to rural areas for implementing hygiene promotion activities.

  • Good knowledge of the dynamics of the social culture dynamics of the intervention area and is willing to work in hard to reach areas.

  • Having the skills and ability to work within a team

  • Good Written and spoken English and can Speak/understand/write local language

  • Numeric literacy and record keeping skill

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Support and undertake rapid needs assessments of WASH conditions in camps and communities collating data and supporting the writing / dissemination of reports on findings.

  • Provide input to the planning of activities in response to findings; Mobilize members of the communities to take ownership of improved hygiene practices and environment.

  • Help identify and supervise volunteers / facilitators within the communities.

  • Organise teams of community-based Hygiene Monitors to regularly assess and report on hygiene conditions and issues.

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

  • Conduct hygiene promotion trainings concentrating on approved key hygiene promotion messages at community household and school levels

  • Good knowledge of CLTS SLTS and able to conduct participatory hygiene promotion sessions training and awareness within communities.

  • Formation and training of WASH committees.

  •  Conduct visiting to assess inform and motivate families to improve hygiene and living conditions when required.

  • Promote hygiene education through a variety of means such as information sharing dissemination communication materials.

  • Provide support to the distribution of hygiene items and conduct follow up training and monitoring of proper use of hygiene items.

  •  Input to weekly reports and to assist in PDM exercise after distribution.

  • Develop contacts with community leaders and key stakeholders to explain and promote the organization and projects.

  • Maintain good relation with community CDCs DRRD and DoRR relevant staff

  • Act as a link between the organization and the beneficiaries and Mobilise and encourage the targeted beneficiaries and all other stakeholders to participate in the project

  • Ensure that cross cutting issues such as protection gender and other environmental related issues are addresses and mainstreamed in the project

  • Follow-up of water quality analysis at household level (residual chlorine bacteriological analysis) to assess the effectiveness of home water treatment techniques

Submission Guideline

interested candidates are requested to send their applications along with copies of their CVs (NOT Educational and Work Certificates) to the attention of the Human Resources Department to the following address or email us on ([email protected]).

Shortlisted candidates will be directly contacted for written test and after that for interview. If you are not contacted TWO or FOUR WEEKS after the closing date .please know that your application has not been successful for the post.

IRC Afghanistan Country Office – Kabul

House 34 Street No.4 Taimani District 10 Close to Haji Mohammad Dad Mosque.

Email: [email protected]