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Hygeine Mentor- Practical Action



1 month ago

Job Description

The main objective of this position is to support the implementation of hygiene promotion activities within EWASSA project. This includes training of Community Health Volunteers, establishing and training WASH Committees and directly carrying out hygiene awareness with the target populations. The WASH- Hygiene Promoter Mentors will be based in Turkana Central, Turkana East, Turkana South and Loima sub-counties. They will report to the Project Officer- Community Mobilisation or any other staff as designated by the Area Coordinator. S/he will be primarily responsible for leading the implementation of hygiene promotion activities at community level in line with their scope of work as directed by the supervisor.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  1. At least 1-year experience in health, WASH or community development 3
  2. Experience in implementation of hygiene promotion activities
  3. 4
  4. Experience in establishment and training of hygiene Promoters, WASH Committees
  5. 5
  6. Competent communication skills, effective in representation and liaison
  7. 6
  8. Works well in and promotes teamwork, comfortable in a multi-cultural environment, flexible and able to handle pressure
  9. 7
  10. Ability to build and sustain relationships with community members so as to create a sense of trust and respect
  11. 8
  12. Competent user of MS Application: Word and Excel
  13. 9
  14. Good knowledge of the intervention area
  15. 10
  16. Knowledge of the local dialect (Turkana) and Swahili is a MUST
  17. 11

Education + Experience

  1. Minimum Diploma or Certificate in Public Health, Water, Environmental Health or other related courses