Wash Assistant

Wash Assistant

International Medical Corps (Imc)

Wash Assistant

Details of the offer

International Medical Corps is a global, humanitarian, nonprofit organization dedicated to saving lives and relieving suffering through health care training and relief and development programs. Established in 1984 by volunteer doctors and Nurses, International Medical Corps is a private, voluntary, nonpolitical, nonsectarian organization. Its mission is to improve the quality of life through health interventions and related activities that build local capacity in under-served communities worldwide.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Wash Assistant
Location:Maiduguri, Borno
Job Summary
Under the supervision of WASH Officer, the WASH Assistant will be responsible to participate in hygiene campaigns, to participate in house to house hygiene promotion, and to prepare written material for the field, elaborate clear and adapted message for beneficiaries, as well as oversee the hygiene promotion and other WASH activities conducted by the community volunteers.

Main Responsibilities
The WASH Assistants will be responsible for:
Selection and training of the Community Hygiene Volunteer (CHV) promoters
Collection of bio-data for both CHV’s and beneficiaries in communities.
Input beneficiaries’ data into spreadsheet in preparation for distribution of NFI kits in communities.
Train and monitor CHV’s on how to conduct hygiene promotion sessions and complete their log sheets properly documenting topics discussed, advice provided, issues of concern for IMC follow-up action, number of attendee’s sessions,
Collect all CHV’s log sheets on monthly basis and certifying work done by CHV’s.
Identify the most appropriate messages regarding the target population.
Organize training sessions and participate in facilitation in IDP camps and host communities.
Determine the necessary materials needed for each campaign/activity.
Mobilize the community on behavior change related to hygiene practices.
Participate in hygiene campaigns, drama shows in schools, community and IDP camps in close coordination with community volunteers
Actively participate with community volunteers in identifying locations/sites for WASH infrastructures (latrines construction/rehabilitation, borehole drilling/rehabilitation, etc.) in the beneficiary communities.
Conduct focus group discussion, giving clear messages on good hygiene practices.
Report the progress of the work to supervisor
Report challenges and successes during the activities, and any other issues that require IMC follow-up/action
Conduct household assessments.
Oversees the distribution of water, hygiene and sanitation items.
Collect water samples from households and water sources and conduct quality tests using the Del Aqua Kit Record all result of water test
Complete daily reports on CHV’s evaluation, water testing and NFI distribution.
Coordinate closely with CHV’s to identify informal settlements in host communities.
Consult with M & E to providing accurate raw data for impact analysis during post distribution survey and also to provide input for monthly and quarterly WASH reports
Timely reporting of Hygiene Promotion activities to supervisor/WASH Officer
Provide support to other areas of the department as may be required by the supervisor.

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