Fresher Hygiene and Sanitation Assistant U-WASH NGO Jobs – World Vision International

 Hygiene and Sanitation
Assistant U WASH
Organisation: World Vision International
Duty Station:  Uganda
Reports to: ADP Community Development Facilitator
About US:
World Vision Uganda is a Christian Relief, Development and Advocacy
Non-Government Organization dedicated to working with children, families and
communities to overcome poverty and injustice. We currently work in over 41
districts in Uganda. World Vision is committed to the protection of children
and we will not employ people whose background is not suitable for working with
children. All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all
applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible.
“Our Vision for every child, Life in all its fullness. Our prayer for every Heart,
the will to make it so.”
Job Summary: The Hygiene and
Sanitation Assistant U WASH will implement WASH interventions in cluster based
WASH on WVU and/or internationally recognized standards and policies. The role
leads in the implementation of WASH activities in the cluster with the support
of CDF, Hygiene and Sanitation Officer and Local Government extension staff.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Conduct periodic community assessment on
    sanitation and hygiene practices and needs to identify areas for
    interventions and validation of the WASH annual plans for the Area
    Development Program assigned
  • Work in close collaboration with the
    assigned CDF identify and lead the mobilization and sensitization of
    target communities to participate in WASH and development activities.
    Ensure that sponsored children benefit and participate in WASH programme
  • Promote community led total Sanitation and
    Hygiene promotion through awareness creation and establishment and
    maintenance of functional Community Based Sanitation and Hygiene Promotion
  • Support establishment and implementation
    of health and hygiene promotion activities in schools
  • Work in liaison with the Engineer, Monitor
    construction and usage of existing WASH facilities through routine visits
    and provide guidance through follow up on the activities of community and
    local government structures responsible for such facilities.
  • Develop a community disease awareness
    system at community/institutional level and liaise with all Health centre
    In-charges to monitor and report on prevalence of WASH related diseases.
  • Carry out basic trainings and refresher
    trainings as well as extend guidance and technical support to the
    Community based Hygiene and sanitation Promotion structures
  • Compile weekly, monthly and periodic plans
    and reports on general WASH project works in the project implementation
    area for strategic interventions
  • Support in providing necessary data for
    the development of the annual budgets and activity plans of all the
    software activities and ensure they’re implemented timely and are of high
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by
    the supervisor.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the World Vision Hygiene
    and Sanitation Assistant U WASH job opportunity should hold a Bachelor’s
    Degree in Environmental Health Sciences, Higher Diploma in Water
    Engineering or any other related field attained from a recognized higher
    institution of learning.
  • Two years of previous experience in
    implementing health, and WASH related activities preferably within an
    International NGO
  • Extensive knowledge about CLTS, CHAST and
    PHAST methods
  • Excellent facilitation skills, community
    mobilization skills and the ability to effectively communicate key issues
    to communities
  • Demonstrate ability to coordinate a range
    of diverse actors and activities to achieve a common objective in the area
    of Sanitation and Hygiene
  • Knowledge of PRA methods and willingness
    to live in the rural communities in the project areas.
  • Good computer skills and ability to write
    technical reports
  • Ability to ride a motor cycle with a clean
    riders’ license, class A
  • Fluent in applicable local Languages and
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by
visiting World Vision International’s e-recruitment jobs portal at the web link
Please follow instructions on How to Create Account and Profile at
World Vision’s e-recruitment portal.  Qualified female candidates are
particularly encouraged to apply.
Deadline: 27th February 2018
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