Entry Level Hygiene & Sanitation Assistant NGO Career Jobs – World Vision International

Job Title:        Hygiene
& Sanitation Assistant
Organisation: World
Vision International
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Programme
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 will
mainly implement field level WASH interventions in the ADP in line with
programme targets, national and partnership standards using effective and
efficient promotion tools/approaches recommended for Uganda context. The position
requires passion and commitment to spend more time with the community to
understand the problem in depth, culture and value system of the community and
facilitate them in the required behavioral change.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Facilitate sustainable access to safe
    water supply in target communities
  • Carry out biannual and annual community
    situation assessment on key Water, Sanitation and parameters so as to
    identify areas for interventions for the Area Development Program
  • Mobilized community members on six
    critical requirements to ensure ownership, operation and maintenance of
    the water source.
  • Carry out field-level monitoring of
    construction, usage and maintenance of existing WASH facilities ensure
    that every facility has a trained and functional management to sustain its
  • Carry out Hygiene & Sanitation
    promotion in target communities
  • Lead counterparts (Sub County Officials
    and partners) in identification, mobilization and sensitization of target
    communities to participate in WASH activities.
  • Lead counterparts and partners (Health
    Assistant/CDO, church leaders, community and cultural leaders), in the
    hygiene and Sanitation promotion activities in target communities; using
    WV recommended approaches for the attainment of ODF communities &
  • Implement hygiene promotion activities
    in schools to ensure adoption of hand washing practice among pupils, SHC
    led management of sanitation facilities, and acquisition of life skills in
    making reusable sanitary pads, liquid soap, pit covers and tippy taps.
  • Conduct WASH promotion in health
    facilities in the respective APs, ensuring that the target health
    facilities meet WV WASH indicators and serve as a centre for learning for
    OPD and ANC clients.
  • Carry out documentation and reporting of
    project activities
  • Timely develop weekly, monthly and
    Quarterly implementation plans and reports on WASH project activities in
    the AP and share with the CDF, HSO and other stakeholders.
  • Support in providing necessary data for
    the development of the proposals, annual budgets and activity plans of all
    the software activities and ensure they’re implemented timely and are of
    high quality.
  • Identify and document significant change
    stories that arise for WV WASH interventions
  • Promote partnership and integration with
    the Sub County and other WV projects
  • Carry out basic trainings and refresher
    trainings as well as extend guidance and technical support to the
    Community based Hygiene and sanitation Promotion structures e.g. S/C
    staff, CHEWs, Church leaders, COVAs etc.
  • Implement activities in collaboration
    with S/C staff (HA)
  • Ensure that sponsored children benefit
    and participate in WASH programme interventions.
  • Integration of programming with other WV
  • Represent the project at Sub County

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the World Vision
    Hygiene & Sanitation Assistant job opportunity must hold a Bachelor’s
    Degree in Environmental Sanitation/Health Sciences, Public Health,
    Community Health or any other related field attained from a recognized
    higher institution.
  • At least two years of experience in
    implementing WASH related activities or public health related with WASH
    preferably within an International NGO context.
  • Knowledge about CLTS, CHAST and PHAST
  • Very strong facilitation skills,
    community mobilization skills and the ability to effectively communicate
    key issues to communities.
  • 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.
  • Must be able to present motor cycle
    riding license, class A.
  • Must be fluent in applicable local Languages
    and English.
  • Must be a committed Christian, able to
    stand above denominational diversities.
  • Willing to attend and participate/lead
    in daily devotions and weekly Chapel services.
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 below.
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: 15th June 2018
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