Fresher Hygiene and Sanitation Assistant NGO Jobs – World Vision International

Job Title:  Temporary Hygiene and Sanitation

Organisation: World
Vision International

Reports to: 
Child Sponsorship Development Facilitator

Duty Station: 

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
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
  • 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 assigned.
  • Mobilized community members on six critical requirements to ensure
    ownership, operation and maintenance of the water source.
  • Conduct 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 service.
  • 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 & Schools.
  • 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
  • Conduct 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 projects/activities
  • Represent the project at Sub County level

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The applicant for the World Vision Temporary Hygiene and Sanitation
    Assistant job placement should preferably 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.
  • Extensive knowledge about CLTS, CHAST and PHAST methods.
  • 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
  • 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: 6th June 2019

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