Entry Level WASH in Schools Officer Non-profit Jobs – Grassroots Transformation Initiative Uganda (GTI Uganda)

 Job Title:    WASH in Schools Officer

Organisation: Grassroots
Transformation Initiative Uganda (GTI Uganda)

Duty Station: 

Reports to:
WASH Coordinator


About US:

Transformation Initiative Uganda (GTI Uganda) is a registered not-for-profit
Organization incorporated with the major objective of providing institutional
support to disadvantaged persons, participate in the direct relief of poverty,
sickness, suffering, distress, misfortune, disability, destitution or
helplessness to communities in Uganda.


Job Summary:  The WASH in Schools Officer will attend PTA
meetings and health parades, form orient and train school health clubs, conduct
meetings and provide technical support to School health club patron, senior
woman and male teacher, Carry our operation and maintenance of WASH facilities
in schools. Training upper primary pupils on menstrual hygiene management,
support the WASH coordinator in planning the SWIPs workshop, participating in
WASH school competitions


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

the selected primary schools to develop their School WASH Improvement plan
(SWIPS) for each school

School Management Committees to successfully acquire or operate and maintain
school WASH infrastructure.

WASH in school trainings for pupils of the upper primary in menstrual hygiene,
the school health clubs to prepare them for sanitation for health activities,
school administration, teachers and management committees on proper sanitation
and hygiene needs assessment and practices

parents on proper sanitation and hygiene practices and importance of proper
WASH facilities and practices both in schools and households during PTA
(Parents Teacher’s Association meetings)

School Health Clubs (SHC) in planning and implementation sanitation and hygiene
promotion activities.

school WASH positive behavior change by providing technical assistance and BCC
materials to teachers in WASH behavior promotion among pupils and the School
Health Clubs.

in training school administrators, teachers and school health clubs in the
Child Hygiene and Sanitation Training (CHAST) approach and oversee its

with school administrators and government officials to promote good WASH
practices in schools.

positive WASH behaviour promotional materials in all schools through SHCs and

and carry out support supervision on the operation and maintenance of WASH
facilities in schools ie water sources, latrines, and hand washing facilities.

the  progress  of 
school  intervention  in 
accordance  with  sanitation 
for  health intervention
performance plan

and submit monthly and quarterly reports, progress reports on activities to
meet organization reporting needs.

other duties assigned


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

applicant must hold a Diploma/Bachelors or its equivalent in public health,
social sciences, Environmental Health, Community Development and diploma or
higher degree in listed Degree Fields.

One to
three years of experience in implementation of sanitation and hygiene
interventions using Community Total Lead Sanitation  (CLTS) and/ 
or  Participatory  Hygiene 
and Sanitation Methodology (CHAST ) tools.)

analytical, interpersonal and effective communication skills

of computer applications, MS Office and Excel.

training, mentoring and coaching skills

mobilization and facilitation skills

proactive, results-oriented with the ability to work independently with minimum
supervision and as part of a larger team.

in English and Luo

a valid riding permit and knowledge of road rules.


How to Apply:

All candidates
should submit their applications via Email to jobs@gtiuganda.org  addressed to the Human Resource Manager, GTI
Uganda.  Include a cover letter and CV
(with 3 referees) Or by hand delivery to GTI-Uganda Offices opposite Cynabel
Supermarket. Subject of email/envelope should include the position you are
applying for.


Deadline: 1st February 2021.


Uganda is an equal opportunity employer; qualified female candidates are
strongly encouraged to apply. Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic
disqualification. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted by GTI Uganda.


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