Hygiene and Health Promoter

Job
from World Vision
Closing date: 25 Jul 2018
  • Identify the most appropriate hygiene messages to be disseminated to target population.
  • Identify and conduct hygiene sessions needed in the informal settlements based on the results of the applicable assessment healthy camp tools in the field.
  • Deliver WASH promotion sessions to raise WASH standards and practices among targeted communities.
  • Coordinate with the Hygiene Behavioral Change Coordinator in implementing the project’s common activities in order to ensure integrity in the quality of World Vision’s WASH programs intervention.
  • Plan the activities and events based on HMCT and on field observation
  • Elaborate and evaluate the necessary materials needed for a campaign/activity
  • Plan and conduct the distribution in an appropriate and safe manner.
  • Implement WASH promotion initiatives appropriate to the context ensuring the technical and social aspects of water and sanitation programming are integrated.
  • Supervise the delivery, distribution, and implementation of WASH interventions in tented settlements.
  • Educate people about key aspects of WASH in a culturally appropriate manner.
  • Ensure all work is carried out as per the community needs and project standards.
  • Plan and conduct WASH technical assessments.
  • Ensure Forging relationships with people in the community in order to get the message across.
  • Develop monitoring tools for the community WASH focal points with the HP coordinator.
  • Identify natural leaders: Community WASH Focal Points within the target communities, train, and mentor them to be Community mobilizers and WASH committees.
  • Arrange and plan trainings to the community mobilizers and WASH committees.
  • Provide active and ongoing technical oversight to Community WASH Focal Points.
  • Monitor the WASH issues within target communities through the Community WASH Focal Points as well as directly through spot checks and assessments; follow up on the monitoring tools of the community mobilizers and plan sessions & field visits accordingly.
  • Mobilize communities to increase ownership and maintenance of WASH facilities such as the creation and support of WASH/ hygiene committees, organizing monthly community clean up days.
  • Mobilize, motivate and encourage potential leaders to talk to their fellow community members about good WASH practices.
  • Develop trust, tolerance and co-operation among community members.
  • Review daily reports submitted by the Hygiene assistant
  • Prepare the weekly plan
  • Prepare a monthly report and submit it to the Hygiene coordinator
  • Track the target achieved vs indicators
  • Document and report on conducted activities to ensure that needs assessed are being effectively responded to and that interventions are being documented.
  • Daily follow up with the Hygiene Behavioral Change Coordinator
  • Coordinate when needed with the concerned portfolios (mostly with the operations team) in order to respond effectively to the field’s needs.
  • Identify and assess public WASH and hygiene risks and needs
  • Report areas of concern to the WASH (Water and Sanitation Hygiene) coordinator.
  • Report cases to be referred to the hygiene
  • Identify and assess public WASH and hygiene risks and needs
  • Report areas of concern to the WASH (Water and Sanitation Hygiene) coordinator.
  • Report cases to be referred to the hygiene

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Bachelor’s degree in a WASH related field (Preferred: Public Health, Nursing, Teaching etc.) or Bachelor’s degree in another field with 2 years complimentary WASH experience.
  • Good organizational and time management skills.
  • Good written and oral communication skills (English & Arabic)
  • Proven ability to build capacity of partners/ stakeholders through formal trainings and informal job shadowing and mentoring
  • Ability to monitor work of project-hired contractors
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Must have cross-cultural sensitivity, problem solving and negotiation skills.
  • Must have a genuine concern to help the Syrian Refugees
  • Good team building skills; a creative, innovative, and adaptability personality.
  • Ability to cope and work under pressure.
  • Ability to maintain performance expectations in diverse cultural and difficult / sensitive contexts.
  • Ability to spend 100% of job in the field
  • Ability to review and write reports
  • Ability to manage data effectively
  • Relevant Experience in relief project implementation or relevant experience in a job with transferable skills (e.g. nursing, plumber, teaching).
  • Experience in local community and within an NGO context (strongly preferred).
  • Has strong knowledge of core principles of Children Rights, Participation, Do No Harm, as well as Children in Emergencies minimum standards.
  • Has strong knowledge about WASH distribution
  • 80% field work
  • Position requires willingness and ability to continue to function during a crisis situation, including during a World Vision response to a manmade or natural disaster.
How to apply:

Interested candidates to submit their application through the following website:

https://careers.wvi.org/jobs/lebanon/water-sanitation-and-health-wash/hy...