Hygiene and Health Promoter
PURPOSE OF POSITION
The purpose of the position is to implement, and monitor the WASH interventions within World Vision’s Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) program in the Bekaa, to improve the WASH aspects of the target population.
End Results Expected
Conduct Awareness sessions
Implement Awareness activities and events
Handle community mobilization
Active and effective Community WASH Focal Points (e.g. community mobilizers and WASH committees) are addressing the hygiene needs of their own communities.
Report & document
Report risks and needs
Perform other duties as required
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.