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WASH Facilitator

International Role - No - Only National applicants will be considered.
Less Than 1 Year

Title: WASH Facilitator

Reports to: District Coordinator


Purpose of the Position:

The purpose of this position is to ensure timely and quality implementation of the WASH activities within the ENSURE program at District level. The Field Facilitator (WASH) will be responsible for the implementation of the wash related project activities as indicated in the ENSURE DIP, these include capacity building of government staff and water management committees on the WASH intervention in ENSURE, community mobilization and representing ENSURE at District level WASH coordination mechanisms.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Mobilizing the community, project partners and suppliers for full involvement in all WASH activities

  • Establish/revitalise of water user committees and conducting WASH related awareness and training as needed for these committees.

  • Work with water management committees to develop and implement water safety and multi-purpose water use plans

  • Coordinate sanitary surveys using various participatory tools/techniques applicable in identifying WASH problems and their solutions at community level.

  • Identify water points for testing and conduct water quality testing at community water points in collaboration with MoHCC

  • Promote WASH practices at community level through the care group approach (safe water storage, hand washing and installation of hand washing facilities by the latrines, use of improved sanitary facility, and use of improved drinking water source).

  • Create public sanitation facilities using GoZ health and environmental standards

  • Promote equitable participation and leadership of men and women in community water management committees and in the implementation of WASH strategies.

  • Promote time sharing strategies for improved access to safe water.

  • Maintain liaison/networking with GoZ, NGOs and other service providers and make linkage between the project participants and different service providers.

  • Participate in the planning, implementation, monitoring and reporting of WASH activities.

Educational Requirements

  • Diploma in Environmental Health or National Diploma in Community Health, Water and Sanitation or any related field.

Experience Requirements

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in the field of rural WASH programming.

  • Ability to ride a motorbike in rural areas

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills

  • Basic computer skills – Microsoft word and excel

  • Experience in WASH community mobilization and PHHE

  • Experience in creation of improved sanitation and drinking water sources.

  • Willingness to stay in rural communities as needed