Afghanistan nationals: WASH Assistant (Hygiene Promoter)

Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)
Herat, Afghanistan
Position Type: 
Organization Type: 
NGO/Civil Society
Experience Level: 
Entry Level (0-2 Years)


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Purpose of the job:
The purpose of the WASH assistant (Hygiene Promoter) position is to liaise and work closely in Hygiene Promotion with WASH department in implementing the WASH projects. The incumbent is expected to deliver hygiene promotion trainings for a wide range of Beneficiaries from School students to Adult IDPs.
He/ She might be asked to help with all WASH related activities in Schools, Host communities and formal/informal IDP settlements.

Note: For more details about this post, kindly refer to the JD attached at the bottom.

Job description

Generic responsibilities:
Adhere to NRC policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines
Assist with the implementation of the support function portfolio according to plan of action
Prepare and develop status reports as required by management
Ensure proper filing of documents
Promote and share ideas for improvement of the support function
Use initiative in day to day problem solving in line with agreed procedures, priorities and standards for the area of work
Ensure proper filing of documents
Promote and share ideas for improvement in your area of expertise.

Specific responsibilities:
Participate in NRC staff and seminars and training, when scheduled
Operate field equipment.
Work closely with all WASH projects stakeholders
Keeping on track recording of training data and program documents.
Coordinate closely his or her activities with WASH Officer Assist her/his direct supervisor/Officer on planning, organizing, facilitating of projects.
Be willing to travel throughout the districts and other provinces, this is primarily a field position and will require physical activity in a range of demanding natural environments and conditions.
Any others tasks assigned by supervisors/Shelter and WASH officer.
Participate in field missions.
Responsible for assessment of KAP1 and KAP2 and analysis for result understand.
H&H campaign (family Visit1, Visit2 and Vist3) planning, implementation and monitoring
Conduct the hygiene massages through field missions to beneficiaries
Motivate beneficiaries about usages of latrines.
Produce reports on weekly base, monthly as well as on required base
Distribute the hygiene kits to the targeted and planned beneficiaries
Deliver hygiene training sessions for School students


At least high School Diploma, Bachelor Degree is preferred in health fields.
The hygiene promotion background.
1-2 Years previous work experience with a satisfactory performance in the same or similar functional area preferably with UN or INGOs
Excellent communication skills
Computer literacy
Fluency in English and Dari/Pashto
Previous Experience in Health & Safety (1-3 years)
Good Communication skills & Compute skills,
Manage time effectively, prioritizing tasks and able to work to deadlines.
Able to plan activities & carry them through effectively
Work confidently within a group

Education field

  • Education title: At least high School Diploma, Bachelor Degree is preferred in health fields

Personal qualities

Handling insecure environment
Planning and delivering results
Empowering and building trust
Communicating with impact and respect


  • Dari
  • English
  • Pashto

We offer

Monthly Salary based on NRC Afghanistan Salary Scale
Top up Credit card on monthly basis
Leave and Holidays accordingly Afghanistan Labour law

Miscellaneous info

  • Travel: Some travelling must be expected

Related documents

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