Outreach and Hygiene Promotion Assistant via ReliefWeb


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INTERSOS is an independent humanitarian organization that assists the victims of natural disasters, armed conflicts and exclusion. Its activities are based on the principles of solidarity, justice, human dignity, equality of rights and opportunities, respect for diversity and coexistence, paying special attention to the most vulnerable people.

We are recruiting to fill the positions below:

Job title

OHP Assistant

Work location

Ngala, Dikwa, Bama and

Reporting to

OHP Officer

Supervision of



The Hygiene Promotion Assistant is responsible for planning and mobilizing the communities for WASH activities, trainings Water Management Committees and communities on hygiene awareness campaigns and data collection that supports the INTERSOS WASH team in developing new concept notes.

Tasks and Main Responsibilities

 Ensure community participation in all WASH activities; Mobilize, train and follow-up on

communities/WASH committees formed and/or trained by INTERSOS in all activities concerning

WASH, ensuring good community participation, gender balance and ownership by the


 Plan for, organize and conduct trainings for communities and committees through the

development of Water Management Committees, School hygiene clubs and implementation of

Community-based hygiene awareness activities.

 Ensure constant communication with INTERSOS WASH staff to identify potential problems,

formulate recommendations and solutions.

 Conduct regular monitoring visits to the field to follow-up on INTERSOS activities and ensure

community participation in the activities.

 Ensure that consideration is given with a focus on gender, protection and HIV/AIDS in water and

sanitation activities.

 Gather health and hygiene-related information and report to Hygiene Promotion Officer.

 Liaise with community leaders and other groups within their communities.

 Conduct relevant needs assessment whenever requested

 Provide detailed, accurate and timely weekly reports to supervisor on activities, challenges and

areas in need of improvement.

Position Requirements

Professional requirements

 Must have a minimum of Diploma Environmental Health Studies or Social Sciences or other

relevant fields with relevant experience and training in Hygiene Promotion

 A minimum of three years’ experience in WASH, preferably within the humanitarian sector.

 Strong humanitarian commitment.

 Quality: dynamic, autonomous, Proactive, flexible, take initiative.

 Availability to work in targeted LGAs, Borno State.


 Fluency in English

 Fluency in Kanuri and Hausa will be considered a plus

How to apply:

Interested candidates should complete this form and attach CV with the following format “Surname
Position you applied for”. ONLY applicants whose competencies meet the requirement of the position will be contacted.

Application deadline: apply no later than 6th February 2020 at 4:00 PM.

INTERSOS do not ask for any form of payment at any stage of recruitment.