Graduate Wash Assistant At International Medical Corps Borno
International Medical Corps
3d ago
source : BetaJob

Job Summary

  • Under the supervision of WASH Officer, the WASH Assistant will be responsible to participate in hygiene campaigns, to participate in house-to-house hygiene promotion, to prepare written material for the field, elaborate clear and adapted message for beneficiaries, oversee the hygiene promotion and other WASH activities conducted by the community volunteers.
  • Main Responsibilities

    The WASH Assistant will be responsible for :

  • Selection and training of the Community Hygiene Volunteer (CHV) promoters
  • Collection of bio data for both CHV’s and beneficiaries in communities
  • Input beneficiaries’ data into spread sheet in preparation for distribution of NFI kits in communities
  • Train and monitor CHV’s on how to conduct hygiene promotion sessions and complete their log sheets properly documenting topics discussed, advice provided, issues of concern for IMC follow-up action, number of attendee’s sessions
  • Collect all CHV’s log sheets on monthly basis and certifying work done by CHV’s
  • Identify the most appropriate messages regarding the target population
  • Organize training sessions and participate in facilitation in IDP camps and host communities
  • Determine the necessary materials needed for each campaign / activity
  • Mobilize the community on behavior change related to hygiene practices
  • Participate in hygiene campaigns, drama shows in schools, community and IDP camps in close coordination with community volunteers
  • Actively participate with community volunteers in identifying locations / sites for WASH infrastructures (latrines construction / rehabilitation, borehole drilling / rehabilitation, etc.
  • in the beneficiary communities

  • Conduct focus group discussion, giving clear messages on good hygiene practices
  • Report the progress of the work to supervisor
  • Report challenges and successes during the activities, and any other issues that require IMC follow-up / action
  • Conduct household assessments
  • Oversees the distribution of water, hygiene and sanitation items
  • Collect water samples from households and water sources and conduct quality tests using the Del Aqua kit Record all result of water test
  • Complete daily reports on CHV’s evaluation, water testing and NFI distribution
  • Coordinate closely with CHV’s to identify informal settlements in host communities
  • Consult with M & E to providing accurate raw data for impact analysis during post distribution survey and also to provide input for monthly and quarterly WASH reports
  • Timely reporting of Hygiene Promotion activities to supervisor / WASH Officer
  • Provide support to other areas of the department as may be required by the supervisor
  • Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse
  • Actively promote PSEA (Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse) standards within International Medical Corps and amongst beneficiaries served by International Medical Corps.
  • Any other duties that may be assigned from time by supervisors.
  • Compliance & Ethics :

  • Promotes and encourages a culture of compliance and ethics throughout International Medical Corps
  • As applicable to the position, maintains a clear understanding of International Medical Corps’ and donor compliance and ethics standards and adheres to those standards.
  • Conducts work with the highest level of integrity.


  • B.Sc or HND in Social Sciences, Sciences or any relevant technical qualification
  • At least two (2+) years experience with a non-profit, non-governmental organization or community development experience
  • Demonstrated skill in capacity building at community level
  • Experience in hygiene promotion, water quality monitoring, and community mobilization
  • Communicate skill in Hausa & Kanuri is an added advantage
  • Excellent experience with Microsoft Excel, Power Point, etc.
  • Strong skills with Microsoft Word
  • Excellent English writing written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment and make decisions independently
  • Flexible and, able to cope with stressful situations
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