Hygiene Promoter (Female Only)

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Save the Children Jobs Kandahar 2023 – Acbar Save the Children

Job Location:
Nationality: National
Category: Program
Employment Type: Full Time
Salary: As Per Organization Salary Scale
Vacancy Number: KDR 0031-22
No. Of Jobs: 1
Save the Children Jobs Kandahar 2023 – Acbar Save the Children
City: Kandahar
Organization: Save the Children
Years of Experience: 1 year work experience in WASH awareness
Contract Duration: Fixed Term
Gender: Female
Education: High School graduated
Close date: 2022-11-19

About Save the Children:

We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realize the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

  • No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
  • All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
  • Violence against children is no longer tolerated

We know that great people make a great organization and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.
Save the Children Jobs Kandahar 2023 – Acbar Save the Children
SCI – Afghanistan

Save the Children has worked in Afghanistan since 1976. Our way of working close to people and on their own terms has enabled us to deliver lasting change to tens of thousands of children in the country. The UN Convention of the Rights of the Child is the basis of our work.

We are helping children get a better education, we make it possible for more boys and girls to attend school, we help children protect themselves and influence their own conditions. We work with families, communities and health workers in homes, clinics and hospitals to promote basic health in order to save lives of children and mothers

Job Description for Save the Children Jobs Kandahar 2023 – Acbar Save the Children 

KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY:

Promotion and Messaging

  • Promote community-based hygiene messages in areas of operation by spending time with communities through home to home visits and distribution IEC materials.
  • Engage and orient community-based hygiene promoters in home to home visits.
  • Identify barriers to access and inform the WASH Officer.
  • Coordinate activities of the project with Community Health Promoter’s (CHP) Shuras and community elders to ensure that key stakeholders are engaged in the project.
  • Participate in the capacity building activities of the project and deliver trainings where appropriate.
  • Work to carry-out community-based notification and mobilization meetings to support the commencement of hygiene promotion activities in target communities
  • Put into action practical exercises, demonstrations, and role plays.
  • Liaise/coordinate with committees and other beneficiaries for better implementation of project intervention.
  • Monitor and document the progress of activities and the impact of the sensitising sessions through regular monitoring visits.
  • Support WASH officers and other staff of the project in conducting community-based hygiene promotion campaigns.
  • Support MEAL and other project staff in the implementation baseline and end line surveys.
  • Report regularly to WASH Officer on project progress.

Child Safeguarding

  • With support from HR and the CSG Focal Point, ensure that all beneficiaries and community-based staff are receiving ongoing, age-appropriate verbal or written information in relevant languages about Save the Children’s Child Safeguarding Policy and Code of Conduct.

BEHAVIOURS (Values in Practice)

Accountability for Save the Children Jobs Kandahar 2023 – Acbar Save the Children 

  • holds self-accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modelling Save the Children values
  • holds the team and partners accountable to deliver on their responsibilities – giving them the freedom to deliver in the best way they see fit, providing the necessary development to improve performance and applying appropriate consequences when results are not achieved.

Ambition for Save the Children Jobs Kandahar 2023 – Acbar Save the Children

  • sets ambitious and challenging goals for themselves and their team, takes responsibility for their own personal development and encourages their team to do the same
  • widely shares their personal vision for Save the Children, engages and motivates others
  • future orientated, thinks strategically and on a global scale.

Collaboration:

  • builds and maintains effective relationships, with their team, colleagues, Members and external partners and supporters
  • values diversity, sees it as a source of competitive strength
  • approachable, good listener, easy to talk to.

Creativity:

  • develops and encourages new and innovative solutions
  • willing to take disciplined risks.

Integrity:

  • honest, encourages openness and transparency; demonstrates highest levels of integrity

Job Requirements:

QUALIFICATIONS

  • At least graduate from high school.

EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

Essential

  • Work experience in WASH awareness
  • Good communication skills
  • Problem solving, analytical and negotiation skills
  • Representation skills
  • Computer literate
  • One years of experience in relevant field
  • ‘Can do’ attitude with high levels of motivation

Desirable

  • Pashto and Dari proficiency in both speaking and writing
  • Ability to work independently in the field.

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