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Hygiene Promotion Assistants X3

International Rescue Committee Zimbabwe Program

Job Type

Full Time



Description :

Scope of Work
International Rescue Committee is recruiting for 3 Hygiene Promotion Assistants for an emergency response program which will run for 3 months in Chimanimani. The WASH Hygiene Promotion Assistant will report to the WASH Hygiene Promotion Officer and will be primarily responsible for supervising implementation of hygiene promotion activities at village level, as directed by the Hygiene Promotion Officer. The Hygiene Promotion Assistant will support the Officer in implementing hygiene promotion activities in the targeted communities. This will include training Community Hygiene Volunteers and conducting hygiene awareness in the communities.

Key responsibilities

Directly implement hygiene promotion activities in the communities. This includes household visits, hygiene awareness sessions, and distribution of hygiene promotion materials; Directly manage day-to-day hygiene promotion activities in the field, under the supervision of the Hygiene Promotion Officer; Ensure that hygiene promotion activities meet stated objectives within the timeframe; Ensure program activities foster accountability to beneficiaries, and that gender and protection sensitivity and inclusion are adequately addressed in programming; Provide regular reports, document results, and maintain detailed records; Provide weekly reports of progress on hygiene promotion activities; Seek guidance and approval from the Hygiene Promotion Officer on any changes to approved hygiene promotion approaches and tools; Maintain comprehensive control systems on materials and tools used, including notes on quality of materials; Assist the Hygiene Promotion Officer in training and supporting community hygiene volunteers; Any other duties as assigned by the supervisor to enable and develop SGR programs.


One year experience in implementation of hygiene promotion activities; Additional professional experience or qualifications in social work, nursing, public health, or a similar field a plus; Competent communication skills, effective in representation and liaison; Competent in Windows and MS office programs, as well as email; Interpersonal qualities: Works well in and promotes teamwork, comfortable in a multi-cultural environment, flexible and able to handle pressure in a professional manner; Fluent in spoken and written English. Additional local language skills are a plus.

Expected Salary Range: USD828 – 1,035

How to apply

Interested candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible by submitting CVs and cover letter stating the position in the email subject line to

IRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. IRC considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability.

The IRC and IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in IRC Way – Standards for Professional Conduct. These are Integrity, Service, and Accountability. In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and implements policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity, and Anti-Retaliation.

Deadline: 6 April 2019

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