Hygiene Promotion Officer at Catholic Relief Services (CRS)

Catholic Relief Services (CRS) is an International non-governmental organization supporting relief and development work in over 100 countries around the world. CRS programs assist persons on the basis of need, regardless of creed, ethnicity or nationality. CRS works through local church and non-church partners to implement its programs, therefore, strengthening and building the capacity of these partner organizations is fundamental to programs in every country in which CRS operates. CRS re-established presence in Nigeria in 2000 and currently focuses on vulnerable children, agriculture, health and HIV, extractives and governance, and peace building programming.We are recruiting to fill the vacant position below:Job Title: Hygiene Promotion OfficerLocation: Damaturu, YobeKey Responsibilities Program Quality and ManagementTo carry out and implement all hygiene promotion activities in host communities and IDP informal settlements and manage Community MobilizersTo facilitate appropriate community engagement and participation in the design and delivery of essential Water, Sanitation, Hygiene and Shelter interventionsTo help the Hygiene Promotion Team Leader in planning and implementing out needs assessments, baseline studies and conduct hygiene promotion sessions and HH visitsTo plan activities and carryout all field activities in communities that reduces WASH-related health risks by training and supervising Community MobilizersTo create, train and organize together with Community Mobilizers monitoring Latrine Maintenance TeamTo monitor Latrine Maintenance TeamsUnder the technical supervision of the Hygiene Promotion Team Leader launch community led cleaning campaigns and identify waste collection and disposal pointsTo set up monitoring systems for Community Mobilizers for daily inspection of community latrines, drainages and solid waste collection pointsPlan and support public Hygiene Promotion sessions on weekly basis and regular message dissemination through different channelsTo conduct Hygiene Promotion sessions with children, plan child to child hygiene sessions and organize events with children to raise hygiene and heath awarenessSupport in the registration of beneficiaries, community mapping and assessmentsSupport in the identification vulnerable beneficiaries including the elderly, disabled and child headed householdsPlan and support distribution of aqua tabs, hygiene items, NFIs and WASH kitsSupport in the mobilization and training of the communities on behavior that lead to health and on use of different items distributed during planned distributionsTo train Community Mobilizers in how to use ORS and support them in planning and training the communities on thisTo coordinate with the Water, Sanitation and Shelter Field Engineer and ensure that repairs needs on WASH facilities are identified and communicated as necessaryLiaise with community leaders and other sectors and agencies working locally in order to coordinate within the WASH sector and between sectors such as health, nutrition and shelter.To organize data collected from Community Mobilisers and prepare regular activity reports and submit as requested by Hygiene Promotion Team Leader.Work with the team leads to mainstream Gender in line with CRS’s Protection Mainstreaming FrameworkSupport in the development and communication of beneficiary feedback mechanisms 

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