Infant and Young Child Feeding (IYCF) Assistant at Action Against Hunger | ACF-International

Action Against Hunger works to save lives by combating hunger and diseases that threaten the lives of vulnerable communities, through nutrition, food security, water and sanitation, health and advocacy.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Infant and Young Child Feeding (IYCF) Assistant Location: Monguno, Borno Slots: 6 OpeningsJob SummaryThe position is based in Monguno, Borno state and work under the supervision of the Infant and Young Child Feeding Officer.The IYCF Assistant will support the IYCF Officer in conducting rapid/detailed assessment of infant and young child feeding practices in mothers/care givers at mobile clinics.Tasks and ResponsibilitiesCounselling the pregnant women for the preparation of breastfeeding and colostrum feeding. One to One tailored IYCF counselling sessions to all mothers with children under 24 months.Represent ACF and the program within the community.Conduct education sessions within the surrounding community on the importance of IYCF practices in conjunction with community mobilisers.Aid in establishing mother to mother support groups (Community Health Groups – CHGs) within the community to provide additional support for mothers and extend knowledge of good IYCF practices.Building effective liaison with government staff and involving them into IYCF care practices even in cooking demonstration (where applicable). 

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