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Health/Hygine Promotor

Activation Date: 04 Apr, 2021   Announced Date: 04 Apr, 2021   Expire Date: 22 Apr, 2021

Job Location: Helmand, Kandahar, Oruzgan, Zabul
Nationality: Afghan
Category: Program
Employment Type: Full Time
Salary: As Per OHW Salary Scale
Vacancy Number: 430
No. Of Jobs: 8
City: kandahar/Helmand/Oruzgan and Zabul
Organization: Organization of Human Welfare (OHW)
Years of Experience: Minimum of 1-3 years of relevant experience
Contract Duration: Project Based
Gender: Male/Female
Education: 1 year BSc and 3 years for Diploma holders Bachelor Degree Preferable in Health
Close date: 22 Apr, 2021

About Organization of Human Welfare (OHW):

About Organization of Human Welfare (OHW):

The Organization of Human Welfare (OHW) is a non-governmental organization and is a non-political, not-for-profit, and impartial organization with no bias towards a particular religion, ethnicity, or political belief. It has its own independent legal status and entity. OHW is operating since 2007 in the country with active membership with the national clusters and international donor agencies in Afghanistan including SWABAC, ACBAR, AICS, BAAG, AWN and most of the national and international Clusters operates based in Afghanistan.

Job Description:


Hygiene Promotion Assistant is responsible to support the implementation of rapid emergency response of hygiene and sanitation promotion and water supply activities by using appropriate hygiene promotion approaches, with required standard and principles, and level of participation. The position holder is also responsible for beneficiary selection & verification, community mobilization, proper management resources under the project.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for: assessment; campaign planning, implementation and monitoring.
  • Liaise 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, education and Shelter.
  • Promote safe hygiene practices, including appropriate use and maintenance of WASH facilities and services.
  • Facilitate appropriate community involvement in the design and delivery of essential WASH services and facilities. Participate in community mobilization.
  • Support the hygiene promotion officer in ensuring implementation of the complaints mechanism and ensure feedback is timely to the beneficiaries.
  • Conduct different hygiene & sanitation promotion and health educations on different community meetings by using different hygiene promotion approaches
  • Ensure the proper dissemination of hygiene and sanitation messages to the community at grass root level.
  • Organize community level hygiene awareness campaigns and prevention of transmitted disease.
  • Organize training for community representatives on Hygiene and sanitation and transmitted disease.
  • Conduct regular post distribution monitoring and periodic post distribution survey of the NFI at house hold level.
  • Produces activity progress reports as per the pre-set reporting schedule and submit to the supervisor.
  • Prepare brief emergency related monthly updates and submit to the supervisor.
  • Assists detail Hygiene and Sanitation need assessments.
  • Any other tasks as assigned by the immediate supervisor.

Job Requirements:

Education: Bachelor Degree Preferable in Health.

Work Experience: 1 year for BSc Degree and 3 years for Diploma holders. NGO experience is plus.
Skills and Competencies: Hygiene promotion experience in local community and emergency context.
Experience of community mobilization and NFI distribution.
Good communication and interpersonal skills.
Ability to work as part of a team as well as to work autonomously when required.
Good command spoken and written English,

Basic computer knowledge (word, excel).

Submission Guideline:

Interested and qualified candidates should send their cover letter with updated CVs to OHW’s HR department – [email protected]
Applications should be received by OHW’s HR department on 22-April-2021 before 4:00 PM. And clearly, indicate the vacancy number and job title (Health/Hygiene Promoter /430) in their email subject line. Otherwise, their applications will not be considered.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Submission Email:

[email protected]

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