IRC Sanitation and Hygiene Promotion Assistant Jobs 2023 – Ethiopia NGO Jobs

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IRC Sanitation and Hygiene Promotion Assistant Jobs 2023 – Ethiopia NGO Jobs. IRC Ethiopia looking for “Sanitation and Hygiene Promotion Assistant“. Applicants with a degree in University Degree may apply on or before 24th April 2023.

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) is a global humanitarian aid, relief, and development nongovernmental organization. Founded in 1933 as the International Relief Association, at the request of Albert Einstein, and changing its name in 1942 after amalgamating with the similar Emergency Rescue Committee, the IRC provides emergency aid and long-term assistance to refugees and those displaced by war, persecution, or natural disaster.

NGO Jobs Vacancy in Ethiopia 2021 Ethio NGO Job

The IRC has published a job vacancy announcement on 14th April 2023 for qualified Ethiopians to fill in the vacant post of Sanitation and Hygiene Promotion Assistant to be based in Jijiga, Ethiopia.

IRC Job Vacancy 2023


  • In coordination with SHP Manager, the position holder will participate in designing, planning, carryout quantitative /qualitative assessments to identify key risky hygiene behaviors, to set baseline assessments, and take measurable action to come up with remarkable achievements.
  • Establish / strengthen, train, manage and supervise community health workers the EHAs and other respective participants on basics of participatory hygiene promotion/education, methods/approaches, and communication and facilitation skills.
  • Lead and coordinate hygiene promotion activities at the prioritized hygiene promotion (HP) intervention areas and use appropriate implementation approaches. This may include house to house hygiene promotion, massive hygiene promotion awareness raising at REFUGEE CAMP collective centers, key hygiene messages dissemination through coffee talks or small community group discussion, Hp at institutions, at community mobilization campaigns, focus group discussions (FGD), mass awareness creation especial events.
  • Take the assignment for WASH hygiene kit items distributions, monitor, and record documentations properly regarding the distribution of any sort of commodities including NFIs on time and in quality manners.
  • Conduct and lead sanitation campaigns in the settlement areas as donors project contract schedules but at least once per week/weekly cleanup basis.
  • Mobilizing the REFUGEE CAMP/ host community on occasional, weekly, and monthly sanitation campaigns and transmitting health education on the importance of the campaign for public health and why the action is needed and what the health benefit.
  • Responsible to eliminate open defecation within the living sites in the target community.
  • Conduct hygiene education at the REFUGEE CAMP centers, pre-school, child friendly spaces, and other convenient areas to address and disseminate key hygiene messages and monitor results.
  • Track and maintain records on all specific activities related to sanitation and hygiene promotion WASH facilities count, counts of participation in campaigns, WASH/NFIs distributions, water test records and keep any other records as necessary. So, keep accurate and up-to-date records of WASH facilities and functionality, utilization, and proposed action points to be taken.
  • Working in coordination with REFUGEE CAMP community representative in both hygiene practice soft components implementation and hardware sanitation facilities site selection/location and mobilize households/individuals to build and properly use latrines and hand washing facilities.
  • Daily monitoring and follow up of communal latrines, showers, hand washing facilities and tap stand cleanliness (monitor all the WAHS facilities) in the REFUGEE CAMP/host community facility centers and settlements.
  • Ensure that all sorts of wastes on the compound are collected and disposed of into the solid waste disposal pits.
    Ensure that wastes segregation (combustible and noncombustible) waste segregation is done at collection and disposal points and take actions as necessary.
  • Follow the burning or incineration of wastes at the waste disposal site timely and optimal or with minimal level to the environmental pollution.
  • Work together with water quality monitoring and WASHCo to ensure safe water delivery and use.

Position in Organization:

  • Requisition ID: req41202
  • Job Title: Sanitation and Hygiene Promotion Assistant
  • Sector: Health
  • Employment Category: Fixed Term
  • Employment Type: Full-Time
  • Open to Expatriates: No
  • Location: Jijiga, Ethiopia


  • University Degree in Environmental Health, Public Health, Nursing, Community Development, Health Education,


  • 2 years of relevant work experience.

How to Apply IRC Sanitation and Hygiene Promotion Assistant Jobs 2023

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.

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The Closing Date: 24th April 2023.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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