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Community Mobilization Assistant At Action Against Hunger

Date Posted: 05/Sep/2019
Deadline: 11/Sep/2019

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:

Community Mobilization Assistant

Location: Damaturu, Yobe
Starting date: As soon as possible
Direct Line Manager: WASH Officer

Objective 1

  • Support the WASH Officer to carry out Needs Assessment on WASH Activities at the LGA and Community Level.

Tasks & Responsibilities:

  • CLTS Communities Identification Need Assessment and Selection.
  • Site Identification for emergency Latrine construction.
  • Site Identification for VIP Latrine construction at facilities.
  • Communities Identification, Assessments and selection for Hygiene Promotion.

Objective 2

  • Providing support and supervision on WASH community mobilization activities at the LGA and community level.

Tasks & Responsibilities:

  • Conducting direct sensitization meeting with community Leaders, Village Head, volunteers and caregivers in Communities within the LGA catchment areas to communicate details of AAH program activities with a specific focus on WASH.
  • Implementation of communities’ hygiene promotion and sanitation sensitization using CLTS, PHAST and CHAST approach through regular contract and exchange and facilitating Community level planning and decision-making processes.
  • Ensuring good condition between SMOH/LGA Health staff, Cvs and Water Users committee.

Objective 3

  • Assist the WASH Officer in context assessment and developing materials for Hygiene promotion.

Tasks & Responsibilities:

  • Assist the WASH officer in conducting home visits and to the community (school, Health facilities, etc.) to identify gaps in term Hygiene, sanitation and use of water.
  • Assist the WASH officer in preparing training modules for the promotion of Hygiene in the communities ;
  • Assist the WASH officer in developing teaching tools adapted to different audiences: song, role play, games, meeting, and training course.
  • Assist identify targeted partners within the communities: school, Hospital, clinic, etc

Internal & External Relationship

  • WASH Officer: Technical hierarchical relationship - exchange of information, collaboration, coordination


  • Local governmental and non-governmental partners: As directed by WASH Officer exchange of information, coordination, training, assessment of  technical feasibilities
  • Local representatives of international aid organisations: As directed by the WASH Officer exchange of information.

Reporting Responsibilities

  • Weekly plan and report against the plan
  • Monthly field activity report.


  • Minimum of a National Diploma in Health, Hygiene and Sanitation field, or 1 experience on related field.

Skills & Experience

  • Previous experience in hygiene promotion and community mobilization
  • Motivated, open, creative, mature, responsible, flexible,
  • Two years relevant work experience
  • Willing and able to be based and travel regularly within remote areas, where services are limited.
  • Fluency in Kanuri
  • Commitment to AAH  mission, values and policy.


  • Previous experience of work in the humanitarian sector
  • Good knowledge of the intervention area/s and local economy
  • Previous experience with AAH.

Minimum Monthly Basic Salary: N109,897 per month.

Method of Application

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