Action Against Hunger | ACF-International 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.
Action Against Hunger | ACF-International is currently recruiting to fill the following position:
Position: Community Mobilization Assistant
Location: Yobe State - Nigeria.
Number Required: X3 Positions
The Community Mobilization Assistant will be responsible for providing support in the implementation, organisation, follow-up and reporting of community mobilization activities of the ACF program in close collaboration with the Nutrition and Health Officer and ACF LGA Supervisors. The Community Mobilization Officer implements and supervises the activities in the communities to strengthen coverage of nutrition awareness through CMAM, IYCF and WASH activities.
Undertake Community Mobilization Activities in collaboration with the Health Facility staff
Support the health facilities with Nutrition Awareness trainings
To participate actively in IYCF,WASH and other nutrition related activities in the community
Diploma in Health/Nutrition related sciences with a major in Community Mobilization preferred; combination of work experience and sufficiently related areas of study may be accepted in lieu
Strategic thinking, planning, reporting and communication skills
Fluent in English and Hausa; other regional languages an asset; solid literacy skills in English
Interpersonal skills – able to work with diverse stakeholders and partners effectively
Precision and exactitude
Basic computer literacy
Good capacity to work in a team
Knowledge of admission criteria and Nigeria CMAM protocol
Resident of community area (LGA) of work, networks within community
Previous NGO experience in a similar setting
Proficiency with local languages (Kanouri, Fulani)
Knowledge of arithmetic to make anthropometric measurements and statistics.
Method of Application:
All potential job applicants should forward their CV together with Cover Letter as an attachment to the email address stated below:
Applicants should indicate in the Subject Line of their forwarding email, the title of the position they are applying for.
Please do not attach your certificates to the application email.
Any application received after application deadline will not be considered.
Application Deadline: 10th May, 2015
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