Closing date: 01 Aug
The intern will work as a part of the Environmental Health team based in SNNPR.
She/he will under the direction of the Environmental Health Coordinator contribute to the following:
Provide support for ensuring activities comply with appropriate national/international standards and best practices and are focused on improving the environmental health conditions of the population.
Provide support to the design, installation, operation and management of environmental health infrastructure.
Provide support to the development/improvement of data collection systems for monitoring and evaluation of environmental health activities.
Provide support to report writing and development of concept papers and proposals.
Provide training for environmental health staff as part of their continuing professional development.
Provide support for conducting emergency environmental health assessments in SNNPR and other parts of Ethiopia as need arises.
Interest or experience of implementing PHAST activities at a community level.
Interest or experience of low cost water treatment technologies for rural communities.
University degree in engineering with a specialty in water and sanitation
Good understanding of community-based environmental health programming
Highly motivated and with a desire to work with culturally diverse communities and local authorities
Good team player and adept at creating a strong team spirit.
Able to live and work in remote and isolated areas
Excellent written and spoken English.
For further details and application materials, see: Environmental Health Intern in Ethiopia - IRC Website