Cuso International Health Education/Communications Advisor Jobs in Ethiopia
Cuso International Health Education/Communications Advisor Jobs in EthiopiaLocation Harrar, Ethiopia
Length of Placement
Open to all nationalities outside of Ethiopia. Applicants must be eligible to obtain an entry visa and work permit for Ethiopia.
The Volunteer’s Role
The over-all purpose of this placement is to provide technical support for establishment /strengthening of community nutrition education platforms, development/adaption of nutrition behavior change communication materials, and implementation in East Harrarghe Zone through capacity building and system strengthening in East Harrarghe Government sectors and community based organizations who are working with zonal nutrition coordination committee, through Haramaya University.
As a volunteer, you will:Assist the assessment of main social barriers for proper nutritional practices
Support the establishment/strengthening of community education strategies and platforms to address the social barriers
Assist the design and development of appropriate nutrition social behavior change communication (SBCC) materials
Support the effective implementation of community level SBCC for nutrition activities, gather success stories & lessons learned and share with partners
Assist in the development of the nutrition SBCC capacity of local partners and the community
Essential Academic Qualifications:
MA. degree in of the following fields of study:Behavior Change Communication/health education/promotion, Communication for Development, Communications, Behavioral Science.
Essential Professional Background:
At least three years work experience in designing nutrition/& or health education interventions.
Demonstrated work experience in capacity development for social behavior change communications
Support PackageModest monthly living allowance (varies depending country)
Accommodation while in placement
Return airfare and visa/work permit costs
Cost of required vaccinations, antimalarial medication and health insurance
Pre-departure training and in-country orientation
Travel and accommodation for reintegration debriefing weekend
Modest support for accompanying partners and dependents going on placement with you for 12 months or longer (Return flight, emergency medical insurance, vaccinations)
Access to Employee Assistance Program while in placement and upon return
Cuso International assessment day (Candidates must cover the first $200 of the most cost-effective travel expenses and all accommodation costs).
Travel and accommodation for the five-day pre-departure training course and for in-country orientation
Additional return flight home or cash in lieu after 12 months of service for volunteers who extend for another 6 months
Experience on assessment of social barriers for optimal nutrition is an asset
How to Apply:
Interested candidates should apply online by 10th January 2019
For more information and job application details, see; Cuso International Health Education/Communications Advisor Jobs in Ethiopia
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