IRC HP Assistant Jobs in Ethiopia

IRC HP Assistant Jobs in Ethiopia

Job Description

  • The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster. IRC has been working in Ethiopia since 1999 and is implementing integrated, community-managed programs aimed at improving the quality of lives and recover of livelihood of disaster-affected population’s through promoting individual participation, strengthening institutions and emergency response.

  • Scope: The Position mainly involves community mobilization works, community level hygiene and sanitation promotion activities, and awareness raising campaigns.

    Major Responsibilities

    The major responsibilities at this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Reports to Hygiene Promotion Officer

  • Participate in assessment of hygiene and sanitation situation for specific emergency responses

  • Prepare detail Hygiene and sanitation promotion plan at specific intervention areas

  • Disseminate hygiene and sanitation messages.

  • Facilitate community level hygiene awareness campaigns.

  • Assist in Organizing and Facilitating Training for camp community, EHA on Hygiene and sanitation.

  • Assist in Planning, organizing and distribution of emergency supplies to the community.

  • Promote latrine construction.

  • Participate in Data collection and survey.

  • Work closely with other EH team, Implementing partners, ARRA and refugee leaders towards efficient and effective implementation of the response;

  • Produce activity progress reports and submit to the

  • Takes additional works as assigned by Supervisor and IRC Management


  • University Degree in Public Health, Environmental Health, Social work or related fields from recognized University with Zero Year relevant work experience.

  • College Diploma with a minimum of two years’ work experience on hygiene promotion with I/NGO in emergency and refugee settings; or related.

  • Previous experience of implementing participatory hygiene promotion and sanitation methods (e.g. PHAST, CLTS/H,) and organizing campaigns on key hygiene themes.

  • Previous experience of implementing institutional (schools & health facilities) hygiene promotions/educations.

  • Ability to work in stressful conditions and with limited social services and insecure environments.

  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision and in a highly results oriented work culture

  • Knowledge, skill and experience in participatory methods for promoting sustainability of WASH interventions.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; IRC HP Assistant Jobs in Ethiopia

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