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  • Graduate Assistant Technical Officer - Environmental Health at FHI 360

  • Posted on: 8 September, 2017 Deadline: Not Specified
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  • FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender, youth, research and technology - creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today's interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 70 countries and all U.S. states and territories

    Assistant Technical Officer - Environmental Health

     

    Job ID: 18768
    Location: Banki, Borno

    Job Description

    • Northeast Nigeria is currently facing a growing humanitarian crisis with a vast number of Internally Displaced Persons in need of emergency assistance.
    • These IDPs are living among host communities, lacking access to livelihoods and resources, ultimately leading to unprecedented levels of malnutrition and food insecurity. FHI 360 has been working in Nigeria for over 30 years and is now expanding activities in Borno state to respond to the IDP crisis.
    • FHI 360 is expanding its expertise by responding to this humanitarian crisis through integrated WASH, Health and Protection interventions

    Job Summary

    • The ATO-Environmental Health will provide technical and programmatic support in one of the three field sites.
    • Under the supervision of the WASH Coordinator, the h/she will monitor and train Community Volunteers on their hygiene promotion to IDPs.
    • Other responsibilities will also include training volunteers and community/camp leaders on safe waste management practices, and providing support on activities related to environmental health at the health clinic.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Provide day to day operational and programmatic support to all WASH & Health activities.
    • Works closely with assigned team to ensure activities are implemented according to standard operating procedures (SOP’s).
    • Build capacity of Community Volunteers (CHWs) through waste management trainings and hygiene promotion.
    • Oversee activities related to hygiene and environmental health promotion at field site and additionally, at the health facilities.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    • BA/BS in field related to WASH with 1 to 3 years’ relevant experience with a sound understanding of hygiene in humanitarian relief settings.
    • Familiarity with Humanitarian NGOs.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to fhi 360 career website on jobs-fhi360.icims.com to apply

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