Community Health Promotion Assistant

IRC - The International Rescue Committee

Open positions at IRC
Logo of IRC

Job Description

- Conduct regular visits to the communities and support the community-based health promotion volunteers. - Support recruitment and training of community-based health volunteers; community leaders and religiose elders. - Schedule regular site visits for monitoring and supervision to ensure quality of services, accurate data collection and tracking of community health activities - Work with community based volunteers and community leaders to conduct mortality and disease surveillance in the communities. - Submit weekly updates to Community Health officers on the CBHVs progress - Oversee data collection and analysis of mortality and morbidity data from the communities - Develop required reports on CHV performance and effectiveness, based on evaluations. - In close coordination with community volunteers sensitize the related community regarding health promotion messages. - In close coordination with community volunteers, develop positive relations with community through regular meetings with elders, Mullahs, local Shura and CDC to promote IRC acceptance in the target areas. - Work with community elders, Shura during project implementation, explaining IRC project activities and explain that IRC projects are in line with Islamic values. - Any other duties assigned by line manager.

Qualifications

- Qualified Nurse or Midwife with experience in health promotion and conducting trainings. - 3-5 years’ Experience in community mobilization and coordination to increase community participation. - Enthusiasm to travel to locations within a region – and to other regions for training sessions - Ability to communicate effectively in local languages both verbally and in writing. - Ability to speak and write English language is an asset. - Good level of literacy and numeracy, computer literate is an asset. - Self-motivated, possessing persuasion skills, ability to maintain relationship and able to work on own initiative.

Added 1 year ago - Updated 11 months ago - Source: rescue.org