Community Health Promotion Assistant (Logar, Afghanistan) 79 views

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 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. 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.


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 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster. At work today in over 40 countries and 22 U.S. cities, we restore safety, dignity, and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure. The IRC leads the way from harm to home.
The IRC opened the country program in Afghanistan in 1988. Our programs span the range from humanitarian relief to early recovery and development activities, focusing on child protection, education, economic wellbeing, health, and power. The IRC works in 10 provinces throughout Afghanistan, among which some of the most security volatile, and employs over 1000 staff.

Job Requirements

  • Education: Qualified Nurse or Midwife with experience in health promotion and conducting trainings Years of Experience: 3-5 years’ Experience in community mobilization and coordination to increase community participation. Skills: 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. Self-motivated, possessing persuasion skills, ability to maintain relationship and able to work on own initiative. Technical Competency: Communication and reporting skills Fluency in Pashto, Dari and English Computer skills (including MS Word, Excel, Access, and internet) an advantage Ability to work closely, professionally, and constructively with all others regardless of nationality, ethnicity, gender, religion, race, tribe, or cultural background

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2-3 Years relevant


Until 31- Dec- 22


Grade F Step 1 NTA Salary Scale

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interested candidates are requested to send their applications along with copies of their CVs (NOT Educational and Work Certificates), to the attention of the Human Resources Department at the following address or email us on ( Shortlisted candidates will be directly contacted for a written test and after that for an interview. If you are not contacted TWO or FOUR WEEKS after the closing date .please know that your application has not been successful for the post. IRC Afghanistan Country Office – Kabul Qala-e-Fathullah, Street 3, close to Takyakhana-e-Fatimia, District 10
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