Hygiene Promoter (Balkh, Afghanistan) 80 views

Job Description

ROLE PURPOSE: CB – Hygiene promoter is responsible for the implementation of hygiene promotion of BHA funded project in designated province of Balkh. The main purpose of this job is to bring a positive behavior changes in hygiene knowledge and behaviors of the targeted populations in collaboration with the Save the Children project senior staff.

In the event of a major humanitarian emergency, the role holder will be expected to work outside the normal role profile and be able to vary working hours accordingly.

Promotion and Messaging
•    Promote community based hygiene messages in areas of operation by spending time with communities through home to home visits and distribution IEC materials. 
•    Engage and orient community based hygiene promoters in home to home visits. 
•    Identify barriers to access and inform the WASH Officer.
•    Coordinate activities of the project with H&N Mobile teams and community elders to ensure that key stakeholders are engaged in the project.
•    Participate in the capacity building activities of the project and deliver trainings where appropriate. 
•    Work to carry-out community based notification and mobilization meetings to support the commencement of hygiene promotion activities in target communities
•    Put into action practical exercises, demonstrations, and role plays.
•    Liaise/coordinate with committees and other beneficiaries for better implementation of project intervention.
•    Monitor and document the progress of activities and the impact of the sensitising sessions through regular monitoring visits.
•    Support WASH officers and other staff of the project in conducting community-based hygiene promotion campaigns.
•    Support MEAL and other project staff in the implementation baseline and end line surveys.
•    Report regularly to WASH Officer on project progress.Child Safeguarding
•    With support from HR and the CSG Focal Point, ensure that all beneficiaries and community-based staff are receiving ongoing, age-appropriate verbal or written information in relevant languages about Save the Children’s Child Safeguarding Policy and Code of Conduct.
BEHAVIOURS (Values in Practice)
•    holds self accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modelling Save the Children values
•    holds the team and partners accountable to deliver on their responsibilities – giving them the freedom to deliver in the best way they see fit, providing the necessary development to improve performance and applying appropriate consequences when results are not achieved.
•    sets ambitious and challenging goals for themselves and their team, takes responsibility for their own personal development and encourages their team to do the same
•    widely shares their personal vision for Save the Children, engages and motivates others
•    future orientated, thinks strategically and on a global scale.
•    builds and maintains effective relationships, with their team, colleagues, Members and external partners and supporters
•    values diversity, sees it as a source of competitive strength
•    approachable, good listener, easy to talk to.
•    develops and encourages new and innovative solutions
•    willing to take disciplined risks.
•    honest, encourages openness and transparency; demonstrates highest levels of integrity

Additional job responsibilities
The duties and responsibilities as set out above are not exhaustive and the role holder may be required to carry out additional duties within reasonableness of their level of skills and experience.

Equal Opportunities 
The role holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with the SCI Equal Opportunities and Diversity policies and procedures.
Child Safeguarding:
We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.
Safeguarding our Staff:
The post holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with the SCI anti-harassment policy.
Health and Safety
The role holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with SCI Health and Safety policies and procedures.


We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realize the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.  We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030: •             No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday •             All children learn from a quality basic education and that, •             Violence against children is no longer tolerated We know that great people make a great organization and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children.  We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued. SCI – Afghanistan  Save the Children has worked in Afghanistan since 1976. Our way of working close to people and on their own terms has enabled us to deliver lasting change to tens of thousands of children in the country. The UN Convention of the Rights of the Child is the basis of our work. We are helping children get a better education, we make it possible for more boys and girls to attend school, we help children protect themselves and influence their own conditions. We work with families, communities and health workers in homes, clinics and hospitals to promote basic health in order to save lives of children and mothers

Job Requirements

•    Undergraduate degree in social sciences or a related discipline 
•    Work experience in WASH awareness
•    Good communication skills
•    Problem solving, analytical and negotiation skills
•    Representation skills
•    Computer literate
•    1 years of experience in relevant field
•    ‘Can do’ attitude with high levels of motivation 

•    Dari and Pashto proficiency in both speaking and writing
•    Ability to work independently in the field.

Vacancy Number

BLK 22-20

No. Of Jobs






Years of Experience

1 years of experience in relevant field


As per organization Salary Scale

Submission Guideline

Qualified applicants are highly encouraged to apply for the position by sending the below documents mentioning the position title and vacancy number (BLK 22-20) in the subject of their email before closing date 06 July 2022
   * Letter of Interest and Update CV as a single document
   * SCI application form:  http://www.acbar.org/upload/1572430756959.docx

  • Save the Children International provides an equal employment opportunity and does not ask for money at any stage of recruitment.
  • We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse

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