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Job Title: Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Field Assistants

4 Positions Based in Kambi Oos Refugee Camp, Dadaab

Contract Duration: 3 months with possibility of extension based on availability of funds

Closing date: 16 December 2011

Starting date: January 2012

Fafi Integrated Development Association (FaIDA) is a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) operating in Fafi District. FaIDA seeks to address the causes and consequences of human suffering and poverty amongst some of the most vulnerable communities in Fafi District and the region at large through participatory relief and development invention in partnership with Governmental and Non-Governmental Organisation.

FaIDA, with financial support from Catholic Relief Services (CRS) is implementing a three months emergency WASH project in Kambi Oos refugee camp to address the sanitation and hygiene challenges in the camp.

FaIDA is recruiting qualified Kenyan citizens for the position of Field Assistants (WASH) to be based in Kambi Oos on a three (3) months contract with a possibility of extension depending on the availability of funds.

Duties and Responsibilities
Help plan and carry out needs assessments, baseline studies and periodic studies, and feedback findings to stakeholders.
Help plan activities to reduce WASH-related risks.
Collate data from Community Mobilisers and prepare regular reports on activities and WASH conditions for monitoring.
Coordinate with water supply and sanitation field staff to ensure that the various aspects of the WASH response are integrated.
Liaise with community leaders and other sectors and agencies working locally in order to coordinate within the WASH sector and between sectors such as health and shelter.
Keep proper records of field expenditures and report on these to WASH Project Officer.
Promote safe WASH practices, including appropriate use and maintenance of WASH facilities and services.
Ensure that action is taken to mitigate priority water and sanitation related health risks.
Facilitate appropriate community involvement in the design and delivery of essential WASH services and facilities.
Person specification:
A diploma in Public Health, Community Development or Project Management;
at least one (1) year working in community based WASH program;
good assessment, analytical and writing skills;
familiarity with Somali culture and fluency in English, Kiswahili and Somali Languages;
ability to work well in a team under difficult circumstances.
All interested applicants should send their application attaching their CV and a letter of motivation to:

Finance and Administration Officer,
Fafi Integrated Development Association (FaIDA)
P.O. Box 284, Garissa


NB: Only email application will be accepted and only shortlisted candidate will be contacted directly.

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