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CDF( health IYCF and Hygiene and sanitation Promotion ) Facilitator

Plan International Ethiopia is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of CDF( health IYCF and Hygiene and sanitation Promotion ) Facilitator in Aderkay & Telemt, Amhara, Ethiopia

Job Title: CDF( health IYCF and Hygiene and sanitation Promotion ) Facilitator

Job in Ethiopia by Plan International Ethiopia

Job Description

Plan International is an independent child rights and humanitarian organization committed to children living a life free of poverty, violence and injustice. We actively unite children, communities and other people who share our mission to make positive lasting changes in children’s and young people’s lives. We support children to gain the skills, knowledge and confidence they need to claim their rights to a fulfilling life, today and in the future. We place a specific focus on girls and women, who are most often left behind.

We have been building powerful partnerships for children for more than 75 years, and are now active in more than 70 countries. Following the new CSP of Plan Ethiopia, the Emerging emergency humanitarian response, Plan is in vast emergency and recovery response throughout the country in all the Program areas.

This role will handle different activities of FSL, WASH, health and Nutrition at grass root level. 

·                     Support WASH project team in ensuring compliance of all hygiene and sanitation standards and donor regulations.

·                     Coordinate with water supply and sanitation field staff to ensure that the various aspects of the WASH Projects activities are integrated.

·                     Development of hygiene promotion topics, hygiene sessions and IEC materials.

·                     Develop materials to promote safe WASH practices, including appropriate useand maintenance of WASH facilities and services.

·                     Ensure that action is taken to mitigate priority water and sanitation related healthrisks.

·                     Provide technical support in preparation of divisional strategies, annualoperational plan and budget.

·                     Contribute to assessments by collecting information through qualitative and quantitative data gathering methods (e.g. surveys, interviews, FGDs);

·                     Identify local WASH, Health & Nutrition and Child Care Practices/IYCF needs and capacities; and Participate in identifying potential beneficiaries;

·                     Organize/reorganize committees and clubs like Kebele Disaster Management Committees (KDMC), WASH Committees and Care Support Groups in all levels of  facilities, schools and institutions;

·                     Integrate key messages from soft components of DRR, FSL and WASH.

·                     Plan and conduct different dialogues, group discussions and meetings, demonstrations (i.e. hygiene promotion and disaster risk preparedness and response exercises with the committees and key people in the community.

·                     Involve community members in planning and promotion of  WASH.

·                     Utilize participatory approach when mobilizing the community;

·                     Create awareness on the use of water treatment technologies and  water chemicals and facilitate the link between the community and private vendors as well as promotion on positive health seeking behavior;

·                     Contribute in the development of protocols/standard operating procedures, IEC materials, and tools/methodology in collaboration with the committees;

·                     Identify training needs, committee co-facilitators and participants;

·                     Conduct relevant trainings (also to include coaching and on-the-job training) for local communities using participation learning techniques;

·                     Provide technical support to committees on community training preparation;

·                     Organize and conduct the training at decentralized place (in village level).

·                     Organize meetings with the community leaders to collect data and feedback on project implementation;

·                     Collect security related information and giving updates to the ER Field Coordinator;

·                     Contribute monthly activity reports and provide regular written report according to the PIE schedule and format; 

Job Requirements


·          Diploma in Public Health, Social science, Sociology, Development agent ,Community or Cooperative Development, Community Health and other related subject.

·          Minimum of one years work experience for diploma  holders and 2 years of related work experience for 12+ holders either as community facilitator or community development agent.

·         Experience in training, familiarity with stimulation/awareness methods, knowledge in child development and in nutrition issues, DRR, Hygiene Promotion

·         NGO experiences and/or engagement in joint community development works with NGOs and stakeholders.

·         Local Language is an asset


·   Previous experience in resilience-related work at the community level is an advantage;

·  Good communication skill with stakeholders, beneficiaries, and implementing partners

·  Previous experiences on Emergency response activities in pastoralist communities

·         Proven commitments on working multi-sectoral project interventions with pastoralist communities.

·         Good team spirit and ability to establish good relations with other people, organization and activity supervision skills,

·         Capacity to manage priorities, precision, autonomy, creativity, flexibility

·         Good knowledge of the area and local custom

·         Basic computer skill (desirable and advantageous)

·         Problem solving and conflict management skills;

·         Gender and culture sensitivity;

·         Community facilitation skills;

·         Good knowledge of Local language, Amharic and English languages;

·         Report writing skillsThe job holder must be committed to reside in the rural community after employment

How to Apply

The closing date for the application in February 10, 2021. Qualified candidates should submit the application form found with this link  through

This position is only open to Ethiopian Nationals, who must be eligible to live and work in Ethiopia.  

More information about Plan International can be found on  

References will be taken and background and anti-terrorism checks will be carried out in conformity with Plans Child Protection Policy. Plan operates an equal opportunities policy and actively encourages diversity, welcoming applications from all persons meeting the skills and experience required.

As an international child centered community development organization, Plan International is fully committed to promoting the realization of children’s rights including their right to protection from violence and abuse. That means we have particular responsibilities to children that we come into contact with.

Plan International believes that in a world where children face so many threats of harm, it is our duty to ensure that we as an organization, do everything we can to keep children safe. We must not contribute in any way to harming or placing children at risk.

Female applicants are highly encouraged to apply.

Job in Ethiopia by Plan International Ethiopia