Action Against Hunger is a humanitarian, non-governmental, non-political, non-denominational and non-profit making organisation working in the Palestinian Territory since 2002.
Action Against Hunger is recruiting for its Gaza office a
For a period of 12 months
The Candidate will:
Implement of nutrition and health activities (workshops, trainings) during the campaigns.
Assist in designing activities theatre plays, quiz competitions, photo exhibitions, mural painting, clean-up campaigns and interactive awareness workshops in the community.
Provide nutrition sensitization sessions to pregnant, lactating and women reproductive age and men and boys.
Assist in designing activity tools for the sensitization sessions.
Assist in community mobilization collaboration with the partner organization to ensure the maximum participation.
Conduct house-to-house visits to assess IYCF (Infant and Young Child Feeding) and health and dietary practices of the target population.
Mobilize and inform the community on project activities.
Provide sessions, discussions, and disseminate informative materials to the target population through home visits.
Identify the potential focal points in the community through workshops, focus group discussions.
Provide training to the focal points, and on job support to improve their capacity and knowledge on IYCF (Infant and Young Child Feeding), nutrition, health and optimum hygiene practices.
Report daily of field activities to the Hygiene Promotion Officer (materials delivered, work achieved, beneficiaries’ attendance, obstacles and constrains) taking into consideration reporting requirements and monitoring and/or evaluation tools and indicators.
Participate in the preparation of the monthly "Activity Progress Reports" (APRs) and submit them to the Hygiene Promotion Officer and Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Program Manager.
Participate in the preparation and collection of data for communication, advocacy and capitalization purposes (case studies, etc).
Profile of the Candidate:
Bachelor degree and at least 1 year experience in health (nursing, public health, nutrition, dietetic...), or social activities.
Sense of confidentiality, Skilled activity leader , Good listening, good communication and adaptation capacity.
Good relations with people, have good empathy and patience.
Have a minimum knowledge on infant and young child care practices, including feeding and have the capacity and motivation to learn more in a short space of time.
Proven relevant field experience in food security and nutrition context in the Gaza Strip.
Knowledge in Humanitarian programming.
Previous knowledge or experience in Action Against Hunger is desirable.
Fluency in reading, writing and speaking Arabic and English.
Fully proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Internet.
Able to travel to the West Bank and Jerusalem and stay overnight.
Action Against Hunger is an equal opportunities employer. Women are encouraged to apply for this position
Interested candidates should send a letter of motivation and their updated CV including at least two professional references covering the last two supervisors for their last two jobs to
Applications will be accepted up to and including the 23rd May 2017.
PLEASE indicate the reference WASH/TTPP/17/06 in all correspondence.
Only those candidates pre-selected for a test and an interview will be contacted.