4 Fresher CLTS Assistant USAID Project Jobs – Grassroots Transformation Initiative Uganda  

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Organisation: Grassroots
Transformation Initiative Uganda (GTI Uganda)
Funding Source: United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
Reports to: WASH
Coordinator
Grassroots
Transformation Initiative Uganda (GTI Uganda) is a humanitarian and
developmental Non-Governmental Organization which has been making a difference
in the lives of children, youths, women and extremely vulnerable individuals in
the grassroots communities in both central and northern parts of Uganda. GTI
Uganda thrives to attain a literate, healthy and empowered community which
thrives above poverty level. GTI Uganda is driven by a mission to promote
community wellness and development with a vision to attain a “healthy, literate
and empowered community which can holistically address their community
challenges and needs”. The organization through its interventions seeks to
transform communities into strong, empowered and literate communities which can
demand for better services, participate in decision making, solve their own
challenges and needs hence an asset for positive community change and
development.
GTI Uganda with
anticipated funding from the United States Agency for International Development
(USAID) through Uganda Sanitation for Health Activity (USHA) is soon rolling
out a Sanitation for Hygiene project using the Community Led Total Sanitation
(CLTS) methodology in Paicho Sub County in Gulu District. The project  aims at 
eliminating the practice of open defecation in the 100 targeted
communities and achievement of WASH friendliness in 5 Primary Schools Paicho
Sub County in Gulu District by 2020/2021.The objectives of the Sanitation for
Health project is to  increase the number
of people accessing basic latrines in 100 villages, increase number of people
practicing safe hygiene behaviors especially hand washing with soap and to
improve school WASH friendly practices for 5 primary schools in Paicho
Sub-county.
Job Summary:  The Community Led-Total Sanitation (CLTS) Assistant
is responsible for mobilizing communities for carrying out pre-trigger, trigger
sessions and post trigger sessions, organizing trainings of sanitation
committees, community champions, ODF verification committees in the
communities. They are also responsible for identifying the gaps and finding
improvement opportunities for targeted areas and improving the hygiene
practices and access to better sanitation hardware services. The CLTS
Assistants will use the Community Led Total Sanitation (CLTS) methodology and
sanitation marketing in the implementation of the sanitation for Health project
in Paicho Sub county, Gulu District.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
·       
Compiling
a village specific CLTS triggering report (highlighting village baseline
status, OD Maps, the trigger moment, trigger type registered, record of tools
used, attendance by sex, declaration to change photo, action plans towards
basic sanitation for all etc.)
·       
Developing
work plans for hygiene promotion activities in the communities using the CLTS
approach.
·       
Facilitating
CLTS pre-trigger, trigger and post trigger sessions in the communities
·       
Monitoring
the implementation of the pre trigger, trigger and post trigger sessions to
identify gaps and facilitate the communities on how to find solutions to
address sanitation gaps through community action plans.
·       
Forming
sanitation action groups by drawing representatives from all the neighbourhoods
of the village, sub county and district. linking them to work with village WASH
committee; ie Village Champions, Sanitation committees, ODF committees
·       
Linking
the communities to sanitation hardware service providers (Engineers).
·       
Monitoring
the impact of hygiene promotion activities, CLTS in changing community hygiene
and sanitation behaviours.
·       
Facilitating
MANDONA follow ups or collective action interventions with the communities
·       
Train
the sanitation action groups on participatory monitoring and follow up Village
Champions, Sanitation committees, ODF committees)
·       
Strengthening
sanitation for Health district and sub county structure using CLTS methodology
·       
Sharing
progress reports with local government, Parish Chiefs and WASH Committees
officials
·       
Submitting
weekly and monthly reports
·       
Any
other duties assigned
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       
The applicant
must hold a Diploma/Bachelors or its equivalent in public health, social
sciences, Environmental Health, Community Development and diploma or higher
degree in listed Degree Fields.
·       
One to
three years of experience in the implementation of sanitation and hygiene
interventions using Community Total Lead Sanitation (CLTS) and/ or
Participatory Hygiene and Sanitation Methodology (PHAST) tools.
·       
Excellent
analytical, interpersonal and effective communication skills
·       
Knowledge
of computer applications, MS Office and Excel.
·       
Excellent
training, mentoring and coaching skills
·       
Community
mobilization and facilitation skills
·       
Flexible,
proactive, results-oriented with the ability to work independently with minimum
supervision and as part of a larger team.
·       
Fluent
in English and Luo
·       
Possesses
a valid riding permit and knowledge of road rules.
All candidates
should submit their applications through email to jobs@gtiuganda.org addressed
to the Human Resource Manager, GTI Uganda. Include a cover letter, CV (with 3 referees),
and copies of academic qualifications/certificates. Subject of email/envelope
should include the position you are applying for. Only shortlisted candidates
will be contacted by GTI Uganda. Hard copies of applications will not be
allowed


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