Community Development Worker – ZWASH – 1

By World Vision Zambia 5 months ago

Job details

Job deadline
28 May

The World Vision Partnership is a global community of people passionately committed to improving the lives and futures of the world’s most vulnerable children. We are one the world’s largest child focused development organisations, with over 45,000 staff in almost 100 countries, serving 100 million people annually. We work on every level to achieve our goal of child well-being – from international activism to checking in on children face-to-face. Our people are our greatest asset. Each staff has unique experience and skills – and it’s our job to provide them with the training and opportunities they need to make their greatest contribution to our work worldwide. Locations: Magoye and Choongo Cluster Area Program


  • To assist the ZWASH Development Facilitator in facilitating community engagement, community changes, build and maintain local partnerships, build community and partner organization capacity, and strengthen community-led initiatives/innovations in Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Programme in order to improve and sustain well-being of children and families
  • To assist the WASH Development Facilitator implement, monitor and report technical program interventions at Area Program level for improved child wellbeing
  • Facilitate the planning and implementation of WASH technical programme activities using recommended models, techniques, standards and tools to achieve output targets within scope, time, and budget
  • Communicate World Vision’s identity, mission, vision, values, policies and our approaches to facilitate development processes to realize well-being of the children in the communities
  • Facilitate the interpretation and distribution of context appropriate WASH Information, Education and Communication (IEC) materials for effective implementation
  • Work with other technical program staff at Area Programme to implement WASH programs activities for improved integrated implementation for impact and scale
  • Raise WASH awareness and facilitate critical analysis of community issues and opportunities in WASH for improved implementation
  • Work closely with the community and district partners such as the church to mobilize community in the implementation of activities in order to achieve sustainability of WASH interventions
  • Facilitate WASH programmes at Area Programme level aimed at reducing the prevalence of water born and water related diseases through promotion of improved sanitation facilities, personal hygiene and environmental practices among communities and school children
  • Participate in the district development plans of line ministries to ensure WVZL WASH technical programmes are mainstreamed and aligned for enhanced local partnership and ownerships


  • Diploma in Public or Environmental Health with minimum two years’ experience in relevant field
  • Hands on Experience in Program Management in a rural or peri-urban complex, international organization preferably NGO context
  • Knowledge and understanding of World Vision operations would be an added advantage
  • Demonstrated Experience in project design, implementation, monitoring and report writing essential in the field of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene
  • Must have excellent project management, community engagement, mobilisation, facilitating and donor engagement skills
  • Communications, interpersonal, analytical, conflict management, negotiation, training and networking skills are highly desired
  • Ability to work in a cross-cultural environment, and must be a mature Christian
  • Computer literate in Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Capacity to function well in a team and contribute effectively to team efforts
  • Working Environment or Conditions:
  • Work environment: 90% Field-based and 10% Office
  • Travel: 10% Domestic travel is required
  • On call: Preparedness to work outside normal working hours

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