Tuesday, 26 January 2016

Care Group Promoters at the International Medical Corps (IMC)

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International Medical Corps (IMC) is a global, humanitarian, non-profit organization dedicated to saving lives and relieving suffering through health care training, relief and development programs. Established in 1984 by volunteer doctors and nurses, International Medical Corps is a private, voluntary, non-political, non-sectarian organization. Its mission is to improve the quality of life through health interventions and related activities that build local capacity in underserved communities worldwide. By offering training and health care to local populations and medical assistance to people at highest risk, and with the flexibility to respond rapidly to emergency situations.

IMC has been operating in Nigeria since November 2013. It currently has its country office in Abuja and field offices in Kano, Sokoto and Maiduguri where it is implementing emergency Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) projects, building capacity of local health systems and structures, ensuring the provision of quality, accessible Nutrition and Health Care for Children under five years of age.

We are recruiting to fill the position of:

Job Title: Care Group Promoter

Location: 
Borno 

Job Summary

  • The Care Group Promoter will coordinate activities at the local level and maintain cooperation with other institutions at community level such as the village council, Sheiks, Traditional Healers, and TBA, Meet with the local leadership committee in each community bi-weekly for coordination, monitoring and evaluation, identify CG capacities and coordinate trainings based on need and program goals, Play Models leadership to all CG and intentionally develops the leadership potential of the CG and Prepare a monthly report using the information provided by Care Group mothers.
  • This is a community based position and requiring frequently traveling within community locations.
Main Responsibilities
  • Ensure observance and respect the dignity of beneficiaries, careers and members of the community at all times.
  • Coordinate activities at the local level and maintain cooperation with other institutions at community level such as the village council, Sheiks, Traditional healers and TBAs.
  • Meet with the local leadership committee in each community bi-weekly for coordination, monitoring and evaluation.
  • Facilitate organized, participatory learning sessions with each of their 10-12 CG Volunteers (in Care Groups) groups every two weeks, following the lesson plans in the educational materials provided.
  • Attend Bi-Weekly Training and Reporting Meetings provided by the CG Promoter Supervisor and the Module Training Sessions to accurately replicate trainings received with CG Volunteers, sharing correct information and demonstrating skills learned.
  • Model the health, nutrition, and sanitation behaviors they are teaching to CG Volunteers in their own homes, located in the community.
  • Visit, monitor, and evaluate each CG Volunteer at least monthly. Supervise the work of CG Volunteers by accompanying them on home visits to Neighbor Women and observing them providing group instruction.
  • Assist with other program activities such as: National Vaccination Days, distribution of Vitamin A and de-worming medicine, weighing of children <5years of age, etc.
  • Attend training and coordination meetings at the LGA office, providing verbal and written reports of activities completed.
  • Collect CG reports on a monthly basis, review the reports and assure the information presented is reasonable and complete.
  • Prepare a monthly report using the information provided by CG Mothers.
  • Maintain a filing system in the project office so copies of CG mothers Reports are easily accessible.
  • Responsible to supervise each CG mothers who reports to her in the field at least twice a month,
  • Other duties as assigned
Qualification
  • Secondary School Education Certificate.
  • Excellent knowledge of Hausa, Good knowledge of English language.
Application Closing Date
5th February, 2016.

Method of Application

Interested and applications should send their application letter and CV's to the "Human Resource Officer, International Medical Corps" via the email:imcnigeriavacancy@gmail.com

Note:

  • Candidates MUST state the position that they are applying for as the subject of their email, otherwise applications will not be considered.
  • Application letter and curriculum vitae should be in a single Microsoft Word Document.
  • Only Short-listed candidates will be contacted.