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Nutrition Project Facilitators

Date Posted: Aug 19, 2019

Job Description

World Relief is an international Christian NGO working in health, economic development, disaster response. and refugee resettlement. World Relief’s mission is empowering local churches to serve the most vulnerable.

World Relief, through the Lilongwe and Nkhatabay Stunting Nutrition project, will collaborate with key stakeholders that ark already implementing some of the SUN interventions and coordinate with Lilongwe and Nkhatabay Districts to saturate all the SUN Movement high impact interventions to almost every household in the targeted Traditional Authorities.

World Relief, therefore invites applications from interested and qualified candidates to fill various vacant positions tenable in Nkhatabay and Lilongwe districts.

Job Title: Nutrition Project Facilitator (5 Positions)

Reports to: Project Coordinator

Location: Lilongwe and Nkhata Bay District, Malawi

Key Responsibilities

Reporting to the Program coordinator, the Nutrition Supervisor will be responsible for community mobilization and awareness creation and delivery of Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Project interventions through the Care Group approach. The nutrition project facillitator will work with Area Nutrition Coordinating committee (ANCC) in their assigned Traditiona Authorities to ensure implementation of nutrition activities in the TA. The facilitator will lead in the identification of community Mentors and Cluster Leaders and formation of CLANs and Care Groups within their target communities (TA) and promote learning and adoption of nutrition skills and practices that will contribute to the reduction of child stunting and maternal anemia.

Specific Functions

  • Facilitate community mobilization and project awareness creation to ensure effective roll out of interventions.
  • Facilitate identification of Community Mentors,Cluster Leaders and formation of CLANS and Care Groups.
  • Assist the Nutrition coordinator in planning and coordinating activities of Care Groups and provide mentorship and technical assistance to the frontline workers and promoter.
  • Facilitating trainings of Frontline workers and offer support to rolling out of trainings to CLANS and Volunteers.
  • Ensure program quality through regular monitoring of activities and ensuring compliance to standard procedures in health and nutrition education and sessions on Infant and Young Child Feeding Practices and skills.
  • Collaborate with the DHO through Health Centre personnel to implement bi-annual Child Health Days.
  • Support promoter and Cluster Leaders in the development of bi-weekly activity plans and reports.
  • Collaborate with and support frontline workers and CLANs in the implementation of nutrition related interventions carried out at a community level.
  • Collaborate with and support agricultural Extension workers in the target community to implement nutrition related interventions mainly in food processing, preservation, preparation and production of nutrient rich crops for household consumption.
  • Ensure that commuity mentors and Cluster Leaders have necessary tools to facilitate their work.
  • Participate in review meetings, M&E activities and biweekly Care Group meetings.
  • Ensure Monthly reports,budgets and Indicator Perfomance Tracking Tables are completed and submitted to the project coordinator for consolidation.
  • Perform any other related duties as assigned by their supervisor.

Qualifications and Experience
  • Diploma in Nutrition or Agriculture/Nursing/Public Health/Rural development
  • At least a minimum of three (3) years practical experience in nutrition dealing with communities.
  • Good working experience in Community mobilization, Care Group approach and participatory rural appraisal.
  • Good budgeting and reporting skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Computer literacy.
  • Commitment to World Relief values.

Method of applications
I
nterested candidates are requested to submit their applications and CVs and provide names and contacts of three traceable referees to World Relief by 30th August, 2019. Please indicate on the envelope or email subject the post which you are applying for.

Applications should be sent to the following address:

The Human Resource Officer,
World Relief Malawi,
P. O. BOX 30717,
LILONGWE 3.

Or

Email: worldreliefmalawi@wr.org


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Job Detail

  • Location
    Nkhata Bay/Lilongwe
  • Company
  • Type
    Full Time
  • Positions
    5
  • Apply Before
    31 Aug, 2019

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