Nutrition Assistant At Care Best Initiative (CBI) -

Nutrition Assistant At Care Best Initiative (CBI)

CARE BEST INITIATIVE (CBI) is a fast-growing, woman-led and youth-driven Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) founded in 2019 and presently operational in states within North-East, Nigeria. Our objectives are to save lives, alleviate the suffering of children, women and other vulnerable people; and to maintain human dignity during and in the after math of man–made crises and natural disasters; as well as to prevent and strengthen preparedness for the occurrence of such situation; and to promote the right of children, women and vulnerable people in the society. Our actions are multi-sectorial inclined, gender sensitive and socially inclusive. This recruitment exercise is one of the activities designed to facilitate the achievement of Care Best Initiative (CBI)’s objectives in Yobe State, Nigeria.

Location: Damaturu, Yobe State

Type: Volunteer
Slots: 1
Duration: 6 months (extendable)


The Nutrition Assistant will work directly with the Nutrition Officer who is responsible for the implementation of CBI Nutrition program in Damaturu.


  • Provide key Nutrition education messages to beneficiaries based on the protocols and guidelines during sensitization.
  • Preparation and Submission of order requests as per policies and procedures.
  • Follow up and ensure the field team interact with the beneficiaries and community leaders properly.
  • Represent the organization at LGA meetings involving nutrition actors.
  • Liaise and secure consent from the local authorities and beneficiary prior to intervention.
  • Working in harmony with all other project staff and field team for the effective and efficient day-to-day management of the Nutrition activities in Damaturu.
  • Participate in preparing monthly/quarterly/annual highlights/ reports and proposals and budgets for donors when needed.
  • Coordinate community mobilization and sensitization of community on Nutrition activities.
  • Follow up, inspect and ensure project material are delivered as per specified measurements at field level in timely way, and follow up those not delivered as per requisition.
  • Coordinate with other stakeholder on the ground for smooth, efficient and effective implementation of the activities.
  • Contribute to CBI’s monthly reports for nutrition activities.
  • Any other duties that may be assigned from time by supervisors.


  • Degree in Nutrition and other relevant health field; Public health, Environmental Health Science or equivalent professional qualification.
  • Minimum of 1 year programming experience with relevant working experience, preferably in Nutrition sector
  • Proven ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines.
  • Excellent communication skills, calm and a good sense of humor.
  • Very good understanding of Nutrition policies, strategies and programs.
  • Experience in community-based interventions.
  • Excellent inter-personal, communications and representative skills (written, oral, cross-cultural).
  • Ability to work with multi-cultural teams.
  • Skills in training and management.
  • Proficiency in the use of computers (MS Word, Excel, Power Point Presentation).
  • Ability to speak English fluently, Hausa and other local languages desirable.

Application Closing Date

14th July, 2022.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should: Click to apply.


  • By submitting your application for this position you agree to CBI ZERO Tolerance to:
  • Fraud
  • Sexual Harassment, Exploitation, Abuse and Child Abuse
  • Our employees enjoy a work culture that promotes diversity and inclusion.
  • Care Best Initiative (CBI) provides Equal Employment Opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability or genetics.
  • This is an emergency recruitment and we are looking to fill this role as soon as possible.
  • Candidates available to start immediately are highly preferred.
  • Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply.
  • Kindly attach additional certificates that support or address the requirements listed for the position in one PDF format, Cover Letter and CV together in one Word format.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.

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