Outreach and Hygiene Promotion Officer At INTERSOS

Outreach and Hygiene Promotion Officer At INTERSOS


Under the guidance of the WASH Supervisor, the role ensures the effective implementation of WASH activities within IDPs and host communities through good gender balance, community participation and ownership.


  • Supports in conducting needs assessment and gather information and report to WASH supervisor.
  • Mobilizes, train and follow-up on communities/WASH committees formed and/or trained by INTERSOS in all activities concerning WASH, ensuring good community participation, gender balance and ownership by the community.
  • Facilitates the implementation of WASH activities within IDP and Host Communities, ensuring good community participation, gender balance and ownership of programmes by the community.
  • Under the direction of the WASH Supervisor, plans field activities in communities that reduces WASH-related health risks by training and supervising Community Mobilizers
  • Conducts public Hygiene Promotion sessions in each neighbourhood or village.
  • Conducts periodic focus group discussions, awareness campaign, plan child to child hygiene sessions and organize events with children to raise hygiene and heath awareness.
  • Carries out mobilization of key community stakeholders including protection committee, youths, women, men and host communities to participate in community awareness events/meetings.
  • Ensures constant communication with INTERSOS WASH staff to identify potential problems, formulate recommendations and solutions and report.
  • Conducts regular monitoring visits to the field, to follow-up on INTERSOS activities and ensure community participation.
  • Ensures that consideration is given with focus on gender, protection and HIV/AIDS in water and sanitation activities.
  • Provide detailed, accurate and timely weekly reports to supervisor on activities, challenges and areas in need of improvement.


  • A minimum of Degree in Environmental Health Studies, Social Sciences or other relevant fields
  • Relevant experience and training in Hygiene Promotion
  • A minimum of three (3) years’ experience in WASH, preferably with a humanitarian organization.
  • Strong humanitarian commitment.
  • Quality: dynamic, autonomous, Proactive, flexible, take initiative.
  • Availability to work in targeted LGAs, Borno State.


  • Fluency in English
  • Fluency in Kanuri and Hausa will be considered a plus

How to apply

Interested candidates should complete thform and attach their CV with a Cover Letter following this format “Surname_ Position you applied for”.


ONLY applicants whose competencies meet the requirements of the position will be contacted.

Application Deadline: apply no later than Thursday 20th June, 2024 at 1:00 PM.

INTERSOS is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality, and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups, and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply”.

INTERSOS does not ask for any form of payment at any stage of recruitment. Applications are processed according to the order of arrival. INTERSOS reserves the right to close the offer before the term initially expressed in the advert if an applicant is accepted.

INTERSOS has a PSEA Policy that the successful candidate will be expected to comply with and promote.

For more information about INTERSOS, go to https://www.intersos.org/en/what-we-do/nigeria/

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