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Wednesday, 25 July 2018

Wash Facilitator at ARC Rwanda

Posted By on Wednesday, July 25, 2018

ARC is looking for several qualified, self-driven and committed individuals - for the position of  Wash Facilitator (2 positions) to be based full time in Kiziba Refugee Camp in Karongi District, Gihembe Refugee Camp in Gicumbi District respectively.


Key responsibilities:

  • Facilitate the Training of Trainers for the Community Based Environmental Health Promotion Program model and lead the rollout of the latter at village level.
  • With a strong and routine partnership with different stakeholders that include refugee communities, health partners, assess, identify and analyze WASH problems, views, feelings and needs of the community to propose/design possible solutions most importantly focusing on community mobilization in solving the problems.
  • Strengthen capacity of hygiene club members (hygiene promoters) to effectively promote the sanitation and hygiene best practices at household level.
  • In collaboration with Hygiene Promoters, support communities to organize themselves for effective implementation of the CBEHPP model.
  • Organize the community to ensure the sustainability of sanitation and hygiene promotion interventions through local ownership.
  • Monitor the implementation of the CBEHPP model and document the promising practices and lessons learnt to inform future WASH programing
  • Promote major cross-cutting themes including environment, gender, and protection, disability to ensure that all refugee communities and families are participating in the hygiene promotion activities at household level.
  • Create networking and partnership with relevant partners to enhance sanitation and hygiene promotion at household level.
  • Engage in the preparation, designing and contextualization of appropriate guidelines, training manuals and standards, educational materials and promotional tools for sanitation and hygiene promotion activities.
  • Facilitate WASH committee meetings and stress the need of community mobilization in solving the sanitation and hygiene problems.
  • Carry out assessments related to WASH especially the KAP survey and share results for advocating and leverage the existing resources within the refugee camp to develop WASH sector.
  • Produce weekly/monthly and quarterly progress reports
  • Ensures all the activities planned are done within the stipulated time and budget.
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor, or any other ARC Senior Manager


  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Health or Public health from a recognized university.
  • At least 5 years of experience in implementing hygiene promotion activities preferably in the refugee camps and previous experience in Rwanda.
  • Demonstrated advanced knowledge of the Community Based Environmental Health Promotion Program (CBEHPP) approach and the Rwanda Ministry of health protocols and guidelines on WASH especially hygiene promotion.
  • Strong community engagement skills
  • Strong report writing skills
  • Experience in Monitoring and Evaluation of WASH-related projects,
  • Excellent English writing skills, Kinyarwanda is also required,
  • Excellent Organizational, administrative and management  skills,
  • Strong Oral and written communication skills, strong computer skills,

N.B: Any applicant to this position must have a valid License from Rwanda Engineering council. Any candidate who does not have the valid license will automatically be disqualified.

Submit 1 page Cover letter, an updated CV (maximum three pages) and names, title and contacts of three professional referees, to include most current employer/supervisor - via email to with the POSITION applied for clearly indicated in the subject line. The deadline for submission of applications is 5th August 2018 at 17:00hrs.

Only applications received through the stated email address will be considered. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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