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Action Against Hunger | ACF-International works to save lives by combating hunger and diseases that threaten the lives of vulnerable communities, through nutrition, food security, water and sanitation, health and advocacy.
We are recruiting to fill the vacant position below:
Job Title: Infant and Young Child Feeding (IYCF) Assistant
Location: Damasak, Borno
The Infant and Young Child Feeding (IYCF) Assistant will be based in Damasak, Borno state and work under the supervision of the Infant and Young Child Feeding Officer.
The IYCF Assistant will support the IYCF Officer in conducting rapid/detailed assessment of infant and young child feeding practices in mothers/care givers at mobile clinics.
He/she will support the IYCF Officer in providing personalized IYCF counselling sessions to pregnant women for the preparation of breastfeeding and colostrum feeding and all mothers with children under 24 months.
Min Required Experience:
Requirements The successful candidate will;
Have a minimum of National Diploma in Health, Nutrition, Nursing or related field.
Have related working experience in humanitarian contexts (conflict/insecure contexts) preferably.
Have the ability and willingness to frequently travel to villages and stay at the field
Have the willingness and capacity to be flexible and accommodating when faced with difficult and frustrating working conditions like long distance walking to screening sites
Have the ability to work in an environment where there are physical discomforts associated with change in weather or discomforts associated with noise, dust or dirt