This is a job opportunity at Care Best Initiative (CBI) targeted towards interested individuals in Bauchi, Nigeria. Applicants are needed for the available position of a Nutrition Assistant (Volunteer). Please look through the full details of the position below:
Job Title: Nutrition Assistant (Volunteer)
- Employment Type: Volunteer
- Work experience: 1 year
- Location: Bauchi, Nigeria
- Job Field: Nutrition/Food services
- Duration: 6 months (Could be extended)
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About 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 maintain human dignity during and in the aftermath of man-made crises and natural disasters; as well as to prevent and strengthen preparedness for the occurrence of such situations; 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.
- The Nutrition Assistant will be responsible for the implementation of CBI Nutrition program in Bauchi.
- The Nutrition Assistant assist nutrition or dietetic staff with a complete Nutritional program (Nutrition assessment, Nutrition counselling and other duties involved in Nutrition) and other activities implemented by CBI in the affected locations.
- Ensure that patients are receiving and consuming proper nourishment.
- Assist in preparing materials used in presenting current nutrition.
- 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 Bauchi.
- 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 monthly reports for NUTRITION.
- Any other duties that may be assigned from time by supervisors.
- Coordinate and participate in project startup/project closure workshops, baseline survey and end of Project Evaluation for the project as per project design and within the project implementation deadlines.
- Prepare project documentation, including monthly project reports.
Qualifications and Requirements
- Degree in Nutrition and other relevant field especially Health, 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.
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- By submitting your Application for this position, you agreed to CBI ZERO Tolerance to:
- 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.