WASH Coorddinator – Intern

Job Title: WASH Coordinator (Intern)

OVERVIEW:  Caring Volunteers Network (CAVNET) works for the upliftment of disadvantaged communities in the Upper West Region of Ghana by increasing their access to resources and skills in a sustainable manner. CAVNET is currently implementing projects in areas of education, environment, WASH and livelihood development.

CAVNET needs a WASH Project Coordinator to design and implement a WASH project for the community. This is your opportunity to use your water, sanitation and hygiene expertise to help improve the lives and futures of vulnerable community members.

LOCATION: Wa, Ghana

SALARY: Unpaid

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Develop design plans, working drawings, technical specifications for a WASH project
  • Manage a Water Sanitation and Hygiene Project for a community in the Upper West Region.
  • Coordinate and mobilize community user groups, including formation of effective sanitation committees and water user management committees
  • Plan community outreaches on WASH activities.

REQUIRED SKILLS INCLUDE:

  • Bachelor’s degree or current student
  • Demonstrated experience in WASH projects

PREFERRED SKILLS INCLUDE:

  • Experience in coordination and supervision of sanitation and household refuse/waste management using community based approaches.
  • Experience in designing and implementing WASH facilities like latrine and bathing cubicles, Emergency water supplies lines and hygiene promotion

If you believe you have the skills and experience to fulfil this challenging and rewarding role that will help bring vital support, we’d love to hear from you.

APPLICATION PROCESS

To apply please email with full CV and covering letter, detailing how you meet the selection criteria to: volunteers@cavnetgh.org [please use subject heading: Ref: Project Coordinator (WASH) Intern

Deadline for applications: 5th June, 2017

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.