Intern Program Implementation at Evidence Action


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Intern Program Implementation at Evidence Action,

Intern Program Implementation at Evidence Action

Jobs at Evidence Action

Evidence Action scales proven interventions that improve the lives of millions. We only implement cost-effective programs whose efficacy is backed by substantial rigorous evidence. We identify innovative, appropriate financing mechanisms and build best-practice operational models. We voraciously self-evaluate, learn, and improve our models for scaling effect

Intern Program Implementation

Job Purpose

  • Evidence Action is seeking Interns to be attached to its Safe Water program in Western Kenya. Perfect for an energetic candidate with a passion for Evidence Action’s mission to be a world leader in scaling evidence-based and cost-effective programs to reduce the burden of poverty.

Duties and Responsibilities

Community Sensitization Meetings

  • Conduct Chlorine Dispenser awareness meetings with community members through appropriate forums such as schools, chief barazas, community health meetings etc
  • Refresher training to dispenser promoters and community on Dispenser usage and health benefits.

Data Management

  • Collect data from program water points with Chlorine Dispensers, community members, promoters etc. and submission using ODK
  • Performing data checks (both hard and soft copies), back checks and providing immediate/future remedies/suggestions
  • Working with data trackers at the office level in collaboration with the area coordinator and the field leads in charge

Planning Field Activities

  • Work closely with the area coordinator/associate coordinator in developing weekly/ monthly work plans for community service assistants.
  • Organize required logistical support such as transport, vehicle/motorbike fueling and other necessary fields tools/materials such as surveys etc.
  • Other assignments as allocated by the supervisor.

Requirements
Qualifications

  • Minimum Diploma in Management, Community work (social/health), Project planning & management or equivalent.
  • Computer Literacy is a requirement
  • Motorcycle riding experience with a valid driving license from a recognized driving school will be an added advantage.
  • The applicants should be able to communicate well in English, Kiswahili
  • Should have finished school not more than a year as of the date of the advertisement.

Required Competencies and Attributes

  • High level of integrity and stewardship
  • Passion to work in a rural community setting and willingness to use a motorcycle in the field.
  • Flexible mindset and willingness to switch to other activities on short notice due to timelines and urgency
  • Self-driven and highly motivated to deliver results within tight deadlines.
  • Ability to communicate well within the organization and with the rural communities and local leaders.
  • Proactive and ambitious to support innovation and change in a dynamic working environment
  • Positive attitude to work and to develop in a fast-paced work environment.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified? Go to Evidence Action on apply.workable.com to apply

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