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Project Support Officer WASH & Hygiene Education

APPLICATIONS CLOSE on 31st May 2017 at midnight (Canberra time)

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General Information
Assignment Code AV0317LA21
Duration 7 months
Proposed Start Date August 2017
Assignment Location Vientiane , Laos
Assignment Summary
Bring your skills in hygiene education and WASH to the BEQUAL program in Lao where you can help reduce the incidence of illness in students resulting from poor water quality and sanitation.

As Project Support Officer WASH & Education, you will work with the (BEQUAL) The Basic Education Quality and Access in Lao PDR (BEQUAL) Infrastructure Team (BIT), and Ministry of Education and Sports (MoES) Central Office, Provincial and District staff to build capacity in hygiene education and practice.

You will work closely with the BIT team to develop and implement hygiene education materials which could be included in the Primary School curriculum as well as related training materials to deliver hygiene education at the school level. As a volunteer you will work closely with Lao staff in Vientiane on a day to day basis and will have many opportunities to visit schools to undertake training in some of the 29 Districts in the five targeted Provinces of Phongsaly, Luangnamtha, Khammouane, Savannakhet and Saravan. 

Your time at BEQUAL as WASH Educator will lead to improved staff skills, contributing to improved practices in hygiene education at the school level. This will result in improved health outcomes for the targeted school communities resulting in the improved attendance of students, particularly girls, and thereby supporting the educational objectives of the BEQUAL program.




Applications will be closing between the 21st and 31st of May – please click on the individual assignment for more information.

All Cambodia assignments are for an October mobilisation.

All key dates, including proposed mobilisations and briefings for the AVID program in 2017 are listed on our Key Dates page. 

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All Cambodia assignments are for an October mobilisation’

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