Job Opportunity at IRC as a Nutrition Assistant at Alazareq in Yemen

Job Opportunity at IRC as a Nutrition Assistant at Alazareq in Yemen

Yemen 10 mai 2020
International Rescue Committee

International Rescue Committee

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Pays hôte
Date limite
10 mai 2020
Niveau d'études
Type d'opportunité
Financement d'opportunité
Financement complet
Pays éligibles
Région éligible
Toutes les régions

IRC requires a full time nutrition assistant at Alazareq in Yemen. In this job, You will have the responsibility of supporting position to nutrition staff in the Outpatient Treatment Program (OTP) of nutrition program, a part of a larger primary health care intervention that includes maternal and child health and environmental health. The IYCF consulter supports IRC’s nutrition team in the running of all aspects of the CMAM program.


You must have:

  • Degree or diploma in nursing, nutrition or related to health.
  • Experience nutrition projects, preferably in International Non-Governmental Organizations (INGO)/NGO.
  • Ability to work in a remote and eventually unstable environment.
  • Willingness to work part of team.
  • Good interpersonal, communication and analytical skills.
  • Enthusiasm for nutrition, public health, and community development work

Your Responsibilities:

The main role of the nutrition assistant is to support the nurse in tasks related to:

  1. Screening and registration of patients.
  2. Coordinating nutrition sessions to children below 5 years for SAM&MAM and mother pregnant and lactating.
  3. Distributing therapeutic foods
  4. Taking the weight, height and mid-upper arm circumference of new patients.
  5. Collection and compilation of project data information for planning and monitoring of project activities.
  6. Helping ensure a hygienic and organized work environment
  7. Give education and consultation to the caregiver about infant young children feeding (IYCF).
  8. Any other duty related to the nutrition program as required by supervisor.

About International Rescue Committee:

The International Rescue Committee responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to refugees made to flee from war or disaster. At work today in over 40 countries and 22 US cities, the IRC restores safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure.

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