Deworm the World School Based Deworming Project Innovations for Poverty Action Field Assistants Jobs in Kenya (2012).


Busia / Kisumu / Kakamega / Oyugis (hiring for all four locations). Expected travel within Western and/or Nyanza province.

Description of Tasks, Duties and Responsibilities:

The Field Assistants will assist Deworm the World Scale Up in monitoring & evaluation activities. Activities include monitoring training sessions, visiting schools & conducting interviews with head teachers, teachers, students, and parents, and traveling into communities to conduct interviews with parents. FA’s will be expected to travel to the villages surrounding their location.

General duties include:

  • Collecting data from the field at schools, training sessions, & in communities
  • Organizing data collected from the field
  • On non-field days: conscientious performance of office work (such as matching IDs, photocopying, etc.)
  • Consult with all the other field staff on any new issues arising from the field activities and finding ways to deal with such issues and or challenges
  • Maintaining high standard of professional integrity in all activities
  • Ensure that all survey material is properly secured after and returned to the supervisor at the end of the survey after the exercise is over

Data Collection:

  • Observing Regional and Teacher Training Sessions
  • Collecting data from schools prior to deworming day, on deworming day and after deworming day
  • Administering phone questionnaires/surveys with district & divisional staff, head teachers and teachers
  • Administering in-person surveys with district, divisional and school staff as well as children and parents
  • Observing deworming activities and community sensitization activities

Deadline to Apply: April 23rd 2012

Start Date: May 2012.

See the full job description and required specifications at: JobsinKenya