Advocacy Officer / Hand washing Promoter

Geruwa Rural Awareness Association (GERUWA)

Detailed Job description / requirements:


First date of publication: January 25, 2022

Geruwa Rural Awareness Association (GERUWA), Bardiya is a non-profit, non-government, community-based organization established in 1991. It has been working on WASH, Health, Disaster Management, Education, Good Governance, Gender mainstreaming and Livelihood following its five-year strategic plan. To achieve strategic aim 1, GERUWA has been implementing Prayaas Project in partnership with Tdh foundation since 2019 and is looking for dynamic, energetic and qualified applicants for the following vacant positions

Vacancy No


Required No


Duty Station

Minimum Academic Qualification and Experiences:

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Advocacy Officer

1 (One)

Between 21 to 35 years

Geruwa Central office, Gulariya, Bardiya

  • At least Bachelor’s degree in public health, social sciences or other relevant field.
  • Minimum 3 years of professional experience specifically in WASH sector and having experience in developing policy/guidelines
  • Strong interpersonal skills, advocacy, coordination and networking, excellent team leadership and problem-solving abilities.
  • Excellent Nepali and English communication (written and oral), advocacy, reporting and presentation skills
  • Computer proficiency (MS Word, MS Excel, Power points and information systems)

Please go through the link for JD: Advocacy Officer

06/ 2078/79

Hand washing Promoter

3 (Three)

Between 18 to 35 years

Thakurbaba Municipality, Bardiya

  • At least SLC/SEE passed.
  • Strong communication, group facilitation and community mobilization skills.
  • One year working experience in WASH sector or community mobilization.
  • Willingness and commitment towork with communities for change
  • Strong understanding and facilitation in local languages.

Please go through the link for JD: Hand washing Promoter

Type of Exam for both positions: Written-test, Interview and Practical test 

Detail JD of both positions can be downloaded from Website:

Application Procedure:

Eligible candidates are requested to submit documents to GERUWA Central Office or apply via email: indicating vacancy No. and Position in subject line of email along with;

  1. A cover letter clearly describing your experiences and competencies that meet the position requirement.
  2. Updated CV with a minimum of two references.

Deadline for Submission: 31st January 2022

Additional Information:

  • Preference will be given to female candidates for Advocacy Officer who have valid two-wheeler driving license.
  • Locals from Thakurbaba municipality can apply for Hand Washing Promoter only.
  • Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for further selection process. 
  • GERUWA is an equal opportunity employer and encourages application from the marginalized communities.
  • GERUWA reserve the rights to reject any or all the applicants without assigning any reason.

Note: Black-listed candidates from any NGOs are discouraged to apply.


HR Selection Committee

Job Overview

Category Development and Project, Development / NGO
Openings 4
Position Type Full Time
Experience Fresh Graduate, 3+ years
Education Graduate (Bachelors), SLC / SEE, B.P.H. (Bachelors in Public Health), SEE
Posted Date 25 Jan, 2022
Apply Before 31 Jan, 2022
City Bardiya