Nutrition Counsellor

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Nutrition Counsellor

  • Post Date:October 15, 2022
  • Views 55
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  • Career Level Officer
    Experience 2 Years
    Gender Female
  • Industry Energy
    Qualification Diploma
    Salary As per Organization Salary Scale
  • Number of Opportunities 2
    Vacancy Number ECW-11-22
    Location Takhar
Job Description

About Empowerment Center for Women:


Empowerment Center for Women (ECW) is a women-led organization established in 1997 to work for women’s empowerment in Afghanistan. ECW thematically delivers services in Health, Education, Gender justice, Protection, Nutrition, Livelihood and Food security, and organizational development sectors. In addition, ECW has a strong background in Capacity building, Advocacy, Community Outreach, Networking, Accountability, and community-based protection programs. ECW is presently working in Kabul, Zabul, Uruzgan, Kunduz, Takhar, Badakhshan, Baghlan, Balkh, Samangan, Jawzjan, and Bamyan.

Job Summary:

Brief Summary:

The purpose of this position is to lead, plan, coordinate, implement and report on the Mobile Health and Nutrition Team Project (MHNT Project) in Takhar provinces.

Duties & Responsibilities:

• Conduct counseling for pregnant and lactating women and mothers of all under two years’ children on appropriate infant and young child feeding (IYCF) practices.

• Conduct growth monitoring of all under two years’ children and registering them.

• Conduct anthropometric measurement (weight, height and age), MUAC and check edema of all under five children.

• Classification of all under five children in categories of well nourished, Moderate Acute Malnutrition (MAM) and Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM).

• Refer to proper services based on classification to address nutritional status.

• Conduct regular nutrition education at MHNT

• Food demonstration at health facility

• Preparing the nutrition monthly reports.











Job Requirement:

• Graduated from a 12th class.

• Minimum to have 1 years’ experience working in MHNT

Other skills required:

• Good communication skills

• Able to read, write and speak English language

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Takhar

Submission Guideline:

Interested candidates are requested to send their motivation litter along with their CVs to the attention of following address: [email protected], with a subject line (ECW-11-22),

Submission Email:

  [email protected]