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New Vacancies at SHDEPHA+ - 2 Posts

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JOB TITLE: COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT OFFICERS.

JOB LOCATION: ARUSHA REGION (Arusha Cc, Arusha Dc, Meru Dc, Karatu Dc, Monduli Dc and Longido Dc)

CONTRACT DURATION: 12 months (renewable).

EMPLOYER: SHDEPHA+ 

Is an acronym for Service, Health, and Development for People living with HIV/AIDS. It is a national non-governmental organization, registered on 21 November 1994 with registration number SO 8216. SHDEPHA+ originated from the initiatives of fifteen people living with HIV/AIDS whose goal was to create a network and to mobilize resources to help people living with HIV/AIDS and to fight the spread of the disease. Although originally focusing on people living with HIV/AIDS, over the years SHDEPHA+ has expanded beyond HIV/AIDS and related issues to other development interventions and now covers both infected and affected by HIV/AIDS with over 65 branches countrywide. Each branch of SHDEPHA+ works independently, developing, managing and implementing its own projects, though all branches share one constitution and registration.

JOB PURPOSE.

The Community Engagement Officer under SHDEPHA+ will work in collaboration with Biomedical technical officer at regional levels and community in respective Council to implement HIV prevention program targeting population at risk, KVP, Vulnerable Adolescent Girls and Young women female sex workers, she/he will monitor the implementation of the SBCC, structural and gender activities in compliance with the overall regional work plan.

New Vacancies at SHDEPHA+
New Vacancies at SHDEPHA+


JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

A: Community Engagement

  • Supervising and managing all peers (educators, mobilizers, navigators), by making sure community activities are well planned and implemented to facilitate Comprehensive HIV service provision (HTS, PrEP, HIVST, TB, GBV and Family planning).
  • Supervision of HTS service including mobile testing, self-testing, and index testing to reach key population.
  • Supporting Peer (Educators mobilizers, navigators) to roll out SBCC Training among in respective community.
  • Supporting Peer (educators, mobilizers, navigators) during Community works including demand creation, group education, individual education, outreach services for both moonlight and mobile testing and client’s referrals and linkages.
  • Supervising and supporting formation of PrEP groups in the project by making sure groups are managed by the team members for sustainability in working area.
  • Supervising and monitoring community activities that includes SBCC activities to ensure Peer (educators, mobilizers, navigators) have all required tools etc.
  • Work in collaborative with LGA’s in managing community engagement portfolio.
  • Coordinate and support the Peers (educators, mobilizers, navigators) to implement and monitor the timely implementation of comprehensive HIV services and provision of friendly services to all KVP clients.
  • Manage peer educators and peer navigator to ensure proper planning and implementation of community engagement related activities like demand creation, group, and individual education sessions.
  • Support PEs to ensure that vulnerability index tool administered and filed for all AGYW enrolled in the project.
  • Support establishment of case management team in conjunction with health facility.
  • Work with project and district officials to facilitate community engagement trainings to, peer educators and navigators and other relevant training required.
  • Support integration of HTS with other biomedical and behavioral intervention to key population

B: Networking.

  • Establish effective work relationship with other stakeholders and CHMT partners on program activities.
  • Work with Peers (educators, mobilizers, navigators) to identify and link KVP clients to other implementing partners for psychosocial support.
  • Work collaboratively with other project team members to ensure necessary program planning, development, and management activities function smoothly and efficiently and in an integrated manner

C: Monitoring, Evaluation, Learning, and Reporting.

  • Prepare monthly and weekly route plan for the project to reach targeted population. Prepare document experiences, briefs, and success stories.
  • Monitor Peers (educators, mobilizers, navigators) and Providers implement plans and progress of community engagement portfolio as per project targets.
  • Provide weekly update and monthly report to Project Coordinator.
  • Conducting weekly performance for Peer (educators, mobilizers, navigators) to assess performance and share area of improvement.
  • Working closely with the Data Manager to evaluate data and program progress.
  • Conducting monthly meetings with Providers, Peer (educators, mobilizers, and navigators) to share progress in a specific month and plan for the next month.


JOB QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCES:

  • Bachelor’ degree in public health, social work or other related degree required, 3 to 5 years of relevant experience working with KVP at the community level.
  • Knowledge of health and development programs in Tanzania including familiarity with the national KVP, youth and gender guidelines, standards and protocols.
  • Experience in programs serving KVP and addressing gender norms. Demonstrated cultural sensitivity and sound understanding of the needs of KVP and other vulnerable groups.
  • Experience in working with LGA, NGOs, CBOs and health facilities to implement public health projects, especially those working with vulnerable populations.
  • Ability to manage tight deadlines and deliver high volumes of work with minimal supervision.
  • High degree of proficiency in written and spoken English communication.
  • Well-developed computer skills.


JOB APPLICATION PROCEDURE

SHDEPHA+ is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices on the basis of Age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factors.


METHOD OF APPLICATION.

All applications are to be lodged through email: recruitmentshdephakahama@gmail.com

All candidates are required to mention the ‘Position Title’ on the subject line of the e-mail.

All applicants MUST attach cover letter and their updated Curriculum Vitae with certified copies of academic certificates as supporting documents to their applications.

All applications should be submitted not later than 16:00 HRS on Sunday, 18th September 2022.

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