Prevention Services Ambassadors (x9) – Zimbabwe Health Interventions (ZHI)

  • Permanent
  • Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe Health Interventions (ZHI)

The Prevention Services Ambassador will work under the technical guidance and supervision of the District Program Coordinator (DPC) and will be responsible for supporting prevention and outreach services aimed at decreasing myths about seeking help, empowering, and motivating other AGYW to make healthy life changes, providing information and raise awareness on HIV and gender-based violence (GBV) prevention and response among other important facets affecting AGYW. S/he will support the delivery of HIV and GBV prevention services for the RISE program, provide technical support and monitoring to ensure that the HIV and GBV prevention services scope of work for the program is fully implemented and to the highest possible degree of quality. S/he will also provide mentorship to DREAMS Ambassadors and facilitate their meaningful involvement in the project.

Stations:  (BeitbridgeBulawayoBulilimaGwandaGweruInsizaMangweMatobo & Mazowe)

Duties And Responsibilities

  • Work with the DPC and other program technical team to design a structured approach to provision of HIV prevention services tailored to meet the needs of various AGYW sub-populations and address vulnerability amongst them
  • Coordinate and facilitate delivery of HIV prevention evidence-based intervention (EBI) curriculum sessions and services to the AGYW in the natural settings
  • Ensure that all AGYW recruited and enrolled into the DREAMS RISE program within the district receive and complete the primary prevention packages within 12 weeks of enrolment
  • Provide support in creating and strengthening community demand creation and referral networks between facility and community ensuring there is seamless implementation of HIV and GBV prevention activities targeting AGYW
  • Build capacity and provide technical assistance to community cadres and DREAMS Ambassadors to deliver comprehensive HIV and GBV prevention services through on-job-training and mentorship
  • Provide mentorship to DREAMS Ambassadors and facilitate their meaningful involvement in the DREAMS RISE program
  • Work with the DREAMS RISE program team, especially the DPC and district-based/field technical staff to develop community engagement strategies to guide implementation
  • Work with AGYW to document their needs/concerns and raise these to relevant stakeholders at community and district levels
  • Jointly plan/develop and participate in site preparation for supportive supervision and SIMS assessments and ensure recommendations are aptly implemented to improve service delivery
  • Follow up weekly DREAMS primary package outputs per district and per community cadre and ensure targets allocated to each community cadre/district are achieved
  • Working with the SIE team, ensure that the DREAMS primary prevention data (enrolment and session completion) targets are reported weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annually in accordance with program and donor reporting guidelines
  • Facilitate monthly feedback and update meetings with community cadres to review program progress, provide programmatic updates and feedback
  • Participate in activities under other program technical areas as will be assigned by the supervisor.

Qualifications And Experience

  • Exposure and at least 1 year experience as a community-based Facilitator for DREAMS-RISE Project from any of the DREAMS Districts is a must.
  • A minimum of 5 Ordinary level Passes
  • Experience in implementing PEPFAR HIV prevention evidence-based interventions (EBI) curriculum at community level
  • Experience working with diverse partners such as the MOHCC/GOZ, and local implementing partners is desirable; Experience in community mobilization and engagement
  • Must be fluent in English (both written and spoken) as well as local language(s)
  • Experience in USAID funded programs is an added advantage
  • Female candidates are encouraged to apply.

How To Apply

To Apply Use Link: https://www.zhi.co.zw/vacancies/prevention-services-ambassador/

Closing Date: 23 September 2022

To apply for this job please visit www.zhi.co.zw.

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