HIV Prevention Training Officer

at DAPP Zambia
Location Mongu, Zambia
Date Posted 5 December 2021
Category Other
Job Type FULL TIME

Description

Development Aid from People to People (DAPP) seeks a Training Officer to spearhead community HIV Prevention training programs for adolescents aged 9 to 15 years of age under the Total Control of the Epidemic (TCE) project and the OVC Project, which are funded by the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and PEPFAR.

The overall goal of the TCE project is to achieve HIV Epidemic Control through the UNAIDS 95-95-95 strategy. HIV prevention activities will include the Family Matters Program, Stepping Stones and Couching Boys to men

The position will work under the OVC project in and around 70 Health Facilities in 4 districts of Western Province. The HIV Prevention activities will be carried out by volunteers receiving a stipend. They will be supervised by Field Staff.

The HIV Prevention Training Officer will be reporting to the Provincial Coordinator.

The position is based in Mongu

1. Essential Job Functions include, but are not limited to:-

  • Adapt existing HIV Prevention training programs to fit to the Child Aid OVC Western Province ensuring and following approved guidelines from PEPFAR.
  • Develop job description and Standard Operational Procedures (SOP) for Volunteers trainers and DAPP Staff in above mentioned scope of work as well as HIV biomedical prevention
  • Train and continue mentoring the volunteers for the 3 above mentioned programs.
  • Build capacity in the Project staff to provide on-going supervision within the four districts.

2. Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor degree in Social Work or Development Studies
  • At least 3 years of experience in HIV Prevention project implementation;
  • Having implemented the following three HIV prevention programs: Family Matters, Stepping Stones and Coaching Boys to Men.
  • Demonstrated strong facilitation, communication and interpersonal communication skills;
  • Demonstrated experience working with Government of Zambia authorities as well as other partners and stakeholders;
  • Demonstrated experience in development of training materials and standard operational procedures.
  • Able to understand and speak basic Lozi is an added advantage

3. Applications must be sent with the following information:

  • Application letter with detailed CV and minimum three professional referees including supervisor(s) must be received by 13th of December, 2021.
  • The cover letter and CV must be attached as one file.
  • Do not attach certificates and other documentation at this stage.
  • Please apply to these emails:
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