Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Providing training, technical support and management and replacement of Community Health Volunteers.
2. Support CHV in enrolment and orientation of OVC Households.
3. Support the coordination, implementation, and monitoring of all assigned project activities as outlined in the Detailed Implementation Plan in line with organizations principles and standards, donor and GOK requirements, and good practices. These activities include:
Coordinating home and school visits for monitoring OVC;
Providing OVC with age-appropriate services; Training OVC guardians on positive parenting practices;
Advocacy to reduce stigma and discrimination;
Establishing support groups for marginalized households
Promoting HIV testing of OVC and linking them to treatment and care services as appropriate;
Referral and support for OVC and their households to access education , health, birth certificates and other safety nets;
Provide psychosocial support to OVC and their households.
4. Provide technical support and monitor capacity building activities to the LCHVs, CHVs and Link Desk Persons to ensure effective and quality service provision.
5. Create community linkages for broader community engagement in case management. Ensure client files are updated. Document case/success stories.
6. Collect and verify data collected by CHV’s, using the designated tools, for M&E and financial purposes.
7. Utilize the analyzed data for decision making in collaboration with the CHV’s, project coordinator and other community resource people and service providers to improve service delivery to OVC.
8. Monitor and report any challenges and/or gaps to inform adjustments to plans and implementation schedules.
9. Represent the project in meetings at sub county, ward and locational levels, working groups, and other events as requested, to support forging relations with the GOK, other stakeholders, the community and project beneficiaries.
10. Preparation of periodic progress reports
Skills and Qualifications
1. Diploma in Sociology, Community development or Psychology
2. Certificates in counselling psychology, child development and HIV management
3. Computer literate (MS Word, Ms Excel, Ms PowerPoint, Ms Outlook, Internet)
4. 3 years’ experience in undertaking OVC Programs
5. Extensive knowledge of generally accepted professional social and community work principles and practices
6. Capable of working in a rapidly changing environment with firm deadlines
7. Strong interpersonal communication and cross -cultural skills
8. High personal integrity and confidentiality
9. Commitment to quality work for OVC and adherence to standards
10. Proven Decision making, advocacy skills and ability to work under minimum supervision.
11. Ability to ride motorcycle with valid riding license will be an added advantage
Interested candidates and those that meet the above criteria should submit their applications complete with a CV, copy of ID card, certificate of good conduct, 2 passport size photographs, academic and professional Certificates and testimonials, names and telephone numbers of three professional referees, a reliable telephone number and recommendation from your local religious leader.
The application to be addressed to; The Chief Executive Officer, P.O. Box 100-90103 Wamunyu, Machakos. Send via Post office mail, hand delivery or email [email protected] and copy j[email protected]g to be received not later than 5th August 2021.
NB: 1. Only shortlisted applicants will be communicated to.
2. Canvassing will lead to disqualification.
3. Anglican Development Services Eastern is an equal opportunity employer
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