Safe Space Programme Officer – ZAPSO 98 views

Safe Space Programme Officer – ZAPSO

Deadline: 25 March 2020 (4pm)

Location: Mbire District

Duration: 6 months

Duties and Responsibilities
Disseminating information about consequences of Sexual Gender Violence, mandatory reporting regulations and assist the community identify their needs and options; Building the capacity of behavior change community volunteers to conduct community SGBV surveillance and ensure successful and timely referrals; Strengthening the integration of SGBV, SRHR, HIV/AIDS and knowledge on the vulnerabilities of women and girls; Facilitate participation of women with disabilities and their caregivers in community activities; Work closely with district stakeholders in the identification of safe spaces in the district and ensure confidential service provision; Advocate with traditional, religious, administrative and other leaders in the district on provision SGBV related prevention services; Work closely with community volunteers on addressing survivors’ physical, emotional, psychological, social, protection, and financial needs and provide follow up to ensure needed services are provided; Work closely upon the consent of the survivor with different community volunteers and SGBV service providers to ensure successful and timely referrals; Work closely with the community workers to provide outreach to encourage the community to come forward and seek assistance; Undertake quarterly advocacy and support visits to selected wards in the districts at least on a monthly basis; Compile and submit monthly and/or quarterly progress reports and any other data as required by program manager; Attend trainings and assist in organizing trainings as required; Any other task designated by the Program manager
We are looking for a candidate who has
Good communication skills and ability to work in a team; Initiative and result-oriented; Attention to detail; Ability to work under pressure; Good computer skills; Ability to work with all groups in the community; Tact, advocacy, diplomacy, and consensus-building skills

Degree in Social Sciences, Development Studies, Public Health, Counseling or equivalent. Master’s Degree is an added advantage; Minimum of 2 years’ experience at a professional level; Sound knowledge and understanding of Sexual Gender-Based Violence, HIV and Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights issues; Experience in working in humanitarian settings, SGBV Programmes, Public Health or Health Promotion an asset; Experience in Training, counseling or project management an asset; Experience and ability to interact with community workers and district leadership; Holder of clean class four (4) driver’s license is an added advantage.

To Apply
Applications with detailed curriculum vitae and certified copies of qualifications should be hand-delivered to The Executive Director, Zimbabwe Aids Prevention and Support Organization (ZAPSO), 4 Aberdeen Road, Avondale, Harare

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