Peer Educator at Society for Family Health (SFH)

  • NGO
  • Full time
  • 4 weeks ago
  • Kano
  • Job Qualifications OND
  • Number of vacancies 1 opening
  • Job experience 1 year

Job Description

Ref Id: sfh-95908
Contract Duration: 4 Months

Job Role:
The successful candidates will perform the following functions:

  • Carry out community familiarisation, mobilise peers and venue selection for sessions.
  • Take in the lead in community advocacy activities for parents and guardians.
  • Provide support in developing a monthly work plan.
  • Manage and provide technical assistance to peers during the sessions.
  • Achieve weekly/monthly outreach targets.
  • Compile, validate and report data on session activities.
  • Carry out any other responsibility as may be assigned.

Qualifications/Experience:

  • A minimum of a National Diploma (ND) in Social/Behavioural Sciences or a related field of study.
  • A minimum of one (1) year experience in community and health-related interventions, especially in behaviour change communication and management of health-related plans.
  • Experience in advocacy / IPC will be an added advantage.
  • Demonstrate ability and competency in working with local communities and community leaders.
  • The successful candidate must be a resident in the state/community of implementation.
  • He/She must be able to speak the local language of the intervention state (Igbo/Hausa/Yoruba).
  • He/She must be conversant with the norms and values of the community.

Skills and Competencies:

  • Good report writing skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Advocacy Skills
  • Good interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office applications including MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Method of Application

Interested and qualified? Go to Society for Family Health (SFH) on sfhnigeria.simplicant.com to apply
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