GRS SA: Peer Educators / Facilitators

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Grassroot Soccer SA (GRS SA) requires services of 5 Peer Educators / Facilitators for a GRS-THC Programme

Contract Period:                              December 1st, 2019 – June 30th 2020
Supervisor:                                      GRS-THC Programme Manager

ROLE OVERVIEW

Grassroot Soccer SA (GRS SA) is appointing 5 Peer Educators that will be responsible for the implementation of the CDC (Centre for Disease Control & Prevention) funded programme as a sub-grantee to TB HIV Care (THC) – with specific focus on working with MEN (20 years of age and older) across 5 Cape Town Metro sub-districts. These being, Klipfontein, Khayelitsha, Western, Eastern and Northern Tygerberg. GRS is looking to appoint a Peer Educator, one in each of the 5 sub-districts.

The programme implementation will center around the recruitment of male participants and the delivery/facilitation of the MAN2MAN Curriculum within the 5 Cape Town sub-districts, mentioned above and the ideal candidates will either reside in each of those sub-districts and/or will have had working knowledge or experience in working in at least one of the sub-districts.

MAN2MAN training will be provider to enable the successful candidates to deliver the curriculum effectively.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Mobilization of male participants to attend MAN2MAN training sessions.
  • Planning sessions within designated sub-district to ensure targets are met based on the annual workplan.
  • Facilitate/train male participants on the MAN2MAN (4 session) curriculum.
  • Ensure the project meets its targets and deliverables per sub-district, at the same time keeping the focus on quality training delivery.
  • With support of the Programme Manager ensure programme spending is in accordance with the agreed budget (this includes scrutinizing the monthly programme expenditures) for designated sub-district.
  • Ensure enrollment forms, attendance registers and any other data/M&E requirements are forwarded in a timely manner from the field in close cooperation with both the Programme Manager and the GRS M&E team.
  • Attend weekly check-in meetings with the GRS-THC team.
  • Monthly progress reporting.
  • Work in a pro-active manner and with responsiveness to participant, programme and funder needs.
  • Build strong sub-district and regional level partnerships with THC staff, as well as other partner organisation on an ongoing basis.

REQUIRED, KEY PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE & QAULIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s Degree or relevant education/training related qualifications
  • 3+ years’ experience facilitation and training experience in health/community development programmes focusing on HiV Prevention, Voluntary Male Medical Circumcision, HIV Testing Services & Gender-Based-Violence prevention.
  • Strong, demonstrable subject-matter knowledge.
  • Working knowledge and experience working in listed communities within Cape Town, Western Cape.
  • Experience working on USAID- or CDC-funded programmes advantageous.
  • Experience with programmes specifically working with men will be highly advantageous.
  • Strong planning, administration and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent verbal communication and relational skills, especially in a cross-cultural environment, and ability to analyze and solve problems, persuade, network and negotiate.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines, effectively managing multiple priorities within a short time-frame.
  • Ability to work under pressure in an assertive yet patient & supporting manner.
  • Able to balance participant mobilization, training and M&E duties with strong planning and coordination requirements.

To apply,

please submit your CV (max 3 pages and with contactable references) and a 1 page cover letter (in one document please) addressed to:

Email zmkhize@grassrootsoccer.org with the email subject line; GRS-THC PEER EDUCATOR: (and specify the sub-district you have as first choice).

Applications close on Friday 15 November 2019. If you do not hear from us by Friday November 22nd 2019,  please consider your application unsuccessful.

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