Lay Counsellors x174 at EGPAF



Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric Aids Foundation (EGPAF) is a USA based Organization with public health programs around the World. It creates a future of hope for children and families worldwide by eradicating pediatric AIDS, providing care and treatment for people with HIV and AIDS, and accelerating the discovery of new treatments for other serious and life threatening pediatric illnesses. EGPAF’s work is funded through private donations, PEPFAR via the US Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Centres for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC), Unitaid, etc.


Lay Counsellors (174); 130 – Community based Index testing 44 – Facility based Index testing

Districts; Quthing, Qacha’s Nek, Thaba- Tseka, Butha-Buthe, Mokhotlong

Job Summary

• Responsible for compiling index list from the Health facility ART

• Prepare weekly and monthly index schedules.
• Identify and conduct index testing for all identified patients within
the assigned Health Facilities.
• Collect compile and submit daily testing results to the health
• Prepare monthly index testing reports for submission to the
district Coordinator.
• Liaise with the facility counsellors, TB screeners, and contact
tracers in the performance of assigned roles.
• Support in the documentation of program successes.
• Submit monthly reports.
• Collaborate with DC and M&E for data validation.

• Perform any other duties relevant to the position as may be
assigned by the counsellor.

Required Qualifications

C.O.S.C or relevant certification
Training in HIV/AIDS management


At least 1 year of experience in a similar role
Non-judgmental attitudes, humanitarian values and ethics
Good report writing, training and computer skills will be an added advantage.

Detailed job descriptions to be obtained from the EGPAF Office.

Nothing in the above job descriptions restricts Management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities at any time.

Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified individuals are welcome to apply.

Please note these positions are meant to augment the current positions that already exist in the health facilities therefore, Lay Counsellors that are engaged by CHAL, Baylor, LENEPWHA, and PIH are not eligible for applying for these positions.

Interested candidates should send their application letter and certified copies of their educational certificates, passport, two reference letters and curriculum vitae by 12:30 on Friday, 12th July 2019 to:

District Health Management Teams Human Resource and Admin Offices; in Quthing, Qacha’s Nek, Thaba-Tseka, Mokhotlong and Butha-Buthe.

Contact no; Tel: +266 22251100    Fax: +266 22312729

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.