2 Fresher Community Officer NGO Jobs – Protecting Families Against HIV/AIDS (PREFA)

Organisation: Protecting
Families Against HIV/AIDS (PREFA)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Community
Liaison Officer
About US:
Protecting Families Against HIV/AIDS (PREFA) is an indigenous Non-Governmental
Organization (NGO) that was formed to contribute to Uganda’s efforts in
enhancing access to quality HIV/AIDS prevention, care, treatment, and support
services to families with a historical focus on Elimination of Mother-to-Child
Transmission (eMTCT) of HIV. PREFA has expanded her efforts to improving
acceptable and sustainable Sexual Reproductive Health Services and Child
Protection Programs (CSEC). Funding is from Centre for Disease, UKAid, Terre
des Homme Netherlands (TDH-NL) and Girls’ Advocacy Alliance (GAA).
Job Summary: The Community
Officer (Maternity Cover) will actively participate in design, implementation
and monitoring of high impact HIV/AIDS community interventions in PREFA-supported
Key Duties and Responsibilities:   
  • Prepare and submit monthly/quarterly/annual
    work plans to guide implementation.
  • Actively participate in mobilization and
    awareness raising activities.
  • Collect data on all PREFA supported
    activities at health facility & community level.
  • Actively contribute to writing of periodic
    PREFA community/overall program reports, including compiling best
    practices and lessons learnt.
  • Facilitate relevant facility and community
    meetings in line with the implementation plans.
  • Participate in the formulation of IEC
    materials and media messages.
  • Regularly and continuously update and
    document performance indicators for monitoring community activities.
  • Coordinate related PREFA activities across
    districts of PREFA implementation.
Key Results:
  • A robust framework of community
    interventions in line with PREFA’s projects.
  • Performance indicators for monitoring
    community education and mobilization activities continually updated and
  • Linkage established between the facility
    and the community served.
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The applicant should preferably hold a Bachelor’s
    Degree in Social Science, Social Works and Social Administration or
    Community Psychology, Community & Adult Education
  • Prior experience in running successful
    HIV/AIDS interventions at community/health facility/district level,
    especially those focusing on psychosocial support & livelihoods for
    people living with HIV/AIDS.
How to Apply:
All interested candidates should send a current detailed CV,
application letter, copies of testimonials and certificates; and three
professional references with telephone and email contacts to:
The Executive Director,
Protecting Families Against HIV/AIDS (PREFA),
Plot 71, Lithuli Avanue Bugolobi,
P.O Box 25769, Kampala, Uganda.
Deadline: 17th February
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