Project HOPE is non-profit organization with an international team of over 500 engaged employees in 30 countries. Our mission is to make a positive impact on the global health challenges facing people around the world.
Working in collaboration with local governments, other nongovernmental organizations and communities, we are committed to long-term sustainable health care.
Our work includes educating health professionals and community health workers, strengthening health systems, fighting diseases such as TB, HIV/AIDS and diabetes and providing humanitarian assistance through donated medicines, medical supplies and volunteer medical help.
ONE COMMUNITY: The One Community activity is funded by PEPFAR, through USAID Malawi.
It is an activity implemented in Malawi by a consortium led by Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs (CCP) and its partners Project HOPE and PLAN International.
The purpose of the One Community activity is to mitigate the impact of HIV and AIDS and decrease new HIV infections. It is providing care and support, impact mitigation and prevention services in a single integrated response at the community level.
Project HOPE is looking for well qualified and experienced candidates for the position of Community Engagement Facilitators.
POSITION: COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT FACILITATORS
Duty Station: Machinga, Zomba, Blantyre, Chikwawa and Mangochi Districts
The Community Engagement Facilitator will be responsible for recruitment and enrolment of priority populations including adolescent girls and young women (AGYW), adolescent living with HIV (ALHIV), OVC and their care givers, People Living with HIV (PLHIV), estate workers and fishing communities.
He/ she will work closely with households, traditional authorities (TAs), group village heads (GVHs), civic society organizations (CSOs), religious leaders and government structures to reduce incidence of new infections and improve clinical, social and economic outcomes of priority populations.
He/ she will supervise and mentor Community Resource Persons (CRPs) & Recruitment and Linkage Facilitator (RLF) and is responsible to ensure that priority populations have individualized care plan and get comprehensive package of services to address their specific needs.
He/ she will also play a critical role in strengthening the bidirectional referral linkage between facility and community and the seamless movement of beneficiaries among various intervention points with in a community.
He/ she will submit program report to the Child Health Officer and enter referral related client level data collected by CRPs through paper based system in to One Community electronic data capturing system.