At the heart of Pact is the promise of a better tomorrow. The promise of a healthy life. Of a decent livelihood. Of sustainable natural resources that benefit communities. Now more than ever in its 42-year history, Pact is helping millions of people who are poor and marginalized discover and build their own solutions and take ownership over their future. Pact enables systemic solutions that allow those who are poor and marginalized to earn a dignified living, be healthy, and take part in the benefits that nature provides. Pact accomplishes this by strengthening local capacity, forging effective governance systems, and transforming markets into a force for development.
Pact exists to help create a world where those who are poor and marginalized exercise their voice, build their own solutions, and take ownership of their future. The DREAMS activities under the FISH project are innovative interventions that leverage existing FISH platforms to enhance linkages to care and treatment for fishing communities in Mangochi. This team will spend significant time in fishing communities engaging with fishers, fish processors, and Beach Village Committees (BVCs) among others. Pact's DREAMS staff will bring a collaborative spirit working not only within the existing FISH framework to respond to high prevalence rates around the lakes, but will also coordinate with existing DREAMS clinical and treatment partners.
Reporting to the DREAMS Program Manager, the DREAMS Officers will be responsible for being the primary staff person on the ground within Mangochi. The Program Officers - Mangochi will oversee Peer Mentors, engage with BVCs to facilitate trainings on HIV prevention, HIV testing and treatment, and will also aid in monitoring and evaluation. These field based individuals will serve as a critical link to fishing communities in Mangochi reached through the FISH project, as well as a key representative on coordinating bodies in the district such as AGYW coordination meetings and other HIV working groups.
The DREAMS Officers-Mangochi will be responsible for the following key tasks:
• Fluency in local languages for day-to-day communication
These positions are contingent on donor approving the project.
Pact is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factors.
Direct applications to:
The HR and Admin Officer,
PO Box 1013,
or hand delivered at PACT Malawi offices, Amina House.
Closing Date: 15st September, 2017
30th of August, 2017 3:24:16 am
30th of August, 2017 3:24:45 am
Employment Type: Full-time
Job deadline: 15th September, 2017
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