The Zambia Health Education and Communication Trust (ZHECT), an indigenous Zambian NGO, registered under the laws of Zambia is dedicated to providing high quality health services, social behaviour change interventions, research and capacity building for the improvement of the health status and general wellness of people in Zambia. ZHECT’s focus is HIV/AIDS/STI prevention, Sexual Reproductive Health, Gender Based Violence and Economic Empowerment among vulnerable and hard to reach communities. Currently, Zambia Health Education and Communications Trust (ZHECT) in partnership with FHI 360 has been implementing the USAID Open Doors Project (ODP).
In its quest to continue providing services and increase coverage, ZHECT will be recruiting to fill the following vacancies:
OUTREACH WORKER X 12
This position falls under Grade 6 of the ZHECT grading system.
The successful candidate will be responsible for planning and implementing of community social mobilization and interpersonal communication activities in designated catchment areas to increase uptake of quality biomedical and social behavior change services among key populations.
S/he will serve a critical role in the implementation of social mobilization program; working closely with the Peer Promoters and other community volunteers to ensure service uptake is increased. The candidate should have a Grade 12 certificate, a certificate as Lay Counsellor or training in Social Behaviour Change Communications with at least 5 years’ experience working with key/high risk populations. Members of the Key Population communities are encouraged to apply.
Submission of Applications
Please email application, CV, and copies of supporting academic qualifications to: firstname.lastname@example.org or post/deliver to The Human Resources Manager, Zambia Health Education and Communications Trust, Plot No. 1551, Church Road, Fair View area, Post Net no. 221, P/B E835, Lusaka – Clearly indicate the position applied for.
Closing Date is 24th May 2019.
Only applicants, who meet the requirements of the listed vacancies will be contacted. Should you not hear from ZHECT within two (2) weeks after the closing date, kindly consider your application as unsuccessful.