10 Positions of Program Officer (OVC & DREAMS) at FXB Rwanda: (Deadline 16 October 2020)

10 Positions of Program Officer (OVC & DREAMS) at FXB Rwanda: (Deadline 16 October 2020)
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FXB Rwanda

FXB Rwanda

10 Positions of Program Officer (OVC & DREAMS) at FXB Rwanda: (Deadline 16 October 2020)

FXB Rwanda is a Rwandan Local Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) created in February 2012. It is affiliated to FXB International; an international NGO created in 1989, whose mission is to fight poverty and HIV/AIDS. FXB Rwanda is currently seeking to recruit for the following position:

Position title: Program Officer (OVC & DREAMS)

Reports to: Program Coordinator

Number of position: 10

Job location: Nyanza, Muhanga and Rwamagana Districts

Period: One year renewable based on performance

 JOB PURPOSE:

The Program officer is responsible for planning and coordinating Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC) and DREAMS activitiesimplemented under USAID Turengere Abana Program at the community / sector level.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Identification and enrollement of potential benenficiaries for both OVC and DREAMS interventions based on established selection criteria;
  • Sensitization of beneficiaries and communities on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR), Gender Based Violence (GBV) prevention and HIV prevention and services;
  • Collaboration with health facilities to ensure the access of HIV services for  beneficiaries and their partners as well as ensuring access to HIV care and treatment for those in need;
  • Train and equip Mentors of AGYW on adolescent counseling techniques on GBV & HIV/AIDS, Psychosocial support, SRHR, Life skills, Sexual Consent Child safeguarding; and other knowledge/skills required to support AGYW;
  • Implement Train of Trainers (TOT) for OVC caregivers and elder AGYW on Income Generating Activities for Internal Saving and Lending Groups;
  • Promote positive parenting practices and effective parent-child communication about sex related issues through the Families Matter! Program curriculum.
  • Participation in monitoring and evaluation of site activities, including strengthening and maintaining safe space(s), school monitoring visits, monitoring of ISGs;
  • Train SASA Community Activists that provide GBV prevention services, Community awareness campaigns aiming at preventing GBV in communities;
  • Provide all program related reports (quarterly, Semi-annual and annual reports) to the Supervisor;
  • Organize Quarterly Joint Planning and Quality Improvement meetings with stakeholder (partners) representatives at sector level;
  • Represent the organization at Sector level
  • Any other duties assigned by the supervisor

DESIRED COMPETENCES

  • Minimum of a bachelor’s in public health, social studies, nursing or any other related field;
  • At least 3 years of experience in health promotion activities
  • Computer literate to a high standard in Microsoft Office
  • Good communication skills in English and Kinyarwanda;
  • Must have a driving license, category A (its copy to be included in the application)
  • Experience in similar position will be an added advantage
  • Experience in USAID funded programs is an added advantage

 Interested candidates with required skills and competences are requested to submit their applications addressed to FXB Rwanda Executive Director at [email protected].  The applications include motivation letter, CVs, a copy of driving licence category A,  and well completed FXB application form (found here: http://www.mediafire.com/download/68hw76cw49ch06q/Job_Application_Form_-__FXB.pdf ). The applicants should be willing to work from any districts between Nyanza, Muhanga and Rwamagana. The applications will be accepted not later than Friday, October 16th, 2020 at 5:00pm (local time). Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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