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Forum for AIDS Counselling and Training is a local youth led organization working with young people from ages of 13 to 24 in delivery of Youth Friendly Sexual and Reproductive Health Services (YSRFHS) using an innovative peer-to-peer model. Currently, we have offices in Blantyre, Chilobwe and Lilongwe, Area 36. We were found in 2016 and to date we have reached out to more than 50,000 young people with our services and messages. You can read more on FACT and our work on our website: www.factmalawi.org.

FACT is delighted to add new staff to its growing team to fill in the vacancies of:

Job Title: Peer Educators (Volunteer)

Positions: 40

Location: Blantyre and Lilongwe

Reports to: Field Officer

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Creating youth groups in the community for ease of information sharing
  • Facilitate workshops during peer education sessions
  • Be a link between FACT and the community
  • Be a mentor to fellow young people
  • Facilitate comprehensive sexuality education campaigns
  • Maintain all records of young people reached out to in communities.
  • Be able to create a youth friendly environment with the youth
  • Other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor from time to time

Desirable attributes, Qualifications and skills

  • MSCE or a tertiary certificate in HIV and AIDS, social work, community development, Sexual reproductive health, Public health and any other related field
  • Have at least 1 year experience working with the youth
  • Be fluent in both Chichewa and English
  • Preferably young people between the ages of 18-24 years
  • Knowledge of youth and SRHR topics in Malawi
  • Be an open minded, friendly and be able to talk about all topics in relation to SRHR
  • Able to maintain confidentiality where need be

How to apply

Send your cover letter indicating where you would like to be positioned ( BT or LL), HTS certificate ( for HTS position), and resume to

Email: recruitment@factmalawi.org 

In the subject line only state the position you are applying for.

Applications close on 17th November, 2020.

Late and incomplete applications will not be entertained. Best of luck!

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