Society for Family Health (SFH)

Peer Educator

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Society for Family Health (SFH) is recruiting for Full time Peer Educator

Job Description

Society for Family Health is one of Nigeria’s largest non-governmental organisations. 

Society for Family Health is recruiting for

Job Title: Peer Educator

Ref Id: sfh-95908

Contract Duration: 4 Months

Job Role

The successful candidates will perform the following functions:

  • Carry out community familiarisation, mobilise peers and venue selection for sessions.
  • Take in the lead in community advocacy activities for parents and guardians.
  • Provide support in developing a monthly work plan.
  • Manage and provide technical assistance to peers during the sessions.
  • Achieve weekly/monthly outreach targets.
  • Compile, validate and report data on session activities.
  • Carry out any other responsibility as may be assigned.
Job Requirements
Minimum years of experience

1

Qualifications
OND
Desired Course
Social Sciences
Other Requirements

Qualifications/Experience

  • A minimum of a National Diploma (ND) in Social/Behavioural Sciences or a related field of study.
  • A minimum of one (1) year experience in community and health-related interventions, especially in behaviour change communication and management of health-related plans.
  • Experience in advocacy / IPC will be an added advantage.
  • Demonstrate ability and competency in working with local communities and community leaders.
  • The successful candidate must be a resident in the state/community of implementation.
  • He/She must be able to speak the local language of the intervention state (Igbo/Hausa/Yoruba).
  • He/She must be conversant with the norms and values of the community.

Skills and Competencies:

  • Good report writing skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Advocacy Skills
  • Good interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office applications including MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint

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About Society for Family Health (SFH)
Society for Family Health is one of Nigeria’s largest non-governmental organisations. Founded in 1985 by three eminent Nigerians: Justice Ifeyinwa Nzeako (late), Professor Olikoye Ransome-Kuti (late), Pharmacist Dahiru Wali and Phil Harvey.MissionSociety for Family Health Nigeria has a mission to empower Nigerians, particularly the poor and vulnerable to lead healthier lives.Working with the private and public sectors, SFH adopts social marketing and behaviour change communication to improve acc...
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Job Summary
Published
April 13, 2020
Offer Type
Full time
Experience
Minimum of 1years
Location
Kano
Deadline
April 24, 2020
Specialization
Teaching / Education Services
Industries
NGO / Non-Profit / International Agencies
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