USAID RHITES-EC Youth Advisor Career Placement – Youth Alive Uganda

Job Title:       Youth Advisor
Organisation: Youth Alive
Project Name: USAID Regional
Health Integration to Enhance Health Services in East Central Uganda Project
(USAID/Uganda RHITES-EC) Project
Duty Station: Jinja, Uganda
Report to: Director Programs
About US:
Youth Alive Uganda was started by a group of youth under the guidance
of Sr. Dr. Miriam Duggan in Kamwokya, a Kampala suburb which was severely
affected by a diversity of social and health problems, chief among them
HIV& AIDS. The group realized that the most infected and affected were
youth; mainly adolescents and young adults. In response, a youth friendly HIV
prevention strategy was designed resulting in the foundation of Youth Alive
Uganda, Starting as a peer support group. As more groups were established, the
first one became the Secretariat on 1 July 1993 and fully registered as an NGO
in 1995. Youth Alive Uganda has since then spread to 17 other African countries
and still continues to spread.
About USAID RHITES-EC Project:
Youth Alive is a consortium partner in implementing the USAID Regional
Health Integration to Enhance Health Services in East Central Uganda Project
(USAID/Uganda RHITES-EC) whose aim is to support the implementation of a
comprehensive integrated investment in regional 
health, nutritional assistance and HIV/AIDS programs. The five-year
project targets 11 districts in East Central Uganda with an estimated total
population of 4.1 million through a district-based integrated package of
quality health, nutrition, HIV / AIDS and child development services.
Key Duties and
The Youth Advisor will take charge of the
designing and coordinating of health & OVC support strategies for youth
beneficiaries of the project.
Design and implement comprehensive integrated
sexual and reproductive health and HIV services for adolescents/youth.
The jobholder will also support the project
structures to implement interventions at community level and through community
service institutions to improve youth & adolescent knowledge, awareness,
attitudes and practices about key health issues
Take lead in enhancing youth participation in
health services management, delivery, monitoring and accountability
Lead in identifying and working with
youth-focused & youth-led CSOs to effectively support the delivery of
comprehensive health services
Support operational research in youth programming
approaches & participatory methods
Qualifications, Skills and
The applicants for the USAID RHITES-EC Youth
Advisor job placement must hold a Masters degree in Public Health or its
A minimum of five years’ experience in designing
and implementing health/OVC youth programs.
Excellent training and facilitation skills
Broad knowledge of cost management principles
and practice especially in civil society sector/NGO sector.
Previous experience with USAID projects for
health & OVC programming.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Highly creative, analytical, with good problem
solving skills
Ability to work under pressure and meet targets
and deadlines
Experience in facilitating the Youth Alive EFL
Curriculum is an added advantage
How to Apply:  
All interested candidates should send their applications either by hand
delivery to the office of the Executive Director: Plot 148B, Old Kira Road,
Kamwokya, Kampala OR via email to
Deadline: 4th
November, 2016
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