Fresher Assistant Community Educator Non-profit Job Opportunities – Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation

Job Title:      Assistant Community Educator
Organization: Baylor
College of Medicine Children’s Foundation
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Report to: Community
Educator
About US:
Baylor College of Medicine
Children’s Foundation – Uganda (Baylor -Uganda) is a private not for profit NGO
that provides: HIV/AIDS care, treatment and prevention services; maternal child
health services; Health Professional training and Clinical Research.
Job Summary: The Assistant
Community Educator will be responsible for assisting the Community Educator to
nurture community partnerships and community based study activities in HIV
prevention studies focusing on women at high risk of HIV. Work in collaboration
with other study team members to support Baylor-Uganda cross-cutting community
partnerships as well as to optimize community engagement throughout the
research cycle.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Map
    and engage community based stakeholders and service providers relevant to the
    proposed study populations
  • Support
    community engagement throughout the study cycle
  • Manage
    the peers working on the study
  • Plan
    and develop strategies for retention of study participants
  • Support
    community based study preparation activities such as contacting various
    stakeholders, laying ground work for study recruitment, community
    sensitizations/ mobilizations, and dissemination of study findings
  • Lead
    community-based sensitization and screening activities
  • Build
    strong relationships with media representatives, liaise with and respond
    to enquiries from media, civil society and key stakeholders
    Plan, develop and implement local dissemination strategies
  • Actively
    participate in other cross-cutting activities to support community
    engagement across the research cycle at Baylor-Uganda together with
    community team.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The
    ideal candidate for the Baylor Uganda Assistant Community Educator job
    opportunity should hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Communication, Social
    Sciences & Community Development or any relevant degree
  • Two
    years of experience working with Key Populations Communities, Experience
    in recruiting for HIV prevention Studies & adolescent girls/women at
    risk of HIV
  • Ability
    and willingness to work in the field
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates should send their applications to the address below
including a detailed CV demonstrating possession of the job requirements,
current position, names and addresses of three referees i.e. email and phone
addresses, copies of professional/academic documents, email address, and day
time telephone contact. The applicant must have at most a credit 6 in Math and
English.
Send applications via E-mail
to: applications@baylor-Uganda.org.
The Human Resources Manager,
Baylor College of Medicine
Children’s Foundation-Uganda,
Block 5 Mulago Hospital,
P.O. Box 72052, Clock Tower,
Kampala. Uganda
Deadline: 17th January 2018

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