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3 (Three) x Programs Graduate Interns (ECHO) Project
Duration: 6 months
Location: covering Mutare, Mutasa and Nyanga District based at Manicaland Program Area
Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organization that advances children’s rights and equality for girls. We believe in the power and potential of every child. We support children’s rights from birth until they reach adulthood and we enable children to prepare for – and respond to – crises and adversity.
We drive changes in practice and policy at local, national and global levels using our reach, experience and knowledge. In Zimbabwe, we have been building powerful partnerships for children for over 31 years.
Plan International operates an equal opportunities policy and actively encourages diversity.
The Programs Graduate Interns will be responsible for mobilizing communities for COVID-19 Vaccination.
Work closely with the Ministry of Health and Child Care (MoHCC) at the district level to arrange for COVID-19 Risk Communication and Community Engagement (RCCE) activities (Van Messaging, Community Based Messaging) at, village, ward and district levels; Mobilize communities including women and the vulnerable (children -12+years old, the disabled, those with comorbidities, the elderly) and special groups (cross border traders,
and artisanal miners) to ensure they voluntarily accept COVID-19 vaccination; Assist MoHCC (Ministry of Health and Child Care) in drawing vaccination outreach activities in hard to reach areas; Engages and liaises with stakeholders (Ministry of Health and Child Care) to support the
project towards achievement of project goals and outcomes; Establishes good working relations with project staff, beneficiaries, families, community leadership, staff, and volunteer health workers/promoters (CBOs), government extension staff and other stakeholders at village, ward and district levels; Participates in stakeholder meetings and networks at village, ward and district levels; Creates community awareness on COVID-19 risks; Promotes integration of project and program processes at field level; Promotes child rights-based programming at field level.
Entry qualifications and experience
Recent Graduate with a Degree in Health Education and Promotion or equivalent; Working knowledge of Ministry of Health and Child Care structures; Strong computer skills in a Microsoft Windows/Office environment; Self-starter.
Interested candidates who meet the above requirements are required to submit their curriculum vitae & cover letter outlining their suitability for the position and indicating position applied for to: email@example.com
Plan International takes very seriously the responsibility and duty to ensure that we and anyone who represents us does not in any way harm or place at risk children and young people. In this regard, reference and background checks on applicants will be performed including police clearances on child related offences in conformity with our Safeguarding Policy.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Plan International does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process.