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Six (6) x Junior Outreach Workers

Posted in Education, Healthcare, Other

CeSHHAR Zimbabwe

Job Type

Full Time



Description :

Deadline: 13 November 2020 (4:30pm)

Duty Station: Mazowe; Beitbridge; Gwanda; Mangwe; Makoni; Chipinge


CeSHHAR Zimbabwe is an organization that specializes in sexual health, HIV and AIDS research in Zimbabwe. CeSHHAR in collaboration with the MOHCC and NAC is implementing a National Sex Work Programme aimed at reducing HIV acquisition and transmission among female, male and transgender sex workers thereby reducing HIV transmission and acquisition to and from their clients. Low consistent condom use, risk of drug use and increasing transactional sex are some of the common reasons that put these key populations at risk of acquiring STI and HIV infection. Therefore, reaching these populations and increasing awareness and access to STI & HIV prevention, testing and treatment services are fundamental to reducing transmission of STI and HIV infections. CeSHHAR is implementing the Determined, Resilient, Empowered, AIDS-free, Mentored, and Safe women (DREAMS) program in Zimbabwe is focused on reducing new HIV infections amongst adolescent girls and young women (AGYW) by 40% by September 2021. The DREAMS program is being implemented in nine priority high HIV burden districts in Zimbabwe i.e. Bulawayo, Chipinge, Gweru, Mazowe, Makoni, Mutare, Mangwe, Beitbridge and Gwanda. Under CeSHHAR the DREAMS Project primary role in is to deliver a comprehensive service to Young Women Selling Sex.

Scope of work

Under the overall supervision of the Programme Coordinator, and under direct supervision of the Nurse Counsellor, the Junior Outreach Workers will be responsible for the following tasks: Facilitate referrals, layering and linkages to other implementing DREAMS partnersAssist with management of peer educators and empowerment workers; Reaching out regularly with STI/HIV preventive packages for Young women selling sex/sex workers at identified sites with the assistance of peer educators; Conducting and facilitating the DREAMS Lite package to young women selling sex; Assist in maintaining mapping of Sex Work hotspots;

Providing information and educating sex workers on the risk of STI/HIV transmission and prevention, testing services and its benefits, and treatment services;

Routinely encouraging, facilitating and following up for regular STI/HIV testing among these populations;

Maintaining records of their activities and report to the Nurse Counsellor on a weekly basis;

Regularly distributing condoms and demonstrating condom use;

Performing other tasks related to the programme as assigned by the supervisor whenever required;

Assisting in keeping the DREAMS GiRLS vibrant.

Required Qualifications

Must be a former Peer Educator/Microplanner in any

Key Populations Programme;

Should be a sex worker;

Must be Between the ages of 20-27 years;

Demonstrable experience and interest in community outreach work, ability to do community mobilization, create rapport with personnel from collaborating or associate institutions and work independently but within a team framework;

Demonstrated effective verbal and written communications;

Willing to learn new skills;

Good interpersonal communication skills and having high respect for confidentiality; Expected to work outside of normal office hours as required.

To apply

To apply

If you are interested in the above position please email your CV and application cover letter to or drop your CV and application at the nearest Sisters Static Clinics to Site Managers below:

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