American University of Nigeria Peer Education Assistant Jobs

American University of Nigeria Peer Education Assistant Jobs


Position Background

  • The Peer Education Assistant will provide a safe space and learning environment for the beneficiaries without fear of judgment, misunderstanding, harassment or abuse.

  • H/she shall work to increase social connectedness and create a sense of belonging within supportive peer networks.

    Primary Responsibilities

  • Mentoring, sharing of information, leading in tasks and supporting beneficiaries in target communities through positive behavior.

  • Assisting the peers in articulating their goals for recovery, learning and practicing new skills, helping them monitor their progress, supporting them in their treatment, modeling effective coping techniques and self-help strategies.

  • Assisting in clinical, emotional and support services as needed.

  • Providing assistance in peer advocacy and interdisciplinary treatments.

  • Coordinate with patients in care planning activities.

  • 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.

  • Compile, validate and report data on session activities.

  • Any other duty as may be required from time to time by the supervisor.

    Position Requirements

  • A minimum of a Degree in Social / Behavioural Sciences or a related field of study.

  • A minimum of 3 year experience in community and health-related interventions, especially in behaviour change communication and management of health-related plans.

  • Experience in advocacy will be an added advantage.

  • 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/communities. (Hausa and/or Kanuri).

  • He/She must be conversant with the norms and values of the community.

  • Good report writing and excellent communication skills

  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office applications including MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint

    Description of Benefits

  • Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience and job classification as approved by the Project.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; American University of Nigeria Peer Education Assistant Jobs


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