LVCT Health Young Advocates Mentors Jobs in Kenya

LVCT Health Young Advocates Mentors Jobs in Kenya

  • LVCT Health is an established Kenyan NGO that is renowned for its implementation of HIV and
    health programs at scale in Kenya. Through its vision of Healthy Empowered Communities, LVCT
    Health is a leader in designing and implementation of innovative HIV prevention and treatment
    approaches, sexual and reproductive sexual and Gender Based Violence programs reaching the
    most vulnerable populations. The organization works with government and other stakeholders
    at national and county levels.

    Job Purpose

  • Under the supervision of Senior Programme Officer the Mentors’ main tasks is to support the
    Empowered for Change (E4C) Young advocates in fulfilling their mandate. The work of the
    Mentor will center on strengthening capacity of young advocates on advocacy, community
    engagement, lobbying, utilization of data to inform advocacy agenda and supervising advocates
    to ensure they implement activities as per the work plan.

  • The project will be implemented in
    Nairobi, Homabay and Mombasa counties of Kenya in collaboration with LVCT Youth Officers.

  • The Mentor will work closely with the LVCT Youth officers in the region and the project
    management team in the Headquarters office in Nairobi.

    Roles & Responsibilities

  • Supervise five AYP Advocates at county level and provide them with feedback on their performance.

  • Provide technical support to AYP advocates to engage in county policy processes, including setting the agenda.

  • Work with each advocate to develop a mentorship plan that will inform capacity
    building activities.

  • Undertake weekly individual mentorship sessions with AYP and support in facilitating
    monthly capacity building trainings.

  • Support conflict resolution among AYP advocates while maintaining performance.

  • Engage CSOs in the county and link AYP advocates to strategic SRHR related forums.

  • Map out and update AYP advocates on advocacy trends in the country, region and globally.

  • Support AYP advocates to design and undertake SRHR campaigns physically and virtually while observing COVID-19 guidelines.

  • Identify and link AYP advocates to advocacy forums at county level with a clear agenda.

  • Participate and support AYP to collect, analyze and utilize data to inform their advocacy

  • Ensure timely documentation and submission of best practices and reports.

  • Ensure AYP are meaningfully engaged in dissemination of research findings.

    Qualifications & Experience

  • Minimum of Diploma in Community Development, International Relations or an equivalent Social Science.

  • Young person aged 24 – 30 years.

  • Knowledgeable on SRHR needs of young people.

  • Has demonstrable track record in SRHR/HIV advocacy.

  • Knowledgeable on engagement of key decision makers in policy influencing.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; LVCT Health Young Advocates Mentors Jobs in Kenya

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