St John’s Community Centre DREAMS Assistant Ward Coordinator Jobs in Kenya

St John’s Community Centre DREAMS Assistant Ward Coordinator Jobs in Kenya

Job Summary – Purpose

Reporting to the ward Coordinator the position is responsible for mobilization and organizing field
level activities for the peer leaders and program beneficiaries of the project and any other relevant community events. It supports the facilitation of the project activities.

Duties and Resposibilities

  • Facilitate the provision of the comprehensive DREAMS package of service to Adolescent Girls and Young Women (AGWY) in accordance with, national and donor guidelines and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).

  • Organize quarterly and monthly ward-level planning sessions to generate work plans and budgets.

  • Facilitate delivery of activities as per the approved work plans and budgets and communicate any needed changes to the Ward coordinator prior to implementing these changes.

  • Conduct on-site monitoring visits and conduct fortnightly formal feedback sessions with mentors and other field staff and document, through minutes, deliberations of these meetings.

  • Work in collaboration with other departments including HR, finance, procurement and administration to ensure all financial and administrative aspects are carried out seamlessly and in line with relevant policies and procedures.

  • Identify technical capacity gaps among project mentors, facilitators & volunteers and
    facilitate training and mentoring to close the gaps.

  • Facilitate team-work and problem-solving activities with field program team.

  • Work with government HIV/AIDS structures at Sub-County (also county level when called upon) as well as other partners to provide and/or receive programmatic and technical assistance as indicated or requested. This includes participating in Sub-County Health Stakeholders Forums and Sub-County level Annual Operations’ Planning.

  • Establish and maintain a directory of all key partners and service providers including health
    facilities, legal service providers, education institutions, etc and use the directory to link
    AGYW to appropriate services as outlined in the DREAMS core package.

  • Ensure that all approved data tools are available to all field teams in the ward and are used to document service delivery and filed as outlined in the M&E SOPs.

  • Document success stories, lessons learned
    and challenges to inform program decisions monthly.

  • Prepare the Ward’s program monthly and quarterly reports using the approved templates.

    Required Qualifications

    • A Certificate in Community Development, Public Health or related course on engagement in community projects.

    • Knowledge and experience in collecting data for research is an added advantage

  • At least two (2) years’ experience in a similar position

    • Demonstrated ability in adolescent, youth sexual reproductive health, rights planning, and facilitation.

    Competencies/ Abilities/ Skills Required

    • Able to work with various program staff while often changing from one task to another of a different nature without loss of efficiency or composure;

    • Relate to others in a manner that creates a sense of teamwork and co-operation

    • Maintains effective communication with colleagues, both junior and senior

    • High level of integrity and honesty

    • Compassionate, and respectful of all people

    • Utilize systems effectively to ensure economical use of equipment and supplies

    • Demonstrated ability to work as a team player.

    • Able to work in a community setting and relate well with key populations.

    • Willingness to travel to hard-to-reach terrain and underserved areas and facilitate service delivery

    How to Apply

    Interested candidates should submit their application letter and detailed CVs, copies of all
    certificates and Testimonials plus a Current Certificate of Police clearance, together with names and reliable telephone numbers of three professional referees. Application should be addressed to;
    The Deputy Director/Human Resource Manager, St. John’s Community Centre, Email: Indicate the job title as the subject.

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