Request for Proposal (RFP)
Service Provider to Train on “You Only Live Once (YOLO)” Evidence-Based Curriculum for HIV prevention Capacity Development and Support Program
FHI 360 is an independent NPO serving in more than 60 countries, committed to resolve critical social problems throughout the world. FHI 360 was awarded a five-year Capacity Development and Support Program (CDS) in June 2014 to develop the organizational management, technical capacity and sustainability of local non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and South Africa Government (SAG) departments, to sustain an improved, expanded, and country-led response to HIV and AIDS. Its mission is to improve lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions for human development.
FHI 360 (CDS) seeks a service provider to provide YOLO (You Only Live Once) training to its OVCY partners implementing; ReACH - Reaching Adolescents and Children in their Households and BRIDGE - Support, Prepare and Engage Vulnerable Youth projects. The trainings will be conducted in two provinces, Gauteng (City of Johannesburg & City of Tshwane) and Eastern Cape – (Alfred Nzo, Buffalo City Metropolitan, Oliver Tambo, Amathole & Chris Hani). The trainings will be conducted over a 5 months period (January 2019- May 2019).
YOLO is a Department of Social Development (DSD)-branded programme designed to target adolescents and youth of both sexes between the ages of 15–24. The programme has been designed to respond to the social and behavioural drivers of HIV, especially among the vulnerable young. Below are the objectives of YOLO program:
- Build young people's resilience, self-confidence, self-esteem (Building Block One)
- Reaffirm young people's human rights in terms of sexual and reproductive health (Building Block Two)
- Minimize HIV transmission among the youth through skills development around risky sexual behavio1 (Building Block Three)
- Build young people's knowledge, attitude and skills to voluntarily assume positive practices and sustain positive behaviour outcomes (Building Block Four)
- Develop and invest in social skills in young people to build healthy relationships and communicate effectively about their healthy sexual choices (Building Block Five)
Competencies and Experience
To achieve the above scope of work applying organisations must ensure that they have personnel with the skills set to perform the scope of work that include the following: at least a Masters’ Degree in Public Health/ Social sciences or related sciences; at least three to five years’ relevant experience; experience in training youth facilitators on HIV prevention education curricula, including YOLO program; experience working in the field of HIV and AIDS programs with focus on adolescent sexual reproductive health work and working with orphans and vulnerable children and youth; additional experience in training of communities in health and HIV prevention will be beneficial; knowledge and experience on evidence-based HIV prevention education programs; ability to perform challenging and complex work with limited supervision; strong professional acumen and judgment; Computer literate with experience using MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook; proficiency in English required; proven project management skills; excellent and concise report writing skills and eligibility to work in South Africa.
A detailed Request for Proposal (RFP) document entitled “YOLO -You Only Live Once Evidence-Based Curriculum for HIV prevention” and any future amendments to the RFP can be downloaded from http://www.capacitydev.org.
Questions should be addressed to email@example.com and ensure the subject line states “YOLO -You Only Live Once Evidence-Based Curriculum for HIV prevention”. Questions relating to this RFP will be accepted until January 04, 2019 at 17h00 and answers posted on the website on January 10, 2019.
All RFP should be submitted by email to firstname.lastname@example.org by January 15, 2019, at 17h00 South African time. Please ensure the subject line states “YOLO -You Only Live Once Evidence-Based Curriculum for HIV prevention”. Late submissions will not be considered, and only selected applicants will be contacted and/or advised of the outcome.