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Reaching a Generation: Customer Liaison Officer - Families Matter Programme - Nquthu

Tuesday, June 5, 2012 - 13:35
Reaching a Generation
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Tuesday, June 19, 2012
Opportunity type: 
Employment
Reaching a Generation (RaG) Children Ministry is a nonprofit organisation that strives to create a movement in South Africa by which the lives of children, youth and families are touched with a message of hope.

The Project AIM is a group-level youth development intervention designed to reduce HIV risk behaviours among youth. The project is based on the theory of 'Possible Selves' and encourages at-risk youth to imagine a positive future and discuss how current risk behaviours can be a barrier to a successful adulthood.

RaG seeks to appoint a Customer Liaison Officer - Families Matter Program - Nquthu, based in Vryheid, KwaZulu-Natal.

The person will be responsible for community mobilisation for a community-based, small-group behavioural intervention for parents to prevent HIV infection among youth.

Primary responsibilities:
  • Carrying out mobilisation strategies;
  • Recruit and screen potential participants;
  • Scheduling participants to attend sessions; and
  • Helping to ensure retention by following up with participants who miss sessions;
  • Other responsibilities may include arranging for supervision and activities for children and providing additional support to program facilitators during program sessions.
Requirements:
  • Prior training and experience in community development work;
  • Knowledge of who comprises the key stakeholders in the community;
  • Comfort in managing conflicts;
  • Demonstrated leadership skills;
  • Excellent people skills;
  • Strong organisational skills;
  • Dependability;
  • Commitment and passion for working with families to support them in raising healthy children;
  • Expertise and experience in child and adolescent development, parent-child communication, or HIV prevention are desirable.
The candidate needs to reside in Nquthu, Vryheid area in KwaZulu-Natal.

Salary: R4 000 per month.

To apply, submit a CV to reneb@rag.org.za.

Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application - NGO Pulse Portal.

For more about Reaching a Generation Children Ministry, refer to www.rag.org.za.

For other vacancies in the NGO sector, refer to www.ngopulse.org/vacancies.

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