Jobs outside Task: Call For Youth Helpline Counsellors X2 – Expiry Date: 2022-08-11

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Jobs outside Task: Call For Youth Helpline Counsellors X2 – Expiry Date: 2022-08-11



Job Summary



Youth Advocates Vacancy

BACKGROUND

Youth Advocates (YA) is a multiple award-winning youth led organisation and is one of the Zimbabwe’s leading youth organisations and works towards responding to Zimbabwe’s worst humanitarian crises with programs targeting HIV and reproductive health. Youth Advocates helps communities survive, recover and rebuild their lives. Youth Advocates delivers online emergency support, protects young people, provides healthcare, prevents and responds to violence against women and girls, safeguards human rights and helps to kick-start economic recovery. YA is committed to a culture of bold leadership, innovation in all aspects of our work, creative partnerships and, most crucially, accountability to those we serve. Youth Advocates is a tireless advocate for the most vulnerable.

Youth Advocates seeks qualified, experienced and hardworking candidates to fill in the position of Helpline Counsellor. Candidates will be responsible for the following

Duties and Responsibilities


• Registering young people on the Helpline

• Disseminating HIV/SRH and other Health Related information to young people via both inbound and outbound calls as well as through Helpline Social Media platforms

• Offering Psychosocial support and counselling to Helpline clients

• Conducting case follows

• Tracking young people for service uptake

• Linking young people to appropriate services as requested.

• To undertake any other reasonable duties as may be requested from time to time.

• Assist in gathering information on emerging advocacy issues to be lobbied for through multi-media and in cluster meetings.

Qualifications and Experience


Person specification

Essential qualifications, skills and requirements

Degree in Psychology or Social Work will be an and experience in counselling will be and added advantage and must be below the age 28 with the following:

• Fluent Ndebele Speakers only

• Knowledge and experience in computers (Microsoft excel, word and PowerPoint.)

• Good report writing skills

• Ability to work in close collaboration with team members in a multi-location team

• Strong written communication skills: ability to present and research clearly

• Ability to work independently and to meet deadlines

• Good analytical skills and attention to detail

• Ability to work under minimal supervision.

How to Apply


Interested Candidates to send their applications to [email protected] clearly spelling out in the subject: Youth Helpline Counsellor, no later than Thursday 11th of August 2021 by 12:00 hrs.

PLEASE NOTE THIS POSITION IS OPEN FOR CANDIDATES THAT ARE NOT

AFFILIATED WITH ANY ORGANIZATION OR INSTITUTION AS IT WILL BE ON

FULL TIME BASIS.

Location: Chitungwiza

Contract: Full Time (4 months)


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