Established in 2000, Nzeve Deaf Centre is a registered non-governmental organization based in Mutare, Manicaland province, Zimbabwe. We are an organization of deaf and hearing men and women, dedicated to promoting deaf awareness, early identification, and interventions for deaf children. We also provide support to their families.
We envision a world where the Deaf community is valued in an inclusive society.
Nzeve Deaf Centre is seeking a dedicated and experienced Health Project Officer to join our team in our offices in Mutare.
As a Health Project Officer, you will play a crucial role in promoting Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) within the Deaf community.
Your responsibilities will include:
1. Training and Support:
- Design and implement SRHR activities for parents of deaf children and youth.
2. Deaf Awareness:
-Raise awareness among service providers about the health needs of the Deaf community.
- Organize and facilitate discussions between health workers and the Deaf community to improve Deaf-friendly services.
3. Material Development and Adaptation:
- Collect information on ongoing and planned SRHR activities from stakeholders.
- Collect relevant and up-to-date health information and customize learning materials for deaf children, youth, and their families.
4. Training and Development:
- Conduct training sessions for deaf adults and parent mentors to enhance SRHR information, knowledge, and services for the Deaf community.
- Monitor program implementation and ensure adherence to work-plans and timelines.
5. Other Duties:
- Assist in the implementation of health-related components of Nzeve's programs and policies.
- Train and develop department staff, volunteers, and interns.
- Prepare donor reports, activity plans, and internal reports.
- Bachelor's degree in Health, Social Sciences, or a related field.
- Proven project management experience, preferably in a health-related field.
- Strong knowledge and understanding of SRHR.
- Experience working on Amplify Change projects.
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
-Proficiency in English and Shona.
- Experience in Disability Inclusion and/or working with the Deaf community are highly desirable.
To apply for the Health Project Officer position, please submit your CV and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org by 5 pm on Friday, December 1, 2023.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews scheduled during the week commencing Monday, December 4, 2023.
We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage applications from individuals of all backgrounds.
If you have any questions regarding this vacancy, please email email@example.com.
Please note that we will not answer any questions regarding this vacancy or accept any applications submitted via private messaging.
Any applications not containing both CV and a Cover Letter will not be considered.