Community Facilitator | Nacosa

NACOSA is looking for a suitable candidate within South Africa to deliver on the implementation of the DREAMS program focusing on the delivery of Stepping Stones group-based intervention.

Duties
▪ Participate in 1-week training (full days, M-F) to learn the Stepping Stones curriculum and prevention intervention
▪ Have knowledge of Recruitment strategies and be able to recruitment of participants, door to door and via networking at community level, etc.
▪ Understand what demand creation is and be able to do demand creation activities
▪ Reside in the Region A,C,D,E,G and willing to travel within sub-districts
▪ Implementing the Stepping Stones curriculum with out of school girls and aged 15-19 years; 20 to 24 year old females and the partners of the aforementioned girls aged 20 to 49 years in their own communities and facilitate group training sessions
▪ Be an ambassador for the DREAMS programme, NACOSA and woman and children’s rights
▪ Contribute to the development of a comprehensive referral network of prevention and aftercare resources and providers i.e. socio-economic, medical, legal, etc.
▪ Conduct and collect basic M&E data from participants
▪ Liaise with local child safety, gender-based violence organizations, stakeholders, government sources, other DREAMS partners and schools to ensure active linkages and layering of services.

Requirements
▪ A Matric Certificate (preferred, but not required)
▪ Currently trained in Stepping Stones evidence based intervention (Preferred)
▪ Practical experience working with group-facilitation (advantageous)
▪ Practical experience working within gender based violence programmes (advantageous)
▪ Read, write, and speak in two official South African languages, of which one must be English
▪ Good presentation, communication and inter-personal skills
▪ Proven strong leadership and ambassadorial skills
▪ The ability to think critically
▪ A valid driver’s license (Advantageous)

Personal Competencies
▪ Passionate about the rights of woman and children
▪ Proven ability to work independently and as part of a team
▪ Demonstrate sensitivity, respect, honesty and maturity in interactions