Youth Representative – Pangaea Zimbabwe Aids Trust.

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Deadline: 11 February 2022 (COB)
Location: Harare

Job summary
The MOSAIC Youth representative will provide support around youth/gender program outputs to strengthen the project. She will be based in Harare and will represent youth voices as part of the MOSAIC consortium. She is expected to attend consortium wide YAB meetings and contribute across MOSAIC workstreams illuminating the voices of Zimbabwean youths. She will report to the Project Lead and Deputy Project Lead.

Duration
March 2022 to December 2022, renewable on an annual basis upon satisfactory performance and availability of funding.

Duties and responsibilities
Actively participate on the MOSAIC Youth Advisory Committee to review progress toward project goals as a way of promoting accountability to end users / advocates;
Support the development of the terms of reference for the YAC in Year 1;
Provide feedback on selected youth / gender outputs (such as the Gender / Youth Strategy);
Help inform work plan development;
Serve as a platform for cross-country learning among young people;
Attend regular meetings of the MOSAIC Gender / Youth Team;
Sharing their insights on both successes and failures to advance collective learning;
Consult with other AGYW to feed into relevant MOSAIC activities and processes;
Provide summary reports based on activities conducted / participated in.

Key competencies
Minimum of 3 Ordinary level subjects with a grade C or better;
Prior experience as a HIV prevention, ambassador, PrEP champion, PrEP trial participant, or PrEP advocate an added advantage;
Knowledge of HIV prevention and sexual reproductive health issues;
Knowledge of relevant HIV prevention policies and procedures an added advantage;
Good communication and interpersonal skills (verbal and written);
Ability to work as part of a team;
Computer literacy an added advantage;
Willing to learn;
Must be between the age of 18 and 24;
Knowledge and understanding of the local language;
Understanding the local socio-cultural norms of the community;
Ability to use electronic devices.

To apply
Interested candidates should submit the following: A 3-minute video addressing the following questions: Tell us about yourself?; Why is HIV prevention important for adolescent girls and young women?; How would you convince Ministry of Health and Child Care to introduce new HIV prevention options?; How would you convince parents and guardians that HIV prevention is important for adolescent girls and young women? A CV and relevant copies of certificates clearly stating the position being applied for in the subject section of the email to admin@pzat.org Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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