Field Officer

  • Full time
  • Hwange
  • @Musasa Project posted 4 weeks ago
  • Posted : 19 April 2024 -Accepting applications

Vacancy Details

  • Career Level Qualified / Experienced
  • Experience 1 Year
  • What we do NGO / NPO & Charity
  • Qualifications Diploma level
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Job Description

Musasa is a national NGO that has been working since 1988 to combat gender-based violence against women and girls in Zimbabwe.

With a focus on prevention, protection, and support services, Musasa aims to raise awareness and provide direct assistance to survivors of gender-based violence. As a reputable organization in the sector, Musasa is committed to creating a safer and equal society.

Musasa is looking for a compassionate and dedicated Field Officer to join our dynamic team in Hwange. As a Field Officer, you will play a crucial role in the implementation of the CERF project, working closely with survivors of gender-based violence and facilitating community dialogue.

This position offers an opportunity to make a meaningful impact and contribute to the fight against gender-based violence in Zimbabwe. Remuneration and benefits will be discussed during the interview process.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Support the Program Officer in developing and implementing the CERF project.
  • Engage in day-to-day interaction with survivors of Gender-Based Violence, ensuring proper case follow-up and management.
  • Conduct group and individual dialogue sessions in communities affected by gender-based violence.
  • Coordinate with partners and stakeholders involved in the GBV referral system, disseminating information about available services to surrounding communities.
  • Participate in outreach and demand creation activities to raise awareness about available GBV response services.
  • Attend district meetings and contribute to relevant discussions.
  • Collaborate with other partners in the district, providing support with report writing.
  • Maintain accurate records and documentation related to field activities.
  • Stay up-to-date with new developments, research, and best practices in the field of gender-based violence prevention and support.
  • Uphold the safeguarding policy of Musasa and ensure the personal dignity and rights of beneficiaries are protected.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Diploma in Counselling or a degree in Social Work, or any related social science degree.
  • An additional qualification in Development Studies would be advantageous.
  • Minimum of 1-year experience in a similar role.
  • Proficiency in using Microsoft Office suite.
  • Ability to quickly grasp new topics, issues, and disciplines.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with partners and stakeholders.

To Apply, please submit your application letter and CV, along with three (3) traceable references no later than 23 April 2024.

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