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ADVOCACY OFFICER, VHEMBE DISTRICT x 2

Posted 1 week ago

CHoiCe Trust, a Non-Profit organisation operating in Limpopo Province, is seeking a Social Auxiliary
Worker, will be responsible for supporting with addressing the structural aspects of HIV vulnerability for
men who have sex with men (MSM). This includes advocacy and engagement with stakeholders in the
area, including the provision of training and sensitisation sessions. He or she will also be required to
support with campaigns around stigma and discrimination as well as ensuring the promotion of human
rights for the targeted beneficiaries. The Advocacy Officer will also be required to support with the
psychosocial needs of beneficiaries on a referral basis and to provide general support to the
implementation team.

Role Requirements:
The appointed individual is expected to have the following experience and qualifications:

  • Social work or social auxiliary work degree / diploma
  • Minimum two years’ experience in human rights in the public health or HIV field
  • Experience in conducting and facilitating trainings
  • Demonstrate strong professional attitude and behaviour at all times
  • Experience in working with MSM or other key population groups would be advantageous
  • Be able to work independently without supervision
  • Be computer literate
  • Have strong language skills, including English and at least one local language
  • Proof of COVID 19 vaccination

The Advocacy Officer must be able to work independently, have excellent communication skills, be detail-
oriented, well organised and deadline driven. The individual must have tenacity, patience, passion for

working with people, be accurate and precise. They must be able to work towards set targets and have a
passion for working with men having sex with men (MSM).
Responsibilities include:

  • Implementation of quality services
  • Support to structural team
  • Monitoring and Reporting
  • General support
  • Interested candidates are to forward their CV and a motivational letter stating their salary expectation
    (with no certificates) for attention:
    The Human Resources Officer e-mail: recruitment@choicetrust.co.za
    Please note that applications without motivation letters stating salary expectations will not be
    considered.
    CLOSING DATE: WEDNESDAY, 16th September 2022
    For more information on CHoiCe Trust see: www.choicetrust.org.za
    Persons from amongst the targeted population (MSM) are invited to apply.
    Persons with disabilities are also invited to apply.
    Preference will be given to suitably qualified candidates from the designated groups in line with the provisions of the
    Employment Equity Act, No 55 of 1998 (and any amendments thereto), the relevant internal recruitment policy as
    well as the organization’s employment equity plan.

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