Monitoring and Evaluation Officers at EGPAF (The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation )

Description
Roles Summary
The Community Engagement Officer will work as a key regional cross cutting member of EGPAF’s
technical team, coordinating and providing technical assistance to respective regions councils`
facilities and communities to maximize comprehensive health services uptake, strengthening
referral and linkages across service areas and retention into continuum of care for improved
quality of life of clients and communities at large.

He/she will be working close collaboration with EGPAF councils project coordinators across the
supported regions, the councils community development officers, home based care coordinators,
community health workers coordinators, councils HIV/AIDS coordinators, social welfare officers
and other community stakeholders including IPs, CSO and CBOs to support implementation,
supervision and monitoring of community activities that will increase access to health services at
the community including strengthen linkages, referral systems, and client tracking and
implementing community care models to improve access and retention into continuum of care.
Under the supervision of Senior Manager - Community Engagement and support from ECD
coordinator, the CE Officer will work closely with councils project coordinators, to provide
technical assistance to councils community stakeholders in implementation of ECD, HIV, TB and
Family planning, Nutrition activities in the supported program regions, Councils and health
facilities.

Essential Duties and Key Responsibilities
Coordination Community Engagement Activities in EGPAF supported Regions and Councils
 Work closely with the councils project coordinators and ECD Coordinator to ensure all
community based supported priority areas are captured in the annual and quarterly work plans
 Ensure adequate integration of facilities and community based activities that will increase
identification, enrolment & retention of clients in provided services (developmental delays,
malnutrition, HTS, PMTCT/EID, ART, TB and family planning).
 He/ she will work closely with Facilities & Community actors (CSO/FBO, support groups and
CHW) in project regions to coordinate facility community based treatment supportive activities
that increase access & demand of health services provided at health facility and community
level such as ECD, ART, PMTCT, Family Planning, Adolescents and youth friendly services,
Nutrition, TB and gender services.
 Work with regional managers, councils project coordinators, ECD coordinator and officers to
facilitate networks and linkages between the sub-grantees with potential organizations that
are involved in supporting PLHAs (in counseling, child disability, nutrition and income
generating programs) in the projects’ facilities catchment areas for referral and linkages of
clients

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 Guide implementation being done by community HBC and CHWs services focal person at
regional, district and facility levels on planning, implementation and reporting of the
community engagement activities ensuring increased awareness of ECD services, HIV testing,
referral, enrolment and retention.
 In collaboration with CHMT, engage community actors to support health facilities to improve
community based treatment supportive services to improve treatment adherence and clinic
attendance. This includes using opportunity through ECD activities to facilitate testing and
adherence.
 Work with Coordinators (CHAC, DCBHSC, Supervisors, active CSO) to coordinate the CHW and
lay counselors effort to attain maximum output through their community based activities
Capacity building, supervision and Monitoring of Community engagement implementation
 In collaboration with CPCs, oversee and support CHMTs to implement community based
programs activities to enable clients’ particularly vulnerable population access ECD, HIV, TB
and Family planning services through demand creation campaigns
 Build the capacity of CHMTs in the development of work plans, and council budgets and
monitor implementation of planned activities through health facilities
 Conduct trainings for community volunteers (CHWs, lay counselors, Home based care
providers, home based care supervisors) in the project areas like Care for Child Development
(CCD), HIV community family Planning, TB and home based HIV testing services.
 Build capacity of health facilities staff and CHW to improve treatment adherence and
Psychosocial Support Counseling and provision of PHDP1 package for clients quality of life and
retention on services
 Provide TA to Health facility staff and CHW to strengthen paper based management referrals
system which include proper filling of referral forms, monitoring of returned referral forms
and keeping records appropriately
 With the support from the coordinator-community linkages; ensure planned trainings and
workshops or meetings for community stakeholders (lay counselors, CHW, Treatment
adherence counselors, CBHS Coordinators/supervisors, Local leaders, CSOs, community
members etc) in the project areas are well coordinated and implemented in high quality and
follow up is made for expected output or outcome
Documentation, reporting and sharing
 With the support from SMCE, she/he will coordinate the Stakeholders inventory list and
contacts and update from time to time (this include CHW, Lay Counselors, Support groups,
CSO, CHMT etc)
 Ensure project teams and partners are capable of documenting and compiling monthly,
quarterly or semiannual and annual community engagement activities
 Support the data collection, recording and reporting by volunteers using the appropriate
formats and submitted reports at the site;
 Compile monthly and quarterly report on community based health services
 Share experiences of implementing community based activities with other EGPAF staffs and
other partners;
 Document for sharing best practices in form of case studies, success stories, abstracts, video
clips and experiences from implemented community linkages innovative interventions and
activities both internally and externally to the councils, ministry, development partners and
donors 7 Representation and other
 Liaise with projects and other organization implementing community based services for
information sharing to further improve planning for facility and community linkages and
referral systems
 Travel up to 50% in supporting community based activities implementation and
representation to relevant meetings, workshop and conferences as much as required by the
projects
 Represent the organization in different collaboration meetings between the government and
other CBOs and NGOs that focus on strengthening continuum of care in the community
 Undertake any other relevant duties as assigned by the direct supervisor or senior
management team.

HOW TO APPLY
EGPAF is an equal opportunities employer and the position is open to all. Qualified candidates
should submit a CV, cover letter and relevant certificates explaining how the experience detailed
in the CV will contribute to the requirements of the position and references to EGPAF.
Submissions to be sent to:

The Senior Human Resource Manager,
Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric Aids Foundation,
P.O. BOX 1628,
395 Ursino Park, Mwaikibaki Road, Morocco
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

Or e-mail: recruitment.tanzania@pedaids.org

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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