The Center for Clinical Care and Clinical Research is an indigenous, non-profit organization that promotes best practices in health care delivery, medical training and research using locally adapted models of health systems strengthening. CCCRN has established a formidable presence in Nigeria. With the headquarters in Federal Capital Territory and field offices in its operational states, CCCRN built a vast network of health and allied professional staff, partners and collaborators.
We are recruiting to fill the position of:
Job Title: Female IMsafer Instructor
Locations: (Ibesikpo Asutan, Oron and Essien Udium) Akwa Ibom
Slots: 16 Openings (4 per LGA)
Scope of Work
- The Integrated Child Health and Social Service Award ICHSSA 1 is a newly awarded five-year agreement by USAID, commenced on December 19, 2019. ICHSSA 1 is implemented by Center for Clinical Care and Research Nigeria (CCCRN) The project will ensure that Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC) are cared for and protected by their households, communities, and local and state government to reduce their vulnerability to HIV.
The project expected results is highlighted as follows:
- Households have increased access to basic services and care for OVC
- Communities ensure that OVC secure their rights
- Local and State Government deliver basic services, detect and respond to child rights violations
- Prioritized targeted services for specific OVC subpopulations delivered
CCCRN and its partner organizations intend to implement the IMsafer sexual violence prevention curriculum in Akwa Ibom State. IMpower is founded in Kenya, and implemented successfully across African and the United States, IMpower is a dual-gender program that teaches girls to set boundaries, stand up and defend themselves and boys to challenge rape culture, ask for consent and intervene in attack. Research has shown the IMpower program drops rape rates by 50%, which has led to endorsements from the World Health Organization, the CDC, UNICEF and the Global Partnership to End Violence Against Children.
- Center for Clinical Care and Clinical Research Nigeria is collaborating with No Means No Worldwide to implement IMsafer, the evidence based child safety and violence prevention program.
- IMsafer instructors are required to first go through an intensive 6-week training to learn the proven IMsafer system of violence prevention, intervention and recovery.
- During this training, instructors will master a 12-hour curriculum for females ages 9-14 that imparts mental, verbal and physical skills as well as feminist philosophy and human rights.
- They will be responsible for implementing the IMsafer curriculum with girls aged 9 – 14 in the prioritize communities and LGAs.
- Must be available to participate in 6-week training (two days in a week) to learn the IMsafer curriculum and prevention intervention. This will involve weekly travel and three nights over in Uyo for the duration of the training
- Work in a pair of two to implement the IMsafer curriculum with adolescent girls aged 9 – 14 years and maintain follow-up with participants of the groups
- Contribute to the development of a comprehensive referral network of prevention and after care resources and providers i.e. medical, legal, social
- Set up and maintain Survivors in recovery Anonymous (SIRA) meetings for survivors
- Conduct and collect basic M&E data from participants and report timely to CCCRN partner’s CBO.
- Liaise with local child safety, gender-based violence organizations, stakeholders, government sources and schools’
- Participates in monthly review meetings for all instructors
- Candidates should possess a minimum of an OND qualification.
- Female, ideally aged 19-30
- English Language – Must be proficient in English, specifically able to read and speak
- Knowledge of the local language and can use to communicate with the adolescent groups
- Available for 6-week training (2 days in week, Mondays & Thursdays) October 13 – November 19, 2020
- Available to implement IMsafer with adolescent girls from November 2020 through September, 2021
- Proficient in the use of computer, Microsoft suites (Misword, MS Excel and MS PowerPoint)
- These instructors must be resident in the above named LGAs of AkwaIbom State.
- Feminism – Commitment to feminist values and ideologies
- Gender-Based Violence – Familiarity with gender-based violence and its origins
- Reproductive Health – Knowledgeable about sexual and reproductive health • Group Facilitation – Comfortable leading or facilitating group learning
- Critical Thinking – Able to observe and synthesize the pros and cons of a situation and use learning to implement a best course of action
- Organizational – Able to juggle competing priorities, interests, trainings, schedules, timelines and work-related arrangements
- Tenacity – Able to not give up and find ways around, over, under, through
- Effective Communicator – Especially verbally
- Reliability – Excellent punctuality and consistency
- Coaching/teaching – in formal or informal settings
- Community organizing – for behavior change, social cause
- Social justice work – committed to equity and human rights
- Negotiating and storytelling skills – with youth and adults
- Survivor – knowledge of assault, abuse, childhood trauma
- Data collection/research – experience designing, organizing, conducting, analyzing and summarizing research
- Servant leadership – understanding the interplay of humility and leadership
Deadline: 9th September, 2020.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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