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Community Engagement Facilitators (CEF) – Mekdim Ethiopia National Association

Category:  Health Care
Location: Adama, Oromia
Career Level:  Senior Level (5+ years experience)
Salary:  Attractive based on new salary scale


Job Description


Mekdim Ethiopia National Association (MENA), is an indigenous non-governmental Organization working in the area of HIV/AIDS prevention, Care, treatment and Support services over the past 2 decades nationally. MENA is now in the process of recruiting employees for its new prospective “Family focused HIV prevention; Care and Treatment services project supported by USAID with partnership ISHDO. MENA invites Competent Candidates to apply for the following vacant position of Community Engagement Facilitators (CEF).

Major Duties/Job Summary: –

  • Conduct Community Based HIV Testing based on Clients’ preference
  • Conduct assisted and non assisted HIV Self-test for eligible clients at community.
  • Facilitate referral linkage from Community to Health facility and vice versa for ICT and OVC
  • He/She overseeing and supporting case management activities for PLHIV in the Community including recording and reporting using paper-based system which later migrates to Comm care application.
  • Build capacity of CWs/Volunteers through providing trainings, mentoring and close follow up.
  • Coordinate community stakeholders for effective communication on client’s referral and other services.
  • Establish and strengthening community ART Group (CAG) in the community

Gender: Female/Male (female candidates are encouraged to apply)

Term of Employment: One year with possible extension based on performance


No. of Vacant Positions: five (5)

Location: Adama, Oromia

Job Requirements

Job Requirements

Qualification:  BSc or Diploma in Nursing

Work experience: A minimum of (5 years for Diploma and 3 years for BSC) work experience (preferably in NGO) with similar Position.

Required skills:         

  • The Applicant should be computer literate (MS word, Excel and Access, etc.)
  • Excellent interpersonal and Communication skills
  • HIV Self-test and HIV testing training on new national algorism.
  • COC Certificate for level IV applicants.
  •  Professional registration and license from concerned health office
  • Basic (spoken and written) skill in English and Local Language
  • Ability to Coordinate and Support volunteers working in the Community
  •  Demonstrated Knowledge and Skill in HIV Counseling and testing; on PITC and ICT.
  • Experience in USAID HIV care and treatment activity is a plus

How to Apply

Interested Applicants should submit in person with non-returnable application together with CV and copies of credentials to MENA Adama Branch Office located at Hangatu kebele (14) around the old railway or thru e-mail address adamabranch@mekdimethiopia.org within 5 days of the first appearance of this announcement. For more information call to:  +251221118425 (Office).

Note: Use “Community Engagement Facilitators (CEF)” as the subject line of your email !

Note: Only successful candidates will be contacted for written exam and interview.

MENA have the right to cancel the announcement if there is a need to do so.


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