Volunteer – Health and HIV Services Officer (1 Position), Reaching the Unreached Tanzania (RUT) June, 2018


REACHING THE UNRECHED TANZANIA (RUT) is a national, non-profit Organization (NGO) whose mission is “to Support the community in attaining better health, fight against gender and children violence through community-based programs and interventions”. RUT works in the community to implement public health projects in the areas of Reproductive, Maternal Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health, Nutrition, HIV/AIDS, Gender Based Violence (GBV), Violence against Children (VAC), Community Based Rehabilitation and Climate Change. RUT has its headquarters in Dodoma region, where currently its projects are implemented.

RUT seeks to provide young Tanzanians with a unique opportunity to take a front seat in supporting and helping local community to address public health problems, develop crucial skills and grow through volunteer positions. In line with that, RUT is about to initiate four projects in Dodoma region from June 2018 that will depend much on volunteers for implementation. To serve the purpose of such projects RUT is pleased to announce 5 volunteer positions:

POSITIONS SUMMARY: The announced positions need volunteers with strong work commitment, no any specific work experience is needed for one to qualify. A volunteer shall be aged between 18-30 years old. The opportunity will provide volunteer with exposure to hands on skills in demonstrating results and impact of evidence based interventions. Volunteer applicant should be ready to work with no payment. Applicants living in Dodoma Town are encouraged to apply.

Position Title: Volunteer – Health and HIV Services Officer (1 Position)
Location: Dodoma region Report to: HIV/AIDS Program Coordinator

Essential Roles and Responsibilities:
• Represent RUT and coordinate with the Council Health Management Team regarding HIV and health related activities
• Schedule quarterly Sexual Reproductive Health Education outreaches to youths and organize HTC outreaches for adolescents with high risk behaviours
• Document lessons learned and best practices for experience sharing
• Coordinate mobilization activities for key and priority populations and work with health teams to provide a standard package of HIV prevention services
• Work closely with CHMTs/ CHW in ensuring Community program is implemented in accordance with the national guideline
• Prepare quarterly, semi-annually and annually narrative reports to be submitted to key stakeholders
• In collaboration with the Monitoring and Evaluation team ensure that data collected is accurate and valid and captures process and outcome indicators
• Coordinates and networks with other HIV/AIDS implementing partners
• Perform any other relevant duties as assigned by the Project Coordinator.

Minimum Skills and Qualifications
• At least Advance diploma in Social Sciences or medical disciplines
• Knowledge of HIV/AIDS
• Excellent written and oral communication skills in Kiswahili and English
• Demonstrated leadership and team-building skills
• Ability to efficiently manage time and multiple responsibilities
• Computer proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint



If you believe you meet criteria given above and interested in the vacancies, please submit your application letter and CV combined in as one document describing why you are the right candidate for the position, indicate position you are applying for, and daytime telephone contact. You should also submit your academic certificates or transcripts in the same email.

All applications should be directed to Email: [email protected]
Subject line of the email should specify the position applied for.

Deadline for applications is: 8th June, 2018 at 16:00hrs. (Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted)

RUT is an equal opportunity employer; Women and People with disability are encouraged to apply.

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