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UYAHF Change Champion

Location:  Uganda

Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: 18 December 2020

Hiring Organization  Uganda Youth and Adolescents Health Forum

Are you a young person of 15 – 26 years?
Are you passionate, dynamic, enthusiastic, energetic and passionate about creating positive change in your community?
Would you like to meet likely minded young people who are committed to bring about positive change in communities through:
• Advocating for increased demand, access and uptake for sexual reproductive health services
• Challenging negative social norms that undermine the dignity of women and girl and increase their risk to sexual and gender-based violence
• Taking action to end sexual and gender-based violence including; elimination of harmful cultural practices like; early child marriages, female genital mutilation
• Challenging stigma and demystifying myths and misconceptions on family planning
• and, advocating for an end to HIV by promoting adoption of safe sexual behaviors like; condom use, faithfulness on one partner, and respect for young people living?
Well, if you are committed to any of the above and you hail from Eastern Region (particularly from Busoga, Bukedi and Teso Sub-regions), we are looking for you to be a UYAHF Change Champion! .

Who are our Change Champions and What do they do?
• Change Champions are dynamic, enthusiastic and passionate young people who are committed to taking action that can bring about positive change as described above.
• Change champions must be between 15 – 26 years and must be willing to explore new ideas, learn, share experiences and take part in key actions geared towards advancing young people’s demand, access and uptake of comprehensive, integrated and quality sexual reproductive health services and information like; family planning, maternal and child health services, sexuality education, HIV testing counselling and treatment, HIV prevention activities like condom use, testing and treatment of STIs, cervical and breast cancer screening.
• Change champions also undertake community and policy level interventions that are geared towards preventing and managing sexual and gender-based violence including; elimination of harmful cultural practices like; child marriages, female genital mutilation among others.
• Change champions engage their fellow peers in demystifying stigma, myths and misconceptions around family planning, HIV, gender equality and offer themselves to be change agents and sources of correct information and referral points for SRHR and SGBV services.
• As a UYAHF change champion, you automatically become a member of the UYAHF Youth Hub!

Job Skills: Not Specified

What is the Youth Hub?
The Youth Hub is a dynamic, free and safe virtual and physical space for recreation, dialogue, skilling and learning. At the Youth Hub, we have fun, we play, we lough, we dialogue, we learn, we share experiences, we eat, dance, sing, watch movies, watch soccer, play games (board games, sports games) and we undertake activities in our communities that can bring about positive change as described above.
The Youth Hub also has a space for providing psychosocial support services for victims of sexual and gender-based violence. The Youth Hub is linked to the UYAHF Adolescents Health Clinic where young people access quality and confidential youth friendly sexual reproductive health services and information.
What’s even cooler at the youth hub is that we provide access to free wifi, we offer entrepreneurship and skills development programs like training in: fashion and design, bakery and confectionary, hair dressing, computer skills training among others.

Job Education: Not Specified

Job Experience: Not Specified

Application procedure

Feel like this suits you? Become a CHANGE CHAMPION!
It is very simple to become a change champion. All you have to do is download the membership application OR complete the Google Form below and our team will review all submissions. Successful applicants will be notified through either an email, phone call or WhatsApp (so make sure to fill in your details correctly!)
To apply, please download the form: Change Champion (Eastern) Application Form
Then, save the document as YOUR NAME and CHANGE CHAMPION APPLICATION and send the completed form to:  
OR To apply, please complete the Google
If you prefer a hard copy of the membership application form, please visit our office on the following address: Half london suburb, plot 20, bubilabi lane, somelo cell in namatal ward, mbale city. for more information, please call: +256 752 722 842
There is no deadline for this application. applications are welcome year-round! It is very important to note, when you become a registered Change Champion, then you qualify to be a member of the youth hub and you will have access to all the Youth Hub facilities!
UYAHF is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from persons with disabilities and from any background, tribe, race, gender or sexual orientation.

Date Posted: 2020-12-16