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Field Assistant

Planned Parenthood Association of Ghana (PPAG)

The Planned Parenthood Association of Ghana (PPAG), an NGO working in the field of Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR), in close collaboration with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), the United Nations Sexual and Reproductive Health Agency with a mission to deliver a world where every pregnancy is wanted, every childbirth is safe and every young persons potential is fulfilled, hereby invites result-oriented and committed persons to apply for the following vacant positions

Project Duration: Nine (9) Months
Position: Field Assistants (7)
Report To: Project Officer

Locations:
Cape Coast (Central Region) - Child Marriage
Keea (Central Region) - Child Marriage, Adolescent Girls Empowerment
Ahanta West (Western Region) - Adolescent Girls Empowerment
Kumasi Metro (Ashanti Region) - Child Marriage, Adolescent Girls Empowerment
Bongo (Upper East) - Adolescent Girls Empowerment
Wa (Upper West) - Child Marriage
Sagnerigu (Nothern Region) - Child Marriage

Job Purpose:
To support Field Activity Implementation in the areas of Child Marriage and Adolescent Girls Empowerment

Key Responsibilities:
Identify and engage key community actors and institutions towards enlisting their support for the empowerment of adolescent girls and elimination of child marriages
Conduct community entry to mobilize community members and solicit their support for the implementing community based activities
Engage community actors to select adolescent volunteers to be trained as CSE facilitators and peer group leaders to facilitate CSE, Sistas activities, and SGBV activities
Identify and partner with SRHR service delivery facilities for the delivery of adolescent and youth friendly SRHR service through outreaches and within clinics
Support youth volunteers to conduct various community levels education and awareness creation activities and campaigns towards reducing child marriage and promoting adolescent girls empowerment
Form and operate Young & Wise Clubs for both in-and-out of school adolescents, especially girls
Mobilize adolescent girls to participate in various SRHR activities including livelihood development sessions and CSE session in community spaces
Identify and mobilize adolescent pregnant and parenting teens to access antenatal and postnatal service including post-partum contraception

Educational Requirements & Qualifications

Community Health Nurses certificate holders with at least 1-year experience or national service with fieldwork experience
Diploma in Social Work holders with at least 1-year experience or National Service with fieldwork experience
SHS Graduates with at least 3 years working experience in field work

The Person Must:
Have very good communication and report writing skills
Be honest, transparent, reliable and duty-conscious
Have high sense of responsibility, humor, be non- judgmental and able to take initiatives
Be a team player and self-motivated
Be able to work for long hours
Have excellent human relationship skills and be youth friendly.
Have the ability to source for information and initiate innovative strategies for enhanced performance
Be able to work with little or no supervision
Be able to travel at short notice

Contact address

The Search Committee
Planned Parenthood Association of Ghana (PPAG)
P.O. Box AN 5756, Accra-North
OR Drop in at: PPAG Head Office, Latebiokorshie, Nasia Road

How to apply

Apply by email

Job Information

    • Full Time
    • Diploma
    • 1 Year or Less
    • Office & Admin
    • Greater Accra
    • As Listed
    • recruitment@ppag-gh.org
    • 17-April-2019
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