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Part-Time Jobs – Advocacy Associate – International Youth Alliance For Family Planning (Iyafp)

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This is a Full-time position in Kampala posted September 13, 2021.

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Job Title:    Advocacy Associate Part-time Jobs
Organisation: International Youth Alliance for Family Planning IYAFP

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
About US:
International Youth Alliance for Family Planning IYAFP is a youth-led organization committed to supporting leadership to sustain ongoing advocacy on implementation of existing family planning FP policies; build on accountability focused strategies and deepen community networks for youth friendly service YFS. Activities under SEDA will build on successes such as the realization of policy impact, and growing a network of youth community advocates with decision makers who support YFS and FP.
Job Summary:  We are recruiting an Advocacy Associate for IYAFP’s Sustaining Evidence-Driven Advocacy SEDA projects in Kampala, Uganda. SEDA succeeds the Empowering Evidence-Driven Advocacy EEDA project, which was an initiative designed to assess the implementation of policies related to youth-friendly FP services and their full impact on young people’s access in 5 countries, Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Kenya, Nigeria, and Uganda.
Applicants should ideally be under 30 years of age, and have experience with advocacy and experience working in family planning and with youth-led organizations. Kampala residence preferred!
 
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Be one of 4 youth in-country selected by IYAFP to serve as leads for advocacy activities per objective.
Form and lead advocacy team towards implementation of the work plan for the advocacy objective.
Attend and facilitate meetings and commit to reporting, accountability monitoring and evaluation processes.
Prepare for and attend meetings on bi-weekly at minimum basis with the Country
During the meetings, you will provide updates, timely coordinate dissemination of available resources and request any support that will further the advocacy objective.
Attend all trainings, workshops, conferences, Regional Learning Network sessions, expert speaker series etc.
Be present for all convenings that are a part of the team’s work plan as activities to further objectives; be it with stakeholders, decision makers, government officials, team members, technical committees, partners and or working groups.
Commit to administrative tasks and critical deadlines towards financial accountability.
Respond and support reporting, monitoring and evaluation processes to ensure successes within the project are measured, and challenges are met with high capacity.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The applicant must hold an Undergraduate/college degree required; Bachelor’s degree preferred in public health or a closely related field.
At least two years of experience in advocacy, public health and working in Kampala;
Preferred demonstrable experience working with stakeholders, particularly Ministry of Health.
Strong communication and writing skills.
Demonstrated experience working with youth and in family planning and/or sexual and reproductive health in diverse settings, including the facilitation of activities with youth.
Demonstrated passion for family planning and sexual and reproductive health and rights.
Strong advocacy work fundamentals and foundation in family planning and Youth friendly Services.
Demonstrable commitment to high-integrity, intersectional, and non-tokenistic advocacy and/or youth work.
 
Desired:
You have experience with the SEDA project- the google contraceptive map
You have a strong grasp over the English Language reading, writing & speaking.
You have regular internet access with good bandwidth.
You are willing to commit to advocacy activities taking place in person IYAFP will support the candidate with PPE and hold regular consultations
You have a passport for potential local/regional/ international travel.
You are committed to being responsive, in regular communication with the Country Manager.
You are committed to all administrative tasks submitting timesheets, expense sheets etc.
Commitment & Pay: This position would require you to onboard in August, and be available for 24 hours per month at $13 per hour through December 2021.
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