FGM Support Services Volunteer: AAF-V023

 

AAF is looking for a highly motivated, organised and experienced volunteer to offer culturally appropriate support and advice services for African women and girls who are victims and survivors of harmful cultural practices.

Are you flexible and have experience of working within a multi-disciplinary setting, delivering culturally appropriate advice and casework support for women, girls and their families, in an empowering way that ensures they remain in control of decisions affecting their lives?

Do you posses an understanding of issues facing women and girls from communities that practice or are affected by FGM?

Are you motivated and able to communicate verbally to a number of different audiences in a confident manner and to implement appropriate programmes and activities on sexual health and FGM?

Among other duties, you will be expected to support and empower victims and survivors of harmful cultural practices assisting beneficiaries to achieve long-term independence and self-sustainability. You will also assist in planning creative and innovative responses to families’ needs and keep high quality records and assists with the preparation of reports.

The selected candidate must exhibit high standards of professionalism, dedication and commitment to achieving the best outcomes the women and girls we work with. In return AAF will offer you excellent volunteering experience, relevant training and support needed to perform your role effectively and as conveniently as possible and in so doing making a difference to the lives of these women and girls.

AAF is committed to creating an inclusive work and volunteering environment, that reflects our diversities and unique characteristics of the beneficiaries we work with. AAF is an equal opportunities employer and operates a transparent and fair recruitment processes.

AAF takes seriously the safety and well-being of all children, young people and adults, and applicants will need to demonstrate an understanding of and commitment to best safeguarding practice. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS Checks.

Interested are invited to submit their application form and CV along with a cover letter to info [at]africadvocacy.org

All applications should reach us NOT later than Sept 20, 2019. We will acknowledge all; applications but will provide feedback only to shortlisted candidates.

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