Adolescent Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights project officer – VSO Rwanda

Location: Nyagatare, Rwanda
Salary: To be advised
Contract type: Fixed Term
Contract length: 6 months
Full Time: 35 hours per week
Application Closing Date: 12 Oct 2019
Interview date: As soon as possible.
Start date: TBA


VSO is the world’s leading international development organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty. Working in 24 countries around the world, our unique role in international development is to place committed volunteers with carefully selected organisations where their skills can have the greatest impact. Our extraordinary volunteers live and work in some of the world’s poorest communities. Sharing their unique skills and experience to generate new ideas and new ways of doing things, helping the communities they work in lift themselves out of poverty. We’re not about delivering quick fixes, but instead we focus on long-lasting, sustainable change, that will impact generations to come. Join us and help us work towards our vision of a world without poverty.

Role overview

VSO Rwanda is looking for a dynamic young person to fill this position. A suitable candidate must be a deaf young deaf graduate person who lead mobilization activities among deaf adolescents, support their families and link the Target population to SRHR service provision. He or she will mentor service providers on sign language as well as adolescents themselves to ensure quality provision of SRHR services.

Skills, qualifications and experience

Competencies and Behaviour

At VSO we believe progress is only possible by working together. Whether you want to join us as an employee, or as a volunteer working in your own country, overseas or online, our selection process includes an assessment based on these core competencies:

• Ability to be open minded and respectful
• Ability to be resilient and adaptive to new situations
• Ability to facilitate positive change and build sustainable working relationships
• Ability to seek and share knowledge

Equal Opportunities

VSO promotes equal opportunities and values a diverse workforce.

VSO reserves the right to close this job early if we receive a sufficient number of applications.

If you’re interested in applying for this role, please download the job description for more information.

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VSO has zero tolerance of abuse and exploitation of vulnerable people. We expect all our employees/volunteers to ensure we protect children, young people and vulnerable adults from harm and abide by our safeguarding policy (PDF).


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