Community Health Promotion / Education Officer – Médecins Sans Frontières

MSF is Médecins Sans Frontières /Doctors Without Borders (MSF) is an international independent humanitarian medical organization which aims to deliver emergency aid to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics, natural disasters and exclusion from healthcare, offering assistance to people based on need, irrespective of race, religion, gender or political affiliation and whose actions are guided by medical ethics and the principles of neutrality and impartiality as stated out in the MSF Charter.

Médecins Sans Frontières are now seeking for its Banten Project a highly qualified candidate to fill in the position of: Community Health Promotion/Education Officer – Labuan Based

Main Responsibility
Implement Health Promotion/IEC activities with adolescents in health facility, schools, community and the local population to raise their knowledge and skills on relevant medical topics related to adolescent health.
Identify and/or encourage community (youth) groups that can assist in the IEC programs.
Identify and analyzed community health gaps and health seeking behavior.
Ensuring that MSF youth corner give proper IEC materials to the adolescent.
Ensuring timely referral to the health facility for health needs.

Tasks and responsibilities
Inform patients and communities about MSF and services it provides.
Deliver information to the patients and community on adolescent health topics.
Implement IEC activities on health and awareness (sessions in schools, health centers, community and youth corner) under the indications and supervision of the MAM.
Under the guide of the MAM, assess the impact of activities (with questions, verifications and behaviors observations), and report problems, success and constraints to him/her.
Collect all type of information related to specific health and living conditions of the population, in particular to identify the most vulnerable populations to target.
Report to MAM: activities, problems mets, strengths and constraints.
Establish and maintain contacts with social partners, village leaders, including local community groups that can provide answers to social problems.
Actively participate in creation of any new and innovative material needed for the activities of information, education and communication.

Education level in public health, social science, social communication, or teaching
Desirable experience in Community Mobilization and/or Community Field Work
Desirable two years previous experience in community work in the field and/or in a humanitarian agencies or other NGOs

Knowledge of other local language is desirable (aside from Bahasa Indonesia) and Basic Proficiency in English is a must

Essential computer literacy (word, excel and internet)
Stress Management

How to apply
Please send your application : Cover Letter, Updated Curriculum Vitae including name, addresses, email address & phone number of 3 (three) referents to Human Resource – MSF Indonesia via email : and should indicate “Application for CHP” on the email subject.

Applications will be considered until 3 December, 2017 Please note that only short-listed applicants meeting the above requirements will be contacted.

MSF is a civil society initiative that brings together individuals committed to the assistance of other human beings in crisis. As such MSF is by choice an association.
Each individual working with MSF does it out of conviction and is ready to uphold the values and principles of MSF.

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