Wednesday, October 12, 2016

ARC,HIV Counselor Jobs in Rwanda

Job Opportunities
The overall goal of ARC’s program in Rwanda is to build increased resilience and self-reliance of communities affected by displacement and their host communities using innovation, social-entrepreneurship, co-creation and increased country ownership through continued protection, stronger economic empowerment, improved food security & nutrition,
and environmental protection.
ARC is looking for suitable Rwandan candidates to fill the positions below:
      HIV / AIDS Counselor (3)   
            RESPONSIBLE TO:  HIV Program Coordinator
            Site: Mahama Refugee Camp (2) Gihembe Refugee Camp (1)
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Counsel and test clients for HIV in VCT and PMTCT, and provide them with accurate information about the infection, current treatments, services, options and other resources,
  • Maintain current and accurate client records as directed, collect and report relevant data about services provided, and prepare statistical reports as required,
  • Develop and maintain an in-depth awareness of available HIV/AIDS treatment options, local resources and transmission prevention strategies,
  • Participate in training opportunities as required,
  • Maintain client confidentiality,
  • Organize home visits as needed,
  • Make monthly, quarterly and annual report of his/her activities,
  • Collaborate with other ARC departments, district hospital and MoH as necessary,                                                
  • A0 in Social sciences  or clinical psychology or general nursing with A2 Nursing  background,
  • Current counselling certification and at least 2 years of counselling experience in HIV services  (VCT, PMTCT or ARV services),
  • Knowledge and strong commitment to principles of counseling,Previous experience with Development or Relief Organisation in Complex emergency situations, including refugees, or community outreach,
  • Fluent in Kinyarwanda, English or French.
  • Spirit of teamwork is required.
  • Knowledge of computer skills is an advantage;
  • Ability to live and work in isolated areas in Rwanda
  • Being registered in council of health professionals
To apply for this position:
Please submit your application letter and curriculum vitae (3 pages maximum) by email to: or deliver them to ARC Country Head office in Kimihurura after Lemigo Hotel before Friday October 21st, 2016.
NB: Please apply only if you fulfill the requirements. Only selected candidates will be contacted.

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