Wednesday, 30 April 2014

OVC Focal Person Careers at Pamoja Tuwalee Program

Job Title: OVC Focal Person

Employer: Pamoja Tuwalee Program

Duty Station: Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania

Application Deadline: 3rd May 2014


Provide guidance for the overall OVC care and support activities. Responsible for coordinating the design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation OVC activities as well as ensuring that all recommendations related to OVC activities resulting from project audits, interim evaluations / reviews, supportive monitoring visits by Pamoja Tuwalee Regional and headquarter staff as well as your project coordinator are actioned / implemented accordingly.
Ensure that National standards, policies and guidelines on OVC care and support are implemented and understood by all volunteers through meetings, trainings and supportive supervision
Collaborate and network with district government departments of Social Welfare, Health, DACC’s office and others in such a way that Pamoja Tuwalee plans are incorporated into the District plans.
In collaboration with the project coordinator and other staff, establish effective networks and partnerships with other institutions and organizations within the District with interventions that complement and enhance OVC activities.
Document all lessons learned during the implementation of OVC activities in Pamoja Tuwalee program and share them with the project coordinator for further reporting to Pamoja Tuwalee office
Provide supportive supervision and mentoring to the volunteers during the implementation of planned OVC activities
Perform any other task assigned to you within the context of the evolving needs of Pamoja Tuwalee Program
Person Specifications


Diploma/Bachelor  in social work, community development, teaching or relater field


At least 2 years MVC experience.


Diploma/Bachelor  in social work, community development, teaching or relater field
Experience of working with children at the local level at least for one year
Interest of working with stressed children
Spoken and written English. Swahili is a must
Understanding of OVC issues and how they relate to HIV/AIDS
Computer skills in other computer packages such as MS Office Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Access
Ability to work under pressure and to meet deadline
Honest and possessing a high level of integrity

How to apply:

A cover letter illustrating your suitability for the position against the listed requirements.
A detailed curriculum vitae showing contact address, email, and day-time mobile phone number(s) and three (3) referees, ONE being your last employer.
ONLY copies of academic and professional certificates.
All applications should be sent to:
Secretary General
Diocese of Mahenge
P. O. Box 102
Email: (copy

Applications will be considered valid if sent/received before 17.00, 3rd May, 2014.

Please note that only short-listed applicants meeting the above requirements will be contacted