Closing date: Monday, 4 April 2016
National UN Volunteer
Advertised on behalf of : United Nations Volunteers
Location : Dar es Salaam, TANZANIA
Application Deadline : 04-Apr-16
Type of Contract : UNV
Post Level : UNV
Languages Required : English
Starting Date : (date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
Duration of Initial Contract : One Year Renewable
Expected Duration of Assignment : One Year Reneawable
AMICAALL Tanzania operates in United Republic of Tanzania (URT), in 24 cities and municipalities and 10 new members (district/ town councils). The headquarters is in Dar es Salaam city and its office is at the City Council of Dar es Salaam one of the founder member.
The UNV with Programme Officer position will be working at the head office.
Key strategies and activities of AMICAALL include the following
  • Advocacy for legislation aimed at enhancing an effective HIV response at all levels of city, Municipality as well as ensuring accountability for its implementation and to ensure that all advocacy activities are human rights and gender responsive;
  • Ensure involvement of key population (CSW, MSM, IDUs) in HIV prevention interventions, sexual and gender based violence reduction;
  • Promotion of right based and gender responsive approach in HIV campaigns and programming by high level leaders, key stakeholders and partners to address stigma, denial and discrimination at all levels and sectors of society;
  • Build technical capacity of Councils, CSOs and Private sectors to implement work place programmes as well as Community interventions;
  • Strengthen lower level structures (multisecoral AIDS Committees) for planning and coordination of the multi sectoral HIV and AIDS response at the local level;
  • Forge sustainable partnerships and collaboration at national, regional and International levels to promote HIV and AIDS response in cities and municipal councils;
  • Support effective Monitoring and Evaluation to track progress towards attainment of the desired results and impact on Multi sectoral HIV and AIDS initiatives;
  • Build strength, creativity and determination of City/Municipality/ Communities to find their own solutions to reduce their vulnerability to HIV and AIDS;
  • Strengthening of AMICAALL secretariat by providing the necessary and appropriate financial, human and physical resources for the implementation of the strategic plan through combined, coordinated and sustained efforts;
  • Host Agency: UNAIDS (based at AMICAALL).