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Counsellors at a Non-governmental Organization – 96 Openings

  • Human Resources
  • Anywhere
  • Applications have closed
  • 1-2 years previous experience working with Key Population in HIV counseling and testing


Job Title: Counsellor

Locations:  Lagos, Oyo, Benue, Nasarawa, Kaduna, Kano, Taraba, Gombe, Abia, Anambra, Akwa Ibom and Rivers

Slots: 96 (8 positions per state)

Job Field: Human Resources

Duration of Engagement: 2 months maximum

Job Description

  • The Counsellor serves as the intermediary between the interviewer and the laboratorian during the data and blood sample collection process
  • The Counsellor positions are to be applied for by typology (FSW, MSM, PWID and TG).
  • S / he will be responsible for validating that the participant gave consent during contact with interviewer and the pre / post-counselling sessions.

Terms of Reference
The counsellor under the supervision of the IBBSS Field Supervision will carry out the following:

  • Validate that the participant gave consent at the point of contact with interviewer
  • Ensure that ethics are adhered to on the field and confidentiality of survey participants is protected
  • Directs participants to laboratorian for testing
  • Facilitate referrals of HIV positive Key Populations to OSS / KEY POPULATION friendly facilities for treatment and care services
  • Conduct pre and post HIV counseling for all participants who consent to the survey
  • May also serve as an interviewer if the need arises.

Qualifications / Experience

  • Relevant Degree or Diploma in Social Sciences, Sciences or Education or JCHEW / CHEW
  • 1-2 years previous experience working with Key Population in HIV counseling and testing
  • Good interpersonal skills and communication with consenting participants
  • Knowledge of the local dialect is also paramount
  • Resident in the selected state is strongly preferred.

Application Closing Date
31st August, 2020.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online