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Grant Manager

NACOSA is looking for a suitably qualified candidate within South Africa for the position of Grant Manager to assist with the overall management of a large 3-year grant from the Global Fund.  As the person in charge of the grant, the appointee will be responsible for ensuring that programme plans are operationalised in order to achieve NACOSA’s deliverables. The primary focus of the position will be on managing the overall delivery of the programmes including the overall budget and spending, providing technical guidance to programme managers responsible for the implementation of the respective programmes and ensuring coordination with the operations…

Keeping Girls in School Process Evaluation

The Keeping Girls in Schools (KGS) programme is a component of the Global Fund Adolescent Girls and Young Women (AGYW) initiative designed to reach 14-18 year old girls in South Africa. It has delivered a package of age-appropriate services to girls in a selection of Quintile 1-3 schools in each of ten districts across South Africa over three years from April 2016 to March 2019. The aim of the programme is to decrease new HIV infections in girls and young women, decrease learner pregnancies and keep girls in school until they complete high school. A process evaluation was conducted for…

KGIS PROCESS EVALUATION

Peer Education Evaluation

Sex workers are identified as a key population in the South African National Strategic Plan (NSP) for HIV, STIs and TB 2017-20221. Widespread stigma and discrimination, state and non-state violence and harassment, restrictive laws and policies, criminalisation, and inadequate programmes and funding place sex workers at heightened risk of HIV and other health concerns, and undermine their access to services. The Global Fund National Sex Work Programme, started in 2010, used peer education as the basis of the programme approach, as outlined in the NSWP and in line with recognised best practice: where peer educators were deployed to support sex…

EVALUATION OF SEX WORK PROGRAMME PEER EDUCATION

Consultants to develop standard operating procedures

NACOSA is a network of over 1,800 organisations collectively turning the tide on HIV, AIDS and TB. As a principal recipient of the Global Fund, NACOSA seeks the services of suitably qualified consultants to develop the following Standard Operating Procedures: Adolescent Girls and Young Women (AGYW) Programme Conducting Risk Assessment dialogues with AGYW aged 15-24. Individual Counselling of AGYW aged 15-24 years. Group supportive counselling/work/debriefing with AGYW. HIV Testing Services demand creation including providing content on PrEP for AGYW. Sex Work Programme Providing psycho-social support to sex workers through individual counselling. People who inject Drugs Programme Recruitment of people who…

Tender: Biometric System

NACOSA, AFSA and Beyond Zero seek the services of a qualified service provider to develop and implement a comprehensive biometric-based information management system for the monitoring & evaluation (M&E) of the AGYW Programme funded by the Global Fund. The AGYW programme seeks to provide a comprehensive package of health, psychosocial and structural interventions to AGYW aged 15 to 24 years. The M&E system will be implemented across 12 sub-districts by all partners in order to collect data and track beneficiaries across all interventions offered by the programme. The service provider must provide ongoing support throughout the three-year grant (July 2019…

RFI: Violence Prevention in Ekhuruleni

Community-based Violence Prevention and Linkages to Response in South Africa in the Gauteng Province: Ekhurhuleni, Region South, North and East. NACOSA are looking for implementing partners working with Orphans and Vulnerable Children and Youth (OVCY) and Gender-Based Violence (GBV) survivors or both. Successful implementing partners will be required to ensure bi-directional linking of OVCY and GBV service provision in the selected geographic area. The project aims to address the spectrum of violence against children and adolescent youth & young women using an evidence-based, ecological approach to provide interventions at the individual, family and community level. Completed application forms must be…

Tender: Clean Injecting Equipment

In South Africa, People Who Inject Drugs (PWID) are identified as a key population, meaning that they are “a group of individuals that are most likely to be exposed to HIV and transmit it”.[1] People Who Inject Drugs are very vulnerable to HIV, TB and Hepatitis due to sharing of needles. The PWID programme will reach People Who Inject Drugs in seven identified districts across four provinces in South Africa. In order to reduce the vulnerability of the PWID population in the identified districts, NACOSA seeks to provide clean injecting equipment to the PWID population through this tender. DOCUMENTS Please…

Request for Applications

NACOSA invites South African civil society organisations to participate in the next Global Fund grant for the Sex Work and Adolescent Girls and Young Women Programmes. Go to nacosa.org.za/PROPOSALS for details and forms.

NACOSA members awarded for service excellence

Tobo Thabede (right), Chairperson of NACOSA's Provincial Advisory Committee and Managing Director of CINDI congratulating Nokwanda Ntloko of We Care CHBC.

The Eastern Cape Department of Social Development hosted the 2nd Charlotte Makgomo Maxeke Service Excellence Awards in Mthatha on the 28 February 2019. Hosting this event were Social Development MEC, Dr. Pumza Dyantyi and HOD Ms. Ntombi Baart. Mrs. Nomsa Titus, the District Director acknowledged all present with great emphasis on the NPOs who were the stars of the evening. District and Provincial Chairperson of the NPO Forum, Mrs. Vuyelwa Duma, inspired and motivated the NPOs present, acknowledging the hardships they go through tirelessly and passionately serving the people in their communities. She encouraged the small organisations to work together,…

Vacancies

NACOSA has been appointed the principal recipient of a large 3-year grant from the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. We have a number of vacancies to support the roll-out and implementation of this grant. NACOSA is looking for dynamic, skilled and committed people to fill the following roles: Deputy Programme Director – closing date 20 February Sex Work Programme Specialist – closing date 17 February People Who Inject Drugs Programme Specialist – closing date 17 February Nurse Mentor – closing date 17 February Post Basic Pharmacist Assistant – closing date 17 February Driver/Messenger – closing date 17 February Programme Administrators – closing date 20…

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