TEGA Counsellor at Girl Effect

Girl Effect, is an organisation working to break the cycle of inter-generational poverty. We do this by investing in programmes for girls, connecting girls to each other to amplify their voices, and brokering access to the critical assets girls need. We drive behaviour change by harnessing media in innovative ways and building social networks to shift girls perceptions of themselves and how others value them. We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: TEGA Counsellor Location: AbujaDepartment: Safeguarding, OtherVacancy Type: ConsultancyJob DescriptionWe're looking for a consultant to work with us as we help provide TEGAs (Technology Enabled Girl Ambassadors) in Nigeria with a counselling service to support their emotional wellbeing throughout their engagement as researchers for Girl Effect.This is a consultancy contract for an initial duration of 3 months.Once the service is set up and running for 3 months - to test its validity and value added to the experience of TEGAs - we then hope to continue the support if the pilot goes well and may possibly extend and replicate for an additional 9 month period.The counselling service will include two components:Regular sessions with all TEGAs face-to-face (ideally once a month)On demand one-to-one support through a phone service provided at a pre-established time (ideally once a week).DeliverablesInitial proposal with articulation of TEGAs needs and the approach chosen to adequately address themInduction meetings with relevant staff members of Girl Effect and partners working on TEGAsConsultations with TEGAs to better understand their needsFinalized proposal and activities work planImplementation of the activitiesSupport the evaluation of the pilotFinal report with an overview of the activities conducted (i.e.. Number of sessions, number of face-to-face/telephone sessions); the main themes / issues raised by the TEGAs but without names or details; any learning for Girl Effect & implications for support provided to TEGAs. and recommendations for scale up.Important Note:The consultant will be required to outline a clear approach to confidentiality and to explain this to the TEGAs on first meeting them.In most instances, we would expect the boundaries of confidentiality will be such that no information discussed within the counselling sessions will be disclosed to an external third party without the consent of the TEGA.However, the counsellor must also explain how they would respond if the TEGA disclosed a situation of abuse or harm and how they would act to ensure the best interest of the child or young person who is at risk.Within the confidentiality agreement, Girl Effect would expect to be informed if any instances where our staff, partners or operations had caused harm or abuse so that we could take appropriate action to ensure our duty of care to the TEGAs and others affected by our work. 

Apply at https://ngcareers.com/job/2017-08/tega-counsellor-nbsp-at-girl-effect-490/