03 October, 2018

Peer educator vacancy at society for family health (81 Slots)

Society for Family Health (SFH) is one of the leading public health non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in Nigeria, implementing programmes in Reproductive Health/Family Planning; HIV and AIDS prevention and treatment; malaria prevention and treatment; primary health care system strengthening and maternal, newborn and child health care. SFH works in partnership with the Federal and State Governments of Nigeria, the Global Fund, United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Department for International Development (DFID), Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Merck for Mothers, Children Investment Fund Foundation among other international donors.  We offer professional opportunities for career advancement, a good working environment and competitive remuneration.

At this time, we seek to recruit qualified persons to fill the under listed position, in response to organisational growth:

Job Title: Peer Educators

Application Code 1: PEKano

Location 1: Kano(27 slots)

Location 2: Kaduna (27 slots)

Application code 2: PEKaduna

Location 3: Lagos (slots)

Application code 3: PELagos

Duration of Contract: Full time, Fixed Term Contract for (6 months)

Number of Persons: Twenty Seven (27) in each state

Job Profile

The Peer Educator will be responsible for recruiting peers in their location for peer education sessions.

The PEs will report to the monitoring and evaluation officer, would be part of monthly review meetings, and would submit the report of their monthly activities to the M&E officer.


Must have an OND, HND or B.Sc degree in any Humanities or Social Science course.

Must possess good communication skill

Must be able to communicate fluently in English and the local language applied for

Community Health Extension Workers (CHEWs) have an advantage

Application Closing Date
9th October, 2018.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should write a one-page Application Letter (using the position reference as the subject), addressed to the Director, Human Resources, clearly providing evidence of competences required for the job and current remuneration to: Recruitment@sfhnigeria.org


Applicants should send the application, as well as a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae clearly indicating current telephone numbers, e-mail address and contact details to the email address above.

Please note that the subject of your email application should be the "Application Code" of the position being applied for.

Please include the names and contact details (including telephone and e-mail addresses) of three referees who are knowledgeable about your professional achievements.

All applications will be treated in confidence. Candidates without the minimum requirements need not apply.

This project is subject to securing donor funding and the precise details of timelines and tasks are subject to change prior to project start-up. We thank prospective applicants for their interest in working with SFH, however only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.