Servicing the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender community

OUT provides direct health services to the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community, MSM, sex workers, and injecting drug users, including HIV testing, counselling, treatment and general lifestyle advice and support.

OUT has been in existence for more than 21 years and is dedicated to the building of healthy and empowered LGBT communities in South Africa and internationally, while reducing hetrosexism and homophobia in society.

VACANCIES AT OUT: PEER EDUCATORS

This goal is achieved by Peer Educators sharing and distributing education and information material to peer group members, and by distributing and making available commodities to individuals and groups in their communities.

Peer Educators receive their stipends of R2 200-00 per month from the National Department of Health and have to sign a contract with the department. Candidates should:

• Have contact with MSM (men who have sex with men) as they will work directly and informally within their own social and sexual networks
• Be comfortable to work with MSM clients of all races
• Have knowledge within the field of HIV/STIs
• Be knowledgeable about substance abuse
• Be reliable and accountable
• Knowledgeable and accurate with regards to data capturing
• Be available to work approximately 16 hours per week in order to reach targets and attend bi-monthly meetings
• Be willing to work over weekends.

THIS IS AN IDEAL POSITION FOR STUDENTS!

Please forward a CV to Johan Meyer (meyerj@out.org.za), or Brian Sibeko (sibekob@out.org.za) before Friday, 31 January 2014 at noon.

OUT is a professional service organisation focusing on Lesbian / Gay / Bisexual / Transgender (LGBT) people and is dedicated to the building of healthy empowered LGBT communities in South Africa and internationally. OUT aims to reduce hetero-sexism and homophobia in society.  OUT’s focus areas of work are direct health and mental health services, research, mainstreaming and advocacy.

Services
Have you been threatened, hit, raped or had your property damaged or stolen because you are gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender or intersex (LGBTI)? Then you have been a victim of a hate crime.
OUT offers exciting training to mainstream service providers and other interested parties. The training assists individuals to understand themselves as sexual beings.
Currently OUT distributes safer sex packs to a range of venues in Tshwane that are utilised by gay men and lesbian women. These packs also include responsible sex messaging, appropriate barrier methods and lube.
OUT's Engage Men’s Health project offers free and confidential sexual health services to gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men (MSM).