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.

JOB OPENING AT OUT – DRIVER / SECURITY GUARD

OUT would like to fill a position in its People Who Inject Drugs (PWID) Harm Reduction Demonstration Project.

We are looking to employ a full time driver/security guard. Duties will include:

  • Driving of the mobile unit
  • Security for the mobile unit when parked in an outreach area
  • Security for the outreach workers
  • Transport of PWID to relevant health service providers

The driver/security guard will be out in the field most of the day with two outreach workers. The area targeted will mostly be Pretoria Central. S/he will report to the Project Coordinator. It is important that s/he has the following: a valid driver’s license, fluency in English, experience in security procedures and protocols, have a harm reduction view in working with PWID.

The salary is R5000.00 per month total cost to company. The ideal candidate will work on a full-time basis. Interested parties can forward their CVs to medeirosn@out.org.za with contactable references before 17:00 on 20 May 2014. An interview with short-listed candidates will take place on 28 May 2014 and ideally duties need to be assumed on 1 August 2014. More information can be obtained from Nelson Medeiros on 012-430-3272 or medeirosn@out.org.za. The right not to make an appointment is reserved.

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