Youth Friendly Health Service Provider (YFHS) Intern – Amref Health Africa Vacancy Announcement

Youth Friendly Health Service Provider (YFHS) Intern – Amref Health Africa Vacancy Announcement, January 4 2024



Organization: Amref Health Africa

Position: Youth Friendly Health Service Provider (YFHS) Intern


Employment: Full time

Date of Announcement: January 3 2023

Deadline: January 13, 2024





Job Description


Job Purpose:

The position will require engaging health service providers to provide Youth Friendly Health Services to youth in the service outlets of Kefeta and give support and treatment to clients/patients. The YFS providers will also collaboratively work within the service to holistically develop their technical and soft skills, practice/explore their skills, and positively enhance young people’s health.


Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Take proper history, physical examination, diagnosis, and treatment for clients
  • Refer cases with justifiable diagnoses and follow up on the progress of the patient/client on the update
  • Give proper counselling, VCT, psychosocial support, and, Family planning, SRH and rehabilitation
  • Facilitate linkage within the health center and to other health service spots outside the positioned center as well as strive to work on establishing a partnership
  • Proper and full documentation of cases in the log book/tally sheet/database of the clients
  • Have updated information regarding YFS and SRH
  • Incorporate the values and approaches of YFS practically
  • Give Health Education to clients and communities
  • Follow up, document, and report stock out medications
  • Proper handling of expired products and medications
  • Submit bi-monthly, quarter, biannual and annual reports
  • Respect colleagues, have a positive work spirit
  • Meeting with youth, to discuss their vision toward their health plans
  • Conduct assessments and participate in outreach programs when required
  • Synthesize assessments and outline major findings and recommendations on ways forward
  • Actively engage in and contribute to the different consultation meetings, forums, and internal discussion
  • Effectively utilize the Amref information management system, HR information system and other financial platforms (ERP)
  • Undertake other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor

Job Requirements


Academic Qualifications:

  • BA/BSc Degree in Business Management, Management, Business Administration, Economics, Public Health, and related fields

Required Experience:

  • Maximum of 1-year experience in internship and community volunteer service
  • Experience in youth service provision

Required Number of Interns:

  • Three (3)

How to Apply


Interested? Kindly send your application to quoting YFHS Provider Intern in the subject line. Your application should only include your CV with relevant skills and experience and a cover letter detailing why you are the best fit for this position. Please do not attach any certificates or recommendations. The closing date will be 13 January, 2024. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Duly note that Amref Health Africa does not require applicants to pay any money at any stage of the recruitment and selection process and has not retained any agent in connection with recruitment. Although Amref may use different job boards from time to time to further spread its reach for applicants, all open vacancies are published on our website under the Vacancies page and on our official social media pages. Kindly also note that official emails from Amref Health Africa will arrive from an address.

Amref Health Africa is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people, and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. Amref Health Africa is an equal opportunity employer with a non-smoking environment policy.




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