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

Youth Friendly Health Service (YFHS) Provider (Intern) – Amref Health Africa Vacancy Announcement, March 19 2024



Organization: Amref Health Africa

Position: Youth Friendly Health Service (YFHS) Provider (Intern)

Employment: Contract, Internship

Location: Semera, Afar

Deadline: March 28, 2024





Job Description



Amref Health Africa implements a USAID funded Integrated Youth Activity-Kefeta in 18 Ethiopian cities to empower Ethiopian youths to advance their economic, civic, and social development, actively promoting growth within their communities and contributing to the country’s peace and prosperity.  Kefeta envisions Ethiopian youths who are game changers: empowered to advance their own economic, civic, and social development; resilient in the face of shocks; actively promoting development within their communities and contributing to the country’s peace and prosperity. To achieve its objective, Kefeta will follow a positive youth development approach, which starts with a mind-set shift. To this end, youth will not be mere recipients of Kefeta – they will be its co-creators, implementers, decision-makers and leaders.

Job Summary

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 service to clients/patients. The YFS providers will also collaboratively work with kefeta field team to the service to holistically develop their technical and soft skills, practice/explore their skills, and positively enhance young people’s health.

Role 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 rehabilitation
  • Facilitate linkage within the health center and to other health service spots outside the positioned centre as well as striving to work on establishing 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

Job Requirements


Qualification & Experience

  • BSc degree in midwife.
  • Preferred, if he/she trained on SRH service provision.
  • Fresh graduates who are capable and interested in providing health service to youth.
  • Committed to work in existing health centers and service delivery points
  • Knowledge of spoken Afar language is required

Technical and other Skills

  • Ability to work with young people at their preferred time including out-of-working hours (weekend and in the evening)
  • Able to demonstrate a high level of integrity, flexibility, and teamwork.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication in both local Afar and English languages.
  • Good knowledge and skill on data recording, and entry on registers and digital platforms.

How to Apply


Interested applicants can submit their CV and copy of educational documents in person to Amref Health Africa in Ethiopia, Afar Regional Office, Semera, HR/Admin unit with their application or motivation letter and resume as a content, the subject stating “Youth Friendly Health Service Provider (Internship)” before March 28th , 2024.

It is also possible to submit your application via our website applicants apply via


Female applicants are more appreciated.

Only Shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Duly note that Amref Health Africa does not require applicants to pay any money at whatever stage of the recruitment and selection process and has not retained any agent in connection with the recruitment. Amref health Africa is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staffs to share this commitment. Amref Health Africa is an equal opportunity employer and has a non-smoking work environment policy.



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