The Community Engagement Advisor I works to ensure meaningful and effective integration of women’s reproductive health perspectives and needs across Ipas’ DRC programs. The Advisor I provides strategic input and technical assistance in implementing and managing projects, and collaborates with partners and other stakeholders to advance the key objectives of the community engagement work. This position coordinates and implements training and awareness-raising programs and workshops in different community groups (faculty, unions, youth, women’s groups, etc.) to increase knowledge and self-efficacy, reduce barriers, address stigma and improve social support related to sexual and reproductive rights.
The CE Advisor I provides technical and programmatic support and oversight to sub-grantee Community Based Organizations as they are implementing action plans, integrating safe abortion activities in their existing work, and providing support to existing community structures within the public health system, including the designing, pretesting and distribution of IEC materials.