Community Development Assistant – Ligingi Community Learning Centre (LCLC)

About the LCLC: The Ligingi Community Learning Centre (www.ligingi.com), a vibrant Ugandan community organisation, is rolling out its strategic framework “Village Power: 2012 -2016”. To realise its vision of a self-sustaining Ligingi village, the LCLC is now seeking a full-time volunteer Community Development Assistant to coordinate its community activities.
Job Summary:
·         12 months Full Time Volunteering
·         Uganda Shillings 200,000 p/m
·         Furnished Accommodation
·         Career development
Key Duties & Responsibilities:
·         Design, plan and implement community education activities
·         Build and maintain positive relationships between the LCLC, Ligingi community and external stakeholders
·         Coordinate and support local and international volunteer activities
·         Organise and deliver training to committees and community members
·         Provide stories and visuals for social media and external communications
·         Communicate to the LCLC management in a timely manner
·         Administration and monthly reporting
Qualifications, Skills & Experience:
·         Relevant qualifications (e.g. agriculture, rural development, cooperatives etc)
·         Experience in a rural area in East Africa / Africa region
·         Experience in at least one of the following thematic areas: Livelihoods, Agriculture, Health, education or a relevant area
·         Experience working with limited resources
·         Training and facilitation
·         Teambuilding and conflict resolution
·         Administration and financial management
·         Strong English writing skills
·         Computer skills (Web 2.0 and MS Office, especially Excel and Word)
·         Experience working independently and in a team
·         Personal integrity
·         Enthusiasm and positivity
How to apply:
See the attached job description.
Please send a letter addressing ALL the above criteria, a short cv and two referees to: dennis.obel@ligingi.com by 11 January 2013.
The LCLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Candidates from the East African Community are encouraged to apply.

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