World Vision Social Work Jobs – Community Development Facilitator

Organisation: World
Vision Uganda
Reports to:  Programme Manager
Duty Station: Hoima,
Uganda
About WVU:
World Vision Uganda is a Christian
Relief, Development and Advocacy Non-Government Organization dedicated to
working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and
injustice. We currently work in over 40 districts in Uganda. World Vision is
committed to the protection of children and we will not employ people whose
background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is
conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks,
including criminal record checks where possible. “Our Vision for every child,
Life in all its fullness. Our prayer for every Heart, the will to make it so.”
Job Summary: The
Community Development Facilitator will guide and facilitate programme
development, monitoring and implementation in an Area Development Progranme
(ADP) in line with programme plans.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Guide ADP Programme
Planning and Development:
  • Support
    and guide ADP scheduled assessments, evaluations, TDI measurements and
    designs.
  • Facilitate
    development of the ADP design document and AOP/ DIP.
  • Gather
    and analyze community perspectives, and prepare annual work plans and cash
    flows.
  • Write
    concept papers and proposals for non-sponsorship fundraising.
  • Monitoring
    of progress and achievements of programmes in the ADP.
2. Mobilization of
communities, local organizations and institutions for programme development and
implementation:
  • Mobilize
    community participation in programme/project planning, development,
    implementation and monitoring.
  • Mobilize
    government institutions and technical staff in the planning and
    implementation of ADP programmes and plans.
  • Mobilise
    grassroots organizations, Churches and other civil society organizations
    on poverty reduction.
3. Build ADP level
partnerships, networks and coalitions with civil society organizations and
local government institutions:
  • Actively
    facilitate networking with government institutions and other development
    partners within the ADP in planning and implementation of development
    programmes.
  • Identify
    and nurture local partnerships with grassroots civil society
    organizations, Churches and sub county government.
  • Build
    and facilitate the capacity and growth of community and grassroots
    organizations.
  • Facilitate
    growth of strong grassroots movements on specific advocacy issues.
  • Build
    leadership and mobilization capacity of programme/project committees and
    facilitate their participation in programme/project development
    activities.
4. Facilitate capacity
building of communities and local organizations:
Support and facilitate graduated growth of partnerships and community
based organizations
5. Implementation of ADP
programmes and interventions in line with approved designs and AOPs/ DIPs:
Organize community programme development and
resource mobilization of planned activities such as community contributions.
 6. Child Protection:
  • Actively
    facilitate the operations and functioning of ADP child protection
    committee.
  • Ensure
    adherence at ADP of child protection policy, guidelines and protocols.
7.  Management of Sponsorship Performance:
  • Actively
    support and facilitate sponsorship staff and sponsorship service
    operations in the ADP.
  • Monitor
    performance of sponsorship performance in line with child sponsorship
    standards.
8. Proper and efficient
management and use of ADP finance and assets:
  • ADP
    financial and asset resources are managed and used in line with policy
    guidelines.
  • Provide
    accurate and timely variances explanations on ADP over and under
    expenditures
9. Monitoring and track
progress of programme Implementation:
  • Organize
    ADP level forum assess progress of implementation of planned activities.
  • Monitor
    progress of programme/project interventions against plans within the ADP.
  • Organize
    review, reflection and learning forum for ADP staff, community, local
    organizations and government.
  • Documentation
    and sharing of programme learnings.
10. Reporting:
  • Compile
    and submit ADP quality and timely reports to keep track of progress of
    planned activities within the area of operation.
  • Prepare
    and submit timely and quality bi-annual and annual reports.
  • Perform
    any other responsibilities
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The
    applicants should possess University degrees and/or in Social Sciences,
    Development Studies, Education or any relevant field. Hold a Post Graduate
    Diploma in Project Planning and Management.
  • The
    candidate should possess at least five years’ experience working with
    communities in a development.
  • Must
    be highly reliable and independent.
  • Ability
    to work with minimal supervision.
  • Good
    Networking and advocacy skills
  • Mature
    Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified
candidates are encouraged to apply online by visiting World Vision
International’s e-recruitment jobs portal at the web link below.”
NB: Please
follow instructions on How to Create Account and Profile at World Vision’s
e-recruitment portal.  Qualified
female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.
Deadline: 24th December, 2014. 

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