Compassion International Project Careers – Child Development Officer CDO – Health

Organization: Compassion
International
Duty Station: Uganda
         
About Compassion Project:
Bukedi Diocese (Anglican)
Church of Uganda carries out Christ’s work of teaching, preaching, healing and
nurturing her people. Working in partnership with compassion International, the
Diocese has a ministry of nurturing poor Children, releasing them from poverty
in Jesus name.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Be
    a Christian model for children and their families
  • Be
    an advocate for children
  • Support
    children correspond with their sponsors
  • Be
    creative and innovative in the whole area of Child Development
  • In
    charge of project activity planning and implementation
  • Responsible
    for the documentation, record keeping/ filling of sponsor relation issues
  • Ensuring
    working in a team and be a team player
  • Ensuring
    Children are in a safe, nurturing environment at the project
  • In
    charge of child health monitoring and maintenance
  • Actively
    promote health education
  • Design
    and monitor the HIV/AIDS interventions
  • Ensure
    satisfactory learning processes whether formal or informal
  • Impart
    knowledge on entrepreneurship, Hygiene, Water and Sanitation
  • Proven
    integrity in personal and public life in line with the Christian values
  • Perform
    any other child related and Christian work assigned by the Project
    Director.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    applicants for the Child Development Officer vacancies should hold
    Diplomas in Social Work and Social Administration, Social Sciences;
    Development Studies, Education and other disciplines from recognized
    Universities/Institutions.
  • A
    minimum of two or more years’ experience in related fields (Discipleship,
    Children Ministry, He/she shall work at a local church project and
    includes visiting children in their homes and schools.
  • Active involvement in mission and ministry.
  • Past child development programming for an assigned age group
  • Working knowledge of basic NGO accounting
  • Possess the ability to communicate, both orally and in writing
  • Computer literacy skills are a must have.
  • Should
    be prepared to work beyond normal working hours as need arises and travels
    to the Compassion International Uganda Office from time to time as well as
    for training.
How to Apply: 
All interested candidates
should send or hand deliver their applications, Curriculum Vitae, copies of
their academic documents, recommendation from their Priests or pastors to:
The Diocesan Secretary Bukedi
Diocese,
P.O BOX 170, Tororo, Uganda.
Deadline: Monday 9th February, 2015 

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