33 Fresher USAID Social Work Job Positions – Field Assistants at WEI/Bantwana

Organisation: WEI/Bantwana
Project
Name:
USAID’s Better Outcomes
for Children and Youth Project
Funding
Source:
PEPFAR/USAID
Duty
Station:
  Jinja and Gulu, Uganda
About
WEI:
WEI/Bantwana Initiative is a
Non-Governmental Organization that helps families and children orphaned and
made vulnerable by HIV/AIDS to access the comprehensive support and care they
need to grow into healthy adults.
About
USAID Project:
The Bantwana Initiative of World
Education is implementing the USAID’s Better Outcomes for Children and Youth in
Eastern and Northern Uganda program—a $24.5 million program with a large sub
grant component. The Program is being implemented across 13 districts in
Eastern and Northern Uganda. Better Outcomes works with families, communities,
Civil Society Organizations (CSOs), Local Government and the private sector to
address the long-term, comprehensive needs of vulnerable children and families
through improved OVC service delivery.
Job Summary: The Field
Assistants will be responsible for supporting field activities for the USAID
Better Outcomes for Children and Youth program in Eastern and Northern Uganda.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
  • The incumbents will be responsible for the
    mobilization and sensitization of community and care givers for meetings
  • Actively participate in Community
    outreaches whenever possible.
  • Expeditiously follow-up on OVC cases and
    referrals (carrying out targeted follow up and monitoring of OVC, and
    their households)
  • Responsible for data collection,
    documentation and presentation, and writing success stories
  • Writing reports on the activities; support
    technical team in generating information for annual reports
  • Ensuring a proper filing system of all
    tools and OVC information collected and keep properly updated OVC files
  • Perform any other duties / roles as
    required by the Supervisor.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The ideal candidates for the USAID OVC
    Project jobs should hold a Degree/ diploma in Social Work and Social
    Administration, Development Studies, Social Sciences, Statistics,
    Quantitative Economics
  • At least one year of relevant experience
    in community work
  • Proven skills in team working, networking,
    facilitation and strategic thinking
  • Possess the ability to work effectively in
    collaboration with diverse groups of people
  • Knowledge of the local languages will be
    an added advantage (Lusoga, Acholi,Langi, Lugisu, Adhola)
How
to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and interested
candidates who wish to join the USAID Project are encouraged to Apply via
E-mail only be sending an updated CV and cover letter to: Hiring Manager at weijobs2015@gmail.com
NB: Please clearly include
name and title of the position you are applying for and indicate a preferred
location (Jinja, Gulu or no preference) for jobs that are in both locations in
the subject line of the email.
Deadline:
22
nd May, 2015

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