NGO Social Work Jobs – Community Development Facilitator at World Vision International (WVI)

Organisation: World Vision
International (WVI)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Programme
Coordinator
About WVI:
World Vision
International is a Christian Relief, Development and Advocacy Non-Government
Organization (NGO) dedicated to working with children, families and communities
to overcome poverty and injustice. We currently work in over 41 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 Program Development,
Monitoring and Implementation in an Area Development Program (ADP) in line with
Program plans.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
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Technically support and guide ADP scheduled
assessments, evaluations, TDI measurements and designs.
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Actively facilitate development of the ADP design
document and AOP/ DIP.
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Gather and analyze community perspectives, and
prepare annual work plans and cash flows.
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Write concept papers and proposals for
non-sponsorship fundraising.
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In charge of monitoring of progress and achievements
of programmes in the ADP.
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Mobilize community participation in program/project
planning, development, implementation and monitoring.
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Mobilize government institutions and technical staff
in the planning and implementation of ADP program and plans.
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Mobilize grassroots organizations, Churches and other
civil society organizations on poverty reduction.
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Build and strengthen working relationships with
government institutions and other development partners within the ADP in
planning and implementation of development programs.
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Identify and nurture local partnerships with
grassroots civil society organizations, Churches and sub county government.
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Build and facilitate the capacity and growth of
community and grassroots organizations.
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Assist in the growth of strong grassroots movements
on specific advocacy issues.
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Build leadership and mobilization capacity of
programme/project committees and facilitate their participation in
programme/project development activities.
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Support and facilitate graduated growth of
partnerships and community based organizations
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Organize community programme development and
resource mobilization of planned activities such as community contributions.
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Facilitate the operations and functioning of ADP
child protection committee.
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Ensure adherence at ADP of child protection policy,
guidelines and protocols.
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Support and facilitate sponsorship staff and
sponsorship service operations in the ADP.
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Actively monitor performance of sponsorship
performance in line with child sponsorship standards.
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Ensure ADP financial and asset resources are managed
and used in line with policy guidelines.
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Provide accurate and timely variances explanations
on ADP over and under expenditures
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Organize ADP level forum assess progress of
implementation of planned activities.
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Monitor progress of programme/project interventions
against plans within the ADP.
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Organize review, reflection and learning forum for
ADP staff, community, local organizations and government.
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Documentation and sharing of programme learning.
·        
Prepare and send ADP quality and timely reports to
keep track of progress of planned activities within the area of operation.
·        
Produce timely and quality bi-annual and annual
reports.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
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The applicant should hold a good University Degree
in Social Science, Development Studies, Education or any relevant field.
·        
Possession of a post graduate qualification in
project planning and management
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A minimum of five years’ experience working facilitating
community development.
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Good networking and advocacy skills
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Highly reliable and independent.
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Ability to work with minimal supervision.
·        
Ability to ride a motor cycle with a clean riders’
licence.
·        
Person of high integrity and willing to work with
minimal supervision
NB: Only Ugandan Nationals are encouraged to apply
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.
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 October, 2015.

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