2 Fresh Graduate Internship Jobs – Uganda Women’s Network (UWONET)

Organisation: Uganda Women’s Network (UWONET)
Duty Station: Kamuli, Namatumba, Uganda
Women’s Network (UWONET) is an advocacy and lobbying coalition of national
women’s organisations, institutions and individuals in Uganda formed in 1993.
UWONET stands to promote and enhance networking, collective visioning and
action among membership and with different actors working towards development
and the transformation of unequal gender relations in the Ugandan society.   UWONET focuses on influencing policy and
practice changes through policy advocacy; networking; information management
and; institutional strengthening and capacity building.
Job Summary: The Interns will support UWONET’s programme in
Namutumba and Kamuli districts and gain valuable experience in the non-profit
sector. The Internship programme aims at providing hands on experience in
working with GBV management with survivors experiencing violence and abuse. The
experience will also empower and prepare the young professionals to support the
growth of Human Rights and Social Protection for gender equality and women’s
empowerment. The internship is for a period of 11 months, (February to
December). The Internship placement is in Kamuli and Namutumba district.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Support day to day provision of quality GBV
    case management services to survivors within Busoga region
  • The incumbent will  also support the implementation of
    activities and programmes at district level
  • Represent the organisation in community and
    district meetings
  • Responsible 
    for the documentation of project and programme outcomes
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  
  • The ideal candidates for the Internship jobs should
    at least have a Bachelor’s degree in social work, SWASA, Community
    psychology, Law, or any relevant humanities
  • The Intern should also be self-motivated,
    dynamic, hardworking and innovative.
  • Computer literacy skills
  • A keen interest in advancing human rights
    especially women’s rights.
  • Willingness  to work as a team
  • Have a voluntary spirit
  • Excellent command of the English language,
    thus communicate fluently in spoken and written English.
  • The candidate should have a good command of
    Luganda or Lusoga.
Internship Benefits: By the end of the internship programme,
participants will have gained improved case management skills, self-confidence,
public speaking skills, documentation, basic research skills, training,
understanding on Human rights, Gender and working with Civil Society
Organisations and widen their network base.
NB: Both female and male candidates are encouraged to
apply. Successful application should be ready to start immediately.
How to Apply:
candidates are encouraged to send their applications and updated CVs and copies
of academic and professional testimonials should be sent by email to: careers@uwonet.or.ug addressed to:
Executive Director,
710, Bbuye Kigoowa,
Close, Ntinda
O. Box 27991, Kampala. Uganda
NB: Any inquiries should be submitted through the
email addresses listed above. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for
interviews. The successful candidate should be able to start immediately.
Deadline: 15th February, 2016
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