Fresher Compassion International Child Development Officer (CDO) –Health Jobs – Full Gospel Churches of Uganda

Organization: Compassion International
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Project Director
About Compassion Project:
Gospel Churches of Uganda is working in partnership with Compassion
International in the Ministry of Nurturing Poor Children, and releasing them
from poverty in Jesus name for projects in Mityana districts.
Job Summary: The Child Development Officer – Health is the key
implementer of health programs at the Child Development Centre. The incumbent
will implement and design programs that support the children and care givers be
physically healthy. The jobholder also networks with the medical service
providers to ensure that children get quality health screening and treatment
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Acts as an advocate for children and their
    caregivers who live in poverty and are not able to speak out for
  • The incumbent plans and identifies children
    and caregivers with special health needs and designs an action plan in
    collaboration with the Child Development Centre leadership and other stakeholders.
  • Keenly monitors health related trends and
    makes reports regularly to the project Director, management committee and
  • Plans and coordinates health trainings,
    health screenings and dental screenings for the Child Development Centre
  • Works in liaison with the local church in
    developing their care ministry.
  • Builds networks with health centers/
    hospitals, professional medical doctors for better service provision to
    the Child Development Centre beneficiaries.
  • Performs any other duties assigned by the
    project Director and the project leadership.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant should possess a Certificate in
    nursing or a diploma in Social Work and Social Administration, Development
    Studies, Education, Child Ministry and any other related field is
  • A minimum of two years’ experience in
    community work especially in dealing with children.
  • The applicant must also be a mature Christian
    who has a strong Christian testimony, a heart for ministry and knowledge
    of the scriptures.
  • Possess excellent interpersonal relationship
    and counseling skills.
  • Proven ability to learn new things and work
    beyond normal working hours as need arises.
  • Computer literacy skills
  • Age: Between 22-40 years.
How to Apply:
suitably qualified and interested candidates should hand deliver or post their
application letters together with a current copy of your curriculum vitae,
photocopies of academic documents, three referees and a letter from your Local
Council one (LC1) and a letter from your local church signed by your
Pastor/Reverend to:
National Overseer,
Gospel Churches of Uganda,
Full Gospel Church,
Box 2560 Kampala.
Deadline: Friday 18th March 2016 by 5:00pm
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