Assistant Director Non-profit Careers – Bududa Canada Foundation

Job Title:    Assistant Director
Organization: Bududa Canada
Foundation
Duty Station: Bududa, Uganda
Reports to: Treasurer, Bududa
Canada Foundation
About US:
Bududa Learning Center is a not-for-profit organization confronting
poverty in a very practical way. We are governed by an international board
based in North America, the Bududa Canada Foundation. Our organization has three
divisions – Bududa Vocational Academy, Children of Bududa Sponsorship program,
and the Bududa Women’s Development group. These projects educate children and
young adults, promote local income generation, and empower women to excel and
start small enterprises. We care about our community and the importance of
Ugandans leading the next generation to a sustainable future. Bududa Learning
Center projects focus on training young adults to be independent through skills
education; supporting children in education/social work; administering
financial literacy and micro-finance for women.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
  • Project Coordination: The
    incumbent will coordinate program activities and report events throughout
    the year. Assist in strategic planning with the Executive Director for
    sustainability of Bududa Learning Center.
  • Teamwork: Work closely with the
    Chief Operating Officer & Headmaster of Bududa Vocational Academy in
    establishing community presence and facilitating the projects in Bududa,
    Uganda.
  • Communication: Prepare and
    submit reports for review by the governing board and external
    communication. Be proficient in internal and external communication by
    writing donor reports, case reports, and analysis of field work. Support
    crowdfunding and social media campaigns for fundraising work.
  • Global Presence: Maintain the
    global website by including up-to-date quarterly field reports and running
    the staff blog, including social media campaigns linked to the launch of
    the site.
  • Community Presence: Act as direct
    liaison in community engagement with government officials,
    local/international non-governmental organizations, and community members
    in field work, new projects and case management of youth involved on
    projects.
  • International Volunteer Coordination:
    Host and supervise interns and volunteer staff throughout the year by
    coordinating field work, project schedules; supervising data collection
    for Monitoring & Evaluation.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The Assistant Director must hold a University
    degree preferably in international development or related degree (or)
    seven years of related experience
  • Prior experience working in a
    multicultural setting
  • At least two years of professional
    experience in international development in a similar role, in communications
    and/or project coordination/management (or) a combination of
    volunteer/professional experience for three years or more
  • Proficient communication skills, in
    drafting project reports and editing/writing for newsletters, One year of
    professional or volunteer experience in a developing country
  • press releases, and/or other external
    communication materials
  • Willingness to work closely as an
    adaptable associate in this role to learn, listen and work as a team,
    under humble conditions in a unique culture
  • Computer literacy i.e. proficiency in Microsoft
    Office, including Word, Excel and Publisher
  • Willingness to work Monday through
    Saturday on most weeks
  • Ability to understand the philosophy that
    guides Bududa learning Center
  • Some experience with Quickbooks and/or
    financial software
  • Willingness to come and experience rural
    Uganda living
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send
their updated CVs and cover letters with three references to Human Resources, hr.bcanadafoundation@gmail.com.
Deadline: 15th
October, 2016
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