Fresher Community Development Assistant NGO Jobs – World Vision International

Job Title:       Community Development Assistant
Organisation: World Vision
Reports to: Children and
Youth Skills Development
Duty Station: Uganda
About US:
World Vision Uganda is a Christian Relief, Development and Advocacy
Non-Government Organization 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 Assistant will facilitate the implementation of the Youth Viability
project in the refugee settlements and host communities.
Key Duties and
The incumbent will facilitate community
sensitization and mapping of adolescents and youth to enroll for skills
development education
Offer support to community systems, youth groups
and stake holders in advocating for youth participation in existing programs
through dialogues at sub county/district local government levels.
Actively facilitate the integration of youth
viability activities with within the existing youth participation forums at the
child friendly spaces and other platforms in the refugee settlements and host
Handle visitors including donors, support office
and national office staff, stakeholders, in line with the child protection
policy and behavioral protocol.
Work closely with youth and communities to
design and deliver skills development and link trained youth with existing
youth engagements and participation forums for mentorship.
Provide information for projects design, implementation,
monitoring and reporting
Mobilize communities including youth and key
stakeholders at the skills development institutes for feedback and review
Support youths, community systems, and
stakeholders with knowledge on existing youth training opportunities,
institutions, investment opportunities and linkages with existing local
Collect and compile statistical data and
information regarding youth and community participation in the project.
Mobiles communities to identify youth with
disabilities to participate in the project implementation.
Facilitate progress of activity implementation
to ensure highest quality standards and accountability based on LEAP framework,
the IASC and WVI standards.
Develop regular monthly, quarterly and annual
project management reports.
Prepare detailed implementation plans based on
approved and funded proposals and submit to social protection coordinator for
Financial Management Budget control and Monitoring:
Prepare concepts notes, project activity
budgets, expenditure, and preparation of activity quarterly financial and
narrative reports as per the grant guidelines. And submit them within the
agreed timeframes.
In charge of the preparation of payment, advance
and purchase requests for appropriate project transactions in line with
approved M&E documents.
File all accountability and attendance lists in
line with audit requirements
Qualifications, Skills and
The prospective World Vision Community
Development Assistant employee should hold a bachelor’s degree in social
sciences, education or any equivalent.
One year of experience working with refugees in
an education or livelihood sector.
Must be ready to work in a multi-cultural
Broad knowledge of implementation on child friendly
spaces, peace building, education in emergencies and psychosocial care
Appropriate communication skill and approachable
Must have no history of violation of child
protection in emergencies
NB: This vacancy is open
to Ugandan nationals only.
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
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: 28th October,
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