Community Health Educator Job Careers – Brick by Brick-Uganda

Organisation: Brick by
Brick-Uganda
Duty Station:  Masaka, Uganda
Reports to: My Pads Program
Coordinator
About Us:
Brick by Brick -Uganda is a growing and innovative bi-national
organization that has been operating in Rakai District since 2003. Our main
office is in Masaka Town. Our Mission is to create partnerships that improve
education, health and economic opportunity in the communities we serve. We have
been working with rural communities; rebuilding crumbling Universal Primary
Education schools, identifying critical needs in water, sanitation and health
delivery and developing a cooperative work plan addressing these problems.
About My Pads Program:
Brick by Brick-Uganda is implementing the two-year My Pads Program
grant funded by U.S. State Department which aims at empowering young
adolescents with reproductive health knowledge and life skills while addressing
gaps in access to menstrual hygiene products. Brick by Brick aims to expand the
My Pads Program to 16 secondary schools in the Rakai District, serving 2400
students.
Job Summary: The Community
Health Educator will provide overall assessment, training and implementation of
the My Pads Program. In collaboration with our M&E Officer, assist in
monitoring and evaluation of the My Pads Program and most especially under the
DREAMS Innovation Challenge Grant implemented by Brick by Brick Uganda.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
·        
Offer support in the development and periodic
review of the program plan and budget.
·        
Plan, assess and select schools to participate
in the DREAMS Program.
·        
Carry out training of trainers’ activities for
teachers and peer educators.
·        
Coordinate with local teachers and peer
educators in the implementation of the My Pads educational program.
·        
Collect, compile data and make reports in regard
to My DREAMS Program.
·        
Receive and orient program partners at the
implementing sites.
·        
Attend weekly program and stakeholder meetings.
·        
In charge of the requisition and account for
activity funds.
·        
Prepare and send monthly, quarterly and annual
program reports.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The ideal candidate should preferably hold a
Diploma in Midwifery, Public Health or social work & administration, or
equivalent. A Bachelor’s Degree is preferred.
·        
A minimum of five to ten years’ experience in
Community Health, experience in Reproductive Health Education preferred.
·        
Possess excellent presentation, communication
and interpersonal skills.
·        
Must be Youth-Friendly in your approach.
·        
Computer literacy i.e. competent in MS Word,
PowerPoint and Excel.
·        
Fluency in spoken and written Luganda and
English required.
·        
Work experience in Uganda, especially working in
up-country stations preferred.
·        
Fluency in other Western local languages, a
plus.
 How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send
their applications via email to Jacqueline Kalembe,  jkalembe2@outlook.com with an updated CV,
cover letter, certified copies of academic certificates with their receipts and
details of three contactable referees.
Deadline: 7th
November 2016.
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