Fresher USAID Youth Technical Officer Job Careers – AIDS Information Centre-Uganda (AIC)

Job Title:     Youth Technical Officer  
Organisation: AIDS
Information Centre-Uganda (AIC)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Regional
Manager  
About Us:
AIDS Information Centre (AIC) is a national Non-Governmental
Organization committed to improving the quality of life of orphans and other
vulnerable children. AIC works with other service providers to ensure access to
high quality HIV Counseling and Testing (HCT) services and information. AIC
offers HCT services, SMC, HIV Care & Support, Sexual Reproductive Health
services, BCC, Capacity Building and Development through 9 main branches,
selected hospitals, health centers and antenatal clinics.
About USAID Project:
AIC is one of the Sub Recipient CSO implementing the USAID/Uganda
BETTER OUTCOMEs Project for Children and Youth in Eastern and Northern Uganda
in Arua District, selected for her expertise and experience in West Nile Region
for the last 16 years. The consortium partners for the Better Outcomes Project
include: World Education Inc. /Bantwana (WEI/B) as the prime partner; Uganda
Women’s Effort to Save Orphans (UWESO), Mercy Corps, Youth Alive and Friends of
Christ Revival (FOC-REV); each responsible for specific technical aspects of
the project.  The project targets   6 districts of Northern Uganda, these
include: Arua, Kitgum, Gulu, Apac, Lira and Oyam. 
Job Summary: The Youth
Technical Officer will mainly be responsible for coordinating Youth field
activities on BETTER OUTCOMES Project for Children and Youth in Eastern and
Northern Uganda. He/she will work with the District Coordinator to improve capacity
of Youth structures in communities and support implementation, monitoring and
documentation of project activities, coaching, leadership, and support
supervision of District Based Trainers to ensure quality implementation of
Better Outcomes Youth component 
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
  • The jobholder will develop and implement
    quarterly, monthly and activity schedules in coordination with the
    District Coordinator and Youth Officer.
  • Keep track of participants’ attendance
    levels in Youth Clubs
  • Coaching, Mentoring and monitoring
    District Based Trainers (DBTs) to reach Protection Economic Empowerment
    Clubs (PEECs), Peer Educators Clubs (PEECs), Girls First Youth Clubs
    (GICs) and other youth groups referred to the project.
  • Work closely with the Economic
    Strengthening Officer on rolling out economic strengthening interventions
    for youth among PEECs, PECs, Girls First and other Youth groups.
  • Work with the BETTER OUTCOMES Case
    Management team to ensure effective case management among the youth and
    referrals to respective service points for integrated services.
  • Compiling activity and monthly technical
    reports about key implemented activities under BETTER OUTCOMES Youth
    Program.
  • Work with District Based Trainers to map
    safe spaces for Youth Clubs
  • Build synergies with key stakeholders
    including Schools, local communities to support  roll out of the Youth Program
  • Ensure all records relating to work
    supervision are accurate and completed in accordance with
    organizational/Project requirements.
  • Conduct evidence based mapping of youths
    who will be part of the program through PEECs, PECs and GICs in
    collaboration with M&E Officer.
  • Send monthly reports to the
    Supervisor  
  • Perform any other Duties assigned by the
    Supervisor
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate should preferably hold
    a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or related field from a recognized
    institution. 
  • A minimum of two years of relevant
    experience in community development, Mobilization, Training or
    Facilitation 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility and willingness to adjust to
    changing tasks.
  • Ability to manage high volume workload
  • Have good judgment and ability to make
    sound operational decisions.
  • Ability to work autonomously and as part
    of a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Work calmly under pressure and meet
    deadlines
  • Willingness to comply with set
    Organizational policies and procedures
  • Computer skills with expertise in word and
    excel 
  • Excellent writing skills.
  • A confident person who displays
    initiative, creativity in all aspects of Youth Program development
  • Ability to frequently and compliantly
    travel between operational Sub counties.
  • Previous experience in facilitating Youth
    Alive EFL curriculum and knowledge of the local language is an added
    advantage.
  • Knowledge of the local languages and
    residence in Arua is an added advantage.  
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send hard
copies with an Application letter, CV including names of three referees, copies
of relevant academic documents, and a daytime telephone contact addressed to:
The Regional Manager, AIDS Information Centre Uganda,
Plot 34, Iddi Amin Road – Oli.
 P.O. Box 550, Arua –
Uganda.  
Or E-mail to: recruitment@aicug.org
Deadline: 3rd
February, 2017 by 5:00pm
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