Entry Level Linkages and Referral Coordinator Non-profit Jobs – Friends of Christ Revival (FOC-REV) Ministries

Organization: Friends of
Christ Revival (FOC-REV) Ministries
Project Name: USAID
Sustainable Outcomes for Children and Youth (SOCY) Project
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Project Manager
About US:
Friends of Christ Revival (FOC-REV) Ministries Uganda is a
non-governmental, non-profit, non-political, inter-denominational charitable
organization that was established in 1999 by a group of volunteers as a
response to a crisis caused by HIV &AIDS and poverty in rural communities
in Uganda. FOC-REV Ministries Uganda exists to work with the poor and
marginalized rural people to improve their livelihood and increase self-reliance
through education support, health services advocacy, food security and
networking.
About USAID SOCY Project:
Friends of Christ Revival (FOC-REV) Ministries Uganda will be
implementing a Sustainable Outcomes for Children and Youth (SOCY) project targeting
Orphans and Vulnerable Children in Hoima and Luwero districts, funded by the
United States Agency for International Development (USAID) through Catholic
Relief Services (CRS). The SOCY project interventions shall be focusing
primarily on OVC Case Management and household economic strengthening through
savings groups and associated interventions and parenting/caregiver programs.
Job Summary: The Linkages
and Referral Coordinator will play a pivotal role in developing and ensuring
functional bi-directional referral systems between communities, clinical
services and social services Providers.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
  • Oversee the establishment and or
    strengthening of community OVC referral and service coordination networks
    in the target communities.
  • Regularly track and monitor the success of
    the referral systems, and provide regular technical -support to community
    and facility based referral facilitators or volunteers.
  • Work in liaison with other regional or
    District based USAID funded HIV/AIDS partners to support and facilitate
    beneficiary HIV Testing and Counseling, linkage to care and
  • Plan and conduct quarterly Sub county and
    district level referral reflection and service provider coordination
    meetings with other key bidirectional referrals stakeholders.
  • Coordinate with Social Workers and other
    USAID IPs to plan and conduct targeted OVC service camps in hard to reach
    program communities
  • Prepare a referral progress report on a
    monthly basis and conduct monthly case conferences with community volunteers
  • Utilize program data to track beneficiary
    linkage into HIV/AIDS care and adherence
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the USAID Project
    Linkages and Referral Coordinator should preferably hold a Bachelor’s
    degree in Social Work, public health, social sciences or related
    qualification
  • Possession of a Post graduate training in
    child protection methodologies and best practices
  • At least two years’ experience
    implementing linkage and Referral initiatives with government and/or USAID
    funded projects
  • Previous experience/knowledge of case
    management identification and assessments, planning, referral and support
    services, monitoring, review and closure tools
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication
    skills
  • Ability to work independently, multi-task
    and take initiative.
  • Strong leadership capabilities and
    demonstrated potential for learning new skills
  • Familiarity with OVC- and HIV-related
    programming
  • Hold a valid Motorcycle Riding permit
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send
their updated CVs, cover letters and relevant documentation via email or hand
deliver to the Executive Director, FOC-REV, Emunnu Complex, Plot 10 Busia
Municipality.
Email to:
info@focrevministries.org
Deadline: 24th March
2017 by 5:00 pm
NB: Only shortlisted
candidates will be contacted for the interviews.
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