2 USAID Youth Technical Officer Job Placements – THETA

Organization: THETA
Project Name: USAID BETTER
OUTCOMES PROJECT for Children and Youth in Eastern and Northern Uganda.
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: District Project
Coordinator
About US:
THETA Uganda Limited is a National Non-Governmental Organization
established in 1995. Our primary mission is to improve health of society
through strengthening collaboration between the traditional and biomedical
health care systems through advocacy, research, capacity development,
partnerships and service-linkages.
About USAID BETTER OUTCOMES
PROJECT:
THETA -Uganda in collaboration with World Education Inc. / Bantwana
(WEI/B) the financial support from USAID are implementing a BETTER OUTCOMES
PROJECT for Children and Youth in Eastern and Northern Uganda. The purpose of
the project is to improve access to comprehensive services across the continuum
of HIV care and to help vulnerable children and care givers prevent and respond
to HIV, violence and other adversities that impact child wellbeing in Northern
Uganda, including the District of Lira, Dokolo, and Kole.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
  • The incumbent will design guidelines and
    strategies on promoting both community based and facility based sexual
    reproductive health interventions including HIV services to youths.
  • Mentor and supervise District based
    trainers and Community based trainers
  • Link youth from vulnerable households to
    various services (vocational training, Village Saving and Loan Association
    groups, agro-enterprise groups.)
  • Organize assessment and career guidance
    for apprenticeship
  • Organize entrepreneurship training for apprentices
  • Keenly monitor apprenticeship outcomes
    over time
  • Coordinate youths activities and
    conducting home visits to beneficiary households in collaboration with
    Para-Social Workers.



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the USAID Project
    Youth Technical Officer job placement must hold a Bachelor’s degree in
    Humanities with post graduate training in project management.
  • A minimum of three years of related
    experience in OVC programming.
  • Prior experience in working with Youth
    program is an added advantage.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send a cover
letter, updated CV with referees from previous employers and day-time contacts,
copies of academic documents and certificates by email or hand deliver to,
Human Resource Officer, THETA-Uganda, P.O. Box 21175, Kampala, Plot 724/5
Mawanda Road- Kamwokya, Kampala. Uganda
Email to: theta@thetaug.org
or kanuma@thetaug.org. (Please indicate
job title as subject of the email.)
Deadline: 29th
September 2017 by 5:00pm

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