2 Training Officer Career Vacancies – War Child Canada (WCC)

Organization: War Child
Canada (WCC)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Project Manager,
Protection/Legal Aid
About US:
War Child Canada is an International Non-Governmental Organization
(INGO), with the vision of “a world where no child knows war”. War Child
Canada works with war affected communities to help children reclaim their
childhood through access to education, opportunities and justice with cross
cutting themes of child protection and gender. War Child Canada also takes an
active role in raising public awareness around the impact of war on communities
and the shared responsibility to act.
The War Child Canada Legal Aid clinic is a one stop-stop shop with a
broad range of legal aid services to refugees and vulnerable people within host
communities, identified through a means and merits test. Some of the services
offered include; legal representation, alternative dispute resolution, and
legal awareness.
Job Summary: The Training
and Outreach Officer manages the day-to-day operations including mobilization,
implementation and development of community sensitization and training
activities for refugee community beneficiaries, host community members and all
protection actors relevant to achieving the project goal. The incumbent is
responsible for conducting awareness campaigns, dialogues and in-depth training
sessions encompassing the subject of human rights, protection, media skills,
referral system, legal response to SGBV and 
child rights. The incumbent will work in liaison with other members to
build strong partnerships and collaboration with government departments and
NGOs to identify and effectively respond to protection concerns, with
particular focus on violence against women and children.
Qualifications, Skills and
The applicants for the War Child Canada (WCC)
Training and Outreach Officer job opportunity should hold  University-level education, preferably in
Law, social sciences, development studies or any related field.
A minimum of three to five years’ experience in
training and outreach activities particularly at field level.
Ability and skills in participatory methodology
to facilitate trainings with community;
Proficiency in computer packages such as MS
word, Excel Power Point and Data base;
Previous experience in project report writing;
Experience in Monitoring and Evaluation of
Training Programs.
Excellent command of written and spoken English,
knowledge of local language of the Community is an asset..
Good coordination, facilitation, training,
mentoring and motivational skills.
Excellent experience or understanding of
participatory approaches and community mobilization.
Proven ability to establish and implement robust
M&E plans for protection activities.
Ability to work in multi partner environments in
implementing protection activities and services.
Good organizational, planning and time
management skills with attention to details.
Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks,
time, tight schedules and meeting deadlines.

Proven communication skills (both in written and
spoken English).
Excellent record keeping and report writing
Excellent networking, interpersonal and
negotiating skills.
Demonstrated competence in conceptual,
analytical and problem solving skills.
Computer skills (word, excel, outlook, power
point, internet).
Previous experience working at a global
organization and in emergency situations is an asset.
Firm belief in human rights and gender equality
and clear understanding of issues surrounding child protection and SGBV.
Experience of developing and using information
systems and running a range of reports.
Able to travel, at times at short notice, and
spend time away from work base and home.
NB: Please ensure your
application envelop has the subject heading of “Application for Training
Officer, WCC Uganda.” Applications sent in any other form, including fax,
e-mail, etc. will not be considered.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested applicants are invited send hard
copies of their curriculum vitae and an accompanying cover letter in a sealed
envelope to:
Human Resources Manager,
War Child Canada (WCC),
Block 244, Rot 1006, Muyenga, Kampala. Uganda
Deadline: 31st
October 2017 by 5:00pm
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