Protection Coordinator US Non-profit Job Placements – Lutheran World Relief (LWR)

Job Title:               Protection Coordinator
Organisation: Lutheran World
Relief (LWR)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Team Leader
About US:
Lutheran World Relief is a US non-profit organization that works with
local partners to provide lasting solutions to poverty, injustice and human
suffering. LWF Uganda works to reduce people’s vulnerability, supporting them
to realize their potential, to build on their assets, and to respond to their
own problems and needs. LWF Uganda currently has five areas of operation in
Pader, Kitgum, Adjumani, Katakwi, Sembabule, Kampala and Kamwenge Districts.
Qualifications, Skills and
The ideal candidate for the Lutheran World
Relief (LWR) Protection Coordinator career opportunity should hold an MA Degree
in teaching, social work or social sciences
Previous experience in project management and
team management
Prior exposure and experience in working with
at-risk children and families, ideally experience in case management
Experience in community mobilization and
conducting outreach activities
Ability to write weekly and monthly reports
Show commitment to and understanding of LWF
aims, values and principles including rights-based approaches

Understanding of social welfare systems and
Human Rights Protection mechanisms
Ability to manage stress, be flexible and accommodating
in difficult working circumstances
Ability to maintain consistent high standards of
professional behavior and achievement when working independently and as part of
a team.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their
applications (One-page motivation letter, explaining the candidate’s
suitability for the position and an updated Curriculum vitae (CV), with the
names and e-mail addresses of three professional referees and send via Email
NB: Please do not include
certificates for education, trainings, etc. Only short-listed candidates will
be contacted.
Deadline: 8th
December 2017 by 4:00pm
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