Several Fresher Community Development Facilitator Job Opportunities – Plan International

Organisation: Plan
Duty Station: 
Reports to: Program
Unit Manager / Coordinator
About US:
Plan International was founded
over 75 years ago and is one of the oldest and largest children’s development
organizations (non-profit / INGOs) in the world. We work in 50 developing
countries across Africa, Asia and the Americas to promote child rights and lift
millions of children out of poverty. Plan’s vision is of a world in which all
children realize their full potential in societies that respect people’s rights
and dignity. Plan is independent, with no religious, political or governmental
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Facilitate child-centred community development;
  • Work with children, their families and
    communities in identifying and managing their own development processes
    and building meaningful relationships among the multiple stakeholders in
    the community.
  • Facilitate capacity building for children, families and communities and
    collaboratively work with partners to ensure effective service delivery
    and advocate for the rights and general wellbeing of children.
  • Support communities to mobilize local resources
    and also provide any relevant information required by the resource mobilisation unit for purposes of
    proposal/business development to support any community development
  • Mainstream cross cutting development issues
    like gender, environment and HIV/AIDs in development processes
  • Facilitate the development of children’s organizations, groups and
  • Facilitate creation of linkages and relations
    between communities and key partners, and local government to foster
    integration of interventions for greater synergy in his/her community.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The
    applicant for the Plan International Community Development Facilitator job
    opportunity must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in social Work or development
    Studies, with additional concentration in one of the following areas –
    Agriculture, or Human Rights, Public Health and Education with knowledge and skills in
    community-based development with a bias in child programming.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of basic laws and
    policies related to children – UNCRC, Children’s Act, LG decentralization
  • Flexibility and willingness to listen and learn from communities and
  • Experience and knowledge of PRA
  • Ability to work in teams, negotiation and
    facilitation skills
  • A good knowledge and skills in participatory
    advocacy and lobbying
  • Willingness to engage in full immersion and
    live as close as possible to the community
  • Experience and knowledge of project planning,
    monitoring and evaluation
  • Experience in partnership building, networking
    and collaboration.
  • Good understanding of programme concepts from a rights-based
  • Computer literacy, with good communication
  • Good resources mobilization skills and ability
    to write good concept papers
  • Ability and willingness to ride a motor-cycle
    will be a must
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified
candidates should send their letters of application, together with updated CVs,
contact telephone numbers, copies of relevant certificates, names and contact
details of three references plus salary history and send to:
The Country Human Resources and
Organizational Development Manager,
Plan Uganda
Email to:
Deadline: 9th February 2018

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