Officer – Volunteer Management NGO Jobs – Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS)

– Volunteer Management
Organisation: Uganda
Red Cross Society (URCS)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Coordinator
OD and Volunteer Management
About US:
Uganda Red Cross
Society (URCS) is the leading national humanitarian organization in Uganda and
a member of the International Red Cross Red Crescent Movement. The ICRC is an
International humanitarian institution which has a mandate to protect victims
of international and armed conflicts i.e. the wounded, refugees, civilians,
prisoners and other non-combatants.
Job Summary:
The Officer – Volunteer Management will work closely with the Branch Managers
and Coordinator OD and Volunteer Management to implement the URCS Volunteer
policy and guidelines and put in place a cohesive infrastructure of motivated
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Implement a robust volunteer management
    framework at the Branch in order to attract and retain value-adding
    volunteers to the Society;
  • Lead the dissemination of the Volunteer
    policy and guidelines across all the URCS Branches;
  • In line with the URCS Volunteer policy
    and guidelines, develop and implement structures, systems and procedures
    to support volunteers in line with the agreed Policy.
  • Orient volunteers to increase their
    understanding of the organization mandate, principles, values and its
    services and the role and responsibilities of volunteers;
  • Ensure that volunteers are given
    appropriate training to be successful in their positions;
  • Establish and implement a process for
    evaluating the contribution of individual volunteers at the Branches;
  • Plan and implement formal and informal
    volunteer recognition activities to recognize the contribution of
    volunteers to the organization;
  • Ensure that volunteers work in a safe,
    healthy, and supportive environment;
  • Monitor and ensure that volunteer
    receive their monthly incentives.
  • Prepare and submit timely & quality
    accountabilities and reports in accordance with URCS standards and

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Uganda Red
    Cross Society (URCS) Officer – Volunteer Management job opportunity should
    preferably hold a Bachelor’s Degree in SWASA, Community Development,
    Development Studies from a reputable academic institution;
  • Post-graduate qualification in Public
    Administration, Human Resource or a related field will be an added
  • Three years of experience in volunteer
    Management preferably with membership based organizations;
  • Previous work experience with large
    international or national humanitarian agency level preferably with
    governance structures;
  • Demonstrable capability in the
    development of Volunteer Engagement Strategy;
  • Experience in the recruitment,
    induction, motivation and management of volunteers
  • High level of integrity
  • Good knowledge of Grassroots Program
    Design, Management and Implementation.
  • Knowledge of planning and budgeting.
  • Knowledge of policy implementation.
  • Demonstrated creativity and productivity
    in resource mobilization.
  • Excellent written and verbal
    communication skills, including well developed proposal and report writing
How to Apply:
All candidates who
desire to join the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement should
send their filled application forms, download
and E-mail to: or mail via post to:
The Secretary General, Uganda Red Cross Society, Plot 551/555 Rubaga Road, P.O.
Box 494, Kampala, Uganda.
Deadline: 28th May 2018 by 5:00pm
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