Fresher Early Childhood Development Assistant NGO Job Careers – World Vision International

Organisation: World
Vision International
Duty Station: 
Reports to: Child
Protection Facilitator
About US:
World Vision Uganda
is a Christian Relief, Development and Advocacy Non-Government Organization
dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome
poverty and injustice. We currently work in over 41 districts in Uganda. World
Vision is committed to the protection of children and we will not employ people
whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is
conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks,
including criminal record checks where possible. “Our Vision for every child,
Life in all its fullness. Our prayer for every Heart, the will to make it so.”
Job Summary:
The Early Childhood Development Assistant will be field based and conducts
supervision of ECD caregivers and implementation of Early Childhood Development
activities within the integrated child friendly spaces.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Technically build the capacity of ECD and CFS caregivers on the
    implementation of ECD using the ECD learning framework.
  • Regular updates and monitoring of the CFS/ECD to ensure technical
    support is given in regard to play equipment and materials as per the
    global minimum standards.
  • Motivate and ensure teamwork among ECD caregivers for a greater
    ministry impact, in the community.
  • Support community based child protection and ECD engagements with
    children and families.
  • Support caregivers in the implementation of key family care
    practices to improve the wellbeing of children and families.
  • Manage visitors including donors, support office staff, national
    office staff, and key district and government stakeholders partnering in
    the implementation of multi-purpose child friendly spaces integrated with
  • Work with families, including foster families to design and deliver
    community led support for children both in the community and at the
    integrated ECD centres.
  • Provide information including reports, to facilitate quality
    implementation, monitoring and feedback
  • Mobilize children and communities to implement a contextualized
    child friendly feedback mechanism.
  • Facilitate case management, and data collection in line with the
    required and approved standards at the integrated ECD centres.
  • Collect and compile statistical data and information regarding ECD
    children, caregivers, community members participating in project related
  • Ensure ECD implementation as per the minimum standards in education
    in emergencies
  • Facilitate the community to establish systems aimed at strengthening
    their capacity in responding to violence against children.
  • Support communities and ECD caregivers to identify children with
    disabilities and model families for project implementation.
  • Develop monthly, quarterly and annual project management reports and
    submit them to the Child protection Facilitator
  • Develop tools to manage data and information collection and analysis
    in establishing and maintaining a Monitoring and Evaluation adherences.
  • Document impact and success stories evidenced with quality pictures
    to share milestone with staff, partners and donors.
  • Represent the organization in settlement sector meetings and cluster
    coordination meetings giving updates and progress of implementation and
    establish strategic partnerships with other organizations.
  • Establish and liaise closely with other partners, agencies and local
    leaders regarding project activities to ensure a coordinated approach to
    project implementation, including participation in relevant workshops,
    meetings and keep the coordinator informed
  • Tasked with the preparation of payment, advance and purchase
    requests for appropriate project transactions in line with approved
  • File all accountability and attendance lists in line with audit

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the World Vision Early Childhood Development
    Assistant job placement should preferably hold a Bachelor’s Degree in
    Early Childhood Education, Education or related field.
  • One year of experience in working with refugees in basic education.
  • Must be ready to work in a multi-cultural environment and have the
    ability to maintain performance expectations in the diverse cultural
    context, psychologically stressful environments and physical hardship
    conditions with limited resources.
  • Knowledge of implementation on child friendly spaces, peace
    building, education in emergencies and psychosocial care.
  • Appropriate communication skill and approachable
  • Must have no history of violation of rights of children.
  • Keen interest and enthusiasm in working for and with children.
  • Past exposure and experience with integration / mainstreaming of
    child protection, case management, unaccompanied and separated children.
  • Past experience in working with refugee communities.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Working knowledge of humanitarian industry including sphere
    standards, NGO code of conduct and humanitarian charter.
  • Possess the ability to work with different partners, local
    authorities, local organizations and NGOs, to develop and maintain
    positive relationships.
  • Ability to exhibit exemplary lifestyle as interpreted in specific
    local cultural context.
  • Be emotionally mature with physical stamina.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by visiting World Vision
International’s e-recruitment jobs portal at the web link below.
Please follow
instructions on How to Create Account and Profile at World Vision’s
e-recruitment portal.  Qualified female candidates are particularly
encouraged to apply.
Deadline: 4th February 2019
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