Rescue Officer and Warden NGO Job Opportunities – Dwelling Places (DP)




Job Title:          Rescue Officer and Warden
Organisation: Dwelling
Places (DP)
Duty Station: Buloba,
Uganda
Reports to: Restore
Program Manager

About US:
Dwelling Places (DP)
is a registered Christian Non Governmental Organization
(NGO) which
specialises in the rescue, rehabilitation, reconciliation, resettlement and
follow-up of children living on the streets. The overall objective of DP is to
have a society where every child has a chest to rest their head on and a place
to call home.

Job Summary:  The Rescue Officer and Warden will mainly rescue
and provide holistic, safe residential support to help rescued children
rehabilitate and recover.


Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
As Rescue Officer
·        
Plan and
map street outreaches
·        
Participate
in the annual planning and budgeting for outreach activities
·        
Mobilize
the rescue team for planning of outreaches
·        
Prepare
requisitions and account for the funds received within 5 working days
·        
Collect
data and ensure proper documentation of the rescue information
·        
Identify
children that fit the DP category (children living on the streets part time or
full time aged 12 years and below) and recommend for recruitment on the DP
program
·        
Organize
the proper documentation for the children and open files for the children
(Recruitment forms, CSI baseline, photographs, consent forms for children with
parents or guardians, referral letters, photos etc.)
·        
Organize
transport for the children from the streets to the Transitional Rehabilitation
Home
·        
Refer
children that do not fit in the DP support categories to other organizations
·        
Write
weekly reports and submit them by end of business Friday.
·        
Maintain
up to date registers of the street outreach and referral data
·        
Represent
Dwelling Places at the crane monthly street children working group
·        
Participate
in tracing/ resettlement and follow-up activities whenever the street outreach
role is inactive
As a Warden:
·        
Conduct
counseling and reconciliation sessions for the children in Buloba
·        
Update
the children’s files (Both Buloba and documentation office) with the day to day
progress of the children including the database
·        
Plan and
conduct weekly sports and recreation activities for the children in residential
care
·        
Participate
in Planning and implementation of family time, peer tutoring, Etiquette classes
for the children in residential care
·        
Assist
the Restore Program Manager in the implementation of the child protection
policy
·        
Discipline
the children in residential care in line with the guidelines and policy
·        
Prepare
and deliver letters to the Probation and Social Welfare officer of children
coming in and going out of the home. 
·        
Conduct
mentorship activities for the children in residential care, those in
reintegration and their families.
·        
Perform
any other duties that may from time to time be assigned by the Immediate
supervisor or Line Manager



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·        
The applicant
must hold a Diploma or Degree in social work
·        
Two years
of related work experience in an NGO.
·        
Able to
effectively communicate and relate to people of all levels of internal
management, staff and volunteers within the organization
·        
Strategic
thinker with strong analytical skills, good           judgment
& strong focus
·        
Proficient
in Microsoft office, especially Access, excel and Word
·        
Ability
to collect data and analyse the success and failure of programs
·        
Ability
to produce clear written documentation
·        
Experience
and qualifications
·        
Born
again Christian
·        
Fluent
in Ngakaramojong, English, some Luganda and swahili
·        
Male
applicants are strongly encouraged to apply
How to Apply:
Please kindly
deliver your applications to our office, Dwelling Places head office -off
Nalukolongo Masaka road near Mutundwe Police Station or email
hr.dwellingplaces@gmail.com or call 0312-513701 between 8:30AM-5:00PM Monday to
Friday.
Deadline: 19th April 2019 by 5:00PM
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