150 No Experience Peer Mentor Job Opportunities – Uganda Youth Development Link (UYDEL)

Organization: Uganda
Youth Development Link (UYDEL)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to:
Lead Mentor
About US:
Uganda Youth Development
Link (UYDEL) is a non-profit organization that started in 1993 with a mission
of enhancing socio-economic transformation of disadvantaged young people (10-
24 years) both in and out of school, through evidence based interventions that:
advocate; create linkages to services and information; and encourage social and
livelihood skills development for self-reliance. The Organization’s mandate is
to forge a better future for the young people through; advocating for children
and young people’s rights; Improving youth employability and economic
opportunities and Improving family and community resilience to urban and rural
poverty. The Organization envisions a transformed society where children and
young people live a good quality free from exploitation with direct presence in
eight districts in Uganda operating thirteen Youth Friendly drop in centers.
About KCCA – UNICEF Project:
KCCA with the
support from UNICEF is implementing together with UYDEL a social protection
programme for adolescent girls in the city through the adolescent girls’ cash
plus mentoring and empowerment programme to improve their social and economic
inclusion, and protection.
UYDEL is looking for
150 peer mentors to provide mentorship support to 750 out of school adolescent
girls in 4 divisions of Kampala. The peer mentors will be working with the out
of school adolescent girls to mentor, act as role models, skills and vocational
building as well as referral to social services.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant should be young women role models/mentors with A’
    Level certificates or university qualifications
  • Excellent interpersonal skills in order to meet the demanding needs
    of adolescent girls.
  • Demonstrates a positive attitude and acts as a positive role model.
  • Good listening skills and the ability to communicate effectively
  • Enthusiastic, motivated, hardworking and inspirational
  • Knowledgeable, ability to share and team leadership skills
  • Should have report writing and excellent communication skills
  • Computer and technology skills – use of smartphones, gadgets for
    research
  • Ability to model positive behaviour for the girls in the community.
  • Should be willing to mentor and work closely with other girls in the
    community
  • Age: Between 18 to
    30 and living in and from within the selected divisions.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested applicants should share/deliver the following
documents specifying the job vacancy being applied for:
  • Updated Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Attach relevant academic credentials
  • Recommendation letters from two (2) referees
  • Write up showing your motivation for applying for this vacancy and
    specific skills that add value to the programme.
  • Please specify the Division you would like to work (100-150 words)
The application
should be addressed to:
Executive Director,
Uganda Youth Development Link
Email:
kasiryer@yahoo.com and copy mutaawe2@gmail.com
Alternatively,
applications should be hand delivered to;
Uganda Youth
Development Link (UYDEL)
Sir Apollo Kaggwa
Road,
Opposite DFCU Bank
BIFRO House, 2nd
Floor
Deadline: 21st June 2019
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