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6 Social Worker NGO Jobs – Alliance for Community Development (AFCOD)

Organisation: Alliance
for Community Development (AFCOD)
Duty Station: 
Uganda
About US:
Alliance For
Community Development (AFCOD) is a registered NGO operating in Eastern Uganda.
AFCOD started in 2016 and focuses on capacity building of CSOs, promoting
effective governance in public service delivery including natural resources
governance, and empowerment of vulnerable groups of people. AFCOD is one of the
CSOs implementing the USAID funded project; “Sustainable Outcomes for Children
and Youth” (SOCY) in 6 Districts of Iganga, Namutumba, , Bugiri, Kamuli, Tororo
and Butaleja in partnership with TPO as IPs and Catholic Relief Services (CRS)
as the Prime.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Responsible for overall supervision, Coaching and Mentoring of
    Para-social Workers for effective OVC household’s identification /
    assessment and enrollment into the SOCY Project and development of
    Household Improvement Plans (HIPs) as well as tracking/ facilitating its
    implementation.
  • The Social Worker will ensure supervision and maintenance of an
    effective referrals & linkages system, as a core part in Case Management
    processes thereby ensure proper documentation of beneficiaries reached to
    access cores services.
  • She/he will supervise Para-social Workers to effectively perform
    assigned tasks in respective Sub-counties such as: home visits, referrals,
    case follow-ups and ensure completion of referrals. She/he will work in
    liaison with the Community Development Officer (CDO), DPC and other
    relevant stakeholders to organize Sub-county-level Integrated Case
  • Conferencing Sessions, as well as mobilizing, coordinating monthly
    meetings with Para-social Workers; producing timely and informative
    project periodic activity reports.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work &
    Social Administration, Development Studies, Community Psychology, Guidance
    and Counseling, Social work & Social Administration, Social Sciences,
    or any other related discipline.
  • Three years of work experience in community/ social work
    particularly on OVC and/or HIVAIDS donor-funded projects;
  • Demonstrated ability to manage community volunteers and experience
    in working with rural communities.
  • Ability to multi task and work under pressure to deliver results;
  • S/he should have computer skills including MS Word, Excel, and
    PowerPoint, data entry, Demonstrable good communication skills in both
    English and Local Language
  • Desirable: Class A riding Permit- Motorcycles
How to Apply:
All candidates
should Email their application letters and updated C.Vs to the addressed to:
The Executive
Director,
AFCOD
P.O Box 231 Tororo
Tel: 0756799414
Send your soft copy
application with the specified attachments in a single pdf or Ms word file to:
Afcodhr9@gmail.com
Deadline: 30th August 2019 by 5:00pm
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