Fresher Community Development Officer NGO Job Opportunities – Save the Children International

Organisation: Save
the Children International
Duty Station: Uganda
About US:
Save the Children is
the world’s leading independent organization for children and has program
presence in over 120 countries in the world and has been implementing programs
for over 90 years. Save the Children envisions a Uganda in which every child
attains the right to survival, protection, development and participation. Our
mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and
to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives. We strive to create
impact for children by delivering our Programmes through partnerships, by being
innovative, by acting as the voice for and of children, and by achieving results
at scale. 
Job Summary:  The Community Development Officer has
responsibility to initiate, oversee and support the implementation of case
management, child protection strategies and overall project activities in the
zone. The Project Officer (PO) will be responsible for coordinating and
managing and providing mentorship and guidance to the community workers to
ensure that the activities are implemented in a timely manner and within the
required CP standards. The PO will represent and advocate for Save the
Children’s work and organizational priorities in child protection with a wide
range of external parties including Government (OPM), communities, donors
during field visits, and other humanitarian agencies operating in the zone.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The candidate for the Save the Children International Community
    Development Officer career placement should hold a degree in social
    work/social sciences, education, community psychology or equivalent.
  • One year of relevant work experience in child protection programmes.
  • Solid knowledge base and practical experience in community based
    child protection approaches,
  • Case management and child participation methodologies.
  • Experience in building relationships, fostering inter-agency
    coordination and experience of representation to external parties.
  • Strong self-starter, able to set up and manage child protection
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by clicking on the title
link below.
Deadline: 8th September 2019
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