2 Community Development Assistant Jobs – World Vision International

Organisation: World
Vision International
Reports to: 
Project Coordinator
Duty Station: 
Uganda
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 Community Development Assistant – SEEK
Project will be the major point of contact with the community and local
structures while ensuring that all planned activities under the project is
implemented within the agreed timeline. Particular focus will be ensuring that
the Sustaining Education Efforts in Karamoja (SEEK Project) achieve its
objective of enrolling and retaining the 15000 out of school children in
schools within the project timeframe.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Mobilize project participants for project activities such as
    barrazas, parents’ awareness, school clubs, radio talk shows, etc
  • Preparing field activity reports on timely basis and documenting
    field information like preparing attendances,
  • Supporting M and E during Village Education Committee refresher
    trainings to prepare attendances,
  • Carrying out follow-ups on project activities.
  • Documenting success stories about the project
  • Tracking out school children through mobilization and tracking
    together with the village education committees and teachers.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the World Vision Community Development Assistant –
    SEEK Project job placement should preferably hold a bachelor’s degree in
    social science, development studies or any other related field.
  • Certificate in community engagement, guidance and counseling is an
    advantage.
  • At least three years’ experience of directly management education
    programming with good knowledge of current education challenges, policy
    guidelines among others.
  • Good knowledge and working experience of Karamoja context
  • Should be a problem solver with high level of creativity,
    sensitivity to conflict
  • Hold a Valid ridding permit.
  • Effective in written and verbal communication in English and
    Nga’Karimojong language.
  • Ability to ride on rough terrains 
  • Excellent reporting skills
  • Exhibit high level of flexibility with excellent decision making
    skills.
  • Experience in community mobilization and CVA (Citizens Voice for
    Action).
  • There will be constant travel within the district of operation
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: 9th September 2019
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