3 Community Mobilisers Job Opportunities – Refugee Law Project (RLP)

Job Title:           Community
Mobilisers (3 Positions)
Organisation:  Refugee
Law Project (RLP)
Duty Station:   Uganda
Reports to:       Field
Office Coordinator
About US:
The
Refugee Law Project (RLP) is an outreach project of the School of Law, Makerere
University. Our Mission is to empower asylum seekers, refugees, deportees, IDPs
and host communities to enjoy their human rights and lead dignified lives. The
Refugee Law Project has a wide physical presence with offices in Kampala,
Hoima, Mbarara, Gulu, Kitgum, Nakivale, Kyangwali, Kiryandongo, Lamwo, Adjumani,
Maaji II, Bidibidi (Yumbe), Palorinya (Moyo) and Arua.
Job Summary: The Community Mobilizer will manage and conduct
routine community mobilization aimed to increase community participation during
the project cycle and implementation including screening for experiences of
violence, needs assessments, data collection, community mapping and identification,
evaluations, and quality and quantity impact reporting.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
·        
Develop
and maintain strong community relationships with clients, community leaders, partners,
and community members
·        
Assess
and report on community needs with the rest of the team for possible screening
·        
 Carry out community mobilization and assist
the team in capacity building activities with community members
·        
Hold
and attend community information sessions, community policing sessions, and meetings
at village/cluster/block/zone levels to create awareness of RLP services
·        
Incorporate
participatory principles into community-level and emergency response activities
·        
Ensure
that we achieve gender equity in clients identified for screening in regard to
the objective of the project.
·        
Ensure
non-partisan, culturally and socially to advise the team in appropriate
implementation of project.
·        
Uphold
mission, values, and spirit of RLP; follow and enforce all RLP codes of conduct
and policies; report any violations to appropriate RLP authority, and
participate in preventative initiatives.
·        
Refer
identified clients to Project Assistants for screening
·        
Help
and advise the field team and supervisors about overall security situation in
community
·        
Identify
areas where communities need support, and facilitate access to RLP services.
·        
Perform
any other relevant duty assigned by supervisor



Qualifications,
Skills and Experience:
·        
A
post-school qualification (diploma, or equivalent) in a Social Work, Community Psychology,
Translation / Interpretation or related field.
·        
At
least 2 years in community engagement
·        
Excellent
English and refugee speaking languages, both written and spoken
·        
Demonstrated
ability to facilitate constructive interpretation.
·        
Possession
of mobilization skills
·        
Excellent
networking and communication skills.
·        
Good
computer skills (standard office and PowerPoint software) are necessary.
·        
Amicable
interpersonal appearance and behavior.
·        
Residence
in Adjumani or Kiryandongo or Lamwo.
·        
Be a
self-motivated, versatile and adaptable to different cultures and people.
How to Apply:
For all positions listed, please submit an application cover-letter and
up-to-date Curriculum Vitae, as well as links to any publications you wish us
to consider. Copies of academic credentials are NOT required at this stage.
Applications
should be sent by email addressed to the Human Resources Officer at
recruitment@refugeelawproject.org
with the title of the position applied for in the subject-line.
Only
shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Candidates must be in a position to
cover their own travel expenses to interview.
Hand
copy applications will be accepted for the position of COMMUNITY MOBILISER
Only.
Refugee
Law Project is a human-rights based organization with strong
Anti-Discrimination policies.
We
encourage refugees to apply
Deadline: By 11.59pm on Friday 1st November 2019
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