Fresher Program Support Volunteer NGO Jobs – Windle International Uganda

Job Title:        Program Support Volunteer
Organisation:
Windle International Uganda
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports To:
Project Officer- Scholarships
About US:
Windle International
Uganda (WIU) is a registered INGO whose primary mission is to promote peace and
development in the communities through provision of Education and training to
Refugees and people affected by conflict. Windle International Uganda is the
leading provider of access to university education, post-primary education,
primary and vocational training for conflict affected Africans since 1996.
Windle International
Uganda (WIU) in partnership with the UNHCR with Funding from the German
Government is implementing the DAFI Scholarship Programme. DAFI- (Albert
Einstein German Academic Refugee Initiative Fund) is a refugee University
Education Programme funded by the German Government through UNHCR (United
Nations High Commission for Refugees).
Job Summary: The
Program Support Volunteer will provide adequate and timely professional
guidance, counselling, supervision, capacity building and management support to
the students on the program. He/ She will support other activities under the
unit’s operations on a day to day basis. .
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
Provide
career guidance and psychosocial support to the DAFI Sponsored Students and
where applicable make referrals to Partners offering psychosocial support and
professional counsellors.
·        
Review
and follow up on Academic reports to monitor Students’ academic Performance and
identify academically weak Students for further support
·        
Facilitate
meetings and feedback sessions to ensure there are linkages between Students,
Parents and next of kin on matters of academic performances and Community
engagement where necessary
·        
Provide
one on one mentoring to DAFI Students to enable them identify the right career
pathways and prepare them for Life after University
·        
Coordinate
and liaise with the University Faculty Heads/Lecturers to support academically
Weak Students
·        
Monitor
the Students welfare to ensure that Students are not exposed to risky behavior
at the Institutions of Higher Learning which may divert them from their routine
academics
·        
Support
Students to identify Internship placements through coordination with NGOs,
other corporate organizations and offer recommendations appropriately
·        
Continuously
update the students on the DAFI Scholarship entitlements, any possible changes
in their allowances’ rates
·        
Participate
in planning sessions for DAFI Students’ Clubs and Alumni Groups as they map out
community Voluntary activities/outreaches
·        
Actively
participate in and offer reasonable support to DAFI Students’ individual
initiatives geared towards promoting visibility of the Programme
·        
Compile
activity, monthly reports and Quarterly reports and Work plans
·        
Receive,
handle and provide feedback to the day to day complaints from students
·        
Any
other duties assigned



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·        
The
ideal candidate must hold Bachelor’s Degree in Counseling & Guidance,
Education, Development Studies, Social Sciences, International
·        
Relations
and or any other related course from a recognized Institution
·        
At least
one year of progressive experience gained within a humanitarian NGO is
preferred.
·        
Strong
analytical and documentation skills in the management of education
·        
Postgraduate
level education is an added advantage
Guidance
·        
Must
have basic knowledge in computer applications like MS Office, Excel, Word and
Power Point
·        
High
level of integrity, commitment and professional responsibility.
·        
Ability
to establish and maintain professional relationship with Partners and
Colleagues
·        
Strong
interpersonal and team building skills, including the ability to work in a
multi-cultural setting.
·        
Excellent
communication, organization and presentational skills demonstrated through
Fluency in written and spoken English.
·        
Ability
to tolerate cultural, educational and religious diversity in the work place and
capacity to work under pressure.
·        
Ability
to work independently within guidelines and clear expectations.
·        
Ability
to work comfortably and efficiently with other students from different cultural
background.
·        
Multi-tasking
abilities, quick decision making and quick response to issues.
How to Apply:
All candidates
should send their applications
letter
of expression of interest, updated CV, copies of academic documents- ALL in ONE
document) not larger than 2MB to the email address; wiu.hr@windle.org
Applications must be
addressed to
The Human Resource
Manager,
Windle International
Uganda;
P.O BOX 24230,
Kampala.
Note:
Windle International
Alumni who meet the requirements are encouraged to apply
Windle International
is an equal opportunity employer; Females and People with disabilities are
encouraged to apply.
No canvassing or
lobbying will be tolerated. Individuals found to have done so will immediately
be disqualified and black listed.
Human Resource
Manager Windle International Uganda
Deadline: 17th October 2019
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