No Experience Field Volunteer Job Opportunities – Seeds

Job Title:          Field Volunteer
Duty Station:  Uganda
About US:
Active since
2013, Seeds NGO was created in Switzerland with the aim of supporting
development projects in developing countries, and more specifically in the
Eastern Region of Uganda since 2014. The targeted projects are initiatives
linked to micro-finance and social enterprise. The projects can be grouped into
3 categories. The first and main activity of Seeds is the creation of Village
Savings Loans Associations (VSLA). Secondly, Seeds is also supporting the
creation of new and the improvement of already existing financial cooperatives.
Finally, Seeds is also supporting small Income-Generating Activities (IGA) in
the region.
Key Duties and Responsibilities
Managing the Projects
Development of Village Savings and Loans
Associations Supporting the Projects Coordinator in planning, implementing,
monitoring and evaluating the development of the projects, in particular by:
physically visiting the projects, taking part in the training, conducting
project and social impact assessment and reports and analyzing those, as well as
by bringing innovative ideas for the improvement of the projects.
 Development of Credit
Supporting the Projects Coordinator in the
creation of a credit cooperative in the Sironko District, through technical,
reporting and all other necessary support, in particular by: physically
visiting the projects, taking part in the training, logistically supporting
both the project and the Credit Cooperative as well as by supporting the Credit
Cooperative in its financial management.
Development of Income-Generating Activities**
Supporting the project development through the
coordination and the supervision of the activities of the businesses supporting
the businesses by proving capacity-building on the organisation development,
its production and marketing activities as well as its book-keeping. Bringing
innovative ideas for the improvement of the businesses
Supporting Seeds team in Europe by communicating
to them activity informations, including but not limited photographs, videos
and data from the field in order to communicate to Seeds network and donors.
Reporting immediately to Seeds Board of Directors any critical issue regarding
the field activities.
 Project and Partnership Growth
Networking for the creation of potential new
Maintaining good and professional relations with
existing partners.
Participating in the evaluation, planning and
implementation options for improving the current developed projects.
 Other Activities as Required

Qualifications, Skills and

Some education in and/or experience in field
relevant to Seeds activities.
English fluency
Capacity to work successfully across cultures
Ability and willingness to travel to remote
Personal flexibility, great capacity to work
independently and high motivation
Good interpersonal and communication skills
Ability to identify needs and priorities and
respond accordingly
Willingness to live in basic living conditions
Reporting and Supervision:
The Field Volunteer will report directly to the
Projects Coordinator. He/She will work closely and in coordination with any
potential technical support volunteer who might come to the field to support
Seeds within a particular project.
Please note:
As this is an unpaid position, the willingness and
ability to work without remuneration is required.
Seeds NGO is also unfortunately unable to cover for
plane tickets, visa nor insurance. Although the cost of living in Uganda is
considerably low (minimum of approximately (350 € per month).
How to Apply:
Please send your CV and motivation letter to:
Dead line: 3rd December 2019
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