12 Livelihood Coach International NGO Jobs – AVSI Foundation

Organization: AVSI
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Institutional
and Livelihood Program Officers
About US:
AVSI is an
international NGO with headquarters in Italy, which has been active in Uganda
since 1984. Its current activities are focused in the areas of education, health,
livelihoods, and protection, nutrition and refugee programs in Uganda.
About Project:
AVSI is leading a
consortium comprising of AVSI Foundation, Arua Municipal council and Uganda Bureau
of Statistics (UBOS) to implement the RMM project in Arua District. The overall
goal of the project is to strengthen the structural and institutional
mechanisms for reception, management and integration of involuntary migrants in
Arua Municipal Council.
Job Summary:   The Livelihood Coaches will support the
implementation of RMM sustainable livelihood initiatives.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
awareness about the project and mobilize target participants (most vulnerable
HHs) to participate in project activities.
in Labour Market, Gender and Vulnerability Assessments.
collaboration with Program officers facilitate trainings for project
participants on SPM, Financial literacy and life skills
project participants for assets transfer and participate in the post
distribution monitoring to families that receive business Start-up.
in the identification of target household members for apprenticeship and
Vocational Skills training
the identification and integration of activities that enhance Social Cohesion
between Involuntary Migrants and Host community
in the mapping of social and economic service within Arua Municipal council
referral and linkages of participant’s households and informal business for
critical socio-economic services within and outside Arua Municipal to linkages
to government social protection programs and the private sector e.g. Financial
business coaching to all the targeted Vulnerable Households using the GROW
business coaching Model.
in household level visits and follow ups on Project Activities
regular progress reports
respond and follow up on issues raised by the communities as feasible
gender mainstreaming and integration in the daily implementation of activities
in line with RMM gender guideline
and submit monthly activity reports and other reports as requested by the
Program Officer-Institutional Capacity building and Livelihoods
compile, accurate and Quality data for planning and reporting
other duties as requested by the supervisor

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
applicant for the AVSI Foundation Livelihood Coach should hold a diploma in
social works, business studies, economics, development studies, or related
At least
three years of field experience in a similar position in development and/or
humanitarian context.
delivering business development services to micro-businesses in the informal
ability to coach, mentor and develop technical capacity of households to engage
in viable economic activities.
working with extremely vulnerable communities in urban and peri-urban setting.
to work both in a team and independently
a current resident of Arua Hill and River Oli or neighboring villages.
facilitation, written and verbal communication skills with ability to write
sensitivity, patience and flexibility
Use of
tablets and/or electronic devices for survey data collection;
Language: English fluency. Knowledge of Kiswahili and any of the
widely spoken local languages i.e. Arabic, Kakwa, Lugbara, is a desirable.
How to Apply:
All candidates
should send their application letters, accompanied with updated Curriculum
Vitae indicating 3 work-related referees, plus copies of relevant certificates,
should be addressed to: The AVSI Country Representative, AVSI Foundation, P.O. Box
6785, Kampala, Uganda and sent to hr.kampala@avsi.org or hand deliver to, The
Human Resource Office, AVSI FOUNDATION, P.O. Box 1383, Plot 16A, and Circular
Road, Arua
Please kindly
indicate the e-mail subject as ‘Application for Livelihood Coach.”
NB: Ensure that your
application is received and duly registered in the AVSI application
registration book by a fully identified AVSI staff. Female applicants are
encouraged to apply.
Only short listed
candidates will be contacted.
Deadline: Friday, 7th February 2020 by 5.00 pm
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