Several Fresher Project Assistant USAID Project Job Placements – Communication for Development Foundation Uganda (CDFU)

Project Assistant stationed
Organization: Communication for
Development Foundation Uganda (CDFU)
for Development Foundation Uganda (CDFU) is a non-governmental organization
that provides Development Communication services aimed at influencing positive
behaviors for the social development of men, women and children.  CDFU is  
implementing Make Happiness Not Violence Campaign as part of the Joint
UN Ending Violence Against Women and Girls (EVAWG) project that is funded by
the Government of Sweden; and as part of the EU-UN Spotlight Initiative to
Eliminate Violence Against Women and Girls. The campaign aims to promote
favorable social norms, attitudes and behaviors at community and individual
levels to prevent Violence against Women and Girls, and to improve Sexual
Reproductive Health in campaign areas.
About the project:
is a partner on the USAID Regional Health Integration to Enhance Services in
East Central Uganda Activity (USAID RHITES EC) whose goal is implementation of
a comprehensive integrated investment in regional health, nutritional
assistance and HIV/AIDS programs. This five-year activity targets 13 districts
in East-Central Uganda.
Job Summary:  The Project Assistant will work closely with
SBCC Officer to provide Social and Behavior Change Communication (SBCC) to
support program activities in Iganga cluster in order to realize the project
objectives. Support multimedia activities, effective community mobilization
through coordinating with district health teams, community groups and VHTs,
community mobilization, monitoring, implementing and documentation of SBCC
activities according to plan.  The
Project Assistant will participate in documentation of success stories, and
preparation of program reports as necessary. She/He will report to the SBCC
Officer based at the district.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal candidate must
hold at least a Bachelors degree in Communication, Health, Social Sciences,
Population Studies or related field.
·       Must have at least one year of experience in implementing Social and Behaviour Change Communication
(SBCC) interventions.
·       Demonstrate
knowledgeable practice of working with districts, non-governmental or
community-based organizations or government departments.
·        Must have experience working at the community
level to implement BCC interventions. Have excellent interpersonal
communication skills and ability to work as a team player. Demonstrate good
interpersonal communication.
·       Good presentation and
writing skills. Computer skills of Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point.
·       Ability to speak and
understand Lusoga local languages will be an added advantage.). 
How to Apply:
Interested and qualified candidates should either a) hand deliver their
applications addressed to the Head of Human Resource at the address below or b)
send to Email: (PDF format maximum 6 pages)
for Development Foundation Uganda (CDFU)
O. Box 8734, Plot 105, Kiira Road,
we thank all applicants for showing interest; only shortlisted candidates will
be contacted for interviews.
Deadline:  Friday 31st  January 2020 4.00pm.
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