Several Project Officer NGO Job Opportunities – Cheshire Services Uganda

Job Title:   Project Officers
Organization:
Cheshire Services Uganda
Duty Station:
Uganda
Reporting to:
Project Manager
About US:
Cheshire Services
Uganda is a local organization working to uplift the quality of life of Persons
with Disabilities.  Established in 1994,
Cheshire Services Uganda is comprised of 7 Cheshire services of Katalemwa,
Nkokonjeru Providence, Buluba, Budaka, Butiru, Pamba and the two St Francis
Schools of the Blind in Soroti. CSU is a member of the Leonard Cheshire
Disability Global Alliance
Job Summary: The
Project Officers will support children with disabilities (CWDs) in an inclusive
learning setting to learn and stay in school; engage community stakeholders
including families and school authorities to ensure successful project
implementation. .
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·       Identify children with disabilities to
participate in the project
·       Support assessment and referral of CWDs for
rehabilitation.
·       Distribution of education supplies /
enrollment support to CWDs
·       Organize community awareness raising events
on disability and education.
·       Support training of caregivers of CWDs on
business / income generating activities.
·       Identify all cases of abuse and report them
to the Safeguarding and Advocacy Manager
·       Identify and support referral of cases of
child abuse.
·       Support the formation of child to child clubs
in school and conduct training on human rights and disability in school.
·       Keep track record and provide progress on the
adaptation and utilization of accessible environment in schools
·       Participate in capacity building trainings
organized by Cheshire Services Uganda
·       Support training of stakeholders both at
district, community and family level
·       Engage in training of teachers and other
stakeholders on Inclusive Education approaches.
·       Conduct in school sensitization on
disability, gender and safeguarding
·       Support in the maintenance of the beneficiary
data base and files.
·       Identify and document the individual
education needs of CWDs.
·       Track school attendance for children with
disabilities
·       Organize counseling, mentoring and career
guidance sessions for project beneficiaries.
·       Support CWDs to participate in
extra-curricular activities.
·       Planning and implementing activities that
develop self-esteem and social skills among CWDs
·       Regularly provide CSU an education progress
report of CWDs.
·       Adhere to Safeguarding policies and related
policies and standards
·       Identify, report and document cases of
safeguarding
·       Creating awareness on Safeguarding and child
protection for all beneficiaries and in the community.
·       Liaise with the safeguarding designate focal
person on any emerging safeguarding issues.
·       Plan, integrate and implement safeguarding
activities.
·       Follow up all cases of abuse as well as
timely response and resolution of the cases of abuse.
·       And any other duties that may be assigned
from time to time in the interest of the organization.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor’s
degree in development studies or related field.
·       At least Two (2) years of experience in
community development
·       Project M&E support and compile/review
quality donor reports.
·       Prior experience in designing and conducting
quantitative and qualitative data collection, including social impact
assessment, desk review, interviews and field work.
·       Working knowledge and experience of effective
financial and budgetary control and supporting projects to stay on course with
implementation
·       Knowledge of the local language is an
advantage
·       Developing others
·       Strong ethical standards and high levels of
integrity
·       Teamwork
·       Self-management
·       Strategic networking
·       Analytical        
·       Results orientated
·       Managing resources
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates
please nemail your details to csu@csuganda.org
Deadline: Friday 31st July
2020
For more of the latest jobs, please
visit http://www.theugandanjobline.com  or
find us on our facebook page https://www.facebook.com/UgandanJobline
Job Title:   Project Officers
Organization:
Cheshire Services Uganda
Duty Station:
Uganda
Reporting to:
Project Manager
About US:
Cheshire Services
Uganda is a local organization working to uplift the quality of life of Persons
with Disabilities.  Established in 1994,
Cheshire Services Uganda is comprised of 7 Cheshire services of Katalemwa,
Nkokonjeru Providence, Buluba, Budaka, Butiru, Pamba and the two St Francis
Schools of the Blind in Soroti. CSU is a member of the Leonard Cheshire
Disability Global Alliance
Job Summary: The
Project Officers will support children with disabilities (CWDs) in an inclusive
learning setting to learn and stay in school; engage community stakeholders
including families and school authorities to ensure successful project
implementation. .
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·       Identify children with disabilities to
participate in the project
·       Support assessment and referral of CWDs for
rehabilitation.
·       Distribution of education supplies /
enrollment support to CWDs
·       Organize community awareness raising events
on disability and education.
·       Support training of caregivers of CWDs on
business / income generating activities.
·       Identify all cases of abuse and report them
to the Safeguarding and Advocacy Manager
·       Identify and support referral of cases of
child abuse.
·       Support the formation of child to child clubs
in school and conduct training on human rights and disability in school.
·       Keep track record and provide progress on the
adaptation and utilization of accessible environment in schools
·       Participate in capacity building trainings
organized by Cheshire Services Uganda
·       Support training of stakeholders both at
district, community and family level
·       Engage in training of teachers and other
stakeholders on Inclusive Education approaches.
·       Conduct in school sensitization on
disability, gender and safeguarding
·       Support in the maintenance of the beneficiary
data base and files.
·       Identify and document the individual
education needs of CWDs.
·       Track school attendance for children with
disabilities
·       Organize counseling, mentoring and career
guidance sessions for project beneficiaries.
·       Support CWDs to participate in
extra-curricular activities.
·       Planning and implementing activities that
develop self-esteem and social skills among CWDs
·       Regularly provide CSU an education progress
report of CWDs.
·       Adhere to Safeguarding policies and related
policies and standards
·       Identify, report and document cases of
safeguarding
·       Creating awareness on Safeguarding and child
protection for all beneficiaries and in the community.
·       Liaise with the safeguarding designate focal
person on any emerging safeguarding issues.
·       Plan, integrate and implement safeguarding
activities.
·       Follow up all cases of abuse as well as
timely response and resolution of the cases of abuse.
·       And any other duties that may be assigned
from time to time in the interest of the organization.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor’s
degree in development studies or related field.
·       At least Two (2) years of experience in
community development
·       Project M&E support and compile/review
quality donor reports.
·       Prior experience in designing and conducting
quantitative and qualitative data collection, including social impact
assessment, desk review, interviews and field work.
·       Working knowledge and experience of effective
financial and budgetary control and supporting projects to stay on course with
implementation
·       Knowledge of the local language is an
advantage
·       Developing others
·       Strong ethical standards and high levels of
integrity
·       Teamwork
·       Self-management
·       Strategic networking
·       Analytical        
·       Results orientated
·       Managing resources
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates
please nemail your details to csu@csuganda.org
Deadline: Friday 31st July
2020
For more of the latest jobs, please
visit http://www.theugandanjobline.com  or
find us on our facebook page https://www.facebook.com/UgandanJobline

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