Fresher Community Services Assistant US Non-profit Jobs – ALIGHT

 

Job Title:    Community Services Assistant
(Fresher Jobs)

Organization: ALIGHT (American Refugee Committee)

Duty Station: Uganda

Reports to:  Community Services Officer

 

About US:

ALIGHT, formerly the American Refugee Committee (ARC), is an
international nonprofit, nonsectarian organization that has provided
humanitarian assistance and training to millions of beneficiaries over the last
40 years. In 2011, Alight helped nearly 2.5 million people get essential
services to regain their health and take back control of their lives. Alight
works with its partners and constituencies to provide opportunities and
expertise to communities of refugees and internally displaced persons in seven
countries in Africa, Asia and Europe, including Iraq, Kosovo, and in the Darfur
region of Sudan and is currently providing for emergency relief and recovery in
Haiti. Alight provides shelter, clean water and sanitation, health care, skills
training, microcredit education, protection to help survivors of war and
natural disasters to rebuild their lives with dignity, health care, security
and self-sufficiency.

 

Job Summary:  Reporting
to the Community Services Officer the Community Services Assistant will be
responsible for empowering Persons with Special Needs to enhance Quality and
healthy life for sustainability development. He / she will also be responsible
for community involvement and ownership to enhance sustainability and
empowerment of Refugees in the Settlement.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Ensure
effective and efficient community development participation and ownership as an
activity in the Refugee settlement

·       
Responsible
for training and empowering community leaders for self-management.

·       
Carry
out and support all outreach activities in the Refugees settlement such as
mobilization, sensitization, counseling etc for Refugee to realize full
potentials and build on self-mechanism.

·       
Responsible
for effective and efficient follow up of individual cases of beneficiaries for
support

·       
Conduct
community leaders meetings including planning meetings, AGDM Verification and
Needs assessment.

·       
Take the
lead in all community mobilization during meetings, sensitizations, campaigns
organized by ALIGHT and any IPs in the settlement

·       
Provide
psycho social counseling services to all PoCs in need and provide referrals

·       
Organize
weekly community incentive workers’ meetings to discuss activity progress,
lesson learnt and challenges and forge way forward in different zones of the
settlement

·       
Be in
charge of organizing, mobilizing and facilitating international events days in
the settlement such as Women days, World Refugees days, Youth days, 16 days of
activism etc.

·       
Prepare
daily, weekly and monthly reports to be submitted to the supervisor.

·       
Conduct
strategic development and empowerment village informational meetings with the
RWC leaders.

·       
Perform
any other duties assigned to you.

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Social work, Community Psychology,
Education, Development studies

·       
At least
two years of working experience in Community Development services with an INGO

·       
Excellent
report writing, communication and analytical skills.

·       
Work
with minimum supervision.

·       
Ability
to manage multiple tasks at a time and work effectively with colleagues from
different backgrounds

·       
Strong
computer skills.

·       
Passion
and Zeal to work under community Services

 

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates should apply online at
the link below.

 

Click Here

 

Deadline:  2nd October 2020

 

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