Volunteers (Fresher NGO Jobs) – Women Human Rights Defenders Network Uganda (WHRDN-U)


Job Title:    Volunteers (Fresher NGO Jobs)

Organization:  Women Human Rights Defenders
Network Uganda (WHRDN-U)

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda


About US:

Women Human Rights
Defenders Network Uganda (WHRDN-U), is a registered not for profit national
network with a membership of more than 97 women organizations and individuals.
The WHRDN-U, was founded in 2017 by women defenders to promote a feminist
holistic approach integrating a gender perspective, focusing on building
supportive networks and coordination among WHRDs from diverse social movements
and causes in Uganda. Thereby building the capacity for protection of WHRDs,
offering protection and emergency response for WHRDs at risk, and Advocacy for
protection of WHRDs.


Job Summary:  The Volunteer will support WHRDN-U and should
be willing to join a growing organization. The incumbent will gain experience
in project management at a national feminist organization and take part in
promoting the rights and protection of WHRDs as well as raising the visibility
of the violence and risks WHRDs face.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

develop work plans/operationalise plans for the capacity building department

trainings in technical topics, including Feminist Holistic Approach to
protection, gender sensitive risk analysis etc.

clear capacity building work plan with clear objectives and time lines.

with organizing workshops, meetings and working group meetings and assist in
communication to participants, production and dissemination of agendas and
other materials needed

capacity building periodic meetings for WHRDN-U members on advocacy, needs
assessment and protection issues.

and adapt training materials (handouts, manuals, presentations, etc.) and tools
to monitor effectiveness of trainings, including pre and post-tests;

Work on
updating training material, modules and tools, develop facilitation guides,
etc. as requested

how capacity building initiatives have translated into real protection for

with the development and implementation of concept notes for special trainings,
events, conferences,

with the Advocacy and Communications department to implement advocacy
activities seeking to enhance the protection of WHRDs.;

with the Protection and Emergency Response Department to implement advocacy
activities seeking to enhance the protection of WHRDs.

relevant work plans (weekly, monthly, & quarterly)

timely comprehensive reports as stipulated by WHRDN-U.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

ideal candidate should preferably hold a university degree in development
studies, humanities, social sciences, or related field.

One year
of experience working with an NGO, Women rights Organization, Human Rights
Organization with experience working in project management.

ideal candidate for the Volunteer vacancy should be conversant implementing a
project, comfortable with conducting trainings, public speaking and good
writing skills

ability to write reports, concept notes, workplans and budgets

to work under pressure, multi-task and learn new concepts quickly

excellent team player and able to work dynamically and diligently without
direct supervision

interest in women’s rights, fighting against gender-based violence and
promoting gender equality

with good interpersonal skills

Age: Between 22-30 years


NB: This is a
paid volunteer position.


How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interest candidates should send their application letters with
detailed CVs indicating 3 referees, two of whom should have been direct
supervisors and addressed to the Executive Director and submitted to
info@whrdnuganda.org. OR hand delivery to our physical office;


Women Human Rights
Defenders Network Uganda,

Plot 1789 Old Kira
Road Bukoto,

P.O. Box 5272 Kampala.


Deadline: 23rd November 2020.


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