30 Fresher Social Worker NGO Job Opportunities – Agency for Cooperation in Research and Development-Uganda (ACORD-U)

 

Job Title:    Social Worker (30 Fresher Jobs)

Organisation: Agency for Cooperation in Research and
Development-Uganda (ACORD-U)

Duty Station:  Gomba,
Mityana, Kakumiro, Kyenjojo and Luwero, Uganda

Reports to:
District Project Coordinator

 

About US:

ACORD-U (Agency for
Cooperation in Research and Development – Uganda) is an indigenous Non
Governmental Organization (NGO) working for social justice and development.
ACORD has been working in Uganda since 1979 with operations in over 25
districts across Uganda. The ACORD-U works in conjunction with people who have
been denied their basic rights, helping to better understand, to challenge, and
to change the situation in which they find themselves.

 

About USAID ICYD Project:

The Agency for
Cooperation in Research and Development-Uganda (ACORD-U), received grants from
USAID, to implement the “Integrated Children and Youth Development (ICYD)
Activity” in Central and Western Uganda (Mityana, Gomba, Luwero, Kyenjojo and
Kakumiro Districts)

 

Job Summary:  The Social Worker will be responsible for
coordinating and delivering ICYD services in the sub-counties and communities
including supporting community structures such as the Parasocial workers,
supporting community-health facility linkages for children, adolescents living
with HIV/AIDS, children affected by violence and their families. He/She will be
responsible for supporting facility-community referral linkages for
comprehensive services package to children and adolescent living with HIV/AIDS
and their families, compiling and submitting work plans and reports among
others.

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
holder should possess a bachelor’s degree in Social sciences, Community
development, Social Work and Social Administration, Education, Community
psychology, Counselling and guidance, Development Economics or a diploma in
social development from a recognized institution

·       
Prior
work experience of managing NGOs community-based children and adolescent health
projects specifically HIV/AIDS, livelihoods, and child protection.

·       
Experience
apprenticeship programs for youth and families infected and affected by
HIV/AIDS and Violence against Children are added advantages.

 

How to Apply:

Please send your CV
and cover letter with 2 work related referees and a table showing your past 3
year salary history to: Human Resource Officer, Agency for Cooperation in
Research & Development, P.O Box 280 Kampala, Uganda by email:
hr@acorduganda.org or Hand deliver to Plot 1272, Block 15, Nsambya, Ggaba Road
or ACORD Mbarara Field Offices.

 

Deadline: 26th November, 2020.

 

NB: ACORD
Uganda is an equal opportunities employer that doesn’t discriminate on any
basis. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted, thus, if you do not hear
from us by 4th December 2020 you are not considered. Female candidates are
encouraged to apply.

 

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