8 Fresher Community Services Assistant Job Opportunities – ALIGHT (American Refugee Committee)

 

Job Title:    Community Services Assistant
(8 Fresher Job Careers)

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.

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        
The
ideal candidate for the ALIGHT Community Services Assistant job 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.

·        
Ability
to ride a motor cycle

 

How to Apply:

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

 

Click
Here

 

Deadline:  20th November 2020

 

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