Livelihoods Officer NGO Jobs – Hope for Justice

 

Job Title:    Livelihoods Officer

Organization:  Hope
for Justice

Project Name:  Addressing Child Trafficking and Slavery (ACTS) Project

Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda

 

About US:

Hope for Justice is
a global charity working to end human trafficking/modern slavery by preventing
exploitation, rescuing victims, restoring lives and reforming society.

 

About ACTS project:

The Addressing Child
Trafficking and Slavery (ACTS) project will deliver an integrated suite of
activities at multiple levels in order to address issues surrounding the
commercial sexual exploitation and trafficking of children in Kampala. It will
aim to reduce vulnerability of children and households to trafficking and
exploitation through sustainable reintegration and economic strengthening,
standardize trauma-informed care for survivors of trafficking across multiple
structures to enable better support and navigation through justice systems and
referral services. It will also ensure practitioners respond effectively to
victims and survivors of trafficking through engagement with and immersive
training in trauma-informed care models.

 

Job Summary:  Hope for Justice is seeking a person to lead
in implementing all project livelihoods activities. The Livelihoods Officer
will be responsible for improving the wellbeing of reintegrating girls and
their families by empowering them with business knowledge and skills, support
them build income generating businesses therefore enabling sustainable
reintegration and reduced vulnerability to trafficking.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Design
and develop a Livelihoods model for reintegrating families.

·       
Facilitate
business skills training for girls based at the Hope for Justice Lighthouse.

·       
Liaise
with Project Social Workers to identify reintegrating girls and their families
to be supported through livelihoods programme.

·       
Support
reintegrating girls and their families in developing business plans, social
enterprises and income generation.

·       
Support
reintegrating girls and family businesses access further resourcing (linkages,
follow-up, coaching, among others)

·       
Conduct
regular follow up visits to support beneficiaries and their families.

·       
Conduct
regular mapping of critical service points for partnerships as well as make
referral for these services

·       
Compile
quality progress reports according to donor requirements

·       
Document
and share lessons learned and best practices of the livelihoods aspects to
inform roll out of livelihood strategies on a wider scale

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
ideal candidate must hold a degree in a relevant field, preferably in
Development Studies, Economy or Socio-Economic Development, Business
Administration, Entrepreneurship.

·       
Practical
experience in developing income generating activities (IGAs), small and micro
enterprises (SMEs) and other innovative approaches to humanitarian livelihoods.

·       
Experience
of facilitating business training.

·       
Proficient
in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).

·       
Experience
of working alongside key stakeholders in the community and other NGOs to
achieve mutual goals.

·       
Understanding
and experience of child protection.

·       
Capacity
to write clear and relevant reports.

·       
Strong
communication skills including oral presentation skills, interpersonal and
relational skills

 

How to Apply:

All candidates
should Email a covering letter, resume and completed Application Form, Download
Here
 to applications.ug@hopeforjustice.org

 

Deadline: 30th November 2020

 

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