Outreach Officer NGO Job Vacancies – Hope for Justice

 

Job Title:    Outreach 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 preferably a
female person to lead outreach activities within an NGO environment in
adherence to international and national Child protection standards and Hope for
Justice Standard Operating Procedures for Outreach. The Outreach Officer will
be responsible for reaching out to female victims of commercial sexual
exploitation in the project areas, raising awareness of HFJ services, linking
victims to service providers inclusive of HFJ Lighthouses while adhering to the
National Home Rules for Children’s Homes. This work will be done with and
through relevant government structures.

 

Key Duties and
Responsibilities:

·        
Conduct
day and night outreaches to child victims of trafficking and commercial sexual
exploitation and trafficking.

·        
Identify
and rescue female victims of commercial sexual exploitation and trafficking.

·        
Engage
with the local community and build relationships with them for sustainable
rescues.

·        
Coordinate
with police, PSWOs and partner organisations to ensure that victims of CSEC
access to needed services.

·        
Participate
in child care review (as appropriate) with HFJ staff and propose appropriate
interventions for individual children & provide case consultation.

·        
Collect
data and maintain updated records/registers of female survivors.

·        
Compile
regular, accurate and timely progress reports in compliance with the donor
requirements.

·        
Participate
in project learning and evaluation activities.

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        
The ideal
candidate must hold a degree in a relevant field, preferably social work,
psychology, sociology, education or other relevant fields.

·        
Experience
in conducting outreach/rescue activities especially of victims of modern
slavery.

·        
Demonstrated
understanding of the importance of attachment theory to relationship building
with children.

·        
Demonstrated
understanding of the principles of pillars of child protection and
multi-disciplinary teamwork.

·        
Ability
to facilitate training sessions in life skills.

·        
Experience
of working alongside government officials, NGOs and other key stakeholders

·        
Excellent
verbal and written communications skills.

·        
Proficient
in Microsoft Office suite (MS Word, Excel).

 

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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