Several Fresher Community Engagement and Development Assistant NGO Job Opportunities – World Vision International

 

Job Title:    Community Engagement and
Development Assistant (Fresher NGO Job Opportunities) 

Organisation: World
Vision International

Reports to:  Assessment
and Design Facilitator

Duty Station:  Uganda

 

About US:

World Vision Uganda
is a Christian Relief, Development and Advocacy Non-Government Organization
dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome
poverty and injustice. We currently work in over 41 districts in Uganda. World
Vision is committed to the protection of children and we will not employ people
whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is
conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks,
including criminal record checks where possible. “Our Vision for every child,
Life in all its fullness.  Our prayer for every Heart, the will to
make it so.”

 

Job Summary:   The Community
Engagement and Development Assistant will carry out community Engagement,
Assessment and Design processes with the Community Starter Groups members to
capture both qualitative and quantitative data at households and Institutional
levels.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·        
Community
Engagement and Assessment Process

·        
Support
in data collecting and community engagement on community perception on WV
identity

·        
Support
in disseminating of information in a message box and engage

·        
Support
community in developing a community communication plan

·        
Support
the Identification and engagement of key stakeholders at parish and sub-county
level, Engaging local partners in the wellbeing activities.

·        
Support
and supervise the starter groups in their community engagement and exploration
of the local context in the focus areas.

·        
Support
and supervise the assessment team on Identification of the most vulnerable in
the focus areas and vulnerability assessment processes.

·        
Mapping
capacity and resources of the community and community in Reflection and
planning for base level at each step of critical path for the next step.

·        
Organize
and support community summit at Parish level

·        
Support
the community in setting community vision and priorities with starter groups
members.

·        
Sponsorship
Community engagement and RC Registration.

·        
Sharing
the vision and priorities with the wider community for validation.

·        
Raising
community awareness for sustainability and transition.

·        
Support
and engage the community in Celebrating the efforts and solidarity of critical
path steps completions.

·        
Manage
Child Sponsorship communications and registration processes of RCs.

·        
Expeditiously
follow up on all Sponsorship communications from NO and SOs.

·        
Registration
of Children in sponsorship program and sharing their histories with SO.

·        
Support
the Design and Shared Plan with Partners

·        
Providing
feedback and validation of assessment reports

·        
Providing
and sharing the agreed draft AOP and Annual plan for inputs and validation with
the sub-county and parish stakeholders

·        
Mobilized
mapped partners and community leaders to participate in all the critical path
stapes pf the design process

·        
Participated
in the planning and budgeting of the draft plan of the AREA PROGRAMM

·        
Continua’s
dissemination of sponsorship messaging and information sharing of World Vision
Sponsorship programming’s and standards to partners and the community

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        
The
applicant for the World Vision Community Engagement and Development Assistant
job must hold a Diploma and/or a Bachelor Degree in Humanities (Development
studies, social sciences, SWASA, Economics, community development)

·        
At least
one year of work experience especially in conducting any assessment

·        
Knowledge
in Engaging and conducting FGD, KII with local rural poor communities is an
added advantage.

·        
Experience
in Data collection preferably qualitative research in remote and heard to reach
community.

·        
High
proficiency in probing skills and writing qualitative reports is an added
advantage.

·        
Knowledge
of Local Language Lusoga or Luganda is a must

·        
Knowledge
in computer Literacy (Micro soft Word and Excel) is required.

·        
Knowledge
in qualitative data techniques is an added advantages

·        
Lots of
travel using a motorcycle (approximately 2 hours ride) to access power and
internet to world vision Office

·        
May
require moving/walking long distance on foot where the road is not accessible
to gather data in all the targeted households and/or remote villages to be
reached.

·        
The
location of the job has limited access to Mobile telecommunication network and
there is limited power access.

·        
Accommodation
in the Job location are mostly semi-permanent and/or temporally structure for
housing with limited access to clean and safe water some time.

 

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified candidates are encouraged to submit your application and complete
Curriculum Vitae. Apply online by visiting World Vision International’s
e-recruitment jobs portal at the web link below.

 

Click
Here

 

Deadline: 6th November 2020

 

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