2 Fresher Programme Assistant NGO Job Opportunities – Ayuda en Acción

 

Job Title:    Programme Assistant (2 Fresher
Job Opportunities)

Organization:  Ayuda en Acción

Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda

 

About US:

Founded in 1981, Ayuda en Acción is an international NGO that operates in
more than 20 countries of Africa, Latin America, Asia and Europe. Ayuda en
Acción is committed to the values that stem from respect for Human Rights and
that believes in the need to generate changes that make social justice
possible, by addressing the causes that cause inequality of opportunities,
social exclusion and poverty. Ayuda en Acción has been in Uganda for over 20
years and is now in the process of establishing itself stronger, in order to
expand impact by creating more partnerships and work projects implemented
through partners as well as direct implementation.

Ayuda en Acción is committed to creating a diverse environment and is an
equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration
for employment regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or
expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or
veteran status.

 

Job Summary:  The
Programme Assistant will ensure timely planning, implementation, and monitoring
of activities at the community level in close collaboration with community
level actors such as the children, parents, community members, community
leaders and other stakeholders. The position of Programme Assistant will
support all field activities in the sub-counties and provides linkage between
Ayuda en Accion and the Sub-County level government authorities, will also be
the focal point to report to the programme officer on the child protection
concerns, and the general day to day activity implementations in the parishes
and sub counties of operation. Working closely with the support and supervision
of the Programme Officer Sponsorship, this position will liaise with the
programme community structures (children, parents, community leaders) in joint
protection and Sponsorship activities and other Ayuda en Accion interventions
in the area involving planning, monitoring, evaluation, accountability, and
reporting

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Programme Planning and implementation

·       
Participate
in programme planning for effective delivery of protection and sponsorship
activities

·       
Develop
weekly and monthly plans and ensure they are approved  

·       
Mobilize
community (children, parents/ guardians, and school management) to participate
in all activities implemented by Ayuda en Accion in the sub counties of
operation.

·       
Conduct
field monitoring of all the Interventions undertaken by Ayuda en Accion in the
targeted sub counties.

·       
Compile
monthly reports to narrate programme progress, challenges, and way
forward. 

Sponsorship Communications

·       
Help to
generate engagement from the communities, the children, and their families in
the sponsorship programme.

·       
Timely
processing and management of key sponsorship communication materials (semester
1 communication, semester II communications, group photographs, individual
photographs, Kobo collect), and other sponsorship correspondences such as
sponsor mails etc.) In line with Ayuda en Accion sponsorship standards.

·       
Participate
in collecting and compilation of information for the development of reports
(Quiero contarte, climate paper etc) in the district of operation.

External relations

·       
Participate
in sub county and other sectoral planning/coordination meetings to represent
Ayuda en Accion in the area.

·       
Participate
in sector meetings with key protection and Livelihood partners at the
sub-county and settlement level

·       
Participate
in community engagement and advocacy meetings with key stakeholders; parents,
school management committee, police, health officials and other development
agencies in activities implemented within the parish.

·       
Closely
work with Sub County authorities, and other relevant community structures at
village, parish levels to ensure compliance with child wellbeing and
safeguarding in all the Ayuda en Accion field activities. 

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The ideal
candidate must hold a bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences, Development
studies, Social Work and Social Administration, Education/ Early Childhood
Development, or any other related fields.

·       
One to
two years of progressive experience in Community or Social work, preferably
working with Children in an NGO setting. Proven knowledge of child protection
and safeguarding policy. Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously in a
fast-paced environment, set priorities, and meeting deadlines.

·       
English
(fluent)

·       
Good
working knowledge of MADI local language and English is an advantage.

·       
High
skills in office software (Excel, Power Point, Word, etc.)

·       
Ability
to Ride a Motor- cycle with valid license class A.

·       
A
certificate of good conduct from Police will be required as evidence of clean
criminal record as a requirement for working with children.

·       
Availability
to travel to rural areas;

·       
Flexible
working hours;

 

How to Apply:

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

 

Click Here

 

Deadline: 23rd
December 2020

 

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