Rescue Officer and Warden NGO Jobs – Dwelling Places (DP)

 

Job Title:    Rescue Officer and Warden

Organisation: Dwelling
Places (DP)

Duty Station: 
Buloba, Kampala, Uganda

Reporting to:
Restore Program Manager

 

About US:

Dwelling Places (DP)
is a  registered Christian  Non-Governmental Organization which
specialises in the rescue, rehabilitation, reconciliation, resettlement and
follow-up of children living on the streets. 
The overall objective of DP  is to
have a society where every child has a chest to rest their head on and a place
to call home.

 

Job Summary:  The Rescue Officer and Warden will rescue and
provide holistic, safe residential support to help rescued children
rehabilitate and recover.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Rescue Officer

·       
Plan and
map street outreaches

·       
Participate
in the annual planning and budgeting for outreach activities

·       
Mobilize
the rescue team for planning of outreaches

·       
Prepare
requisitions and account for the funds received within 5 working days

·       
Collect
data and ensure proper documentation of the rescue information

·       
Identify
children that fit the DP category (children living on the streets part time or
full time aged 12 years and below) and recommend for recruitment on the DP
program

·       
Carry
out community based outreaches rescues, education and mentorship

·       
Organize
the proper documentation for the children and open files for the children
(Recruitment forms, CSI baseline, photographs, consent forms for children with
parents or guardians, referral letters, photos etc.)

·       
Organize
transport for the children from the streets to the Transitional Rehabilitation
Home

·       
Refer
children that do not fit in the DP support categories to other organizations

·       
Write
weekly reports and submit them by the end of business Friday.

·       
Maintain
up to date registers of the street outreach and referral data

·       
Represent
Dwelling Places at the crane monthly street children working group

·       
Participate
in tracing/ resettlement and follow-up activities whenever the street outreach
role is inactive

·       
Participate
in internal and external Street Connected Children’s meetings.

·       
Warden.

·       
Conduct
counseling and reconciliation sessions for the children in Buloba

·       
Update
the children’s files (Both Buloba and documentation office) with the day to day
progress of the children including the database

·       
Plan and
conduct weekly sports and recreation activities for the children in residential
care

·       
Participate
in Planning and  implementation of family
time, peer tutoring, Etiquette classes for the children in residential care

·       
Assist
the Restore Program Manager in the implementation of the child protection
policy

·       
Discipline
the children in residential care in line with the guidelines and policy

·       
Prepare
and deliver letters to the Probation and Social Welfare officer of children
coming in and going out of the home.

·       
Conduct
mentorship activities for the children in residential care, those in
reintegration and their families.

·       
Perform
any other duties that may from time to time be assigned by the Immediate
supervisor or Line Manager

·       
Prepare
quarterly Orphans and Vulnerable children (OVCMIS) ministry reports and submit
to the probation officers in a timely manner.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
applicant must hold a Diploma or Degree in social work

·       
Two years
of minimum related work experience in an NGO.

·       
Able to
effectively communicate and relate to people of all levels of  internal management, staff and volunteers
within the organization

·       
Strategic
thinker with strong analytical skills, good judgment & strong focus

·       
Proficient
in Microsoft office, especially Access, excel and word

·       
Ability
to collect data and analyse the success and failure of programs

·       
Ability
to produce clear written documentation

·       
Born
again Christian

·       
Fluent
in Ngakaramojong, English, some Luganda and swahili

·       
Male
applicants are strongly encouraged to apply

 

How to Apply:

All candidates
should hand deliver their applications to: Dwelling Places head office -off
Nalukolongo Masaka road near Mutundwe Police Station or email
hr.dwellingplaces@gmail.com between 8:30AM-5:00PM Monday to Friday.

 

Note: Only
shortlisted candidates will be contacted

 

Deadline: 5th February 2021 by 5:00PM

 

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