2 Fresher Project Volunteer Job Vacancies – Riamiriam

Job Title: Project Volunteers (2 Job Vacancies)

Organisation: Riamiriam

Duty Station:  Uganda

Reports to:    Program officer


About US:

Riamiriam is a ngakarimojong word which means” coming together” or” let us meet”. Riamiriam civil society network- Karamoja (RCSNK) is non-governmental organization which was established in 2003. The Network is an umbrella of CSOs operating in Karamoja mandated to coordinate, facilitate, build capacity of organizations, and provide a common platform through which CSOs can advocate for better social service delivery, peace, human rights, gender equality and economic development. The head office is located in Moroto district, but its network extends to all nine (9) districts of Karamoja. The Organization is duly registered with Uganda national NGO bureau with the registration number INDR51272677NB.


Job Summary:  To provide support to Riamiriam program team in related field activities by monitoring social service delivery and supporting information and data collection on performance indicators for advocacy, facilitating civil society in the promotion of community driven empowerment, enhancing inclusive and effective governance.


Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Organizing community groups for trainings
  • Provide technical support to community parliaments
  • Guide and advice community groups in developing and implementing action plans
  • Liaise with program officer in developing work plans
  • Compile activity reports and recommendation and submit to the program Officer for submission to Program Coordinator
  • Liaise with Riamiriam member organizations in organizing for activities
  • Facilitate community interactions with their local leaders
  • Collect data on the availability of basic social services
  • Organize communities for public dialogues including radio talk show events.
  • Facilitate awareness raising on available government and other programs geared towards community development.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • University degree in Social Work and social administration, development studies, human rights, related field from a recognized university or institution.
  • Additional relevant qualifications in the area of communication, community mobilization, peace building studies, lobby and advocacy are an added advantage.
  • Good facilitation skills
  • Broad understanding of research and advocacy work in an NGO or any other donor funded organization.
  • Computer knowledge Competencies:
  • Ability to work in a multinational, multicultural team and to develop good working relationships even under pressure of meeting deadlines.
  • Excellent leadership, interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
  • Good organizational, problem solving and analytical and decision -making skills
  • An outgoing personality, self-confidence and enthusiasm are key personality traits for the job
  • Immediate availability is a must
  • Ability to work long hours with minimum supervision.
  • Valid riding permit


How to Apply:

All interested and qualified persons are encouraged to apply and submit detailed curriculum vitae and copies of academic/professional certificates, a motivation letter stating your salary expectation and contacts of 3 professional referees to: E-Mail: riamiriamkaramojanetwork@gmail.com  quoting the position, you are applying for as a subject. Or Hand deliver your application and addressed it to the Executive Director  Riamiriam Civil Society Network Circular road, plot no.10 P.O Box 100 Moroto, Uganda


Any form of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification.

Riamiriam is an equal opportunity employer; qualified female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.

NB: Only Selected Candidates That Meet The Requirements Will Be Notified.


Deadline: 8th June 2021


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