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01 August 2016

Fresher Community Mobilizer/Counsellor NGO Jobs - Caritas Kotido

Organisation: Caritas Kotido
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Project Manager

About US:
Caritas Kotido, established in 1991, is the social development arm of the Catholic Diocese of Kotido. Caritas Kotido is mandated with the task of assessing the needs of the people, designing and implementing developmental interventions with the aim of changing their lives in Kotido Catholic Diocese. In the last two decades, Caritas has worked mainly in the areas of social economic development, particularly targeting poor farmers and pastoralists, women, and people living with HIV/AIDS, as well as orphans and vulnerable children.

Job Summary: The Community Mobilizer/Counsellor will oversee the implementation of the Project at community and VTI levels.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Organize guidance individual/group counselling sessions with students, ensure possibilities of growth and help them to prepare vocational goals; assists students in developing their career plans in relationship to their needs, interests, and attitude.
  • Support the VTI in understanding student’s career interests, needs, strengths and weaknesses through regular meetings/communications.
  • Carry out stakeholder mobilization for student enrolment/registration and effective project implementation.
  • Play active role to bridge the gap between the VTI and community.
  • Conduct stakeholder mobilization for student enrolment/registration and effective project implementation.
  • Play active role to bridge the gap between the VTI and community.
  • Maintain individual student files during and after training for personal development plan.
  • Conduct a needs assessment on each beneficiary to determine his or her counselling needs and support.
  • Carry out specific duties and functions as assigned by the supervisor/project manager.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate must hold a Diploma in Education (Technical/Vocational Skills Training).
  • A minimum of two years of experience in Educational programming with reputable institution or NGO.
  • Significant experience and skills in community action planning, networking and research, analysis and report writing.
  • Previous experience in working with Faith-based organizations.
  • Skills, knowledge and competence
  • Good leaderships skills
  • Prior experience dealing with youths.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent Communication skills
  • Excellent Computer Skills (Ms word, excel etc.)
  • Self-Motivated individual Working with minimum supervision • Creativity and innovativeness.
  • Familiarity with issues on development context in Karamoja.
  • Hold a valid riding permit.

How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified candidates should send their application letters, Curriculum Vitae, relevant academic and other relevant work experience documents to;

The Secretary SSD Board,
Kotido Catholic Diocese,
P.O. Box 55, Kotido -Uganda.

E-mail to: caritaskotidorecruitment@gmail.com

NB: Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Deadline: 5th August 2016 by 5:00 PM


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