6 Social Work Jobs – Youth Leader at SOS Children’s Villages Uganda

Job Title: Female Youth Leader (Gulu & Kakiri) 2 Positions
Job Title: Male Youth Leader (1 Gulu, 2 Entebbe & 1 Kakiri) 4 Positions
About SOS:
SOS Children’s Villages Uganda is an indigenous non government organisation affiliated to SOS Children’s Villages international, a worldwide child care organization that provides children at risk of losing parental care with a permanent home and educational opportunities.
We run two major programmes i.e Family Based Care based at SOS Children’s Villages and Family Strengthening Programmes supporting families in local communities.
SOS has been working in Uganda since 1991, and runs Children’s Villages and other projects at Kakiri, Entebbe (Abaita Ababiri), Gulu and Fort Portal – Kabarole district. SOS also subscribes to a child protection policy.
Key Duties & Responsibilities:
·         We need dynamic individuals to support development of our female & male youths and guide them to independence life. The youth leader will guide and support the personal development of youth living in the youth homes; create opportunities for contacts with their families and community.
·         Lead educational career development and search for training/internship and employment opportunities for youths.
·         Provide creative support environment for youths to develop life skills. She also supports mothers with the youth in their family houses.
Qualifications, Skills & Experience:
·         The ideal candidate should be aged between 30 and 35, with a good qualification in Education, Social Sciences, Development studies or Social Work.
·         Relevant experience of at least 3-4 years working with youth and children is required. Career guidance skills and involvement in co-curricular activities e.g. sports/games will be an added advantage (please indicate your preferred location)
How to Apply:
The Human Resource Coordinator,
SOS Children’s Villages Uganda,
P.O Box 27510,
Physically drop off your application at the gate, SOS National Office Entebbe, Abaita Ababiri-25kms Entebbe Road. Closing date for receiving applications is Friday 29th March 2013.
Only Short listed applicants will be contacted.
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