Social Worker Job at Habitat for Humanity Uganda (HFHU)

Title: Social Worker
Organisation: Habitat for Humanity Uganda (HFHU)
 OVC Program
Habitat for Humanity Uganda
(HFHU) affiliated to Habitat for Humanity International (HFHI) is an Ecumenical
Christian non-governmental organization running Programs that seek to eliminate
Poverty Housing in several areas in Uganda.
The Social
Worker will play the lead role in overseeing Habitat for Humanity Uganda’s
programs for HIV and other vulnerable children in the respective Communities
the position calls for a high level of, collaboration, networking at local and
District level.
Skills & Experience:
  • A
    minimum of a Diploma in social work or
    its equivalent (additional qualifications are
    an added advantage).
  • Proven
    field based experience In coordinating HIV/ AIDS, OVC or related
  • At
    least 3 years of NGO project/program related implementation and
    management preferably within the HIV/AIDS sector.
  • Understanding
    of HIV/AIDS’ OVC    programming/debates and knowledge
    of similar programs in the country.
  • Experience
    in networking, advocacy and lobbying with the local level government
    and other organization.
  • Ability
    to work and live in rural setting.
  • Ability
    to ride a motorcycle and evidence of a rider’s license.
  • Excellent
    interpersonal communication skills.
  • Computer
    and Facilitation skills.
  • High
    level of integrity and ability to make bold and timely decision.
  • Ability
    to communicate in the local language of the community.
  • Ability
    to work under a deadline and pressure.
  • Ability
    to take initiatives to advance me program.
  • Strong
    written and verbal communication in English and knowledge of the
    local language spoken in any of the target districts will be
  • Proven
    experience in participatory monitoring and evaluation.
  • Ability
    to work with minimum supervision.
to Apply:
All interested candidates
should apply by submitting a cover letter, a detailed CV including telephone
contacts and names and day telephone contacts of two professional referees.
Applications should be submitted by email to:
The Human Resource
Department at the E-mail address below before close of business on Friday, May 10th 2013.
Only short-listed
candidates will be contacted.
 For more details
about Habitat for Humanity Uganda please visit our website:
Telephone: 0414501457 / 0392760802

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