3 War Child Canada Career Jobs – Training and Outreach Officers

Organization: War Child Canada
Duty Station: Arua, Kiryandongo and Kokobo, Uganda
Reports to: Project Manager or Head of Office

About US:
War Child Canada is an international non-governmental organization which is helping mothers and families around the world give their children a safe start in life and give their communities the best chance of a peaceful future. Children represent both the immediate present and the society’s future, which is why protecting those childhoods is the key to breaking the cycle of violence. When war breaks out, children look to those close to them for protection.

Job Summary: The Training and Outreach Officer will be responsible for the mobilization, implementation and development of community sensitization and training activities for beneficiary-community and all actors relevant to achieving the project goal. The incumbent will carry out awareness campaigns and in depth training sessions encompassing the subject of human rights, protection, SGBV and Child Rights.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • In charge of developing and carrying out community sensitizations and dialogues.
  • Provide technical training on SGBV, protection and Child rights to trainers, partners, justice and legal actors, and other relevant actors.
  • In charge of preparing communication and training materials, and develop new sensitization and training approaches.
  • Responsible for preparing narrative reports on activities and recommend improvements to the programme.
  • Make follow up visits in each community after activities to document impact, and strengthen referral network.
  • Conduct radio panel discussions.
  • Perform any other related duties as shall be assigned by the supervisor.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant should preferably hold a University degree in Law, Social Work, Social Sciences, Development Studies or related field.
  • Working knowledge and skills in participatory methodology to facilitate trainings with community.
  • Proficiency in computer packages such as (MS word Excel Power point and Data base).
  • Fluency in English and local language is essential.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to prepare timely, periodic and quality project reports

How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send an updated CV, cover letter indicating clearly daytime telephone contact and active email address, photocopies of relevant certificates (both professional and vocational) and contact information of at least three professional referees. Please clearly indicate position and location you are applying for.

Interested applicants should deliver ONLY hard copies of their Application Packages to any of the following War Child Canada Offices: Kampala: 2nd floor, Plot 944 Ggaba Road, Kansanga.

(Please ensure applications are delivered to War Child Canada)

Gulu: Plot No. 9 Erinayo Oryema Road, Kanyagoga.

Kiryandongo: Kanyadoli Refugee Settlement RFM Base Camp, Bweyale.

Adjumani: Pakele

Arua: Rhino Camp Refugee Settlement Yoro Base Camp.

Note: Qualified female and other equity-seeking candidates are encouraged to apply. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Deadline: 17th July 2015


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