Aftercare Coordinator Career Jobs – International Justice Mission (IJM)

Job Title:     Aftercare Coordinator  
Organization: International Justice Mission (IJM)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Field Office Director
About US:
International Justice Mission is a global organization that protects the poor
from violence throughout the developing world. International Justice Mission
partners with local authorities to rescue victims of violence, bring criminals
to justice, restore survivors, and strengthen justice systems.  The International Justice Mission (IJM)
Uganda is working to eliminate property grabbing in Uganda by bringing rescue
and restoration to individual victims, accountability to their perpetrators,
and transformation to the public justice system as a whole.
Job Summary: The Aftercare Coordinator will manage a team of
social workers to provide widows and orphans with emotional and psychosocial
support, as well as ensure their access to the social services necessary to
provide holistic and sustainable restoration.   
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
1. Aftercare Team
Leadership and Management:
  • Support the Director of Casework in overall
    program design.
  • Develop and manage Aftercare goals, budgets,
    strategies, staffing plans and evaluation metrics.
  • Lead and manage the activities of the
    Aftercare Department to meet global and local standards, strategies, and
  • Supervise, support, and mentor the staff in
    the Aftercare Department.
  • Identify, develop, maintain, and liaise with
    IJM Aftercare Partner organizations.
  • Improve work product of Aftercare Department
    through training, mentoring and oversight.
  • Represent interests of the Aftercare
    Department to other departments and staff.
2. Assess and Monitor
  • Build and strengthen social working relationships
    with IJM clients and their families.
  • Provide needs assessments and treatment plans
    to ensure restoration of clients.
  • Keenly monitor and evaluate client progress
    towards defined aftercare goals.
  • Regularly track case related data on paper
    and electronic case tracking management systems.
3. Provide Aftercare
  • Provide Aftercare services (medical care,
    counseling, income generation, food support, educational assistance,
    housing, etc.) to clients directly and through aftercare partners.
  • Respond to crises affecting client safety
    with guidance from the Director of Casework.
  • Provide counseling and support for clients
    involved in mediations and litigations.
4. Team Support:
  • Support Attorneys in preparing client for and
    participating in legal proceedings.
  • Provide Attorneys and Investigators with
    feedback and information relevant to client representation and IJM’s
  • Assist in hosting guests, visitors, and
    volunteers at the IJM Office.
5. Development:
  • Participate in IJM programs in
    professionalism and Christian spiritual formation.
  • Perform other tasks as assigned.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate should preferably hold a Bachelor’s
    Degree in psychology, counseling or social work. Graduate studies or
    additional certifications in related fields preferred.
  • A minimum of five or more years’ experience
    in counseling, psychology or social work.
  • Previous exposure and experience in leading a
    team or organization.
  • Previous experience in working with indigent,
    HIV positive, or otherwise vulnerable clients.
  • Prior experience in partnering with other
    social service providers.
  • Computer literate with proficiency in MS Word,
    Outlook and Excel.
  • Applicants with a valid driver’s License
  • Mature Christian faith as defined by the
    Apostles’ Creed.
  • Passionate commitment to IJM’s mission and
  • Attention to detail, organized and
    disciplined with priorities.
  • Professional in demeanor, appearance, writing
    and oral communication.
  • Works well under stress with a sustained
    positive attitude.
  • Exceptionally high level of honesty and
  • Intelligent, organized, creative and
    proactive problem solver.
  • Proven ability to cooperate effectively in a
    multi-cultural environment.
  • Fluency in English and Luganda, with
    excellent writing and speaking in both.
How to Apply:
suitably qualified and interested candidates who wish to join the International
Justice Mission (IJM) in the aforementioned capacity are encouraged to Apply
Online by clicking on the link below.
Deadline: 19th February, 2016
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