Community Development Facilitator UPLIFT Project Social Work Jobs – World Vision International

Organisation: World Vision International
Reports to:  Project
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About WVU:
Vision Uganda is a Christian Relief, Development and Advocacy Non-Government
Organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to
overcome poverty and injustice. We currently work in over 41 districts in
Uganda. World Vision is committed to the protection of children and we will not
employ people whose background is not suitable for working with children. All
employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable
background checks, including criminal record checks where possible. “Our Vision
for every child, Life in all its fullness. Our prayer for every Heart, the will
to make it so.”
Job Summary: The Community Development Facilitator UPLIFT
Project will facilitate and guide project activities in ways that meets World
Vision Uganda standards, for improved and sustained quality of life of young
people in urban areas. The incumbent will be responsible for the day to day
planning, implementation and monitoring of project intervention areas through
effective coordination, supervision and working with partners.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
1. Major Roles:
  • Actively engage with partners to ensure that
    the selection criteria for direct beneficiaries are accorded.
  • Ensure application of standard monitoring and
    evaluation tools in project implementation. Organize learning forums
    involving local government, CSOs, FBOs, NGOs and other relevant technical
  • Ensure partners have adequate skills for
    effective service delivery.
  • Coordinate with partners and engage with
    relevant stakeholders and local authorities in building relationships and
    consensus on Youth related issues.
  • Assess and conduct capacity building for
    effective service delivery.
  • Support local government in enforcement of
  • Organize dialogue sessions between partners,
    local government and Youth groups
  • Engage and support partners, local leadership
    and other relevant institutions to combat risky behaviours especially
    among the young people and incorporate them in their daily structures.
2. Partnerships, networks
and coalitions
  • Facilitate networking with local government
    institutions and other partners within Kampala in planning and
    implementation of programs.
  • Identify and nurture local partnerships with
    grassroots civil society organizations, Religious institutions and Local
  • Organize and engage with media on risky
    health behaviours
  • Actively facilitate growth of strong
    grassroots movements on specific advocacy issues.
  • Represent World Vision at stakeholder
    meetings in the division and be a regular advocate of issues in the area
    of Health, Civic Engagement, Education and Child Protection sectors
3. Monitoring,
Documentation and Reporting
  • Keenly review of monitoring reports from
    implementing partners and submit consolidated report to line management
  • Prepare and submit monthly work plans and
    reports in the alignment with the project design.
  • Documentation and sharing of most significant
    change stories.
  • Actively monitor progress of
    programme/project interventions against plans within the Project.
  • Organize review, reflection and learning
    forum for Youths, Partners, community, local organizations and government
    to share best practices and success stories.
  • Monitor and document learnings on young
    people to young people Life skills mentoring
4. Child protection
  • Actively engage with partners to assess and
    address the existing child protection related issues in the community.
  • In charge of the mobilization of communities,
    local organizations, local government and institutions to participate in
    Child protection implementation and monitoring.
  • Actively facilitate proper formation of Child
    protection working teams in line with World Vision Uganda  Child Protection and Advocacy guidelines.
  • The jobholder will support advocacy campaigns
    to ensure policy implementation
  • Support Inter-sectoral, Inter agency
    networking and coordination in developing Child protection programs and
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the Community Development
    Facilitator UPLIFT vacancy should preferably hold a University degree
    and/or in Social Science, Development Studies, Education or any relevant
  • A minimum of three years’ experience working
    with communities Facilitating development
  • Previous experience with working with Young
    people and Project Partners is an added advantage
  • Highly reliable and independent.
  • Proven ability to work with minimal
  • Good networking and advocacy skills
  • Ability to ride motorcycle
How to Apply:
suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by visiting World
Vision International’s e-recruitment jobs portal at the web link below.
NB: Please follow instructions on How to Create
Account and Profile at World Vision’s e-recruitment portal.  Qualified female candidates are particularly
encouraged to apply.
Deadline: 11th March, 2016
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