5 Fresher Protection Officer NGO Job Vacancies – War Child Canada

Organization: War Child
Reports to: Project Manager
Duty Station: Kokobo, Arua,
Rwamwanja, Kiryandongo, Adjumani, Uganda
About US:
War Child Canada is an internationally recognized charity that works
with war-affected communities to help children reclaim their childhood through
access to education, opportunity and justice. In Uganda, through its Access to
Justice and Protection programmes, War Child Canada provides Legal Aid services
for Women and Child Survivors of violence and raises public awareness around
the impact of conflict on communities and the shared responsibility to act.
This programme has now expanded to the South Sudanese refugee settlements in
the West Nile region and Kiryandongo where War Child Canada seeks to increase
the legal protections of children, youth, women and men and continue to address
the prevalence of perpetrators’ impunity through legal intervention, awareness
raising and capacity building. Our programming emphasizes strong Sexual and
Gender-Based Violence (SGBV) prevention, identification and response
About Project:
War Child Canada has received funding from United States Department of
State Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration (BPRM) to increase
protection for refugees and other vulnerable persons in Ugandan refugee
settlements in the districts of Adjumani, Arua, Kiryandongo, Koboko and
Job Summary: The Protection
Officer will be responsible for delivering a safe from the start SGBV programme
for South Sudanese refugees and host communities This position is field-based
and requires an enthusiastic community-focused individual who is resilient to
adversities and committed to child protection and working with and for
survivors and persons at risk of SGBV.
Qualifications, Skills and
The applicants for the War Child Canada Protection
Officer placement must hold a good university degree preferably in Law,
Community Development, Education, Psychology, Health Sciences, Political
Science or a related field.
One year of professional experience working with
community, preferably refugees and SGBV.
Working knowledge of excel, word and email
Broad knowledge and understanding of issues important
to women and children affected by war.
Excellent communication and negotiation skills
Fluency in local languages relevant to listed
field location and an excellent working knowledge of spoken and written
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send a detailed
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 for which you are applying.
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 NOT War Child Holland.
Arua: Rhino Camp Refugee
Settlement Yoro Base Camp.
Kiryandongo: Kanyadoli
Refugee Settlement RFM Base Camp, Bweyale.
Koboko: Lobule Refugee
Settlement, Office of the Prime Minister Building
Adjumani: Pakele
Deadline: 28th
October, 2016 by 5PM
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