3 O’ level District Based Trainer NGO Job Opportunities – SOS Children’s Villages

Organization: SOS Children’s
Project Name: USAID/Uganda Better
Outcomes/DREAMs Project
Reports to: Field Assistant
Duty Station: Gulu, Uganda
(Sub-counties of Lakwana, Bungatira, and Bardege)
About US:
SOS Children’s Villages Uganda is an indigenous non-government, social
development organisation affiliated to SOS Children’s Villages International, a
worldwide child care organisation, currently running Children’s Villages and
other projects in 135 countries around the world. SOS has been working in
Uganda since 1991, and runs Children’s Villages and other projects at Kakiri,
Entebbe (Abaita Ababiri), Gulu and in Fort Portal – Kabarole district.
About USAID Better Outcomes Project:
SOS Children’s Villages Gulu under Family Strengthening Program, with
support from USAID/Uganda BETTER OUTCOMEs/DREAMs Project has got an extension
to new sub counties of Lakwana, Bungatira and Bardege. Through our Family
strengthening program (FSP), our community work in Gulu District focuses on
children at risk of losing parental care. The FSP is a sustainable and
innovative community based methodology that empowers orphans and other
vulnerable children (OVC) from within their natural family environment. The
project intends to ensure that more OVCs, youth and their care givers access
and utilize core services to improve Health, Nutrition, Education and psychosocial
wellbeing  and reducing abuse,
exploitation and neglect.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Work closely with community para-social workers
to Mobilize and organize children and youth into groups and coordinating all
group activities.
Mentor and train Peer Educators Clubs and Girls
First club members in Better Outcomes Youth alive curriculum Sessions.
Support the linkage of youth to other services
through effective referrals.
Attend monthly technical meetings organized by
Youth Alive Better Outcomes team.
The incumbent will keep records of PEEC, PECs
and Girls First activities.
Prepare and submit weekly and monthly reports
and keep track of participants’ attendance.
Qualifications, Skills and
The applicants should preferably hold O-Level
Certificates (6 Passes) or its equivalent.
A minimum of two years’ relevant experience in
community development, Mobilization, Training or Facilitation
Knowledge of area local language is essential
Knowledge of the local socio-economic
The applicant must be a person with a good moral
character in the local area.
Must be a resident in the specified sub county.
Working knowledge of youth interactive session
is of added advantage.
Possession of a letter of recommendation from
Chairpersons of L.C 1 and L.C. 3 is essential.
Recommendation letter(s) from Previous
Employer(s) is a great asset
Age: Above 21 years
Note: Specify the Sub
County of preference in the subject of your application letter (Lakwana,
Bungatira, and Bardege)
How to Apply:
All applicants, who meet the specified job requirements, should send
their application letters enclosing a detailed Curriculum Vitae, current salary
information, copies of academic transcripts and certificates, including
telephone contact and details of at least three professional references. Please
submit your written application indicating in the subject line the position
title, all copies of submitted academic papers MUST be certified. Address your
application to:
The Human Resource Coordinator,
SOS Children’s Villages Uganda,
25 km on Kampala-Entebbe Rd, AbaitaAbabiri,
P.O Box 27510,
Kampala. Uganda
E-mail to: jobs@sosuganda.org
or hand deliver to SOS Gulu office behind Pece Stadium.
Deadline: 11th November,
2016 by 4:00pm

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