EU Aid Junior Volunteer Jobs – DanChurchAid (DCA)

Organization: DanChurchAid
(DCA)
Duty Station: Uganda
About US:
DanChurchAid (DCA) is a faith-based Danish INGO working closely with
church-based as well as secular NGOs in Uganda and in the Great Lakes region.
Their programmes cover two main areas: Active Citizenship with a strong focus
on good governance and democratization, and Food Security including
Humanitarian and Transitional Responses to conflict and natural disaster.
DanChurchAid has supported emergency relief and development programmes in
Uganda since 1979. DanChurchAid works through partners and with a gender-inclusive
rights-based approach, which is mainstreamed throughout all DanChurchAid
programme types as well as within the organization.
About EU Aid Volunteers:
EU Aid Volunteers brings together volunteers and organisations from
different countries,  providing practical
support to humanitarian aid projects and contributing to strengthening the
local capacity and resilience of disaster-affected communities. The EU Aid
Volunteers programme offers:
  • Opportunities for European citizens to
    become EU Aid Volunteers in humanitarian projects worldwide, showing
    solidarity with those who most need it,
  • Professional support by trained and
    well-prepared volunteers to communities affected by disaster,
  • Capacity building for local staff and
    volunteers of organisations in countries hit by disasters,
  • Technical assistance for organisations
    based in Europe to strengthen their capacity to participate in the EU Aid
    Volunteers initiative.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
  • Build the capacities of the Diocese staff
    in the areas of DRR and Emergency response
  • Actively contribute to the strengthening
    of the Diocese in planning and implementation of DRR activities
  • Work closely with the Diocesan planning
    officer in the coordination of DRR programmes in the Diocese
  • Meet regularly with Diocesan staff to
    advise on DRR strategies that may contribute to mitigating disasters in
    Uganda
  • Document and disseminate disaster related
    information to the relevant stakeholders
  • The volunteer shall present regular DRR
    reports to the PDR Coordinator
  • Identify funding opportunities for DRR
    programmes
  • Provide support the development of DRR
    grant applications and submit them to the relevant development partners
     
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
  • The applicant for the DanChurchAid (DCA)
    Volunteer job opportunity should have three years’ experience in
    humanitarian aid and disaster management topics.
  • Extensive knowledge of Disaster Risk
    Reduction approaches and broader resilience building especially at
    community level is an asset.
  • Proven ability in working with development
    partners supporting communities’ efforts towards achieving self-reliance,
    generating and building on their resources sustainably.
  • Proven experience of working abroad with
    local partners in different cultural settings.
  • Proven experience and skills in guiding,
    training and facilitation in multi-cultural group settings.
  • Proven knowledge and ability to apply
    methods of and tools for assessing needs, in order to identify the areas
    to be targeted in further capacity building.
  • Able to understand, describe, maintain and
    analyse the various stages of a project cycle in humanitarian aid,
    including the needs assessment, master proposal and budget development,
    and the delivery, monitoring and evaluation of a project.
  • Capable of coping with stressful
    situations and capable of overcoming difficulties.
  • Adapts calmly and reacts constructively to
    changing situations and constraints. Is able to identify and prevents
    risks during a project.
  • The candidate is able to adapt to living
    conditions where resources are very limited and the level of comfort is
    low.
  • Excellent communication and writing skills
    in English are needed.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should download and
fill in the following documents i.e. Application Form, CV Form and EUAV Self Assessment Questionnaire.
You should upload the documents at the link below.
Deadline: 13th July,
2017

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