Programs Coordinator US Non-profit Careers – Akola Project

Organisation: Akola Project
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Country Director
About US:
Akola (she works) Project is a US founded non-profit, social business
that empowers women by facilitating vocational training, employment
opportunities, savings and loans associations, education programs, support
groups and leadership development. Akola Academy is an educational program that
incorporates participatory principles in developing empowerment and educational
programs that are directly informed by our beneficiaries’ expressed needs.
Akola Academy utilizes peer mentors to lead and encourage their peers as each
member works to build the skills that will enable her to take leadership of her
own development.
Job Summary: The Programs
Coordinator- Akola Academy will be responsible for developing, coordinating,
and facilitating empowerment programs and Akola Academy for all women’s groups.
The incumbent will be managing all activities, staff, and members at Akola
Project’s site in Pajule, Uganda
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The applicant should hold a four-year
    college or university Bachelor’s degree in International Relations,
    International Development or a related field.
  • Previous experience working in a
    cross-cultural development context (ideally within an African nation),
    including management of people and resources desired
  • Prior non-profit experience preferable
  • Professional experience in statistics and
    Excel data management and manipulation a plus
  • Professional experience in developing
    curriculum, administering training, or working in an educational context
How to Apply:
All applicants should send their applications with the email subject
line “Application: Programs Coordinator” to
Please include the following in your application;
  • Resume/CV with relevant work experience
  • Cover letter that outlines (1) Why you are
    interested in this position, Uganda, Akola Project, the mission and
    vision; (2) Relevant work experience for the position and why you believe
    you are the best candidate for the job. (3) Where you saw the position
    advertised/who referred you i.e. website.
  • Contact information for two references:
    one personal and one professional.
Deadline: 28th July

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