4 Fresher A’ Level Youth Field Assistant USAID Project Jobs – Action for Community Development (ACODEV)

Organization: Action
for Community Development (ACODEV)
Duty Station: 
Uganda
Reports to: Youth
Project Officer
About US:
Action for Community
Development (ACODEV) is a regional NGO that was founded in 2003 and runs
Integrated Community Development Programs in Public Health, Human Rights, OVC
support, Livelihood and Grassroots Capacity Development programs including
sub-granting for small grassroots organizations in East and now Southern Africa
region.
About USAID SOCY Project:
With funding from
USAID, ACODEV, in partnership with Catholic Relief Services (CRS) as the Prime,
is implementing a 5-year consortium Program: Sustainable Outcomes for Children
and Youth (SOCY).
Job Summary: The
Youth Field Assistant will support youth economic, social and livelihoods
programming for ACODEV in the respective Sub County under the USAID/SOCY
project. She/he will assist project implementation by working directly with
community youth groups, coordinating various youth project activities and
events in support of ACODEV’ work to serve the poor and vulnerable youth in
Kibaale district.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Mobilisation of
youth to participate in the program:
·        
Carry out
re-verification of youth from enrolled households and recruit those who meet
the stipulated program criteria of age, and vulnerability into the youth
program activities
·        
Seek
consent from care givers and assent from adult youth before recruitment into
the program
·        
Mobilise
youth into groups to provide platforms for training
Training &
retention of youth beneficiaries
·        
Undergo
ToTs to grow knowledge & skills on the program curriculum as required
·        
Deliver
the program curriculum and training sessions as per the manual, adhering to the
guidelines and standards. (AflaTEEN, Entrepreneurship and Agribusiness)
·        
Identify
Key skill gaps within the youth relative to the local economic opportunities
and provide feedback to supervisor on training requirements/ needs
·        
Track
attendance and report on attrition or other challenges regularly to the area
supervisor
·        
Endeavour
to follow up & support youth participants who face various challenges such
as gender related problems, psychosocial related issues, poor attendance, drop
outs etc.
Aftercare support
& Reporting:
·        
Follow
up on the youth after the training to track their progress
·        
Actively
participate in regular team meetings to track implementation progress and share
relevant field data (e.g. attendance lists, feedback forms etc)
·        
Capture
and share success stories of the youth with supervisors
·        
Collect
relevant data for monitoring and evaluation purposes
·        
Facilitate
the mentoring of rural youth entrepreneurs to execute their business plans i.e.
starting up and expanding their businesses

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·        
The ideal
candidate for the Youth Field Assistant USAID Project jobs must hold an A’
level certificate
·        
Experience
in community development
·        
Ability
to motivate and influence youth
·        
Ability
to conduct trainings
·        
Excellent
interpersonal and oral and written communication skills a must;
·        
Proven
ability and experience working independently will be an added advantage.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should submit a letter of application
together with curriculum vitae and the Biota Form, download
here
, addressed to;
The Executive
Director
ACODEV
Plot 98/99 Masoli
600m off Gayaza Rd,
Close to Namirembe
Hill High school.
The application
should address how the candidate’s background/experience relates to the
specific duties of the position applied for. Only shortlisted candidates will
be contacted for interview. Applicants should therefore clearly indicate their
contact telephone number(s) and/or email address for easy contact.
Applications should
be sent via email only to the following email address;
recruitment@acodevuganda.org 
NB: Please
send your application letter, CV & biodata form only. Academic documents
are not required at this stage.
Deadline: Friday 29th June 2018
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