Fresher Communications Officer NGO Job Vacancies – Joy for Children – Uganda (JFCU)

Job
Title:             Communications Officer
Organisation: Joy
for Children – Uganda (JFCU)
Duty Station: 
Uganda
About US:
Joy for
Children-Uganda (JFCU) is a non-profit children’s rights organization
established in 2005 to respond to the plight of vulnerable children in Uganda.
Dedicated to working with children, families and communities to end injustice
to children. The organization has its head office in Kampala, field offices in
Kabarole district and another field office to be established in Lango sub
region . JFCU also hosts and coordinates Girls Not Brides Uganda, a National
Alliance to End Child Marriage with over 80 NGOs in the different parts of
Uganda to end child marriage. We are committed to protection of children and
the applicants that have a high track record of child protection will be
considered.
About Project:
Joy for Children –
Uganda (JFCU) will be implementing a three -year project on mitigating social
risks associated with Gender –Based Violence (GBV) and Violence against
Children (VAC) in the districts of Lira, Oyam, Kole and Dokolo.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The Communications Officer must hold a bachelor’s degree in Mass
    Communication or media studies.
  • Additional training in the required field is desirable.
  • Previous experience in preparing community mass media information,
    Education and Communication (IEC) materials including GBV/VAC;
  • Ability to use media to influence change in social norms and
    attitudes;
  • Previous experience in community mobilization and advocacy for
    violence prevention;
  • Ability and willingness to work in rural areas and at least good
    knowledge of languages used in the Lango Cluster
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send their application letters,
resumes and supporting documents addressed to: The Human Resource Manager via
Email to: info@joyforchildren.org 
NB:
Only short listed applicants will be contacted
Deadline: 22nd October 2018 by 5:00pm
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