No Experience Child Development Officers (CDO) – Health Jobs – Compassion International

Organization: Compassion
Duty Station: Uganda
About Compassion Project:
Masindi Miracle
Centre Churches are Christ centered Pentecostal churches committed to
fulfilling the great commission as mandated by our Lord Jesus Christ in Matthew
28:16-20. This is done in a holistic approach of ministering love to the
hurting world which includes also Child development ministry.
Job Summary:   The Child Development Officers (CDO) – Health
will support the demands of the holistic child development program for all its
beneficiaries, and the provision of information needed by sponsors/donors. The
Child Development Officers report to and are supervised by the Project
Director. These are team members and must exhibit a high sense of integrity.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Serve as an advocate for children and caregivers.
  • Take lead of the children’s and sponsor’s correspondence,
    communications and child updates.
  • Ensure monitoring and tracking of child participation in the
  • Initiates generation of the annual health work plan and coordinates
    its implementation with emphasis on prevention of diseases among the
  • Coordinates medical care and distribution of provisions to the
    identified beneficiaries such as children and caregivers.
  • Ensures proper documentation and record keeping of all
    health-related issues for the beneficiaries with utmost confidentiality.
  • Works closely with the local church in developing their childcare
  • Responsible for the physical, cognitive and economic development of
    the sponsored children.
  • Plans and coordinates health related trainings, information,
    education and communication (IEC).

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must be a mature born-again Christian with a sound
  • The applicant must hold a Diploma in any of the following: nursing,
    primary healthcare, community health, clinical medicine, education/social
    work administration.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Experience and current knowledge of HIV/AIDS intervention will be an
    added advantage.
  • Formal training in counselling and child development wd be an added
  • Good computer skills.
  • Customer service orientation.
  • Working ability to apply and adapt to established accounting
    procedures to a variety of accounting transactions, problems and
  • Good written communication skills and strong verbal communication
  • Should be prepared to work beyond normal working hours as need
    arises. May be required to travel to Compassion office for official duty
    from time to time as well as for training and staff retreat
  • Age: 25-35 years
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and  interested candidates
should submit or hand deliver their hand written applications with Curriculum
Vitae, certified copies of their academic documents, recommendation from their
Pastors and church Leaders; at Masindi Miracle Church offices.
Applications should
be addressed to;
The Senior Pastor,
Masindi Miracle Centre Church,
P. O. Box 82,
Masindi, Uganda.
Email to:,
Deadline: 15th February 2019
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