Fresher Social Extension Worker – KILP NGO Jobs – Send a Cow (SAC) UK

Job Title:        Social
Extension Worker – KILP
Organisation: Send
a Cow (SAC) UK
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Project
About US:
Send a Cow (SAC) was
founded in the UK in 1988 to help transform lives, by helping African families
and orphans to grow enough food to eat, sell their produce and develop small
businesses that last. They have provided livestock, seeds, training and ongoing
support, to help over a million lives and their families that live in abject
poverty. The Send a Cow Group currently constitutes Country Programmes in seven
African countries plus the UK and USA, together with a Group Executive which is
based in the UK.
Job Summary:  The Social Extension Worker will be
responsible for ensuring successful delivery of the project, relationships with
Farmer Groups, liaison with Project Partners and District Authorities, and
oversight and information to enable management of budgets, plans and donor
contracts. The Social Extension Worker should have a good overview of the
breadth of the Send a Cow Programme, but will have a prime responsibility for
the Gender and Social Development aspects of the project.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Conduct project group member training for purposes of group
    development in gender and social development.
  • Provide technical support during farm visits to enable participants
    to reach gender and social development standards.
  • Ensure that the project participants, community and partners have a
    clear understanding of social inclusion and disability mainstreaming.
  • Liaison with group executives to ensure group registration and
    signing of MOUs between the group and SACU.
  • Provide mentoring and coaching of peer farmer trainers and group
    executives on leadership and disability mainstreaming.
  • Participate in group and staff meetings and reporting.
  • Developing quarterly and annual work plans and budgets.
  • Provide counselling and guidance to project beneficiaries.
  • Identify and engage appropriately with key service providers for
    support and referral of people with disabilities.
  • Develop monthly, quarterly, annual reports and project progress
  • Participate in community needs assessment for proposal writing.
  • Prepare groups for self-governance and sustainability after project
  • Maintain appropriate networks and collaboration with other
    development agencies and local government at Sub County and district.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the Send a Cow UK Social Extension Worker – KILP
    job should preferably hold a Bachelor’s degree in Social Works &
    Social Administration/ Development studies/ Social Sciences or any related
    field OR a Diploma in Social Works & Social Administration/
    Development studies/ Social Sciences or any related field with experience.
  • Rich field and community development work experience
  • Knowledge in extension services delivery
  • Experience of monitoring and managing budgets and work plans
  • Knowledge of environmental good practice
  • Ability to encourage and enable the rural poor, working within their
  • Ability to deliver training programmes
  • Ability to build high quality group dynamics
  • Ability to manage conflict and deal positively with setbacks
  • Numerate
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Report writing skills
  • Basic Excel and Database skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Good networking skills.
  • Able to work well with government and other development partners
  • Riding skills with a valid riding permit
  • Good computer skills.
  • Knowledge of the language of the community
  • Have empathy with Send a Cow’s Christian foundation and core values
  • An initiator and self driven
  • A team builder and developer
  • A good eye for detail
  • A team player. Flexible.
  • Understands the importance of confidentiality
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send their completed
application forms, download here,
with copies of your academic documents to indicating
the job applied for as the subject.
Deadline: 22nd March 2019 by 5:00 PM
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