Several Fresher Diploma Job Opportunities – Program Assistants – CARE International

Job Title:  Program Assistant
(Several Fresher Diploma Job Opportunities)

Organisation: CARE

Duty Station: 

Reports to:
SRH & GBV Officer

About US:

CARE (Cooperative
for Assistance and Relief Everywhere, formerly Cooperative for American
Remittances to Europe) is a major international humanitarian agency delivering
emergency relief and long-term international development projects. Founded in
1945, CARE is nonsectarian, impartial, and non-governmental. It is one of the
largest and oldest humanitarian aid organizations focused on fighting global

Job Summary:    The Program Assistant will support
implementation of Women Adolescents and Youth (WAY) Programme in one of the
project districts namely: Arua, Yumbe, Moyo, Adjumani, Amuru, Lamwo, Kitgum and
Agago. He/she will work with the WAY programme team to implementation
activities in respective districts. Specific activities will include
strengthening relationships with existing community and sensitization of
platforms including but not limited to: school health and sanitation clubs/anti
GBV clubs, farmer groups, role model men and boys, SASA! Activists, Girls
Socio-Economic Groups, YSLA groups; mentors and Mentees as well as GBV
survivors including vulnerable in and out of school girls. The Assistant will
organize and monitor trainings, support planning and activity reporting,
monitoring and evaluation activities, coordination meetings. S/he will be a
creative, an action-oriented problem solver with strong community mobilization
and engagement skills and experience.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • In coordination with Senior Initiative Manager, Specialists,
    Coordinators and Officers, support the functionality of the different WAY
    programme platforms and support quality implementation of activities
  • Work with relevant Way staff to organize and support meetings and
    community events. 
  • Mobilize community members, taking care to identify those who fit
    the pre-established vulnerability criteria, for support and engagement.
  • Support community sensitization activities
  • Identify specific topic areas of information needed and develop
    clear communications plans to effectively disseminate information.
  • Registration and profiling of interested program participants and
    Community structures.
  • Support in the identification, selection and capacity assessment of
    potential beneficiaries
  • Routinely Support and monitor Programme participants
  • Build relationship with implementing partners and monitor their
    activities in coordination with Specialists, Coordinators and Programme
    officers at the Districts.

Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting

  • Under guidance of Senior Initiative Manager, Officer and M&E
    Specialist and Coordinator, participate in assessments and baseline/end
    line data gathering needs.
  • Support the development of beneficiary registration tools.
  • Support data collection activities including monitoring and reviews
    for key activities.
  • Prepare and submit timely weekly, monthly, and quarterly plans and
    reports that will be indicative of program progress during implementation.
  • Maintain proper filing system with activity reports, attendance
    lists and picture

Conduct himself/herself both
professionally and personally in such a manner as to bring credit to CARE
International in Uganda and to not jeopardize its humanitarian and Development

As part of CARE
International Uganda’s commitment to organizational learning and in support of
our understanding that learning organizations are more effective, efficient and
relevant to the communities they serve – we expect all team members to commit
5% of their time to learning activities that benefit the program as well as

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The ideal candidate for the CARE Program Assistant job placement
    must hold a Diploma in Health Sciences, Social Sciences, Social Work and
    Social Administration, Community Development, Development Studies,
    Extension, or closely related field. A Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant
    field is an added advantage.
  • A minimum of two years of experience with related work.
  • Ability to ride a motor cycle with a valid riding permit is an added
  • Background in development and humanitarian work is a plus.
  • Strong community mobilization skills a must.
  • Good writing, communication, organization, prioritization and
    negotiating skills.
  • Good (English) verbal and written communication skills.
  • Computer literacy with a full knowledge of office applications.
  • Excellent attention to detail and ability to complete tasks in a
    timely manner.
  • Excellent teamwork abilities and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated flexibility, creativity and enthusiasm as well as a
    willingness to learn and to be continually adaptive within a dynamic and
    often self-directed working environment mandatory.
  • Proactive, problem-solving action orientation is essential.
  • Ability to ride a motorbike with a valid license is a plus.
  • Ability to speak at least one language of the populations to  be served is preferable

How to Apply:

Candidates who are
interested in the above jobs should submit an updated CV and Application letter
giving a day time telephone contact and names, telephone contacts and email
addresses of 3 (three) work related referees only through our recruitment
email: clearly indicating the job title in the email

NB: Please note that
when you are successful for the above position, CARE will need Verified copies
of your academic documents.

Deadline: 24th May 2019

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