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No Experience Field Volunteer Job Opportunities - Seeds


Job Title:          Field Volunteer
Organisation: Seeds
Duty Station:  Uganda


About US:
Active since 2013, Seeds NGO was created in Switzerland with the aim of supporting development projects in developing countries, and more specifically in the Eastern Region of Uganda since 2014. The targeted projects are initiatives linked to micro-finance and social enterprise. The projects can be grouped into 3 categories. The first and main activity of Seeds is the creation of Village Savings Loans Associations (VSLA). Secondly, Seeds is also supporting the creation of new and the improvement of already existing financial cooperatives. Finally, Seeds is also supporting small Income-Generating Activities (IGA) in the region.

Key Duties and Responsibilities
Managing the Projects
·       Development of Village Savings and Loans Associations Supporting the Projects Coordinator in planning, implementing, monitoring and evaluating the development of the projects, in particular by: physically visiting the projects, taking part in the training, conducting project and social impact assessment and reports and analyzing those, as well as by bringing innovative ideas for the improvement of the projects.
 Development of Credit Cooperatives
·       Supporting the Projects Coordinator in the creation of a credit cooperative in the Sironko District, through technical, reporting and all other necessary support, in particular by: physically visiting the projects, taking part in the training, logistically supporting both the project and the Credit Cooperative as well as by supporting the Credit Cooperative in its financial management.
Development of Income-Generating Activities**
·       Supporting the project development through the coordination and the supervision of the activities of the businesses supporting the businesses by proving capacity-building on the organisation development, its production and marketing activities as well as its book-keeping. Bringing innovative ideas for the improvement of the businesses
Communication
·       Supporting Seeds team in Europe by communicating to them activity informations, including but not limited photographs, videos and data from the field in order to communicate to Seeds network and donors. Reporting immediately to Seeds Board of Directors any critical issue regarding the field activities.
 Project and Partnership Growth
·       Networking for the creation of potential new partners
·       Maintaining good and professional relations with existing partners.
·       Participating in the evaluation, planning and implementation options for improving the current developed projects.
 Other Activities as Required


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       Some education in and/or experience in field relevant to Seeds activities.
·       English fluency
·       Capacity to work successfully across cultures
·       Ability and willingness to travel to remote locations
·       Personal flexibility, great capacity to work independently and high motivation
·       Good interpersonal and communication skills
·       Ability to identify needs and priorities and respond accordingly
·       Willingness to live in basic living conditions

Reporting and Supervision:
The Field Volunteer will report directly to the Projects Coordinator. He/She will work closely and in coordination with any potential technical support volunteer who might come to the field to support Seeds within a particular project.
Please note:

As this is an unpaid position, the willingness and ability to work without remuneration is required.

Seeds NGO is also unfortunately unable to cover for plane tickets, visa nor insurance. Although the cost of living in Uganda is considerably low (minimum of approximately (350 € per month).

How to Apply:
Please send your CV and motivation letter to:
hr@seeds-ngo.org

Dead line: 3rd December 2019

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