Fresher Community Health and Conservation Field Officer NGO Career Jobs – Conservation Through Public Health

 Job Title:    Community
Health and Conservation Field Officer

Organization: Conservation
Through Public Health

Duty Station:
Uganda

 

About US:

Conservation Through
Public Health is a 17-year-old Ugandan registered NGO and nonprofit that
promotes biodiversity conservation by enabling people, wildlife and livestock
to coexist through improving health and community livelihoods in and around
protected areas in Africa. Conservation Through Public Health (CTPH) envisions
ecosystems where wildlife and people prosper in shared, dynamic, resilient, and
healthy environments. CTPH has established itself as a leader in sustainable
development through integrated human, animal and ecosystem health approaches.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Lead
implementation of CTPH community field programs

·       
Manage
and/or recruit human and wildlife conflict resolution teams or Community
Wildlife Scouts

·       
Participate
in recruitment of Village Health and Conservation Teams (VHCTs)

·       
Supervise
the work of Village Health and Conservation Teams (VHCTs) working with CTPH in
(i) behavior change communication, (ii) data collection and (iii) side effects
management from family planning use

·       
Support
monitoring and evaluation of the data collected by VHCTs, and link them to the
health centers through replenishing their medical supplies

·       
Train
VHCTs to deliver community health services and conservation education

·       
Participate
in training of Human and Gorilla Conflict Resolution Teams (HUGOs) and other
community resource persons reducing human and wildlife conflict

·       
Engage
Reformed Poachers in meaningful alternative livelihoods

·       
Support
VHCTs, and HUGOs to create group income generating projects and establish
Village Saving and Loan Associations (VSLAs)

·       
Attend
VHCT and HUGO VSLA meetings and provide the relevant support in monitoring and
evaluation of their outputs and outcomes through data collection, home visits
and quarterly meetings

·       
Work
with the CTPH Veterinary team to support the Community Animal Health Workers

·       
Implement
the Kids League Model and other conservation education programs in schools

·       
Participate
in One Health research to support CTPH field programs

·       
Provide
logistical support to CTPH visitors in the field including volunteers,
practitioners, students, researchers, donors and the general public

·       
Implement
activities based on project work plans and budgets

·       
Prepare
and submit timely reports

·       
Be the
link between the community, local partners and CTPH on issues regarding
conservation, community health and livelihoods improvement

 

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The applicant
must hold a certificate or diploma in Community Health, Conservation, Social
Sciences, Community Development, Social Work or a related field from a
recognized University and/or a minimum of two years’ experience working in a
related field

·       
A degree
in Community Health, Social Sciences, Community Development, Social Work,
Conservation or a related field from a recognized University and/or a minimum
of two years’ experience working in a related field

·       
Knowledge
of conservation and protected area management is an added advantage

·       
Knowledge
of public health is an added advantage

·       
Good
communication and interpersonal skills that enhance team work

·       
Ability
to work independently, task oriented and have a positive attitude towards
wildlife conservation

·       
Ugandan
national

·       
Good
command of the local language (fluent in written and spoken)

·       
Preferably
a resident of the field location area

·       
Ability
to work on own initiative.

·       
Report writing
skills

·       
Good
communication skills

·       
Excellent
IT skills, including a working knowledge of presentation software packages,

·       
preferably
Microsoft Office Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

·       
Excellent
organisational skills

·       
Excellent
interpersonal skills

·       
Proven
track record in project management and leadership

 

How to Apply:

Interested and
qualified individuals can apply to the Chief Executive Officer via email:
supporter@ctph.org  Applicants should
include a cover letter explaining interest in the job, updated CV, copies of
academic documents, day time contact details and three referees. The job title
should be referenced in the email. The application should be one attachment on
email. Applications should be submitted not later than 31st August 2020 and/or
contact 0774718186

 

Deadline: 31st August 2020 

 

For
more of the latest jobs, please visit 
https://www.theugandanjobline.com or find us on our facebook page https://www.facebook.com/UgandanJobline

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