12 Fresher Branch Focal Person NGO Jobs – Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS)


Job Title:     Branch Focal Person (12 Fresher

Organization: Uganda
Red Cross Society (URCS)

Duty Station:
Entebbe, Pallisa, Rakai, Kumi, Luwero, Katakwi, Kamuli, Kibaale, Pader,
Kapchorwa, Mityana and Nebbi, Uganda

Reports to: Coordinator
Organisation Development and Volunteer Management


About US:

Uganda Red Cross
Society (URCS) is the leading National Humanitarian Organization in Uganda and
a member of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement.


Job Summary:   The Branch Focal Person will support the
Coordinator Organization Development and Volunteer Management in;

  • Implementation of the URCS Strategic Option 2 and;
  • Implementation of the URCS core activities i.e. Dissemination of Red
    Cross Principles and Values, First Aid, Disaster Preparedness and
    Response, Blood Donor Recruitment, Membership Recruitment, Local Resource
    Mobilization and Volunteer Management.


Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Support the implementation of the URCS Strategic Option 2:
    Strengthen Branch Membership Management;
  • Support the dissemination and implementing all the URCS approved
  • Adhere and support the implementation of the URCS approved systems
    and structures at the Branch level;
  • Support the coordination and implementation of membership
    recruitment campaigns;
  • Support the Branch resource mobilization, and design plans for
    sustainability of the Branch;
  • Support to identify, engage, develop and maintain Branch and
    institutional partnerships relevant to the growth of URCS;
  • Support the implementation of a robust volunteer management
    framework at the Branch in order to attract and retain value-adding
    volunteers to the Society;
  • Provide technical and operational support to the Branch governance
    in harmony with URCS constitution and other policies;
  • Support to identify and address capacity building requirements for
    staff, governance and volunteers at the Branch;
  • Support the monitoring and evaluation of the branch performance and
    compliance with the URCS constitution as well as other policies;
  • Support to strategically identify, evaluate and seek opportunities
    to collaborate with the URCS Departments, programs, services and
    activities that engage URCS youth in promoting membership recruitment,
    dissemination, international youth programs and quality program
  • Ensure proper usage and safe custody of Branch assets and compliance
    with the NS approved policies;
  • Prepare and submit timely & quality accountabilities and reports
    in accordance with URCS standards and policies.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The ideal candidate must hold a Diploma in Social Sciences, Education,
    Organizational Psychology, Human Resource Management, Law or a related
    field from a reputable institute BUT with 3 years’ experience managing
    community based interventions and or membership organisations.
  • Training in Youth and Volunteer Management programs.
  • Some experiences in planning, M&E or implementation of
    humanitarian and development projects.
  • Experience in Youth and Volunteer Management;
  • Experience in Marketing and Resource Mobilization.
  • Experience in managing volunteers and membership based organizations
    will be of added advantage
  • High level of integrity
  • Good knowledge of Grassroots Program Design, Management and
  • Knowledge of planning and budgeting.
  • Knowledge of policy implementation.
  • Demonstrated creativity and productivity in resource mobilization.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including well
    developed proposal and report writing skills.


How to Apply:

Please send your
filled application form, 
 and attach your
academic transcripts and certificates. The filled application forms and
academic transcripts and certificates can be e-mailed or hand delivered, and or
by post to:

The Secretary

Uganda Red Cross

Plot 551/555 Rubaga

P.O. Box 494,
Kampala, Uganda.


Email: vacancies@redcrossug.org


Applications from
suitable persons to be considered for appointment in the outlined positions are
hereby invited. All applicants should adhere to the Red Cross Principles. URCS
is an equal opportunities employer mindful of gender balance in its


Due to large volumes
of applications; only short listed candidates shall be contacted. Canvassing
shall lead to automatic disqualification.


Deadline: 28th September 2020


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