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2 Career Counselor NGO Job Opportunities - Finn Church Aid (FCA)


Job Title:     Career Counselor (2 Job Opportunities)

Organisation: Finn Church Aid (FCA)

Duty Station:  Uganda

Reports to: School Principal


About US:

Finn Church Aid (FCA) is the largest Finnish development cooperation organization and the second largest provider of humanitarian aid. FCA operates in over 13 countries, working with the poorest people, regardless of their religious beliefs, ethnic background or political affiliations. FCA work is based on promotion of human dignity and fundamental human rights and freedom, and FCA’s operations are guided by equality, non-discrimination and responsibility.


Job Summary:  The Career counselor for Rwamwanja and Kyaka II BTVET School will be charged with the duty of guiding graduated student groups on their path to employment.


Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • The Career Counselor will be the link between the graduates and the employers.
  • Make a data base of potential employers with their contacts and locations
  • Ensure that every student who completes is registered followed up and ensure that they are working.
  • Facilitate the post-graduation model of Kyaka II and Rwamwanja BTVET center in the settlement.
  • Meet with student groups every three weeks, follow-up on their employment plans and personal issues.
  • Direct students to job opportunities and gives guidance on career related issues.
  • Create innovative business opportunities in the settlement.
  • Operate as a focal point between student groups and all the stakeholders dealing with livelihoods.
  • Support the development of business plans and provide business incubation services.
  • Follows up on businesses started by graduated students and provide information and advice in business related issues including markets.
  • Monitor Business Skills Module in BTVET center and advises the trainers when necessary.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant for the Finn Church Aid (FCA) Career Counselor job placement must hold a Bachelor of business administration, Vocation Education, Development studies, community psychology, social work and social Administration.
  • At least three years of related working experience.


How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their applications should send a cover letter and a CV (not more than 5 pages) with at least three referees and a daytime telephone contact with copies of academic papers addressed to:


The Human Resource and Administration Manager,

Finn Church AID, Uganda Country Office.

P.O. Box 21826 Kampala, Tank Hill Rd, Roche Close, Plot 1495 Muyenga, Uganda.


Email applications should be in one file attachment (Ms Word or PDF) mentioning the position title in the subject to


Deadline: 14th September 2020


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