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


Job Title:     Career Counselor (2 Job

Organisation: Finn
Church Aid (FCA)

Duty Station: 

Reports to: School


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
  • Make a data base of potential employers with their contacts and
  • 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 Ugaco.hr@kua.fi


Deadline: 14th September 2020


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