3 Fresher Diploma Jobs – Community Based Trainers – CEDO Uganda


Job Title:    
Community Based Trainer (3 Job Placements)

Organisation: CEDO Uganda

Duty Station:  Uganda


About US:

CEDO Uganda is a
child focused not for profit development organization established in 1992. The
organization is dedicated to supporting vulnerable children and their families.
Over years, the Organization has focused mainly on child rights protection and
advocacy, promoting the right to education to the most disadvantaged children,
the right to food and good health. CEDO has also engaged in promoting civic
rights and good governance and promoting rights of women and other
underprivileged groups. CEDO has been implementing the Tugende-Tutandike
Program targeting vulnerable children and their caregivers in three (3)
Sub-Counties of Masindi District; i.e. Budongo, Karujubu, and Pakanyi and Koch
Goma sub county in Nwoya district The program undertakes to challenge
underlying causes of poverty at a household level by empowering the most at
risk populations through knowledge, appreciating their rights and promotion of
other sources of income to improve livelihoods.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

implementation and reporting

the use of modern farming practices and techniques through training, advising
farmers, farm visits and demonstrations so as to transform targeted families from
subsistence to commercial farmers in line with GoU policy.

the Farmer Field Schools Program (FFS) Model for faster adoption of improved
farming technologies towards building secure livelihoods for the marginal poor
in the supported community.

in the reviews, planning, budgeting, implementation as well as in the monitoring
of project progress.

and facilitate the engagements of stakeholders during project reviews / planning
and development meetings, workshops and other fora.

for community level engagement and advocacy

project beneficiaries in collaboration with Local structures and in accordance with
the laid down guidelines/rules and timeframe.

project activities with sub-county authorities, government extension agents and
other partners at community level.

Small holder farmers’ groups are mobilized, organized and strengthened into
strong business groups/cooperatives (Area Cooperative Enterprises, Producer
Groups, marketing groups, VSLAs) for bulk purchase of inputs, value addition,
bulking and collective marketing of produce

the farmer’s capacity to improve production and productivity of selected
enterprises of desired quality by the market through demonstrations to farmer’s

and follow up demonstrations to facilitate production and productivity among
the farmers

Reporting and knowledge management

and maintain records pertaining to training, production activities forward issues
to management for decisions and appropriate action in line with CEDO policies.

Write up
accurate and timely reports pertaining to all planned activities in the
required format and submit to the Project Officer

Care givers of sponsored children are members of farmer groups/ Area

Enterprises / VSLAs and are accessing business developments services.

in monthly / quarterly reflection meetings with Village Agents an guardians/parents
and ECD teachers to address findings from field monitoring.

Child Protection
and Wellbeing

out regular visits to the ECD Centre within your program community

the wellbeing and child abuse cases and report any incidents in line with

protection policy and guidelines.

with local leaders to protect children from child violations and abuses by employing
the RTRR (Reporting, tracking, referral and response) guidelines on violence
against children in schools.

children including most vulnerable, guardians/parents and other stakeholders
about children’s rights and responsibilities


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

applicant must hold a Diploma in Education, Agriculture or Agribusiness or any
other relevant discipline.

One to
two years of experience in community work and engagement in Agricultural,
Education, Economic Development and Livelihood is an added advantage

of the local context of West Nile is an added advantage

in Entrepreneurship, micro finance and strong agribusiness skills

knowledge of facilitation/training skills and process skills


and reporting skills

and influencing skills

to communicate in applicable local language(s) is an added advantage

for children.

record of high integrity, reliability and dependability

to work with minimal supervision

Class A
Driving Permit.


How to Apply:

If you are interested
and meet the requirements for any of the above positions, please apply by email
to: hr.cedouganda@gmail.com with the position title in the subject line and on
the Application Letter. Hand delivered applications SHALL NOT be accepted. Any
form of conversing or lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification. Send
ONLY your Application Letter and CV, with names and telephone contacts of three
professional referees.


Deadline: 18th September 2020


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