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:  

Project
implementation and reporting

·       
Promote
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.

·       
Promote
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.

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

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

·       
Responsible
for community level engagement and advocacy

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

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

·       
Ensure
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

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

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

Documentation,
Reporting and knowledge management

·       
Document
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

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

·       
Cooperatives
Enterprises / VSLAs and are accessing business developments services.

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

Child Protection
and Wellbeing

·       
Carry
out regular visits to the ECD Centre within your program community

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

·       
child
protection policy and guidelines.

·       
Work
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.

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

 

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
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

·       
Experience
of the local context of West Nile is an added advantage

·       
Experience
in Entrepreneurship, micro finance and strong agribusiness skills

·       
Outstanding
knowledge of facilitation/training skills and process skills

·       
Computer
literate

·       
Writing
and reporting skills

·       
Networking
and influencing skills

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

·       
Passion
for children.

·       
Track
record of high integrity, reliability and dependability

·       
Ability
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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