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22 No Experience Community Based Trainer USAID Project Jobs - Youth Alive Uganda


Job Title:    Community Based Trainer (22 No Experience Job Vacancies)

Organisation: Youth Alive Uganda

Duty Station:  Gulu, Omoro, Agago, Kitgum, Dokolo, Lira, Apac, Kwania, Kole and Oyam, Uganda

Reports to: District Project Coordinators (DPCs)


About US:

Youth Alive Uganda is the leader in innovative children, adolescents and youth integrated development programming since 1993. Youth Alive Uganda is a registered youth led and children/youth focused NGO that implements children and youth integrated development programs across the country in four thematic areas; Health, Livelihood, Education, Human rights and skills Development and Mentorship.


About USAID Project:

Youth Alive Uganda is an Implementing Partner on the five-year, USAID-funded Integrated Child and Youth Development (ICYD) Activity in partnership with World Education Bantwana Initiative and Education Development Centre. The goal of (ICYD) Activity is for Ugandan children and youth, especially the most vulnerable, to receive the support and services necessary to lead resilient, healthy, and productive lives. The USAID ICYD activity aims to improve learning outcomes, advance HIV epidemic control in Uganda and ensure that children and youth have the opportunity to lead resilient, healthy and productive lives. The USAID ICYD Activity will deliver critical HIV/GBV/violence prevention and response services to children and youth and their families in communities, clinics, and schools.


Job Summary:  The Community Based Trainers is a field-based position responsible for implementing Economic Strengthening activities on the USAID/Integrated Child and Youth Development Activity. He/she works with the District Project Coordinators (DPCs) in cooperation with Sub County Supervisors (Field Officers) in the allocated Sub county to improve economic capacity of households to promote resilience, learning and health outcomes. The position receives technical support from the Economic Strengthening Specialist (ESS)


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Project Implementation   

·        Mobilisation and sensitisation of extremely vulnerable community members to establish VSLA's

·        Mobilisation and raising awareness among community leaders and local Authorities regarding VSLA project activities.

·        Make follow ups and provide technical support to VSLA groups.

·        Training village groups in the implementation of Village Savings and Loans Association (VSLA'S) methodology, Financial Literacy, Business Management and Linkages.

·        Together with the village extension worker, support with establishment of model kitchen gardens in selected sites within the communities

·        Gathering VSLA'S data, monitoring and evaluating the associations.

·        Distributing of tool kits and coordinate the payment and collection of tool kit funds.

·        Preparation of Periodic and operational Plans.

·        Preparation of Progress reports regularly.

·        Support all group leaders under your supervision.

·        Support in assessment and enrollment of beneficiaries in the program

·        Participate in monthly case conferences to share cases identified in supported Youth clubs with other ICYD community structures.

·        Any other assignment from your supervision


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        The applicant must at least hold a Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education from a recognized institution though diploma in business, entrepreneurship, microfinance will be an added advantage

·        Highly organized individual, capable of handling multiple priorities

·        Ability to work independently as well as an effective team player

·        Willingness to walk for long distances within the operational Sub counties

·        Confidence and can-do attitude

·        Previous knowledge and experience in rolling out VSLA, SPM and FL to community groups will be an added advantage

·        Good interpersonal skills

·        Flexibility and willingness to adjust to changing tasks.

·        Work calmly under pressure and meet deadlines

·        Willingness to comply with set Organizational policies and procedures

·        Excellent writing skills.

·        Thorough knowledge of English and Acholi / Langi are a must

·        Must be a resident within the targeted Sub county

·        Participate in monthly case conferences to share cases identified in supported Youth clubs with other ICYD community structures.


How to Apply:

All interested candidates should send their application letters and resumes and academic documents.


Note: Hand-delivered applications can be sent to Youth Alive office situated at the Community Service Department, Apac District Local Government.


Deadline: 25th January 2021 by 05:00pm Ugandan time.


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