Several Fresher Child Protection Assistant UNHCR Project Jobs – Windle International Uganda (WIU)


Job Title:    Child Protection Assistant (Several
Fresher Jobs)

Organisation: Windle International Uganda (WIU)

Funding Source: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Duty Station:  Uganda


About US:

Windle International
Uganda (WIU) formerly Windle Trust Uganda is a registered INGO whose mission is
to promote peace and development in communities through provision and
coordination of Education and training for Refugees and people affected by

Windle International
Uganda is the lead partner of UNHCR in implementing Education Projects in
Uganda with close collaboration with the Government of Uganda through the
Office of the Prime Minister.


Job Summary:  The Child Protection Assistant will provide
technical and administrative support for child protection and Safeguarding
programs and activities at his or her duty station.

He/ she will support
the Programs unit during planning, implementing and reporting on Child
Safeguarding activities for WIU Staff and other key stakeholders.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  The Child Protection Assistant will perform
the following functions-

training plans and appropriate content for Child Protection Training and sensitization

participate in and report on Child Safeguarding Trainings conducted at the
location Participate in the development of child safeguarding data tracking and
reporting tools for use across areas of WIU operations

Child Protection and Safeguarding training and sensitization sessions for WIU
Staff, beneficiaries

and consolidate comprehensive training reports for submission to the Human
Resource Department

an up to date log of Child Safeguarding activities conducted weekly and
beneficiaries of trainings/ sensitization sessions

technical support for the review, update and implementation of the Child
Protection and Safeguarding Referral Pathways mechanisms for handling
Protection cases that arise at locations Coordinate the follow up of and
documentation of referred protection cases, ensuring comprehensive conclusion
of the reported cases, regular updates to Child Safeguarding Officer and
feedback by Protection Partners

schools regularly and strengthen Safeguarding clubs and referral pathways in
the School system

Safeguarding risks and provide prompt advice on mitigation or strengthening of
systems to resolve issues arising

with relevant stakeholders and sustain working relationships in order to
provide technical assistance in terms of capacity building and knowledge
sharing in Child Protection and Safeguarding

in inter-agency child protection working groups, workshops, seminars, Community
meetings and partner meetings at your location on behalf of Windle
International Uganda

accurate, confidential and up to date documentation on all cases of
safeguarding and child protection.

in budgeting activities, ensuring inclusion of Safeguarding items and activities
for the protection of beneficiaries and PoCs


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

ideal candidate must hold a University Degree in Human rights, Child
psychology, sociology, international law, Social Work and Social development or
other social science field. Required.

award of Certification in Children’s Rights, Protection or any related field is
an added advantage

minimum of two years of professional experience in social development, planning
and management in child protection and/other related areas at a reputable NGO
or INGO is required;

experience in child protection and related areas, program/project development
and management in a UN system agency or organization is an asset;

experience of working on child protection and policy reforms and capacity
building is required.

experience in legal drafting and knowledge in legislative reform and
international law pertaining to children is required.

have no history of violation of child protection or Children’s rights or any
form of Sexual Exploitation


How to Apply:

All qualified and
interested candidates should apply online at the link below.




Deadline: 18th January 2021


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