25 Fresh Graduate Community Service Officer Job Opportunities – Ministry of Internal Affairs

Job Title:       Community Service Officer (25 Fresh Graduate Jobs)

Organisation: Ministry of Internal Affairs

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Senior Community Service Officer

Reference: HRM 147/286/01


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

The incumbent will be responsible to the Senior Community Service Officer for performing the following duties:-

  • Identifying possible offenders for Community Service Orders;
  • Carrying out pre-sentence inquiries to provide Courts of Law with the relevant information to guide sentencing decisions;
  • Inducting offenders about community service orders so as to ensure that they understand their responsibilities and obligations;
  • Identifying placement institutions and seeking out opportunities for work projects that can enhance rehabilitation;
  • Assessing suitability for institution or project placement and matching offender skills to an appropriate institution or project;
  • Following up offenders both at placement institutions and home so as to enhance compliance and providing psychosocial support during and after sentence to foster the reintegration and rehabilitation process;
  • Taking appropriate and timely enforcement action where an offender fails to comply with the requirements of the order;
  • Conducting reconciliation between the offender, victim and the community;
  • Making appropriate referrals to address offender-specific needs;
  • Conducting training for key stakeholders;
  • Providing technical support to stakeholders;
  • Compiling and updating case management documentation;
  • Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Applicants should be Ugandans in possession of an Honours Bachelor’s Degree in Law; or Social Work and Social Administration; or Social Sciences; or Development Studies from a recognized University/ Institution.
  • Ethics and integrity;
  • Good interpersonal, communication and computer skills;
  • Proven ability to adapt to multi-cultural settings;
  • Highly effective organizational and planning skills;
  • Good time management skills;
  • Good technical skills;
  • Excellent report writing skills;
  • Good negotiation skills;
  • Capacity for teamwork;
  • High degree of innovation and concern for results, quality and standards.


How to Apply:

Applications are invited from suitably qualified Ugandans to fill the vacant posts currently available in Government Ministries, Departments and Agencies.

Applicants are advised to: –

  • Apply ONLINE;
  • Scan, attach and submit on-line recent passport size photograph and relevant documents (O’ Level, A’ Level, Degree Transcript and Certificate only);
  • Each attachment must not exceed a limit of 1MB and only portable documents  format (PDF) is allowed;


Application Process:

  • Visit the website, Click Here
  • Click and Register as a new User to create your account and complete your profile (starting with your bio data moving downwards).
  • If you already have an account, simply sign in and update your profile.
  • Click on Jobs then Advertised Jobs in the menu.  Select the Advert to view the jobs therein.
  • Click on the job from the list of advertised jobs.
  • View the job details and click apply.
  • Review your application and submit.
  • You can only apply for a maximum of two (2) posts.


Deadline: 30th December 2021


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