Sign Language Interpreter/Advocacy Officer NGO Jobs – Mildmay Uganda

Job Title:   Sign Language Interpreter/Advocacy Officer   

Organisation: Mildmay Uganda

Duty Station:   Wakiso, Uganda

 

About US:

Mildmay Uganda is an indigenous Christian NGO that offers General and HIV/AIDS medical services also providing technical support for Ministry of Health Systems to scale up comprehensive HIV/AIDS Services.

 

Job Summary:  The Sign Language Interpreter/Advocacy Officer facilitates communication between hearing and deaf or hard of hearing individuals in classrooms and meetings using Ugandan Sign Language or other manual sign system; serves as a liaison between deaf or hard of hearing communities, hearing students and instructors; and performs related work as required. He/she will provide oversight, direction and guidance for the CIDP Project advocacy strategy working with multiple stakeholders at national, district and communities.




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a diploma in Sign Language interpretation and Translation from a reputable institution,
  • Proven work experience in sign language interpretation and translation
  • Established network with organizations for persons with disability, government departments and Ministries
  • Training in project planning and management is an added advantage.
  • Person with a disability is an added advantage.
  • Two years of experience in sign language interpretation and translation
  • Registered with relevant professional bodies
  • Experience working with multiple stakeholders at different levels
  • Ability to solve technical problems independently or in teams.
  • Should have a good team spirit, positive attitude and cope well under pressure.

 

How to Apply:

All candidates should apply online at the link below.

 

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Deadline: 10th January 2022

 

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