2 No Experience Community Engagement and Development Assistant NGO Jobs – World Vision International

Job Title:   Community Engagement and Development Assistant (2 No Experience  Jobs)

Organisation: World Vision International

Duty Station:   Uganda

Reports to: Assessment and Design Facilitator


About US:

World Vision Uganda is a Christian Relief, Development and Advocacy Non-Government Organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. We currently work in over 41 districts in Uganda. World Vision is committed to the protection of children and we will not employ people whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible. “Our Vision for every child, Life in all its fullness.  Our prayer for every Heart, the will to make it so.”


Job Summary:  The purpose of this position is to conduct community engagement and design processes with the community starter group members.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Community Engagement, Assessment and Design Process
  • Support in data Collecting and community engagement on community perception on WV identity
  • Support in disseminating of information in a message box and engage
  • Support community in Developing a community communication plan
  • Support the Identification and engagement of key stakeholders at parish and sub-county level, Engaging local partners in the wellbeing activities.
  • Support and supervise the starter groups in their community engagement and exploration of the local context in the focus areas.
  • Support and supervise the assessment team on Identification of the most vulnerable in the focus areas and vulnerability assessment processes.
  • Mapping capacity and resources of the community and community in Reflection and planning for base level at each step of critical path for the next step.
  • Organize and support community summit at Parish level
  • Support the community in setting community vision and priorities with starter groups members.
  • Sponsorship Community engagement and RC Registration.
  • Sharing the vision and priorities with the wider community for validation.
  • Raising community awareness for sustainability and transition.
  • Support and engage the community in Celebrating the efforts and solidarity of critical path steps completions.
  • Manage Child Sponsorship communications and registration processes of RCs.
  • Registration of Children in sponsorship program and sharing their histories with SO.
  • Communication with NO and SOs
  • Expeditiously follow up on all Sponsorship communications from NO and SOs.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal applicant must hold a Diploma and/or a Bachelor Degree in Humanities (Development studies, social sciences, SWASA, Economics, community development)
  • Work experience in Community engagements, Assessment and qualitative data collections especially using FGD & KII methodology.
  • Knowledge of Local Language (Langi or Acholi)
  • At least one-year work experience in community engagement and programming processes
  • At least one year of field experience in a developing country programming context.
  • Fresher; No work experience can as well apply
  • Ability to ride a motor cycle with a valid ridding permit is a MUST
  • Should be a problem solver with high level of creativity and sensitivity to conflict
  • Good knowledge of data collection techniques like conducting focused group discussions, key informant interviews and high documentation skills.
  • Strong understanding of the child and adult safeguarding case management and reporting
  • Good level of conflict sensitivity and mediation skills.
  • Basic understanding of Qualitative and Quantitative data collection skills and analysis
  • Community mobilization and engagement skills
  • Reporting and documentation skills
  • Problem solving and decision making skills.
  • Ability to work in hard to reach context
  • Flexibility with ability to set priorities.
  • Team work
  • Knowledge in computer Literacy


How to Apply:

All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to submit your application and complete Curriculum Vitae by applying online through visiting World Vision International’s e-recruitment jobs portal at the web link below.


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Deadline: 27th May 2022


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