No Experience Livelihoods Volunteer US NGO Jobs – International Rescue Committee (IRC)

Job Title:   Livelihoods Volunteer (Fresher US NGO Jobs)

Organisation: International Rescue Committee (IRC)

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda


About US:

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by conflict and disaster to survive, recover, and gain control of their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC works with people forced to flee from war, conflict and disaster and the host communities which support them, as well as those who remain within their homes and communities. At work today in over 40 countries and 25 U.S. cities, we improve outcomes in the areas of health, safety, economic wellbeing, education, and power.


Job Summary:  The Livelihoods Volunteer will be responsible for providing technical support in vocational skills training, apprenticeship, skills certification, Urban Savings and Loans Association (USLA), and micro-enterprise.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Support in registration, and preparation of payments for the different service tracks i.e vocational skills training, apprenticeship, skills certification, Urban Savings and Loans Association (USLA), and micro-enterprise in dropin and commcare at the IRC Livelihood Center.
  • Support with soft skills trainings for vocational & apprenticeship clients including job readiness.
  • Support with USLA group formation and facilitation of trainings on VSLA methodology for USLA formed groups.
  • Provide technical backstopping for USLA groups on a weekly basis during group Sittings and collection of weekly/monthly savings data from the USLA groups.
  • Identify mature VSLA groups for financial linkages and train them in bank linkage processes.
  • Support in monitoring of clients placed with Apprenticeship hosts in the different divisions
  • Participate in the M&E data collection and documentation of success stories as required.
  • Act as channel for feedback through who community members and leaders can communicate with the IRC during community engagements.
  • Identify specific protection needs and preliminary referrals to service providers (both state and humanitarian actors)
  • Support with translation/Interpretation for the clients

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management or Administration, Marketing, Business Development or related field.
  • Good knowledge of the low-income residential areas of Kampala City will be an added advantage.
  • Excellent networking and liaison skills.
  • Strong computer and analytical report writing skills.
  • Good problem-solving and management skills.
  • Good negotiation and decision-making skills.
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Good standard of spoken and written English language skills essential.


Please note: This position is open only to Ugandan nationals.


How to Apply:

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


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Deadline: 14th August 2022


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