2 Fresher Project Assistant NGO Job Opportunities – Food for the Hungry (FH/U)

Job Title: Project Assistant (2 Fresher Job Opportunities)

Organisation: Food for the Hungry (FH/U)

Duty Station: Adjumani, Uganda

Reports to: Project Officer- CYCC


About US:

Food for the Hungry (FH/U) is a Christian international relief and development organization that has been working in Uganda since 1989. FH is currently operating programs in Asia, Latin America and Africa with support offices in the UK, Canada, Switzerland, Sweden, United States of America and Japan. FH’s primary goal is to end all forms of poverty World-wide. In Uganda, FH is operational in the Districts of Adjumani, Kitgum, Lamwo, Kole, Kween, Mbale, Namutumba and Amudat Districts implementing programs in four main sectors of Education; Food Security and Livelihoods; Health/Nutrition and Disaster Risk Reduction; with the Head office located in Kampala.


Job Summary: Under the supervision of the Project Officer, the Project Assistant will supervise all project activities; undertake correspondence work, together with project office and supported by sector heads provide training to caregivers, cascade volunteers, church leaders farmer groups, VSLAs and youths and children clubs and other project activities. He/she will participate in conducting surveys and assessments to determine training needs, mobilizing and sensitizing communities and stakeholders, forming beneficiary groups, designing and conducting training of beneficiaries in modern agriculture, business skills, essential Nutrition Practices, and post-harvest handling, supervision of the provision of seeds, tools, and other inputs. Visit/follow up of crop development, creation of market linkages, and periodically advise/support beneficiaries to ensure successful implementation of the project according to proposal log frames.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Targeting of beneficiaries:
  • Sponsor-child communication
  • Gender, social inclusion, protection, environment & Biblical worldview related activities
  • Coordination and reporting

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Humanities, Education, Social work, Community development, Development studies or another approved field of study from a recognized university.
  • A higher diploma with Early Child development bias is added advantage.
  • At least two (2) years’ practical field experience working with communities and children in holistic, Social and spiritual Development
  • Experience in teaching/training adult learners, working with cascade groups as a model of program delivery
  • Knowledge of the local language is an added advantage


How to Apply:

All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply by Clearly stating the position applied for in the Subject line and submitting only electronic copies in one pdf file not more than 25MB of an application letter, a detailed CV, contact telephone numbers, copies of relevant testimonials/certificates, names/contact details of three referees, addressed to:


The Human Resources Manager, Food for the Hungry Uganda Email: recruitment-fhuganda@fh.org


Note: All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and may be subject to appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks. A range of pre-employment checks will be undertaken in conformity with Food for the Hungry Safeguarding, Anti-Fraud & HR policy. In line with this we will request information from applicants’ previous employers about any findings of fraud, sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment during employment, or incidents under investigation when the applicant left employment. By applying, the job applicant confirms their understanding of these recruitment procedures.

Deadline: Friday 25th November 2022 at 4:30pm


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Date Posted 2022-11-14
Valid Through 2022-11-25
Hiring Organization Food for the Hungry
Job Location , , Adjumani, 0256, Uganda