Fresher Program Assistant NGO Jobs – National Union of Women with Disabilities of Uganda (NUWODU)

Job Title:   Program Assistant (Fresher Jobs)  

Organisation: National Union of Women with Disabilities of Uganda (NUWODU)

Duty Station:  Terego/West Nile, Uganda

Reports to: Program Officer


About US:

National Union of Women with Disabilities of Uganda (NUWODU) is an indigenous women –led Disabled Peoples Organization. It is an umbrella Organization that was formed in 1999 with the overall purpose of bringing together all categories of girls and women with disabilities including the physically, sensory, and mentally impaired women.



NUWODU is implementing a 5-year project (2022-2026) of Child-Centered Holistic Approach to a Nurturing Care Enabling Environment (CHANCE2 PROJECT) in Terego district, West Nile region.


Job Summary:  The Program Assistant will be responsible for day-to-day implementation of all activities in a timely manner.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Mobilize and form groups of parents of children with disabilities and their households to benefit from the CHANCE2 project.
  • Collect data, document, and report on children with disabilities and households of children with disabilities.
  • Train health workers, caregivers, and households of children with disabilities in Early Childhood Development, children’s rights, and disability.
  • Coordinate with Government and other stakeholders to address issues of children with disabilities.
  • Link the parents of children with disabilities with disability groups to benefit from government programs and other programs available in the region.
  • Work closely with sub county, district officials and other partners to deliver quality intervention.
  • Produce timely activity, progress, and financial report to the immediate supervisor.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The Program Assistant must possess a Diploma in the following fields: Development Studies, Social Work and Administration, Social Science, Adult and Community Psychology, Gender and Community Development, Disability studies and other related Humanities from Reputable Institutions.
  • Applicants with a Bachelor’s degree in relevant field will have an added advantage.
  • A minimum of two to three years of working experience in project management and implementation, report writing, monitoring and evaluation and resource mobilization.
  • Knowledgeable in childcare and development, gender, and disability.
  • Experienced in working with women and persons with disabilities.
  • Able to deliver results effectively with minimum supervision, ability, and willingness to learn.
  • Able to document results, lessons, and best practices out of interventions.
  • Must have good communication skills.
  • Must have good track record in financial management, accountability, and reporting.
  • Knowledge of the local language is an added advantage.


How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send a letter of motivation and detailed 2–3 page Curriculum Vitae which should indicate at least 3 professional referees for reference and follow up. Please clearly emphasize the position you are applying for in the subject line of the email. All applications should be submitted via email to and addressed to;


Chairperson Personnel Committee,

National Union of Women with Disabilities of Uganda,

Plot 2015 Kisaasi-Kyanja road,

P.O. Box 24891, Kampala, Uganda.



  • Qualified women and girls with disabilities are highly encouraged to apply.
  • Only shortlisted candidates shall be notified.


Deadline: 27th January 2023, 5 pm East African Time


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Date Posted 2023-01-21
Valid Through 2023-01-27
Hiring Organization National Union of Women with Disabilities of Uganda (NUWODU)
Job Location , , , 0256, Uganda