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Rescue Officer and Warden NGO Jobs - Dwelling Places (DP)

 

Job Title:    Rescue Officer and Warden

Organisation: Dwelling Places (DP)

Duty Station:  Buloba, Kampala, Uganda

Reporting to: Restore Program Manager

 

About US:

Dwelling Places (DP) is a  registered Christian  Non-Governmental Organization which specialises in the rescue, rehabilitation, reconciliation, resettlement and follow-up of children living on the streets.  The overall objective of DP  is to have a society where every child has a chest to rest their head on and a place to call home.

 

Job Summary:  The Rescue Officer and Warden will rescue and provide holistic, safe residential support to help rescued children rehabilitate and recover.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Rescue Officer

·        Plan and map street outreaches

·        Participate in the annual planning and budgeting for outreach activities

·        Mobilize the rescue team for planning of outreaches

·        Prepare requisitions and account for the funds received within 5 working days

·        Collect data and ensure proper documentation of the rescue information

·        Identify children that fit the DP category (children living on the streets part time or full time aged 12 years and below) and recommend for recruitment on the DP program

·        Carry out community based outreaches rescues, education and mentorship

·        Organize the proper documentation for the children and open files for the children (Recruitment forms, CSI baseline, photographs, consent forms for children with parents or guardians, referral letters, photos etc.)

·        Organize transport for the children from the streets to the Transitional Rehabilitation Home

·        Refer children that do not fit in the DP support categories to other organizations

·        Write weekly reports and submit them by the end of business Friday.

·        Maintain up to date registers of the street outreach and referral data

·        Represent Dwelling Places at the crane monthly street children working group

·        Participate in tracing/ resettlement and follow-up activities whenever the street outreach role is inactive

·        Participate in internal and external Street Connected Children’s meetings.

·        Warden.

·        Conduct counseling and reconciliation sessions for the children in Buloba

·        Update the children’s files (Both Buloba and documentation office) with the day to day progress of the children including the database

·        Plan and conduct weekly sports and recreation activities for the children in residential care

·        Participate in Planning and  implementation of family time, peer tutoring, Etiquette classes for the children in residential care

·        Assist the Restore Program Manager in the implementation of the child protection policy

·        Discipline the children in residential care in line with the guidelines and policy

·        Prepare and deliver letters to the Probation and Social Welfare officer of children coming in and going out of the home.

·        Conduct mentorship activities for the children in residential care, those in reintegration and their families.

·        Perform any other duties that may from time to time be assigned by the Immediate supervisor or Line Manager

·        Prepare quarterly Orphans and Vulnerable children (OVCMIS) ministry reports and submit to the probation officers in a timely manner.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        The applicant must hold a Diploma or Degree in social work

·        Two years of minimum related work experience in an NGO.

·        Able to effectively communicate and relate to people of all levels of  internal management, staff and volunteers within the organization

·        Strategic thinker with strong analytical skills, good judgment & strong focus

·        Proficient in Microsoft office, especially Access, excel and word

·        Ability to collect data and analyse the success and failure of programs

·        Ability to produce clear written documentation

·        Born again Christian

·        Fluent in Ngakaramojong, English, some Luganda and swahili

·        Male applicants are strongly encouraged to apply

 

How to Apply:

All candidates should hand deliver their applications to: Dwelling Places head office -off Nalukolongo Masaka road near Mutundwe Police Station or email hr.dwellingplaces@gmail.com between 8:30AM-5:00PM Monday to Friday.

 

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

 

Deadline: 5th February 2021 by 5:00PM

 

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Accounts Assistant NGO Jobs - Dwelling Places (DP)

 

Job Title:    Accounts Assistant

Organisation: Dwelling Places (DP)

Duty Station:  Karomoja, Uganda

Reporting to: Finance and Procurement Manager

 

About US:

Dwelling Places (DP) is a  registered Christian  Non-Governmental Organization which specialises in the rescue, rehabilitation, reconciliation, resettlement and follow-up of children living on the streets.  The overall objective of DP  is to have a society where every child has a chest to rest their head on and a place to call home.

 

Job Summary:  The accounts assistant will be responsible for the creation of financial transactions including posting information to accounting journals and reconciliation of accounts to ensure their accuracy. The incumbent will ensure timely submission of donor accounting and financial reports for the regional office

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·        The incumbent will receive funding from the finance office and make payments and accountabilities

·        Pay supplier invoices in a timely manner

·        Maintain an orderly accounting filing system for Dwelling Places

·        Maintain the chart of accounts

·        Carry out periodic reconciliations of all accounts to ensure their accuracy

·        Maintain the petty cash fund to pay suppliers

·        The incumbent will calculate variances from the budget and report significant issues to management

·        Keenly monitor debt levels and compliance with debt covenants

·        Issue invoices as required

·        Ensure that donor funds are monitored as required

·        Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

·        Regularly update quickbooks

·        Ensure all accountabilities are in by close of business every Friday

·        Manage petty cash

·        Produce accounts reports on a weekly and monthly reports in a timely manner

·        Participate in the follow up and implementation of activities

·        Perform other duties as may be required

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        The applicant should at least hold a bachelor’s degree in accounting or business administration, or its equivalent

·        At least two years’ experience in a busy finance department.

·        Broad working knowledge of bookkeeping and generally accepted accounting principles.

·        Attention to detail

·        Computer literacy skills i.e. Ms Word, Excel, Financial packages and Internet. Preparing and producing spreadsheets and using bookkeeping software will be necessary.

·        Excellent grasp of the English language: verbal and written.

·        Excellent analytical skills with the ability to pre-empt and resolve mathematical problems.

·        Excellent communication and relationship building skills with an ability to prioritize, negotiate, and work with a variety of internal and external stakeholders.

·        Experience in tally and good understanding of Accounting & financial reporting principles

·        High level of confidentiality required

·        Both written and spoken Ngakaramojong or Itesot language is an added advantage

 

Requirements

·        A handwritten application letter with a CV and academic qualifications

·        Should be a born again Christian.

·        A Pastor’s, LC 1 Letter and three passport photos

·        A driving/riding permit and  experience

·        Supervisor(s) recommendation letter(s)

 

How to Apply:

All candidates should hand deliver their applications to: Dwelling Places head office -off Nalukolongo Masaka road near Mutundwe Police Station or email hr.dwellingplaces@gmail.com between 8:30AM-5:00PM Monday to Friday.

 

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

 

Deadline: 5th February 2021 by 5:00PM

 

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Documentation Officer NGO Job Opportunities - Dwelling Places (DP)

 

Job Title:    Documentation Officer

Organisation: Dwelling Places (DP)

Duty Station:  Buloba, Kampala, Uganda

Reporting to: CSI Manager

 

About US:

Dwelling Places (DP) is a  registered Christian  Non-Governmental Organization which specialises in the rescue, rehabilitation, reconciliation, resettlement and follow-up of children living on the streets.  The overall objective of DP  is to have a society where every child has a chest to rest their head on and a place to call home.

 

Job Summary:  The Documentation Officer will oversee Proper, accurate documentation and maintenance of the beneficiaries’ records. The incumbent will play the mentorship to the young social workers on the team.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·        Fill application forms for court care orders within 24 hours of the children’s recruitment in the home and other legal documents for the clients

·        Duplicate boys files to create a copy for Buloba site and ensure that they are updated

·        Coordinate the weekly file updates with pictures, progress reports, health records, pictures, etc

·        Liaise with social workers to see that all files are updated on a quarterly basis

·        Conduct quarterly file stock taking to ensure all files are in place and updated

·        Participate in family time activities

·        Participate in the implementation of the child protection policy

·        Update the DP child status index (CSI) database with information from the forms and share the updated copy with DDCP and M&E Officer

·        Receive children/ parents that seek support at the office, document their stories and refer those that do not fit the DP support criteria to other organizations

·        Conduct quarterly file stock taking to ensure that all the files are in place and updated

·        Identify and train a successor accordingly

·        Ensure that every child in residential care has a memory book that is updated

·        Document the data documentation processes and procedures

·        Write monthly reports and submit them by the 28th of every month.

·        Any other duties as may be assigned by the line manager

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s in mass communication, Computer Science, Business Information Systems, Information Management or Statistics and training in Social Sciences

·        At least three years’ proven working experience as a researcher and/or social data analyst in busy organisation with high volumes of data/ information

·        Technical expertise regarding data management best practices

·        Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze, and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy

·        Experience with Tableau or other data visualization software

·        Excellent written and spoken English and presentation skills

·        Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and SharePoint; experience with MS Project

·        Proficiency with dimensional database constructs

·        Strong interpersonal and critical thinking skills

·        Excellent organization, attention to detail, and ability to appropriately prioritize competing tasks

·        Effective and efficient time management skills

·        Proven ability to work in a dynamic team environment with minimal supervision, anticipating needs and requests;

·        Born again Christian

 

How to Apply:

All candidates should hand deliver their applications to: Dwelling Places head office -off Nalukolongo Masaka road near Mutundwe Police Station or email hr.dwellingplaces@gmail.com between 8:30AM-5:00PM Monday to Friday.

 

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

 

Deadline: 5th February 2021 by 5:00PM

 

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UN Jobs - Programme Policy Officer (Cash Transfer Delivery Mechanisms) - United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)

 

Job Title:    Programme Policy Officer (Cash Transfer Delivery Mechanisms)

Organization: United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)

Project Name: Child-Sensitive Social Protection Programme in Refugee-Hosting Districts in the West Nile Region” (CSSP) with UNICEF

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Programme Policy Officer Social Protection (CST) 

 

About WFP:

United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is the world’s largest humanitarian agency, fighting hunger worldwide. The mission of WFP is to help the world achieve Zero Hunger in our lifetimes. Every day, WFP works worldwide to ensure that no child goes to bed hungry and that the poorest and most vulnerable, particularly women and children, can access the nutritious food they need. In emergencies, WFP gets food to where it is needed, saving the lives of victims of war, civil conflict and natural disasters. After an emergency, WFP uses food to United help communities rebuild their lives. On average, WFP reaches more than 80 million people with food assistance in 80 countries each year. The organization has the global footprint, deep field presence and local knowledge and relationships necessary to provide access to food and contribute to lasting solutions, especially in many of the world’s most remote and fragile areas.

 

About CSSP Programme:

WFP is jointly implementing the “Child-Sensitive Social Protection Programme in Refugee-Hosting Districts in the West Nile Region” (CSSP) with UNICEF. WFP is responsible for the CSSP’s social protection systems strengthening pillar, which focuses on enabling improved delivery of three Government of Uganda social protection programmes at the district level, as well as developing a nutrition-sensitive cash-based transfer (CBT). This work will involve process improvements at the service delivery level in the districts and eventually improvements and integration of systems across programmes.

 

Job Summary:  Under the supervision of the Programme Policy Officer Social Protection (CST) within the Resilience and Social Protection programme team, the primary job purpose of the PPO-Cash Transfer Delivery Mechanisms is to improve the delivery process of CBT services to beneficiaries by contributing to the design, planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of cash delivery mechanisms. This includes strengthening systems and processes of individual government programmes and design of a nutrition-sensitive CBT, including but not limited to targeting, registration, enrolment, delivery and case management (information updates and complaints).

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Support the development and implementation of CBT processes and components for initiatives led by the social protection unit and other programme sub-units:

·        Oversee and coordinate technical support for the improvement of CBT processes in government social protection programmes supported by the CSSP;

·        Support development and implementation of the CSSP’s CBT component and supporting processes and coordinate development of its management information system (MIS);

·        Support the development and implementation of CBT activities led by other Programme sub-units;

·        Coordinate with the CBT unit to support the harmonisation of social transfers with humanitarian cash delivery systems as required;

·        Support the appraisal of various cash assistance delivery mechanisms to suit specific programmes based on context and the required proposal development;Participate in the Cash Technical Working Group and other relevant internal fora on Cash-Based Transfers as required to improve cross-unit collaboration.

Support the development of improved Management Information System (MIS) tools and processes and their implementation in accordance with the CSSP for district and national partners:

·        Support the technical assessment, design, rollout and deployment of MIS tools and processes for stakeholders;

·        Support the design and implementation of process monitoring tools for quality assurance and to ensure compliance to WFP policies and procedures;

·        Engage and collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to coordinate assistance delivery mechanisms across the various stakeholders;

·        Participate in relevant internal and external fora on assistance delivery mechanisms as required to improve cross-organizational collaboration

Support integrated resource management of the Social Protection and Resilience portfolio, setting up tools and process for portfolio management; monitoring and reporting on the CSSP budget; and mentoring junior members of staff for continuous update and use of these tools.

·        Support other work of the unit as determined in accordance with organizational priorities.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        The ideal candidate for the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) Programme Policy Officer (Cash Transfer Delivery Mechanisms) job vacancy must hold an advanced University degree in International Affairs, Economics, Nutrition/Health, Agriculture, Environmental Science, Social Sciences or other field relevant to international development assistance, or First University Degree with additional years of related work experience and/or trainings/courses.

·        Language: International Professional: Fluency (level C) in English language. Intermediate knowledge (level B) of a second official UN language: Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, Spanish, and/or WFP’s working language, Portuguese.

·        Prior experience in implementing technical programs (i.e. nutrition, etc.).

·        Experience in implementing programmes and providing input into designing operations.

·        Exposure and experience in policy discussions and decisions.

·        National Professional: Fluency (level C) in English language and the duty station’s language, if different.

 

Competencies:

·        Programme Lifecycle & Food Assistance: Demonstrates ability to identify key variables and contextual factors that affect food assistance problems and programmes throughout the lifecycle to inform quality programme design or re-design.

·        Transfer Modalities (Food, Cash, Voucher): Demonstrates ability to analyse and consolidate quantitative and qualitative information from different sources (e.g., market studies) to inform transfer modality selection and programme development.

·        Broad Knowledge of Specialized areas (i.e. Nutrition, VAM, etc.): Demonstrates the ability to interpret basic data in the context of WFP specialised fields to contribute to technical programme design, implementation and monitoring.

·        Emergency Programming: Displays capacity to provide inputs into the development, implementation and realignment of high quality emergency programmes.

·        Strategic Policy Engagement w/ Government: Develops thorough recommendations using multiple inputs (e.g., government counsel, research, own experience) to strengthen national or subnational entities and government owned food and nutrition security programmes.

 

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified candidates who wish to join the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) are encouraged to apply online at the link below

 

Click Here

 

Deadline: 28th January 2021

 

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Fresher Student Liaison Officer NGO Jobs - Windle International Uganda (WIU)

 

Job Title:    Student Liaison Officer

Organisation: Windle International Uganda (WIU)

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Programme Manager

 

About US:

Windle International Uganda (WIU) formerly Windle Trust Uganda is a registered INGO whose mission is to promote peace and development in communities through provision and coordination of Education and training for Refugees and people affected by conflict.

 

Windle International Uganda is the lead partner of UNHCR in implementing Education Projects in Uganda with close collaboration with the Government of Uganda through the Office of the Prime Minister.  WIU seeks to recruit a suitably qualified person to support the DAFI funded scholarship Program for the following position:

 

Job Summary:  The Student Liaison Officer will support the Scholarships Program by offering career guidance, psychosocial support and general support to the students/ beneficiaries on the scholarships program. The Student liaison/welfare officer (SLO) will also provide a link between students, academic institutions, and will guide students on how best to access internship opportunities and possible employment opportunities   with potential employers.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·        Provide career guidance and psychosocial support to the DAFI Sponsored Students and where applicable make referrals to Partners or other designated institutions offering psychosocial support and professional counsellors.

·        Review and follow up on Academic reports to monitor Students’ academic Performance and identify academically weak Students for further support

·        Provide orientation and support to newly enrolled Students to enable them settle in and adapt to Life outside the settlements.

·        Monitor the Students’ welfare to ensure the Students are not exposed to risky behaviour at the Institutions of Higher Learning which may divert them from their routine academics Organize Health Camps for the Students in coordination with the Insurance Company as part of their corporate social responsibility.

·        Assess vulnerable category Students (e.g. breastfeeding and expectant female students) for additional welfare support

·        Coordinate and liaise with the University Faculty Heads/Lecturers to support academically Weak Students

·        Facilitate meetings and feedback sessions to ensure there are linkages between Students, Parents guardians on matters of academic performances and Community engagement where necessary

·        Support Students to identify Internship placements through coordination with NGOs, other corporate organizations and offer recommendations appropriately

·        Continuously update the students on the DAFI Scholarship entitlements, any possible changes in their benefits

·        Participate in planning sessions for DAFI Students’ Clubs as they map out community/ Outreach activities

·        Document success stories and encourage DAFI Students to participate in Voluntary activities during Holidays as part of the Scholarship requirement.

·        Compile activity, monthly reports and Quarterly reports and Work plans

·        Attend and report on alumni meetings’ outcomes, providing input and support

·        Any other duty assigned

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        The ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Guidance and Counselling, Community Psychology or any related course from a reputable institution

·        At least two years of working experience in an INGO or NGO supporting vulnerable groups, preferably teens and young adults

·        Comprehensive knowledge and experience of counselling and offering psychosocial support to teens and young adults

·        Knowledge of capacity building, learning and development activities and understanding of how to create learning and sharing environment

·        Strong Verbal Communication and Listening skills with highly impactful influencing and persuasion skills

·        Excellent skills in report writing and presentation

·        Ability to adjust to constantly changing situations and to be flexible while maintaining focus on delivery and follow-through

·        Strong analytical and conceptual thinking skills; able to understand complex issues and translate them into simple, workable actions and plans

 

How to Apply:

All candidates are encouraged to apply online at the link below.

 

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