ARC Community Services Assistant - Core Relief Items Jobs in Uganda

ARC Community Services Assistant - Core Relief Items Jobs in Uganda


Who We Are

We are on a journey of becoming Alight, a new platform of amazing people and an organization providing lifesaving services and creating breakthrough solutions for and with the displaced.

For the past 40 years, we’ve called ourselves American Refugee Committee, an organization known for providing
quality care to millions of Refugees worldwide. But the truth is, we serve many different people – to include Refugees, Trafficked people, Displaced people, and Marginalized and Host communities too.

Through all the years and conversations, we’ve had with the people we serve, we’ve heard the same
thing time and time again – Refugee is not a label we want. We’re listening. And now, we’re taking off the nametag American Refugee Committee and becoming Alight.

What we do in Uganda and around

ARC Uganda’s mission is to provide opportunities and expertise to Refugees, Displaced people, and Host communities. We help people survive conflict and crisis and rebuild lives of dignity, health, security, and self-sufficiency. ARC is committed to the delivery of programs that ensure measurable quality
and lasting impact for the people we serve.

ARC Uganda, with its head office in Kampala, is currently providing gender-based violence prevention and response, water and sanitation, food security and livelihood services to Refugees and Host communities in six locations including BidiBidi, Palabek,
Kyaka-II, Kyangwali, Oruchinga and Nakivale. With anticipated funding from the United High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) for the year 2020, ARC will be implementing Protection in Nakivale, Oruchinga, Kyaka II, Kyangwali and Rwamwanja Refugee Settlements.

ARC Uganda Program is looking for
competent, qualified, self-driven and committed personnel to be part of implementing this partnership.

The
contract duration for all positions will be from January – December, 2020.

Position: Community Services Assistant - Core Relief Items
(5 positions)

Reports to: Community Services Offi cer

Location: Nakivale (1 position), Kyangwali (2 positions),
Rwamwanja (1 position) and Kyaka II (1 position).

Job Summary:

The Community Services Assistant - Core Relief Items will be
responsible for empowering Persons with Special Needs to enhance
Quality and healthy life for sustainability development.

He / she will also
be responsible for community involvement and ownership to enhance
sustainability and empowerment of Refugees in the settlement.

Minimum qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Social work, Community Psychology,
    Education, Development studies.
  • A minimum of 2 years working experience in Community Development
    services with an INGO.
  • Fluency in Swahili and ability to ride a Motorcycle with a valid license
    (Class A) is an added advantage.

    Application Guidelines:

    Interested and qualified candidates to submit one-page Cover letter, an updated CV (max. 3 pages) and Names, Titles and Contacts of three professional referees, to include your current or recent employer/supervisor - via email (Only) to UGjobs@arcrelief.org with the Position applied for clearly
    indicated in the subject line.

    The deadline for submission of applications is December 17th, 2019 at 17:00hrs. However due to urgency to fill these positions, applications will be reviewed and interviews conducted on a rolling basis. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    Job Offers will be
    issued to the selected candidates upon conformation of funding.

    American Refugee Committee is an Equal Opportunity Employer offering employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, citizenship, physical or mental disability, or protected veteran status.

    American Refugee Committee complies with
    all applicable laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.

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