Cheshire Services Uganda Project Officers Jobs

Cheshire Services Uganda Project Officers Jobs

General Duties:

  • The Project Officers will support children with disabilities (CWDs) in an inclusive learning setting to learn and stay in school; engage community stakeholders including families and school authorities to ensure successful project implementation.

    Specific Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Identify children with disabilities to participate in the project

  • Support assessment and referral of CWDs for rehabilitation.

  • Distribution of education supplies / enrollment support to CWDs.

  • Organize community awareness raising events on disability and education.

  • Support training of caregivers of CWDs on business / income generating activities.

  • Identify all cases of abuse and report them to the Safeguarding and Advocacy Manager

  • Identify and support referral of cases of child abuse.

  • Support the formation of child to child clubs in school and conduct training on human rights and disability in school.

  • Keep track record and provide progress on the adaptation and utilization of accessible environment in schools

  • Participate in capacity building trainings organized by Cheshire Services Uganda

  • Support training of stakeholders both at district, community and family level

  • Engage in training of teachers and other stakeholders on Inclusive Education approaches.

  • Conduct in school sensitization on disability, gender and safeguarding

  • Support in the maintenance of the beneficiary data base and files.

  • Identify and document the individual education needs of CWDs.

  • Track school attendance for children with disabilities

  • Organize counseling, mentoring and career guidance sessions for project beneficiaries.

  • Support CWDs to participate in extra-curricular activities.

  • Planning and implementing activities that develop self-esteem and social skills among CWDs

  • Regularly provide CSU an education progress report of CWDs.

  • Adhere to Safeguarding policies and related policies and standards

  • Identify, report and document cases
    of safeguarding

  • Creating awareness on Safeguarding and child protection for all beneficiaries and in the community.

  • Liaise with the safeguarding designate focal person on any emerging safeguarding issues.

  • Plan, integrate and implement safeguarding activities.

  • Follow up all cases of abuse as well as timely response and resolution of the cases of abuse.

  • And any other duties that may be assigned from time to time in the interest of the organization.

    Person Specifications:

    • Developing others

    • Strong ethical standards and high levels of integrity

    • Teamwork

    • Self-management

    • Strategic networking

    • Analytical

    • Results orientated

    • Managing resources

    Qualifications and Experience:

    • Bachelor’s degree in development studies or related field.

    • Two (2) years of experience in community development.

    • Project M&E support and compile/review quality donor reports.

    • Prior experience in designing and conducting quantitative and qualitative data collection, including social impact assessment, desk review, interviews and field work.

    • Working knowledge and experience of effective financial and budgetary control and supporting projects to stay on course with implementation

    • Knowledge of the local language is an advantage

    How to Apply

  • To apply for this job email your details to


    Deadline: 31st July 2020

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