Joy for Children Uganda Children’s Development Officer Jobs
Joy for Children Uganda Children’s Development Officer Jobs Joy for Children Uganda, a leading child rights focused NGO with main offices in Bukoto Kampala with field offices in Fort Portal, Kabarole District and Lira, seeks to recruit a suitably qualified candidate as Children’s Development Officer – Kampala Slum Development Project
Qualifications, Experience and Other Skills
The successful candidate must be a degree holder in Social sciences, Education, Human Rights, Development studies, humanities and any other related field.
Post Graduate training in project planning and management.
This position requires an experience of at least 3 years in a similar role.
Additionally, excellent communication skills in written and spoken English, ability to multi-task, good inter-personal skills will be an added advantage.
The successful applicant will be required to play the following roles;
Be a Christian role model for children and their families.
Be an advocate for children
Be creative and innovative in the whole area of child Development
Do the documentation, record keeping/filling of child and mother issues
Ensuring children are in safe, nurturing environment at the project as well as at home.
Child health monitoring and maintenance
Promote health education for both child and mother.
Ensuring enrolment, retention and completion of children’s education
Minimum of 12 home visits per week, totaling 624 home visits a year
Ensure Children’s Activities take place at least 4 times a week over the 4 communities we are based in.
Interacting with a minimum of 25 children in each community a day
Train at all Children to know how to read the Bible to understand what it is saying
Children are educated about their rights and they understand them very well.
Organise trainings on parenting.
Provide training at least 4 times a year for Junior Leaders. Include new knowledge you are gaining from extra reading on understanding Children.
Collect reports and support children write letters to their sponsors at the end of every school team and ensure that all children’s school fees has been paid.
Skills & Abilities
A vocational mindset
Ability to mobilize and organize volunteers
Ability to effectively implement a 5-year plan, managing the different stages of delivery effectively
Ability to disciple Children in their Christian Faith
Able to work collaboratively across the organization.
Ability to provide regular written reports
Ability to lead and manage groups within the community ensuring that expectations and objectives are met
A strong understanding of evaluation and monitoring methods with excellent skills in using data and evidence to drive quality and innovation
Excellent facilitation skills
Excellent minute writing
A self-starter who is able to work independently and work with a wider team
Excellent Project Management skills
Able to communicate effectively with people in both the community and also professionals
Clear, concise and effective communication skills, both written and oral
Able to agree to the JFCU basis of faith
Ability to know how to use social media
Knowledge & Experience
Experience of working with Children
Been involved in a Children’s group in the past
Experienced being involved in new initiatives
Excellent knowledge of safeguarding guidelines and procedures
Experience in working with budgets and delivering programs to agreed budgets
Knowledge of current issues affecting women in Uganda
Good Bible knowledge
Experience in organizing events
Experience in achieving results through volunteers
Understanding the NGO sector
At Joy for Children Uganda, we are committed to the promotion, protection and fulfillment of the rights of children, and to safeguarding children from harm in all of our activities.
You will adhere to Joy for Children Child Protection Policy and Code of Conduct and report any concerns relating to child protection in accordance with agreed procedures.
How to Apply
Please submit an application letter, CV, copies of academic documents, your current verifiable remuneration package along with details of 3 Referees to the;
Acting Human Resources Manager, Joy for Children Uganda, PLOT 349, Nsimbiziwome, Bukoto, Kampala. Telephone +256 758 133 963
The closing date for applications is 3rd February 2020
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