Position: Community Development Assistant (Assessment and Design)

Report to: Community Development Facilitator

Location: West Nile, Uganda

Purpose of the position:

The purpose of this position is to conduct community engagement and design processes with the community starter group members.

Major Responsibilities:

Community Engagement, Assessment and Design Process:

  • Support in data Collecting and community engagement on community perception on WV identity
  • Support in disseminating of information in a message box and engage
  • Support community in Developing a community communication plan
  • Support the Identification and engagement of key stakeholders at parish and sub-county level, Engaging local partners in the wellbeing activities.
  • Support and supervise the starter groups in their community engagement and exploration of the local context in the focus areas.
  • Support and supervise the assessment team on Identification of the most vulnerable in the focus areas and vulnerability assessment processes.
  • Mapping capacity and resources of the community and community in Reflection and planning for base level at each step of critical path for the next step.
  • Organize and support community summit at Parish level
  • Support the community in setting community vision and priorities with starter groups members

Sponsorship Community engagement and RC Registration:

  • Sharing the vision and priorities with the wider community for validation.
  • Raising community awareness for sustainability and transition.
  • Support and engage the community in Celebrating the efforts and solidarity of critical path steps completions.
  • Manage Child Sponsorship communications and registration processes of RCs.
  • Registration of Children in sponsorship program and sharing their histories with SO

Communication with NO and SOs:

  • Expeditiously follow up on all Sponsorship communications from NO and SOs.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Diploma and/or a Bachelor Degree in Humanities (Development studies, social sciences, SWASA, Economics, community development)
  • At least 1 year field experience in a developing country programming context
  • Work experience in Community engagements, Assessment and qualitative data collections especially using FGD & KII methodology.
  • Knowledge of Local Language (Lugbara, Kakwa or Arabic) is an added advantage
  • At least one year work experience
  • Knowledge in computer Literacy
  • Ability to ride a motor cycle with a valid ridding permit

How to apply:

Please submit your application and complete Curriculum Vitae, to Website: https://careers.wvi.org/job-opportunities-in-uganda

Address your application to the People & Culture Specialist, Recruitment, World Vision Uganda

Deadline for receiving applications is 27th August, 2020. (Qualified natives of West Nile region are particularly encouraged to apply).Position: Community Development Assistant (Assessment and Design)

Report to: Community Development Facilitator

Location: West Nile, Uganda

Purpose of the position:

The purpose of this position is to conduct community engagement and design processes with the community starter group members.

Major Responsibilities:

Community Engagement, Assessment and Design Process:

  • Support in data Collecting and community engagement on community perception on WV identity
  • Support in disseminating of information in a message box and engage
  • Support community in Developing a community communication plan
  • Support the Identification and engagement of key stakeholders at parish and sub-county level, Engaging local partners in the wellbeing activities.
  • Support and supervise the starter groups in their community engagement and exploration of the local context in the focus areas.
  • Support and supervise the assessment team on Identification of the most vulnerable in the focus areas and vulnerability assessment processes.
  • Mapping capacity and resources of the community and community in Reflection and planning for base level at each step of critical path for the next step.
  • Organize and support community summit at Parish level
  • Support the community in setting community vision and priorities with starter groups members

Sponsorship Community engagement and RC Registration:

  • Sharing the vision and priorities with the wider community for validation.
  • Raising community awareness for sustainability and transition.
  • Support and engage the community in Celebrating the efforts and solidarity of critical path steps completions.
  • Manage Child Sponsorship communications and registration processes of RCs.
  • Registration of Children in sponsorship program and sharing their histories with SO

Communication with NO and SOs:

  • Expeditiously follow up on all Sponsorship communications from NO and SOs.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Diploma and/or a Bachelor Degree in Humanities (Development studies, social sciences, SWASA, Economics, community development)
  • At least 1 year field experience in a developing country programming context
  • Work experience in Community engagements, Assessment and qualitative data collections especially using FGD & KII methodology.
  • Knowledge of Local Language (Lugbara, Kakwa or Arabic) is an added advantage
  • At least one year work experience
  • Knowledge in computer Literacy
  • Ability to ride a motor cycle with a valid ridding permit

How to apply:

Please submit your application and complete Curriculum Vitae, to Website: https://careers.wvi.org/job-opportunities-in-uganda

Address your application to the People & Culture Specialist, Recruitment, World Vision Uganda

Deadline for receiving applications is 27th August, 2020. (Qualified natives of West Nile region are particularly encouraged to apply).