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Thursday, June 8, 2017

Administration and Health Worker Job at Good Neighbors International - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Administration and Health Worker

Jobs at:
Good Neighbors International

Deadline of this Job:
16th June 2017 by 5:oo pm

Duty Station:
Jinja, Uganda

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Job details:
Salary: Between Ugx 1,000,000 – Ugx 1,200,000 per month
About US:
Good Neighbors is an international, non-profit humanitarian organization committed to child education, community development, and emergency relief projects in 30 countries around the world. We have fundraising offices in the USA, Korea, and Japan, and an International Cooperation Office in Geneva. Good Neighbors USA opened its Los Angeles office in 2007, which currently handles fundraising, donor management, volunteer programs, and marketing campaigns for all major projects. In December 2010, a Washington D.C. office was established to network and partner with other organizations, as well as obtain grants from U.S. government agencies and foundations.
Job Summary: The Administration and Health Worker will primarily advocate for improved health resources and policies that promote health. The incumbent will have responsibility for ensuring that the health project is successful.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
• Be part of the health project implementation team
• Tasked with planning of project field trip activities with the project team
• Training of village health workers continuous monitoring of trained VHT’s work
• Tasked with the creation of strong relationship between the key stakeholders within the district
• Work closely with the health of project team & trained VHTs, the health worker will develop programs and events to teach people about identified health topics (through outreach programs)
• Evaluate the effectiveness of the project
• Advocate for improved health resources and policies that promote health
• Perform any other duties as might be required by the supervisor.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
• The ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree in health education/nursing or community health promotion or any related qualifications
• A minimum of five years’ experience in Community health working.
• Community health training knowledge
• Highly knowledgeable with NGO work more especially in implementing health related projects
• Ability to move away from home for long distances for organizational activities
• Ability to operate a computer like Ms Word, Excel and power point
• He/she must have inter personal skills Being a native of Jinja District or able to Speak Lusoga or Luganda is an added advantage.
• He/she must have multi-tasking skills
• Skills in report writing

Job application procedure
All suitably qualified and interested Ugandan candidates are encouraged to send their applications and updated CVs with working email addresses to:  or hand deliver to Good Neighbors International Head Office, Plot 1728, White House CI, Muyenga, Block 244.