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Tuesday, September 26, 2017

2 Youth Technical OFFICERS Job at THETA-UGANDA - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
2 Youth Technical OFFICERS

Jobs at:
THETA-UGANDA

Deadline of this Job:
29th September 2017 at 5.00pm

Duty Station:
Lira /Dokolo District

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Job details:
THETA-Uganda is a registered national non- governmental organization dedicated to improving the health of Ugandans by promoting colloboration between the Tradition and biomedical health Systems. THETA-Uganda has been at the forefront of fighting HIV and AIDs.is in Uganda working at both the National, District and Community level. THETA's Mission is to improve health of the most vulnerable members of society by promoting health and preventing disease through capacity building, advocacy and research in partnership with traditional and biomedical health care systems and communities.
THETA -Uganda in collaboration with World Education inc. / Bantwana iWEl/Bi the financial support from USAID are implementing a BETTER OUTCOMES PROJECT for Children and Youth in Eastern and Northern Uganda. The purpose of the project is to improve access to comprehensive services across the continuum of HIV care and to help vulnerable children and care givers prevent and respond to HIV, violence and other adversities that impact child wellbeing in Northern Uganda, including the District of Lira, Dokolo, and Kole. THETA is an equal opportunity employer and is seeking for qualified, self-motivated and competent individuals to fill the following position;
Post: 2 Youth Technical OFFICERS
Reports to: District Project Coordinator
Minimum Qualification:
Bachelor’s degree in Humanities with post graduate training in project management.
Minimum experience:
At least 3 years of experience in OVC programming. Prior experience in working with Youth program is an added advantage.
Work station: Lira /Dokolo District
Terms of Service: 1 Year Contract renewable subject to performance and availability of funding
Major Roles and Responsibilities
  • Design guidelines and strategies on promoting both community based and facility based sexual reproductive health interventions including HIV services to youths.
  • Supervise District based trainers and Community based trainers
  • Link youth from vulnerable households to various services (vocational training, Village Saving and Loan Association groups, agro enterprise groups.)
  • Organize assessment and career guidance for apprenticeship
  • Organize entrepreneurship training for apprentices
  •  Monitor apprenticeship outcomes over time
  • Coordinate youths activities and conducting home visits to beneficiary households in collaboration with Para-Social Workers.
Job application procedure
interested candidates should send in a cover letter, CV with referees from previous employers and their contacts, copies of academic documents and certificates by email or hand deliver to, Human Resource Officer, THETA-Uganda, P.O. Box 21175, Kampala, Plot 724/5 Mawanda Road— Kamwokya, by 29th September 2017 at 5.00pm. Email: theta@thetaug.org  or kanuma@thetaug .org Note: Please indicate job title as subject of the email.