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Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Child Proection Officer Job at Joy for Children-Uganda ( JFCU ) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Child Protection Officer 

Jobs at:
Joy for Children-Uganda ( JFCU ) 

Deadline of this Job:
22 October 2018

Duty Station:
Lira, Uganda 

Date Posted: 15th October 2018 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Employment Type: Full-Time

Joy for Children-Uganda ( JFCU ) is a non-profi t children’s rights organization established in 2005 to respond to the plight of vulnerable children in Uganda. Dedicated to working with children, families and communities to end injustice to children. The organization has its head offi ce in Kampala, fi eld offi ces in Kabarole district and another fi eld offi ce to be established in Lango sub region . JFCU also hosts and coordinates Girls Not Brides Uganda, a National Alliance to End Child Marriage with over 80 NGOs in the different parts of Uganda to end child marriage.

We are committed to protection of children and the applicants that have a high track record of child protection will be considered.

JFCU will be implementing a three -year project on mitigating social risks associated with Gender –Based Violence (GBV) and Violence against Children (VAC) in the districts of Lira, Oyam, Kole and Dokolo. We now seek to recruit suitable individuals for the following position to be based in Lira district:

Post: Child Proection Officer

Qualification and Experience
Masters is Social Work, Gender studies, Development Studies, Social Sciences, or any other related discipline from a recognized Institution. Evaluation is an added advantage. At least 5 years’ hands on experience in child protection and programming is a must. Extensive Knowledge VAC and legal and cultural issues in Uganda is mandatory.
Previous experience in completing VAC interventions in infrastructural projects is an added advantage. Ability and willingness to work in rural settings is required. Some Knowledge of languages used in the Lango Cluster.

Total Personal months: 36
Job application procedure
Application letter, resume and supporting documents should be sent to the Human Resource Manager: 
Application deadline date: Monday 22.10.2018 at 5 pm
Only short listed applicants will be contacted
We are an equal opportunity employer where both men and women are encouraged to apply.