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Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Child Development Officer– Home Based Programming Job at Diocese of Lango - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Child Development Officer– Home Based Programming [ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Administrative & Office ]

Jobs at: Diocese of Lango


Deadline of this Job:
24th May 2019
Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Lira , East Africa

Summary
Date Posted: 14th May 2019 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed
JOB DETAILS:
Diocese of Lango announces the availability of opportunities (Job Vacancies) in the centres of All Saints Boroboro Child Development Centre in Lira, Onot tam Child Development Centre in Otuke and Aloi Child Development Centre in Alebtong in the following position:
POSITION: Post: Child Development Officer– Home Based Programming (CDO- HBP).

Core Duties & Responsibilities:
• Has a personal relationship with Jesus Christ, is a consistent witness for Jesus Christ, maintains courteous, Christ-like attitude in dealing with people within and outside the Church. Must be a Christian role model for the children, their families and communities.
• Working within one’s influence, serves as an advocate for children who live in poverty and are not able to speak out for themselves. This includes being informed about issues of children and influencing others to greater involvement on children’s behalf.
• Participates in the preparation and implementation of Partner Plans and Budgets including Planning and utilization of Survival and other homebased funds.
• Participates in the preparation of Program activity and financial reports according to guidelines. This will include submission of Service Level Agreement (SLA) deliverables, Supporter beneficiary communication deliverable and Update beneficiary profiles in Compassion Connect as scheduled.
• Networks with other entities (resource persons and organizations) to develop professional skills for all staff & stakeholders in child ministry.
• Participates in the monitoring and evaluation of the performance of homebased interventions and design remedial interventions.
• Carries out Home visits and Group activities, as a means of equipping beneficiaries in child Survival skills and Holistic child development.
• Supports the church in the process of homebased beneficiary identification, Slots management and transitions.

Knowledge, skills, responsibilities required:
• Must be a born-again Christian who is a model in word, deed, lifestyle and demonstrates involvement in Church ministry.
• Must have at least a Diploma in Nursing, Midwifery, Community Health, Nutrition, Clinical Medicine, Education and Social work-related disciplines.
• Must be Computer literate in MS Word, Excel plus knowledge of Internet.
• Should be a good steward, of high integrity, exhibiting confidentiality, with good social skills and can be trusted by persons who prefer a non-intrusive lifestyle.
• Highly self-motivated to carry-out Home-visits and group trainings that involve parents and their children in non-classroom settings.
• Should have a developmental mindset and ability to design and implement homebased interventions that are contextualized.
• Ability to design a stimulating environment for children using locally available resources/materials.
• Experience and knowledge in Early Childhood (ECD), GOBIFFF components, maternal-child health intervention Child Development Officers report to and is supervised by the Project Director. These are Team members and must exhibit a high sense of integrity.

Job Qualifications: Not Specified

Job Education Requirements: Diploma

Job Experience Requirements: Not Specified

Job application procedure
The interested applicants should hand deliver their applications to THE DIOCESAN SECRETARY, DIOCESE OF LANGO, P.O BOX 6, LIRA. At the Diocesan Headquarters at Boroboro on 24th May 2019 by 5:00pm, with the following information.
A letter from your local Church Priest/Pastor.

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