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Tuesday, August 6, 2019

4 Community Development Facilitator Jobs at Food for the Hungry (FH/U) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
4 Community Development Facilitators [ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Non-profit and NGO , Category: Social Services & Nonprofit ]

Jobs at: Food for the Hungry (FH/U)

Deadline of this Job:
Thursday, 15th August 2019
Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Mbale , East Africa

Date Posted: Monday, August 05, 2019 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed
Food for the Hungry (FH/U) is a Christian international relief and development organization that has been working in Uganda since 1989. FH is currently operating programs in 26 countries and has national offices on the UK, Canada, Switzerland, Sweden, United States of America and Japan. FH’s primary goal is to respond to development needs and complex humanitarian emergencies. In Uganda, FH is operational in the communities of Adjumani, Kitgum, Lamwo, Kole, Kween, Mbale, Namutumba and Amudat Districts implementing programs in four main sectors of Education; Food Security and Livelihoods; Health/Nutrition and Disaster Risk Reduction; with the Head Office located in Kampala.
FH/Uganda FH Uganda is actively seeking for qualified candidates who are committed to its Heartbeat and Corporate Strategy to fill the career opening of;
3. Job Title: Community Development Facilitators (4 Positions)
Position Type: Fixed Term
Location: Mbale
Reports to: Program Area Manager
Dotted Line Reporting to: Sponsorship Relations Officer
Contract Length: 2 years Renewable upon
Start Date: October 2019
Job Summary
To plan and implement Child Focused Community Transformation (CFCT) approach in the sector activities of; Education, Health/Nutrition, Disaster Risk Reduction, livelihoods, Environment, Child protection and biblical worldview) which are designed to develop social skills of groups of children within a particular community; including being involved in spiritual, intellectual, social, and physical development of the children and the community as a whole.
The Community Development Facilitator reports hierarchically to the Program Area Manager (PAM) with dotted lines reporting to the field Sponsorship Relations Officer.. .

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Implementation of Educational program activities
• Sponsor-child communication
• Health and Nutrition related activities.
• Livelihoods/Food Security related activities
• Disaster Risk Reduction/ Management related activities
• Gender and protection, environment & Biblical worldview related activities::

Job Skills: Not Specified

Job Requirements:
• Bachelor’s degree in Humanities, Education, Social Work, Health, Agriculture, or another approved field of study from a recognized university.
• A higher diploma with Child development bias is an added advantage.
• A minimum of two (2) years’ practical field experience working with communities and children in holistic developmental practice and experience.
• Proficiency in spoken and written English is essential. Knowledge and application of the local languages (Lugisu, or Luganda) with a valid motorcycle riding permit, including the ability to ride and care for a motorcycle.

Job Education Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in Humanities

Job Experience Requirements: two (2) years

Job application procedure
FHU is an equal opportunity employer. All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply by Mentioning the position applied for in the Subject line and submitting only electronic copies of not more than 2MB of an application letter, a detailed CV, contact telephone numbers, copies of relevant testimonials/certificates, names/contact details of three referees, addressed to:
The Human Resources Manager,
Food for the Hungry Uganda
Email: not later than
Thursday, 15th August 2019 at 4:30pm.
Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Consider your application unsuccessful in case you do not hear from FH by 22nd August, 2019. FHU has policies including a child protection policy that every staff is required to sign.

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