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Thursday, January 3, 2013

Community Development Assistant Job at Ligingi Community Learning Centre - Employment Opportunity in Uganda

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Ligingi Community Learning Centre

Vacancy title:
Community Development Assistant

Deadline of this Job:
Friday, 11 January 2013

Job details:
Education and Health | Ligingi Community Learning Centre
Ligingi Community Learning Centre
Tororo, Uganda

12 months Full Time Volunteering
Uganda Shillings 200,000 p/m
Furnished Accommodation
Career development

About the LCLC The Ligingi Community Learning Centre (, a vibrant Ugandan community organisation, is rolling out its strategic framework "Village Power: 2012 -2016". To realise its vision of a self-sustaining Ligingi village, the LCLC is now seeking a full-time volunteer Community Development Assistant to coordinate its community activities.

CDA roles
Design, plan and implement community education activities
Build and maintain positive relationships between the LCLC, Ligingi community and external stakeholders
Coordinate and support local and international volunteer activities
Organise and deliver training to committees and community members
Provide stories and visuals for social media and external communications
Communicate to the LCLC management in a timely manner
Administration and monthly reporting

Key Selection Criteria
Relevant qualifications (e.g. agriculture, rural development, cooperatives etc)
Experience in a rural area in East Africa / Africa region
Experience in at least one of the following thematic areas: Livelihoods, Agriculture, Health, education or a relevant area
Experience working with limited resources
Training and facilitation
Teambuilding and conflict resolution
Administration and financial management
Strong English writing skills
Computer skills (Web 2.0 and MS Office, especially Excel and Word)

Personal abilities
Experience working independently and in a team
Personal integrity
Enthusiasm and positivity

Job application procedure

See the attached job description.

Please send a letter addressing ALL the above criteria, a short cv and two referees to: by 11 January 2013.

The LCLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Candidates from the East African Community are encouraged to apply.

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