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Saturday, May 11, 2013

Social Worker Job at Habitat for Humanity - Employment Opportunity in Uganda

Jobs at: Habitat for Humanity

Vacancy title: Social Worker

Deadline of this Job: 10/05/2013
Job details: Reports to: OVC Program Manager.

Duty Station: Mayuge

Location: Mayuge.

Purpose of Position:

S/he will play the lead role in overseeing Habitat for Humanity Uganda’s

programmes for HIV and other vulnerable children in the respective Communities

The position calls for a high level of, collaboration, networking at local and District



A minimum of a Diploma in social work or its equivalent (additional

qualifications are an added advantage).

Proven field based experience In coordinating HIV/ AIDS, OVC or related


At least 3 years of NGO project/program related implementation and

management preferably within the HIV/AIDS sector.

Understanding of HIV/AIDS' OVC programming/debates and knowledge of

similar programs in the country.

Experience in networking, advocacy and lobbying with the local level

government and other organization.

Ability to work and live in rural setting.

Ability to ride a motorcycle and evidence of a rider's license.

Excellent interpersonal communication skills.

Computer and Facilitation skills.

High level of integrity and ability to make bold and timely decision.

Ability to communicate in the local language of the community.

Ability to work under a deadline and pressure.

Ability to take initiatives to advance me program.

Strong written and verbal communication in English and knowledge of the local

language spoken in any of the target districts will be required.

Proven experience in participatory monitoring and evaluation.

Ability to work with minimum supervision.

Experience: 3

Job application procedure
Qualifying candidates should apply by submitting a cover letter, a detailed CV

including telephone contacts and names and day telephone contacts of two

professional referees. Applications should be submitted by email to the Human

Resource Department at the E-mail address below before close of Business on

Friday. May 10th 2013. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Telephone: 0414501457 / 0392760502.

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