Job Title: Field Extension Workers (Social Services 4 Positions)
Duty Station: Rwamwanja Refugee Settlement
General Position Summary:
The Fews will be responsible for social work including community mobilization, case assessments and management for refugees in the Rwamwanja Refugee Camp.
Essential Job functions:
Work with and support community-based institutions on social and rights issues.
Carry out social assessment to establish needs and form relevant supporting groups in accordance with the rights based approach.
Work with refugee leaders and committees to ensure that mechanisms are established to address human rights, promote gender equity and inclusion of minority and vulnerable persons.
Facilitate inter-agency referral process as well as carry out follow up and feedback on referred cases.
Organize and coordinate meetings/forums to enable active participation of project beneficiaries.
Documentation of project activities including compilation of weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reports
Develop tools to be used for monitoring and reporting on groups’ progress.
Education, Knowledge & Experience:
Must possess a minimum of Diploma in Community Development or Social Work and at least two years experience in field work with broad knowledge on beneficiary targeting;
Excellent communication skills with high level of integrity and confidentiality;
Experience working in refugee camps or similar challenging environment and knowledge will be an advantage;
How to apply:
Interested applicants should submit an application letter together with curriculum vitae, copies of academic documents/transcripts, names and contact details of three referees to the undersigned.
Hand delivered applications can also be sent to our Offices in Kampala. Please indicate the position you have applied for on the top of the parcel addressed to:
The Administrator/ Human Resource Program Officer
Lutheran World Federation
Plot 1401, Ggaba, Road next to Quality Hill
P. O. Box 5827 Kampala, Uganda.
Deadline for receiving applications is Friday, January 18th 2013
Only short listed candidates will be contacted for interview
LWF is an equal-opportunity employer
Women possessing the above requirements are encouraged to apply
Deadline: 18th January 2013