13 Fresher Social Worker USAID Project Jobs – Agency for Cooperation in Research and Development-Uganda (ACORD-U)
Organisation: Agency for Cooperation in Research and Development-Uganda (ACORD-U)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: District Project Coordinator
ACORD-U (Agency for Cooperation in Research and Development – Uganda) is an indigenous Non Governmental Organization (NGO) working for social justice and development. ACORD has been working in Uganda since 1979 with operations in over 25 districts across Uganda. The ACORD-U works in conjunction with people who have been denied their basic rights, helping to better understand, to challenge, and to change the situation in which they find themselves.
About USAID KCHS Project:
The Agency for Cooperation in Research and Development-Uganda (ACORD-U), received grants from USAID, to implement the “Keeping Children Healthy and Safe (KCHS) Activity” in South Western Uganda (Sheema, Mitooma, Kazo, Kiruhura and Ibanda Districts).
Job Summary: The Social Worker will be responsible for coordinating and delivering KCHS services in the sub-counties and communities including supporting community structures such as the Para-social workers, supporting community-health facility linkages for children, adolescents living with HIV/AIDS, children affected by violence and their families. He/She will be responsible for supporting facility-community referral linkages for comprehensive services package to children and adolescent living with HIV/AIDS and their families, compiling and submitting work plans and reports among others.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
- The ideal candidate must hold a bachelor’s degree in Social sciences, Community development, Social Work and Social Administration, Education, Community psychology, Counselling and guidance, Development Economics or a diploma in social development from a recognized institution
- Previous relevant work experience of managing NGOs community-based children and adolescent health projects specifically HIV/AIDS, livelihoods, and child protection.
- Experience apprenticeship programs for youth and families infected and affected by HIV/AIDS and Violence against Children are added advantages.
How to Apply:
Please send your CV and cover letter with 2 work related referees and a table showing your past 3 year salary history to: Human Resource Officer, Agency for Cooperation in Research & Development, P.O Box 280 Kampala, Uganda by email: email@example.com or Hand deliver to Plot 1272, Block 15, Nsambya, Ggaba Road or ACORD Mbarara Field Offices.
Deadline: 26th November, 2020
NB: ACORD Uganda is an equal opportunities employer that doesn’t discriminate on any basis. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted, thus, if you do not hear from us by 4th December 2020 you are not considered. Female candidates are encouraged to apply