Fresher OVC Supervisor NGO Jobs – Reach Out Mbuya Parish HIV/AIDS Initiative (ROM)

Fresher OVC Supervisor NGO Jobs – Reach Out Mbuya Parish HIV/AIDS Initiative (ROM)

Job Title:      OVC Supervisor

Organization: Reach Out Mbuya Parish HIV/AIDS Initiative (ROM)

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

About US:

Reach Out Mbuya Parish HIV/AIDS Initiative (ROM), is a community faith-based Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) funded by PEPFAR delivering a unique comprehensive model of care, which relies heavily on community-based approaches that emphasize community ownership. ROM’s holistic model cares for the body, mind, family and community, empowering individuals, households and the community in all aspects of their lives while building strong and resilient communities. Reach Out Mbuya delivers comprehensive health care services through four clinics, multiple mobile outreaches and public-private partnerships within Kampala, Wakiso, Nakaseke and Luweero.

Job Summary:  The OVC Supervisor will supervise ROM Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC) interventions to ensure effective realization of department work plans and ROM goals.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 


  • Plan and budget for OVC activities and track performance as per approved plan.
  • Ensuring enrolment of OVC for support is in line with available budgets and timely settle of all payments due for OVC support is done.
  • Support the fundraising drive for OVC activities and ROM at large.

Customer Focus

  • Work with community-based staff Community ART TB Treatment Supporters (CATTS), Mother to Mother (M2M), Teenage & Adolescent Supporter (TAS) and social workers in the assessment of the children’s vulnerability in various communities.
  • Liaise with Community based staff to ensure positive children identified are enrolled in the system, comprehensively documented and tracked for viral load suppression.
  • Ensure that prioritized home visits are conducted together with relevant community-based workers as a follow up for children with high viral loads, absenteeism in school, poor performance etc.
  • Ensure child protection cases are identified, handled or referred to appropriate stakeholders for support.

Learning and Growth

  • Document activity outcomes that includes comprehensive monthly reporting and specific OVC donor reporting as per grant agreements
  • Recommend appropriate OVC plan, policy and guideline reviews.
  • Participate in OVC project reviews and designs.
  • Any other duty assigned by the immediate supervisor.
  • Promote the vision, mission and the values of ROM.

Internal Business Processes

  • Provide technical support to the Community & Social Support Manager in ensuring adequate and competent implementation of OVC programs at the sites and in the community. Organize the community structures, establish and strengthen community partnerships to support the following up of OVC and caregivers at community level. This may include meetings, trainings, awareness campaigns plus any other forums that support effective implementation of ROM programs.
  • Participate in the monitoring and reviewing of OVC activities and ensure all relevant data are input into the OVC data base and are updated on a regular basis.

Key Results Areas:

  • Sectional work plans and budgets drawn
  • Sectional Staff effectively performing
  • Children enrolled into the program and receiving Care
  • Children protection cases identified and handled
  • OVC policies and guidelines adhered to.
  • Session with supported children and their guardians held
  • Activities of VSLA managed

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in any of the following fields; Social Sciences, Education, SWSA, Development Studies, Community and Adult Education, or Community Psychology
  • At least two years of experience in OVC Social Support
  • Specialized knowledge required: Project Planning and Management, HIV/AIDS Counselling, Training of Trainers
  • Key Skills: Writing skills, Counselling skills, Communication skills, and Leadership/Management skills
  • Other Qualities/Attributes: Integrity, Interpersonal relations, Confidentiality

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to cover letter and CV/resume with 3 professional referees in PDF format as one document and must not exceed 6 pages to

NB: No need of attaching other documents at this level. Include title of Job in email subject line.

Deadline: 24th July 2019

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