Fresher Volunteer Job Opportunities – Palliative Care Association of Uganda (PCAU)

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Fresher Volunteer Job Opportunities – Palliative Care Association of Uganda (PCAU)

Job Title:   Volunteer Opportunity

Organization: Palliative Care Association of Uganda (PCAU)

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

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About US:

The palliative care Association of Uganda (PCAU) is the National Association for Palliative care in Uganda. PCAU was established in 1999 and registered as a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) in 2003. PCAU is a national umbrella organization for palliative care providers with wide membership, strong, supportive partners and a mandate to work hand in hand with the Ministry of Health in strengthening health care systems for palliative care services provision. The mission of PCAU is to accelerate the integration of palliative care in the Uganda health care system through capacity building, advocacy, research and resources mobilization.

Job Summary:  The Volunteer will support the efforts towards the realization of one of PCAU’s aims which is to become a hub of research and information through the carrying out and /or hosting relevant palliative care research and leading the collection storing and analysis of data and by regularly disseminating information to improve PC services. Among other things, therefore the officer will: – support the work on articulating and publishing the PCAU research agenda, support conducting specific research projects/activities or surveys as need arises, ensure publication of the PCAU journal and support local and international research work collaboration policy.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Postgraduate degree in a health related or social science field or minimum of 2 years of professional experience in conducting/supporting the conducting of research in a university, think tank, charity or consultancy.
  •  Experience in designing quantitative and quantities research tools, quantitative and statistical data analysis, including using Excel and/or SPSS.
  •  Evidence of having worked in group settings and or as part of cross-organizational or inter-organizational teams is also desired.

How to Apply

All Interested candidates, who meet the above requirements, submit your application together with your updated curriculum vitae and copies of testimonials to:

Country Director, PCAU by email: pcau.admin@pcau.org.ug

NB: Only successful candidates will be contacted.

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Deadline: 31st July 2020

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