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World Vision Uganda Jobs – Child Sponsorship Assistant

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Position: Child Sponsorship and Development Assistant (World Vision Uganda Jobs)

Report to: Child Sponsorship and Development Facilitator

Location: Various Field Offices in Eastern and Western Uganda

Job Summary

World Vision Uganda Jobs: Timely/quality implementation of field level programmatic activities and sponsorship performance is in line with targets and partnership standards and managed in a manner that contributes to sustained and improved child wellbeing.

Major Responsibilities:

Implementation and reporting of planned activities

  • Participate in planning and budgeting, preparation of work plans, implementation of planned activities and monitoring/ reporting of progress.
  • Facilitate and monitor the implementation of planned activities and community level engagements.
  • Mobilize and facilitate the engagements of stakeholders during planning and development meetings, workshops and other fora.
  • Identify local level partners and support and facilitate the partners in the implementation of planned activities.
  • Facilitate stakeholders and partners in supervision and monitoring of programmatic activities.
  • Support the collection and documentation of impact and success stories.

Community engagement and advocacy

  • Innovatively support communities including RC households to participate and benefit from the programme development.
  • Sensitize community on sponsorship (RC guardians, community leaders and other community members) and facilitate participation in the sponsorship management project.
  • Train the children committees in the respective parishes in advocating for their wellbeing.
  • Support and facilitate the children committees to plan for and hold meetings at all levels (School, parish and sub county) on a regular basis and document findings
  • Support the children committees to conduct outreaches within their villages/parishes and sub counties
  • Mobilize and facilitate active participation of children and their communities to participate in planning, monitoring and implementation of community development initiatives.
  • Build the capacity of children, families and community to collectively engage local leaders on identified issues.
  • Follow-up on commitments by leaders on improvement of the wellbeing of children.
  • Mobilize communities to participate in annual children care and protection days – such as the Day of African child.
  • Plan for and implement regular scheduled and unscheduled HR audits and other risk mitigation measures.
  • Ensure identified gaps are addressed within agreed timeline(s) and recommend to management appropriate action to mitigate future risks.

Management of sponsorship performance

  • Monitoring of RC in line with partnership standards.
  • RC records and files well managed and stored securely.
  • Support RCs to correspond with sponsors in a timely manner.
  • Facilitate processing of all special mails; Christmas cards, Spontaneous letters, APR, introductory letters within partnership standard.
  • Support children to respond to sponsor correspondences- Sponsor letters and introductory letters.
  • Support management of Support Office Queries, Gift Notifications, mails, and file copies of correspondences in children’s files.
  • Conduct and produce quality periodic mailings (APR and Christmas Cards).
  • Take quality pictures according to the required standards
  • Mobilize and support RC families to adequately prepare for and manage sponsor visits

 

Monitoring of Registered Children

  • RC monitoring and follow up of the child wellbeing in accordance to the minimum programming standard (once every 90 days).
  • Support development of integrated monitoring plan in assigned area with ADP stakeholders
  • Complete and file the monitoring data in the children files.
  • Analyze and follow up critical RCs findings (especially RCs with challenges).
  • Compile monitoring reports for management action.
  • Hold monthly / quarterly meetings with Child Monitors and guardians/parents and child protection committees to address findings from monitoring.
  • Work with CDF to identify, train monitors and partners.
  • Provide information on support and benefit of RC to the CSDF and SDA to enable entry in STEP

Child Protection and Wellbeing

  • Monitor the wellbeing and child abuse cases and report any accordance in line with child protection policy and guidelines.
  • Work with local leaders to protection children from child violations and abuses on child protection.
  • Sensitization of children including all RC on child protection.
  • Sensitize children, guardians/parents and other stakeholders about children’s rights and responsibilities with a view to identify child violations.
  • Report cases of child abuse in the programme area.
  • Report cases of child incidents for follow up.

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  • Only candidates with a minimum of a Bachelor Degree in in any of the following Health, Agriculture, Education and related fields will be considered; Community Health, Nutrition and Dietetics, Public Health, Environmental Science, Agriculture, Agribusiness, Education attained from a recognized institution of higher Learning.
  • At least one year of experience in Development work attained from an International NGO, with sound understanding of programming
  • You must be able to ride a Motor Cycle with a clean riders permit-class A
  • You must be able to communicate in the local language of the programme area
  • Strong experience in documentation and evidence based/impact reporting
  • Ability to work in a team to achieve excellence in execution, committed, accountable and passionate about the work we do.
  • Commitment to World Vision mission and partnership values and sensitivity to its various expressions across cultures and denomination.
  • Track record demonstrating high integrity, reliable and dependable
  • Networking and influencing skills
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision

How to Apply:

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Application Deadline Date: 19-May-17

World Vision Uganda Jobs – Child Sponsorship Assistant

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