Watoto Church Jobs 2017 – 4 School Counselors

watoto church jobs 2017

Job Title: 4 School Counselors (Watoto Church Jobs 2017)

Job at: Watoto Child Care Ministries

Duty Station: Kampala, Wakiso, Mpigi and Gulu, Uganda

About Us:

Watoto Church Jobs 2017:  This is a ministry of Watoto Church that rescues vulnerable children and restores dignity to them by providing holistically for their physical, spiritual and emotional needs. Watoto has operations in Kampala, Wakiso, Mpigi and Gulu.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • Designs career programs according to the needs of the learners
  • Conducts one-on-one sessions with the learners concerning their careers and dreams
  • Rightly places technical students, guide students on selection of subject combinations /Tertiary institutions , colleges, etc and marketable trade
  • Links up with resource persons/facilitators to inspire students in their fields of expertise/guide student on careers
  • The jobholder also networks for exposure, trips and resource mobilization
  • Conducts academic conferences/guide them on smart goals setting/revision tips/give information on value for Education
  • Conducts One-on-one with students concerning their academic improvement and strategies
  • Carries out Career data collection for all classes from Nursery to S.6

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicants for the Watoto Child Care Ministries School Counselor jobs should hold Diplomas/Degrees counselling or a related field.
  • A minimum of two years’ experience in a school setting
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Show commitment to work within a team environment
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good time management skills
  • Ability to solve problems creatively
  • Ability to work unsupervised
  • High degree of flexibility, initiative and confidentiality

How to Apply

All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send one merged PDF with a cover letter, academic documents and CV ( not more than 6 pages, less than 20MB) a cell recommendation letter to careers@watotochurch.com (Subject Line: Counselor – First Name, Last Name).

Deadline: 30th June 2017

Watoto Church Jobs 2017 – 4 School Counselors



Blood Donor Counselor [2]


Deadline: 1st August 2016

Organisation: Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS)

Duty Station: Uganda

Reports to: Blood Donor Recruitment Manager and Regional Program Manager

About US:

Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS) is the leading national humanitarian organization in Uganda and a member of the International Red Cross Red Crescent Movement. The ICRC is an International humanitarian institution which has a mandate to protect victims of international and armed conflicts i.e. the wounded, refugees, civilians, prisoners and other non-combatants.

Job Summary: The Blood Donor Counsellor will be responsible for ensuring efficient and effective implementation of blood donor counselling activities in the operational area. The incumbent will be responsible for the generation of proposals/ plans, implementation of BDR program plans and dissemination of quality information on blood donation and general URCS information in accordance with the URCS standards and guidelines.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Work towards the achievement of overall goals of the URCS through effective managerial and lateral relations
  • Ensure understanding of roles, responsibilities, lateral relations and accountabilities
  • Actively participate in the preparation and implementation of the annual BDR program work plan and budgets.
  • Provide counseling services to blood donors in a timely and confidential manner in close collaboration with UBTS
  • Work closely with Branch Managers, Community counselors and volunteers to strengthen blood donor clubs and club 25 in the catchment area
  • Initiate, develop and implement new blood donor motivation and retention strategies
  • Develop and strengthen a referral system for blood donors in collaboration with partner organizations
  • Develop resource mobilization initiatives to support BDR motivation and retention strategies
  • Ensure timely submission of regional data and activity reports and accountabilities on quarterly and annual basis
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The applicant must hold a Degree in Counseling, Health Science, Nursing, Education and related experience is required.
  • Specific training in Health Education, Counselling, Crisis intervention, will be an added advantage
  • At least two years’ experience in a hospital, laboratory, or sexually transmitted disease clinic setting with at least one year of counseling experience.
  • Knowledge of group dynamics, customer care techniques, negotiation skills, and the ability to effectively implement programs is preferred.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Strong computer skills in MS Office Applications
  • Working with blood donation program will be of added advantage

How to Apply:

All candidates who desire to join the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement should send their filled application forms, download here and E-mail to: sgurcs@redcrossug.org or mail via post to: The Secretary General, Uganda Red Cross Society, Plot 551/555 Rubaga Road, P.O. Box 494, Kampala, Uganda.