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US Embassy Uganda Jobs – Part Time Work Internship

US Embassy Uganda Jobs

Job Title:        Student Interns – US Embassy Uganda Jobs

Nature: Unpaid Local Internship with The Education USA Program

Organisation: United States US Embassy, US Mission in Uganda

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Vacancy Announcement Number: Kampala-2018-021

Open to: Ugandan Students

About US Embassy:

US Embassy Uganda Jobs: The United States Embassy in Kampala, Uganda has enjoyed diplomatic relations with Uganda for over 30 years.  Ambassador Deborah R. Malac currently heads the U.S Mission to Uganda.  The Mission is composed of several offices and organizations all working under the auspices of the Embassy and at the direction of the Ambassador.

Among the offices operating under the U.S Mission to Uganda are:

  • United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
  • Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
  • Peace Corps

Job Summary: The Intern will support the U.S. Mission’s EducationUSA Advisor for a period of six months.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • The Intern will assist the EducationUSA Advisor in order to expand the program’s reach.
  • The intern would be responsible for assisting in planning EducationUSA events, monitoring computer usage in the EducationUSA Center, responding to basic public inquiries, scheduling appointments, contributing to the newsletter, record keeping, staffing the EducationUSA booth at public events, assisting with EducationUSA appointment questionnaire and supervising practice Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) sessions.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicants should be between 18-25 years old, enrolled as students, and be willing to work part-time for a maximum period of six months.
  • The applicant should have completed senior six and currently enrolled in a post-secondary institution with good academic standing (official transcripts and a letter from the registrar will be required).
  • Previous participation in at least ten different EducationUSA programs/workshops.
  • General knowledge of administrative and office procedures.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to deal effectively with a culturally diverse public and to work under pressure.
  • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook), Internet.
  • Language:  (Fluent) speaking/reading/writing of English is required.

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates who wish to join the United States Embassy in Kampala are encouraged to Apply Online by following the instructions below;

  • Applicants shall be required to register under the careers page for US Embassy Kampala using the link, Click Here
  • You will receive confirmation of registration and proceed to apply.
  • On completion of this process you will receive an auto response via your email.

Deadline: 18th May 2018

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Part Time Jobs In Uganda 2017 – 6 No Experience Fresh Graduate Community Mentors

Part Time Jobs In Uganda 2017

Position: 6 Community Mentors (Part Time Jobs In Uganda 2017)

Duration: 6 months

Duty station: Hoima district

About us:

Part Time Jobs In Uganda 2017: Makerere University, School of Women and Gender Studies, Kampala in partnership with Oxford University, United Kingdom are implementing a participatory action research oriented project on “Poverty, Policy and Dignity: Shame Proofing Delivery of Group Guaranteed Loan Scheme (GGLS) in Uganda.

The research project which focuses on Community Banking Group Guaranteed Loan scheme (GGLS) offered as a pro-poor loan product, seeks to assess whether programs that are ‘shame proofed’, that is expressly designed to promote dignity and be as stigma free as possible, are more effective in attaining their anti – poverty objectives than those that are not.

The research project includes an intervention designed to create conditions and spaces that would promote dignity in the operation of the scheme and instill a sense of ownership of the scheme in a dignified manner – for the intervention group.
Makerere University, School of Women and Gender Studies, Kampala is recruiting a team of six (6) dynamic community mentors.

The mentors are expected to:
•       Facilitate mentoring and guidance to members of groups to avoid points of shame   related to repayment of loans
•       Facilitate group learning and support around the principles of dignity and inclusive growth
•       Train Community Enterprise Committee leaders in dignity enhancing processes and group management
•       Facilitate access to financial advice and support to individual members and groups in accordance with their identified needs

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from a recognized University in the field of Commerce, Business administration and micro-finance.
  • Direct experience of community-based project working will be an added advantage

Key competencies
•       A strong grounding in business theory and principles
•       Knowledge of financial literacy initiatives and their application
•       Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
•       Fluent written and spoken English and Runyoro  and Lusoga
•       Ability to stay in the community for a given period of time
•       Proven experience of effective team working
•       Knowledge of how Group Guaranteed Loan schemes work in microfinance institutions

How to apply
Applications should be delivered to the following address

Attention to
Prof Grace Bantebya Kyomuhendo
School of Women and Gender Studies
College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Makerere University,
P.O Box 7062, Kampala Uganda

Or emailed to: grace.bantebya@gmail.com, floramuha@yahoo.com, deangender@chuss.mak.ac.ug

Deadline: Not later than 15th  March  2017

Part Time Jobs In Uganda 2017 – 6 No Experience Fresh Graduate Community Mentors