IRC Uganda Jobs – Human Resource Volunteer

IRC Uganda Jobs

Job Title:        HR/Admin Volunteer

Organization: International Rescue Committee (IRC)

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Admin/HR officer

About US:

IRC Uganda Jobs: The International Rescue Committee helps people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by conflict and disaster to survive, recover, and gain control of their future. It was created by Albert Einstein more than 80 years and has been working in Uganda since 1998. It has particularly working in the conflict zones where tens of thousands of people have been kills and over 1.6 million displaced. Following a peace agreement in 2006, Ugandans are returning home and looking to rebuild their lives. The IRC is there to protect women and children from violence and exploitation by fostering a safe environment and encouraging education, and is supporting farmers and small businesses, and helping communities promote peace and long-term development.

Job Summary: The HR/Admin Volunteer position is a temporary position and the Volunteer will be a member of the team who will contribute towards the achievement of the head office’s HR objectives.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: The Volunteer will work closely with the Admin/HR officer in performing the roles mentioned below; 

  • Support in creation of new staff personal files.
  • Update the existing personal files, ensuring that they all have the necessary information.
  • Organize the whole filing system according to staff T7s.
  • Assist in stamping all HR related documents.
  • General organization of HR Office documents/paperwork.
  • Perform any other official duties as assigned by the supervisor.
  • Confidentiality: Ensuring the non-disclosure of any information whatsoever relating to the practices and business of IRC acquired in the course of duty, to any other person or organization without authority, except in the normal execution of duty.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant for the International Rescue Committee HR/Admin Volunteer job placement must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management, or related field.
  • Ability to work under pressure and manage multiple priorities.
  • Knack for detail.
  • Able to communicate effectively.
  • Good computer skills especially in MS excel and word.

Internship Benefits: IRC’s volunteer/Internship policy aims to ensure you get the most out of your experience with us by working directly with a dynamic team. We present a great opportunity to learn new skills, expand your knowledge, networks and relationships. The intention is to avail you an opportunity to deepen your professional experience through;

  • A supportive and encouraging environment in which to grow your skills and knowledge.
  • Mentoring, on-duty training, all information and guidance required for you to carry out your voluntary work and develop in your role.
  • Exposure to international NGO systems and processes.
  • A chance to develop meaningful networks and relationships that will help to propel your career forward.
  • As this placement is purely voluntary, IRC will not pay salary. However in line with our Volunteer/Internship policy the Volunteer will receive a small monthly stipend to facilitate transport and meals.

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send updated CVs, cover letters and filled application form, download here, clearly indicating “HR/Admin Volunteer-Kampala” as the subject to: UA-IRCJobs@rescue.org (The Human Resource and Administration department, International Rescue Committee)

Deadline: 6th April 2018

IRC Uganda Jobs – Human Resource Volunteer


EPRC Uganda Jobs – Volunteer Programme

EPRC Uganda Jobs

Job Title:   Volunteer Programme  – EPRC Uganda Jobs

Organization: Economic Policy Research Centre (EPRC)

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Senior Research Fellow

About US:

EPRC Uganda Jobs: The Economic Policy Research Centre (EPRC) is Uganda’s leading economics research institution. Its mandate is to provide research and other forms of analytical support to Uganda’s development process. EPRC uses resources from Government of Uganda and Think Tank Initiative (TTI) under the International Development Research Centre (IDRC).

Job Summary: 

EPRC Uganda Jobs: The Volunteer Programme will support EPRC’s work by carrying out research projects and writing reports. The volunteer Programme will give recent Masters Graduates an opportunity to utilize the resources and facilities at EPRC and to work with EPRC researchers in areas of mutual interest. This is an opportunity to spend at least one year at EPRC utilizing your existing skills whilst developing new ones. You will be working full time during the programme. This may be the opportunity to link your postgraduate studies with a specific project that will benefit EPRC.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • The jobholder will be helping EPRC in its mission to foster sustainable growth and development of the Ugandan economy by advancing the role of research in policy processes.
  • Receive mentorship and gain an insight into the practices of conducting policy oriented research.
  • The jobholder will receive a monthly stipend to cover transport and basic expenses.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The applicants must have completed their Master’s degree in Economics or related fields and have shown ability to conduct research on developing economies.
  • Fluent in oral and written English
  • Possess good quantitative and/or qualitative analytical skills.

NB: Please note as the volunteer position is not part of the regular EPRC staff structure, you will not receive health insurance cover or any other related benefits provided to the regular staff.

How to Apply:

All candidates should send their applications, including detailed curriculum vitae; names and addresses of three (3) referees (at least one of whom must be a current/ former employer), and photocopies of credentials should be sent to the address below. The applicants must indicate clearly on top of the envelope the position applied for.

The Chairman, Board of Management Economic Policy Research Centre

Plot 51 Pool Road, Makerere Campus,

P.O. Box 7841, Kampala. Uganda.

E-mail: jobs@eprcug.org

Deadline: 6th October 2017 by 4:00pm

EPRC Uganda Jobs – Volunteer Programme


No Experience A’ Level GUSO Project Volunteer Jobs – Restless Development Uganda

Chemonics Internship Program 2018 Restless Development Uganda Jobs NGO Jobs Uganda Restless Development Jobs

Project Name: Get up Speak Out programme (GUSO)

Duty Station: Jinja and Mayuge, Uganda

About US:

Restless Development (Uganda) is an International NGO established to address the challenges faced by young people in Uganda by placing young people at the forefront of change and development. Our vision is for all Ugandan youth to live healthy and productive lives, fully supported by those around them. Our programming focuses on three core areas: youth sexual and reproductive health and rights, youth civic participation and youth employment and livelihoods.

About GUSO:

Restless Development is leading community initiatives that empower young people to adopt safe sexual reproductive behaviours, participate in decision making processes and generate sustainable livelihoods. One of those initiatives is dance4life. Based on positive experience from the implementation of dance4life within the United For Health Tomorrow (UFHT) and Attitude Skills and Knowledge (ASK) programmes, Restless Development will be working with other SRH&R alliance partners and dance4life International to design the Get up Speak Out programme (GUSO). The five year programme will target young people in and out of school with an integrated Sexual Reproductive Health and Reproductive Rights, Civic Participation and livelihoods, and will be implemented through a peer educator model in Jinja and Mayuge districts.

Job Summary:  The Restless Development Volunteers will be supporting the improvement of adolescents’ sexual reproductive health and rights, and development issues

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The Volunteers should at least hold A’ Level certificate
  • Show broad interest in contributing to improving adolescents’ sexual reproductive health and rights, and development issues
  • Show commitment to the principle of volunteering to support community development
  • Age: Between 18-28 years old

Duration: January to September 2017

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send a filled application form, download here to our offices in Ntinda, Ministers Village, or Jinja, Acacia Road

Deadline: 30th November 2016