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Fresher Diploma Legal Assistant Job (3) – War Child Canada

Title: Legal Assistant (3 Position)
Reports to: Legal Officer
Duty Stations: Arua, Rwamwanja and Koboko
Duration: 12 months with possibility of extension.

Job details:
War Child is an internationally recognized charity that works with war-affected communities to help children reclaim their childhood through access to education, opportunity and justice. in Uganda, through its Access to Justice and Protection programmes, War Child Canada provides LegalAid services for Women and Child Survivors of violence and raises public awareness around the impact of conflict on communities and the shared responsibility to act.

This programme has now expanded to the South Sudanese refugee settlements in the West Nile region and Kiryandongo where War Child Canada seeks to increase the legal protections of children, youth, women and men and continue to address the prevalence of perpetrators’ impunity through legal intervention, awareness raising and capacity building. Our programming emphasizes strong Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV) prevention, identification and response interventions.

War Child Canada has recieved funding from United States Department of State Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration (BPRM) to increase protection for refugees and other vulnerable persons in Ugandan refugee settlements in the districts of Adjumani, Arua, Kiryandongo, Koboko and Kamwenge.

The Legal Assistant will be responsible for supporting the smooth ninning of the daily activities of War Child Canada’s Legal Aid Clinic, including client management and follow up, facilitation of alternative dispute resolution and to contribute to legal awareness raising activities and legal trainings.
Required qualification, knowledge and skills:

  • The candidate must have a Diploma in Law (Degree in Law is an added advantage)
  • Must possess at least two years working experience in a related field
  • Fluency in local languages and an excellent working knowledge of spoken and written English
  • Profound knowledge on Child Protection, SGBV and the general legal system of Uganda
  • Proficiency in Computer packages such as (MS word Excel Power point and Data base)
  • Ability/willingness to learn to ride a motor cycle.

Job application procedure
The Application Package must include:

  • Detailed CV.
  • Cover Letter indicating clearly daytime telephone contact and active email address.
  • Photocopies of relevant certificates (both professional and vocational).
  • Contact information of at least three professional referees.

Note: Clearly indicate position and location you are applying for.

Interested applicants should deliver ONLY hard copies of their Application Packages to any of the following War Child Canada Offices: Kampala: 2nd floor, Plot 944 Ggaba Road. Kansanga. (Please ensure applications are delivered to War Child Canada NOT War Child Holland:) Kiryandongo: Panyadoli Refugee Settlement RFM Base Camp, Bweyale.
Adjumani: Pakele
Arua: Rhino Camp Refugee Settlement Yoro Base Camp.
Koboko: Lobule Refugee Settlement, Office of the Prime Minister Building.

Note: Qualified female and other equity-seeking candidates are encouraged to apply. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
War Child Canada recruits with a fair, transparent and competitive process in line with our organizational policy. Any lobbying will automatically terminate candidacy. Thank you for your Interest in War Child Canada.

Deadline of this Job: 5:00 PM 28th Oct 2016

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Fresher Diploma Logistics Assistant Job – War Child Canada

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Job details:
War Child is an internationally recognized charity that works with war-affected communities to help children reclaim their childhood through access to education, opportunity and justice. in Uganda, through its Access to Justice and Protection programmes, War Child Canada provides LegalAid services for Women and Child Survivors of violence and raises public awareness around the impact of conflict on communities and the shared responsibility to act.

This programme has now expanded to the South Sudanese refugee settlements in the West Nile region and Kiryandongo where War Child Canada seeks to increase the legal protections of children, youth, women and men and continue to address the prevalence of perpetrators’ impunity through legal intervention, awareness raising and capacity building. Our programming emphasizes strong Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV) prevention, identification and response interventions.
War Child Canada has recieved funding from United States Department of State Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration (BPRM) to increase protection for refugees and other vulnerable persons in Ugandan refugee settlements in the districts of Adjumani, Arua, Kiryandongo, Koboko and Kamwenge. We are now seeking several qualified, experienced, and dynamic persons to join our team in the following positions:
Job Title: Logistics Assistant.
Reports to: Logistics and Security Manager.
Location: Adjumani, with frequent travel to field projects in Adjumani and other district
Duration: 12 months, with possibility of extension.
Logistics Assistant is to assist in the provision of adequate and timely logistical and security support to ensure the effective implementation of War Child Canada country programs and operations in Uganda.
Assist the Logistics and Security Manager in effectively managing logistics activities to ensure the provision of adequate and timely logistical support for effective implementation of WCC Uganda country programs and operations.
Respond to program and support function and logistical support requests in adequate and timely manner.
SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE:
Essential:

  • A diploma or certificate in logistics, procurement, supply chain or related field.
  • A minimum of 2 year experience working a similar position.
  • Experience or good understanding of logistics support services, including transport, procurement and stock control. ,
  • Good coordination skills – methodical and self-organized with the ability to respond quickly to support requests.
  • Basic computer skills (Word, Excel, outlook, internet).
  • Good written and spoken English language, including report writing. Lobbying and Advocacy Skills.
  • Strong team work with the ability to interact proactively and collaboratively with WCC program and support teams at all levels of the organization.
  • Willingness to work in remote area and undertake frequent travel, at times in short notice and spend time away from base and home.
  • Commitment to War Child‘: vision, mission and principles.

Job application procedure
The Application Package must include:

  • Detailed CV.
  • Cover Letter indicating clearly daytime telephone contact and active email address.
  • Photocopies of relevant certificates (both professional and vocational).
  • Contact information of at least three professional referees.

Note: Clearly indicate position and location you are applying for. Interested applicants should deliver ONLY hard copies of their Application Packages to any of the following War Child Canada Offices: Kampala: 2nd floor, Plot 944 Ggaba Road. Kansanga.

(Please ensure applications are delivered to War Child Canada NOT War Child Holland:)

Kiryandongo: Panyadoli Refugee Settlement RFM Base Camp, Bweyale.
Adjumani: Pakele
Arua: Rhino Camp Refugee Settlement Yoro Base Camp.
Koboko: Lobule Refugee Settlement, Office of the Prime Minister Building.

Note: Qualified female and other equity-seeking candidates are encouraged to apply. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

War Child Canada recruits with a fair, transparent and competitive process in line with our organizational policy. Any lobbying will automatically terminate candidacy. Thank you for your Interest in War Child Canada.

Deadline of this Job: 5:00 PM 28th Oct 2016

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Fresher NGO Protection Officer Jobs (5) – War Child Canada

Reports to: Project Manager

Duty Station: Kokobo, Arua, Rwamwanja, Kiryandongo, Adjumani, Uganda

About US:

War Child Canada is an internationally recognized charity that works with war-affected communities to help children reclaim their childhood through access to education, opportunity and justice. In Uganda, through its Access to Justice and Protection programmes, War Child Canada provides Legal Aid services for Women and Child Survivors of violence and raises public awareness around the impact of conflict on communities and the shared responsibility to act. This programme has now expanded to the South Sudanese refugee settlements in the West Nile region and Kiryandongo where War Child Canada seeks to increase the legal protections of children, youth, women and men and continue to address the prevalence of perpetrators’ impunity through legal intervention, awareness raising and capacity building. Our programming emphasizes strong Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV) prevention, identification and response interventions.

About Project:

War Child Canada has received funding from United States Department of State Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration (BPRM) to increase protection for refugees and other vulnerable persons in Ugandan refugee settlements in the districts of Adjumani, Arua, Kiryandongo, Koboko and Kamwenge.

Job Summary: The Protection Officer will be responsible for delivering a safe from the start SGBV programme for South Sudanese refugees and host communities This position is field-based and requires an enthusiastic community-focused individual who is resilient to adversities and committed to child protection and working with and for survivors and persons at risk of SGBV.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The applicants for the War Child Canada Protection Officer placement must hold a good university degree preferably in Law, Community Development, Education, Psychology, Health Sciences, Political Science or a related field.
  • One year of professional experience working with community, preferably refugees and SGBV.
  • Working knowledge of excel, word and email applications.
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of issues important to women and children affected by war.
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • Fluency in local languages relevant to listed field location and an excellent working knowledge of spoken and written English.

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send a detailed CV, cover letter indicating clearly daytime telephone contact and active email address, photocopies of relevant certificates (both professional and vocational) andcontact information of at least three professional referees. Please clearly indicate position and location for which you are applying.

Interested applicants should deliver ONLY hard copies of their ApplicationPackages to any of the following War Child Canada Offices:

Kampala: 2nd Floor, Plot 944 Ggaba Road, Kansanga. (Please ensureapplications are delivered to War Child Canada NOT War Child Holland.

Arua: Rhino Camp Refugee Settlement Yoro Base Camp.

Kiryandongo: Kanyadoli Refugee Settlement RFM Base Camp, Bweyale.

Koboko: Lobule Refugee Settlement, Office of the Prime Minister Building

Adjumani: Pakele

Deadline: 28th October, 2016 by 5PM

 

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Fresher No Experience Training and Outreach Officers (5) – War Child Canada

Reports to: Project Manager

Duty Station: Adjumani, Kiryandongo, Arua, Kokobo, Nakivale, Uganda

About US:

War Child Canada is an internationally recognized charity that works with war-affected communities to help children reclaim their childhood through access to education, opportunity and justice. In Uganda, through its Access to Justice and Protection programmes, War Child Canada provides Legal Aid services for Women and Child Survivors of violence and raises public awareness around the impact of conflict on communities and the shared responsibility to act. This programme has now expanded to the South Sudanese refugee settlements in the West Nile region and Kiryandongo where War Child Canada seeks to increase the legal protections of children, youth, women and men and continue to address the prevalence of perpetrators’ impunity through legal intervention, awareness raising and capacity building. Our programming emphasizes strong Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV) prevention, identification and response interventions.

About Project:

War Child Canada has received funding from United States Department of State Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration (BPRM) to increase protection for refugees and other vulnerable persons in Ugandan refugee settlements in the districts of Adjumani, Arua, Kiryandongo, Koboko and Kamwenge.

Job Summary: The Training and Outreach Officer will be responsible for the mobilization, implementation and development of community sensitization and training activities for beneficiary-community and all actors relevant to achieving the project goal. S/he will be responsible for conducting awareness campaignsand in depth training sessions encompassing the subject of human rights, protection, SGBV and Child Rights.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The applicants for the War Child Canada Training and Outreach Officer job opportunity must hold a University degree in Law, Social Work, Social Sciences, Development Studies or related field.
  • Ability and skills in participatory methodology to facilitate trainings with community.
  • Computer literacy skills i.e. proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Power point and database
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to prepare timely, periodic and quality project reports.
  • Fluency in English and local language is essential.

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send a detailed CV, cover letter indicating clearly daytime telephone contact and active email address, photocopies of relevant certificates (both professional and vocational) andcontact information of at least three professional referees. Please clearly indicate position and location for which you are applying.

Interested applicants should deliver ONLY hard copies of their ApplicationPackages to any of the following War Child Canada Offices:

Kampala: 2nd Floor, Plot 944 Ggaba Road, Kansanga. (Please ensureapplications are delivered to War Child Canada NOT War Child Holland.

Arua: Rhino Camp Refugee Settlement Yoro Base Camp.

Kiryandongo: Kanyadoli Refugee Settlement RFM Base Camp, Bweyale.

Koboko: Lobule Refugee Settlement, Office of the Prime Minister Building

Adjumani: Pakele

Deadline: 28th October, 2016 by 5PM