Job Title: 15 Lead Mentors – Trailblazers Mentoring Foundation
Organization: Trailblazers Mentoring Foundation (TMF)
Duty Station: Nakawa, Kawempe, Munyoyo, Rubaga Divisions
KCCA with the support from UNICEF is implementing together with Trailblazers Mentoring Foundation a social protection programme for adolescent girls in the city through the adolescent girls’ cash plus mentoring and empowerment programme to improve their social and economic inclusion and protection.
To attain the programme results, TMF is looking for 15 lead mentors who want to give back to the community and contribute towards positively impacting lives of adolescent girls in the city. If you are passionate about the girl child and can spare a minimum of 3 hours per week or more and if you like to lead a group of 5 part-time peer mentors, this is an opportunity for you.
Trailblazers Mentoring Foundation (TMF) is a registered non-governmental organization (NGO) in Uganda founded by two former child mothers who turned their negative experiences into positive action. TMF programs draw lessons from real life experiences to challenge and inspire adolescent girls and young women to embrace responsibility for their education, health and development of their community. The Organization’s mandate, therefore, is to provide holistic programs that address critical needs of adolescents especially girls and young women while putting greater emphasis on ending teenage pregnancy, child marriages and empowering girls and young women to complete school and rise to their full potential.
What is in it for you?
This is an exciting opportunity for you to become part of change makers joining a movement of TMF Trailblazers positively impacting the lives of Ugandan adolescent girls and young women. You will oversee, supervise, and monitor peer mentors.
Person Specification: we are looking for; adult women role models/mentors who are
• Graduate degree holders in various fields
• A role model for young adolescent girls
• Resilient and able to hold challenging conversations with peer mentors and mentees
• Willing to work with a team who ‘go the extra mile’ for adolescent girls ;
• Committed to high standards of attainment and behaviour;
• Passionate about children, girls and their learning;
• Competent in spoken/written English and Luganda;
• Demonstrated knowledge of existing social services available for adolescent girls in Kampala City
Job application procedure
If interested, submit your CVs and one-page motivational letter stating why you want to become a Mentor for peer mentors to: [email protected] , addressed to the Executive Director, Trailblazers Mentoring Foundation (TMF), Plot 22 Kenneth Dale Lane, Off Kiira road, Kamwokya Kampala,
Deadline: 14 June 2019