ALIGHT Uganda Jobs 2021 – Fresher SGBV Assistant (Response)

ALIGHT Uganda Jobs 2021

Job Title: Fresher SGBV Assistant (Response) – ALIGHT Uganda Jobs 2021

Organization: ALIGHT Uganda

Location: Uganda



ALIGHT Uganda Profile:

Alight, formerly the American Refugee Committee, is an international nonprofit, nonsectarian organization that has provided humanitarian assistance and training to millions of beneficiaries over the last 40 years



Job Profile:

The SGBV Assistant (Response) will provide case management and psycho-social support to women and girls and particularly gender-based violence survivors, and support the capacity building of the local partner on GBV Case Management.



Job Roles and Responsibilities:

  • In compliance with best-practice and international standards in GBV response, provide direct psychosocial support for vulnerable women and girls and particularly GBV survivors. Case management services will include assessment of needs, development of an action plan for recovery, conducting referrals to relevant services, implementing the action plan and ensuring appropriate follow-up and case closure when appropriate. The case management process should be implemented through a survivor-centred approach;
  • Provide age-appropriate counselling for vulnerable adolescent girls and children through the implementation of tools developed for caring for child survivors and in the best interest of the child;
  • Provide age-appropriate quality psychosocial support in mobile and static-safe spaces (including women resource centres) and child-friendly spaces including emotional support group sessions and awareness/information sessions.
  • Support technical capacity building of the community structures on GBV case management.
  • Follow up File and store GBV data in the gender-based violence information management system (GBV IMS) in compliance with the information sharing protocol developed at the inter-agency level;
  • Prepare and submit weekly and monthly work plans in a timely manner.
  • Create awareness on SGBV using the SASA! tool
  • Contribute to the maintenance of an up-to-date service mapping of the service providers operating in the area
  • Receive referrals from different agencies, do action plan and appropriate response to each case; ad send referrals to different agencies according to the action plan developed with the client;
  • Attend case conferences with relevant key actors when needed, while ensuring a survivor-centered approach;
  • Liaise with relevant stakeholders and advocacy to address gaps in GBV response services and referral protocols.
  • Work closely with the child protection sector when GBV cases involve child survivors, particularly when assessing best interest of the child.
  • Actively plan and submit weekly and monthly work plans and progress reports against set work plans using agreed reporting tools to the supervisor.
  • Perform any other duties assigned to you




  • The applicant for the ALIGHT SGBV Assistant – Response job opportunity should hold a Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences, Community Psychology, and/or Social Work or related field required;
  • At least two (2) years experience working with SGBV Survivors, preferably in Refugee settings;
  • Experience promoting community-level behaviour change targeting the prevention of SGBV essential, particularly experience based on activation of community-level structures, refugee leadership bodies, etc.
  • Ability to write clear and concise reports for both internal and external use essential;
  • Experience managing project workflow, development of project work plans, and carrying out on-site monitoring and evaluation of works conducted essentially;
  • Knowledge of SASA methodology is preferable.
  • Fluency in Swahili and the ability to ride a Motorcycle with a valid license (Class A) is an added advantage.



How To Apply for ALIGHT Uganda Jobs 2021

All interested and qualified persons are strongly encouraged to apply by submitting their application through the link below.

Click here to apply

Deadline: 14th April 2021



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