Job Title: Community Agroforestry & Nature-Based Restoration Field Officer                                                                                                                                   Job Type: Full-time

Company: Regenshope Initiative (RHI)

Location: Getto Otto Road, Pudyek Cell, Anaka Town Council, Nwoya District, Uganda

About Regenshope Initiative: Regenshope Initiative (RHI) is a Ugandan social enterprise organization dedicated to promoting a sustainable food system that benefits farmers, the environment, and communities. We empower Ugandan farmers through hands-on training in regenerative agriculture practices, enhance food security, and create opportunities for increased income.

Job Summary: The Community Agroforestry & Nature-Based Restoration Field Officer will play a vital role in empowering community members by providing them with the knowledge and skills to implement sustainable land management practices. You will be responsible for developing and delivering engaging training programs, conducting field demonstrations, and fostering a collaborative environment to support the success of the Regenshope Initiative.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design and deliver comprehensive training programs on agroforestry principles and techniques, incorporating Nature-based restoration practices for improved land and community health.
  • Conduct interactive workshops and field demonstrations to provide hands-on learning experiences on establishing, maintaining, and harvesting agroforestry systems, while promoting native plant species and habitat restoration.
  • Collaborate with community leaders and the Regenshope team leads to identify specific needs and challenges related to agroforestry integration and Nature-based restoration efforts.
  • Provide ongoing technical assistance and support to community members as they implement agroforestry practices and Nature-based restoration techniques on their land.
  • Conduct field visits to monitor progress through the use of technology, identify potential issues, and offer solutions to ensure the success of community projects that combine agroforestry and Nature-based restoration.
  • Maintain accurate records of training activities, participant engagement, and project outcomes related to both agroforestry and Nature-based restoration.
  • Stay up-to-date on the latest advancements in agroforestry research, Nature-based restoration practices, and best practices for integrating both.

Experience Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Forestry, Agriculture, Natural Resource Management, Ecological Restoration, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 2-5 years of experience working in agroforestry, Nature-based restoration, or a related field, preferably with a community development focus.
  • Demonstrated experience in developing and delivering engaging training programs for adult learners.
  • Strong field experience in agroforestry practices, Nature-based restoration techniques, and plant selection, establishment, and management.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and facilitation skills to effectively engage with diverse community members.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a collaborative environment.
  • Cultural sensitivity and a commitment to building trust and rapport within the community.
  • Strong commitment to sustainable land management practices.
  • Proficiency in Acholi language is an added advantage.

Application Process: If you are passionate about empowering communities and creating a more sustainable future, we encourage you to apply! Submit your details before 14th June 2024 by following these steps:

  1. Click on the following link to access the application form: Application Form
  2. Fill out the form with your details and ensure all required fields are completed accurately.
  3. Review your information to ensure it is correct and complete.
  4. Click the submit button to send your application to us.

Location: Getto Otto Road, Pudyek Cell, Anaka Town council, Nwoya district, Uganda


  • The Regenshope Initiative is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity at our core. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, age, marital status, or disability status.
  • Selection Process: The Regenshope Initiative is committed to a fair and transparent selection process. We do not tolerate any form of lobbying or corruption in our hiring practices. All applications will be reviewed based on the qualifications outlined in this job description. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

About Regenshope Initiative (RHI): Industry: Forestry Location: Nwoya District, Uganda



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