Project Assistants

at Food for the Hungry
Published November 13, 2022
Location Adjumani, Uganda
Category Administration  
Job Type Full Time  

Description

FH/Uganda is actively seeking for qualified candidates committed to its Heartbeat and Corporate Strategy to fill the career opening on a rolling basis

Under the supervision of the Project Officer, the Project Assistant will supervise all project activities; undertake correspondence work, together with project office and supported by sector heads provide training to caregivers, cascade volunteers, church leaders farmer groups, VSLAs and youths and children clubs and other project activities. He/she will participate in conducting surveys and assessments to determine training needs, mobilizing and sensitizing communities and stakeholders, forming beneficiary groups, designing and conducting training of beneficiaries in modern agriculture, business skills, essential Nutrition Practices, and post-harvest handling, supervision of the provision of seeds, tools, and other inputs. Visit/follow up of crop development, creation of market linkages, and periodically advise/support beneficiaries to ensure successful implementation of the project according to proposal log frames.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Key Result #1: Targeting of beneficiaries:

Key Result #2: Sponsor-child communication

Key Result #3: Gender, social inclusion, protection, environment & Biblical worldview related activities

Key Result #4: Coordination and reporting

Education & Experience

Bachelor’s degree in Humanities, Education, Social work, Community development, Development studies or another approved field of study from a recognized university.
A higher diploma with Early Child development bias is added advantage.
A minimum of two (2) years’ practical field experience working with communities and children in holistic, Social and spiritual Development
Experience in teaching/training adult learners, working with cascade groups as a model of program delivery
Knowledge of the local language is an added advantage

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