HRTK Refugee Incentive Workers Job in Uganda

HIAS Refugee Trust of Kenya (HRTK) – Uganda Office

Job title: Refugee Incentive Workers

Four (4) Positions

Country: Uganda

Job Description and required qualifications

(Important Note – Positions open to Refugees in Uganda only)

Under the supervision of the Social Worker, the incumbent will perform the following functions:
  • Assists in the mobilization and organization of GBV activities for beneficiaries
  • Assists in conducting of home visits for beneficiaries.
  • Assists in community dialogues and peer to peer discussions with beneficiaries
  • Assists in community awareness activities for beneficiaries in the community and schools.
  • Assists in the implementation of activities for the children and supervision of children during play to safeguard their health and safety.
  • Assists in the supervision of children during play to safeguard their health and safety.
  • Assists in providing for the physical needs of children at the centre e.g. feeding, cleaning etc.
  • Assists in compilation of information about beneficiaries;
  • Assists in care and maintenance of equipment, supplies, play house and play yard.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
Education – A minimum Secondary School certificate.

Skills and competencies:
  • Computer literacy desirable
  • Knowledge of refugee and human rights:
  • Working experience in counseling;
  • Good knowledge of Kampala and its environs;
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills;
  • No less than 2 years previous work experience. 
  • Experience working in the NGO sector a plus.

Proficiency in English a must. Knowledge or Swahili or French and atleast one other language spoken
within the refugee community.

Closing date
:11th July 2012. 
Position will be filled on a rolling basis based on identification of suitable candidates.

How to apply

Please send a cover letter and resume to Indicate Vacancy Notice No HRTK/RIW/06/12 in the subject line.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 
Canvassing will lead to immediate disqualification.
Late applications will not be considered

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