Jobs in Uganda - 135 Community Mobilization Assistants- Zonal Offices Job at Education Development Center (EDC)

135 Community Mobilization Assistants-(Zonal Offices) Job Posts

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2021


Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 135

Deadline: 19 February 2021

Hiring Organization: Education Development Center (EDC)

JOB DETAILS:
Education Development Center (EDC) is a global nonprofit that advances lasting solutions to improve education, promote health, and expand economic opportunity, with a focus on vulnerable and under-served populations.
United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has selected EDC to implement the USAID Integrated Child and Youth Development (ICYD) Activity. A 5-year activity with a goal for Ugandan children and youth, especially the most vulnerable, to receive the support and services necessary to lead resilient, healthy, and productive lives. The ICYD Activity is expected to achieve the following:
1. Children and youth have improved learning outcomes;
2. Children and youth are safe and healthy in their community and learning environments; and
3. Youth practice positive behaviors and are able to make informed decisions about their lives and relationships.
Working in partnership with Ministry of Education and Sports (MoES) and Ministry of Gender, Labor and Social Development (MGLSD), district and zonal officials, and other Ugandan goverment and civil society partners, ICYD will comprise a series of activities to support improved basic education for Ugandan children, address school-related and gender-based violence; facilitate enhanced child protection and support for vulnerable youth; provide support to HIV-affected orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) and their caregivers/families and support HIV care and treatment outcomes in close collaboration with clinical and community structures. ICYD will also contribute to improved systems within the MoES and MGLSD to promote Early Grade Reading (EGR) and child protection.
EDC is currently hiring the following positions for the USAID ICYD Activity: .

Hoima, Mbarara, Wakiso/Kampala) The Community Mobilization Assistants (CMAs) will work with School Management Committees (SMCs), Foundation Bodies, and Parent Teachers Associations (PTAs), as well as Community Development Officers and Assistants, to initiate Local Reading Support Plans (LRSPs), school-based Early Warning Systems, and the community component of the MoES Journeys curriculum in school communities. The CMAs will manage a team of community-based literacy volunteers. The CMAs will be responsible for working with and through community structures to implement project interventions to support quality implementation of these components of the USAID ICYD Activity. This is a Zonal position. Applicants should be resident in the district or neighboring districts of the respective ICYD Zonal office.


Job Skills: Not Specified


Selected Required Skills
• Grade III Teaching Certificate: Diploma in a related field will be preferred;
• At least 1-2 years proven experience in implementing community awareness-raising/sensitization and advocacy activities
• Experience conducting training for communities;
• Experience conducting community asset mapping and/or stakeholder analysis,
• Understanding of the Ugandan education context


Job Education: Not Specified


Job Experience: Not Specified

Application procedure

For all zonal based positions - Applicants must indicate which zonal office location they are applying for. Preference will be given to applicants residing in the district or neighboring districts of the respective ICYD Zonal office.
Applicants for all positions must have excellent written & verbal communication skills in English, familiarity with internationally-funded projects & experience working in Uganda
For more information, and to apply, please upload your resume to the appropriate position at https://go.edc.org/EDCUgandaJobs  no later than 19th February 2021.
Additional positions for the USAID ICYD activity are available through our partner, World Education/Bantwana, see positions here ( https://bantwana.org/about/join-us/  )
Due to the volume of applications submitted, only finalists will be notified. No phone calls, please This announcement is made possible by the support of the American People through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). The contents of this notice are the sole responsibility of Education Development Center, Inc. (EDC) and do not necessarily reflect the views of USAID or the United States Government.

Date Posted: 2021-02-10

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