• Kireka Hill, Kampala, Uganda
  • +256.393.261.592

Job Title: Community Environment and Livelihood Volunteer

Duration: 14 Months

Duty Station: Bidi Bidi Refugee Settlement

Reports to: Project Coordinator

Project: Program for Education Advocacy and Child Education – A consortium program Stromme Foundation, ADRA and YGlobal funded by Norway Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Be directly responsible for the implementation of project activities which include:
    • Mobilize and sensitize community leaders, SMCs, PTAs, village and settlement leaders on project activities
    • Under the direction and supervision of the Project Coordinator, carry out community mobilization and sensitization about the activities of the project activities in collaboration with the relevant stakeholders including OPM, UNHCR and Local Government leadership structures, Partner NGOs and Community/Refugee leadership structures
  2. Mobilize support formation of Bonga Groups
  3. Sensitizes and train Bonga groups in livelihood, saving and investment opportunities
  4. Mobilize and sensitize youth to join non-formal vocational training
  5. Train target schools and host community in community environmental protection, livelihood/Agronomy activities
  6. Train and distribute tree seedlings to households, schools and surrounding host communities
  7. Guide targeted schools in planting and maintaining of wood lots
  8. Supervise, train and monitor construction of household energy-saving stoves
  9. Ensure that school committees comprising of Parents and Teachers are trained and actively promote environmental protection activities in the schools and community
  10. Attend sector meetings and other stakeholders’ meetings in the operation as shall be assigned by Environment protection officer
  11. Provide on-farm technical support to beneficiary schools and communities
  12. Coordinate with the Environment Protection and production units at UN and local government to ensure that all the activities in the project are delivered in a timely manner and with the desired level of quality
  13. Maintain well organized and up-to-date files containing comprehensive records of all activities of the project, as well as a file containing your work plans, activity reports, and any other relevant information relating to your work
  14. Make weekly/bi-weekly cluster reports and share them with the Project Manager, Sector working groups, OPM, UNHCR, District Local government and other stakeholders as shall be deemed necessary
  15. In compliance with ADRA Uganda’s M&E system, compile and submit to your immediate supervisor, monthly narrative and financial reports of all activities under your responsibility
  16. Follow up, compile and submit to ADRA Uganda Case stories and pictures and video clips that demonstrate project impact; and document and submit to ADRA Uganda best practices that have been realized during project implementation
  17. Maintain well organized and up-to-date files containing comprehensive records of all activities of the project, as well as a file containing your work plans, activity reports, and any other relevant information relating to your work
  18. Perform any other duties that are incidental thereto and as may be assigned

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • A diploma in a relevant field, preferably in Development Studies, Economy or Socio-Economic Development, Business Administration, Entrepreneurship
  • A minimum of two years of experience working in this field is required.
  • Excellent communication skills both orally and in writing
  • Excellent data analysis and reporting skills
  • Prior work experience in Bidibidi, is an advantage
  • Possess computer/word processing skills and should be capable of working with people of different national and cultural backgrounds

Deadline: 10th December 2020