Child Development Officer job at Uganda Christian Outreach Ministries (UCOM)

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Job Category: Administrative
Job Type: Full-Time
Deadline of this Job:  19 October 2021
Duty Station:  Kampala
Posted: 13-10-2021
Job Description

Vacancy title:
Child Development Officer

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Management ]

Jobs at:

Uganda Christian Outreach Ministries (UCOM)

Deadline of this Job:
19 October 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Kampala , East Africa

Date Posted: Wednesday, October 13, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

Uganda Christian Outreach Ministries (UCOM) - Yesu Akwagala, announces a ministry opportunity (Job vacancy) in the Child Ministry under its Compassion International assisted project at Bulenge Worship Centre.
Provision of information needed by sponsors/donors. A Child Development Officer reports to and is supervised by the Project Director. He/she is a team member and must exhibit a high sense of integrity and is a member of the church staff.

Core Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Serve as an advocate for children and Caregivers.
2. Take lead of the children's and Sponsors' correspondence, communications and child updates.
3. Ensure monitoring and tracking of child participation in the programme.
4. Initiate generation of annual health work plan and coordinates its implementation with emphasis on prevention of diseases among the beneficiaries with utmost confidentiality.
5. Works closely with the local church in developing their child Care ministry.
6. Responsible for physical, cognitive, and economic development of the sponsored children.
7. Plans and Coordinates health related trainings, information, education and communication (IEC).

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:
• Must be a mature born-again Christian with a sound testimony.
• Must have a professional background in any of the following: Nursing, primary Health Care, Community Health, clinical medicine, Education, Social work and Administration, Social work and Social Administration, Social Sciences, Development Studies, Education, Communication, Records Management and any related Discipline.
• Minimum qualification will be a Diploma or its equivalent.
• Must have good interpersonal skills.
• Experience and current knowledge of HIV/AIDS intervention, formal training in counseling and Child Development, Project Planning and Basic Accounting Procedures will be an added advantage.
• Must have computer skills
• Good written communication skills and strong verbal communication skills in English.
• Age: 25 – 35

Education Requirement: No Requirements

Job Experience: No Requirements

Work Hours: 8

Job application procedure
Interested persons apply, (handwritten letter) to: The Secretary Uganda Christian Outreach Ministries, P.O. Box 10467, Kampala. Uganda.
Hand delivered to:
Yesu Akwagala, Seguku.
6 Miles off Kampala - Entebbe Road.
Or emailed to: [email protected]  
Closing Date: Tuesday October 19, 2021 at 6:00pm.

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