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This is a Full-time position in Uganda posted January 12, 2021.

Communi Jobs in Uganda Uganda,Alight (FORMERLY AMERICAN REFUGEE COMMITTEE) Jobs in Uganda Uganda. Communi Jobs in Uganda at Alight (FORMERLY AMERICAN REFUGEE COMMITTEE).

Job Title Community Services Officer
Organization ALIGHT formerly American Refugee Committee
Duty Station : Uganda
About US
ALIGHT, formerly the American Refugee Committee ARC, is an international
nonprofit, nonsectarian organization that has provided humanitarian assistance
and training to millions of beneficiaries over the last 40 years. In 2011,
Alight helped nearly 2.5 million people get essential services to regain their
health and take back control of their lives. Alight works with its partners
and constituencies to provide opportunities and expertise to communities of
refugees and internally displaced persons in seven countries in Africa, Asia
and Europe, including Iraq, Kosovo, and in the Darfur region of Sudan and is
currently providing for emergency relief and recovery in Haiti. Alight
provides shelter, clean water and sanitation, health care, skills training,
microcredit education, protection to help survivors of war and natural
disasters to rebuild their lives with dignity, health care, security and self-
Job Summary: The Community Services Officer CSO will be responsible
for ensuring quality protection outcomes by catalyzing community actions
around the PSNs, providing direct support to PSNs, and drawing from synergy
with the larger community protection components.
Key Duties and Responsibilities
Project development, implementation and reporting:
Under the supervision of the Protection Manager, contribute to drafting
concept papers and proposal development.
Identify gaps in terms of protection and community services and generate
ideas to address them with strong impact for the beneficiaries.
Participate in PSN profiling and ongoing risks analysis in order to design
adequate responses.
Ensure quality data collection, analysis and storage in line with the
Protection Information Management principles.
Ensure daily implementation of community sub sector activities as planned.
Ensure a daily monitoring of protection trend in the settlement.
Make sure that all community services projects adhere to the standards and
or principles of the respective thematic areas as well as ALIGHT guidelines
and accountability standards.
Contribute in preparation of monthly and weekly activity and spending
Proactively contribute to quality and timely implementation of community
sub sector activities as planned.
Contribute in drafting weekly, monthly, quarterly, annual and other
Spontaneously draft and share flash reports on major protection incidents
and risks.
Coordination and representation:
Develop relationships with a range of key stakeholders, Local Government
and other stakeholders on the community services thematic areas at the field
level in close liaison with the Protection Team Leader.
Represent ALIGHT and participate actively in the local Community Services
working groups and any other meeting as requested.
Close co-ordination in project implementation with partners UN agencies
and national/international NGOs, including referrals, community services gap
analysis, advocacy.
Work closely with the other program components to maximize program output
and impact.
Staff development and management:
Provide technical and programmatic leadership for the Community Services
Assistants, Community Services Case Workers and community based structures
within the operational area.
Develop staff performance measurement and targets and appraise them based
on the set targets.
Conduct daily field visits to support Community Service Assistant –
mentoring – through technical back stopping and to train duty bearers.
Uphold ’s code of conduct and principles on accountability.
Monitoring and Evaluation:
Contribute to the daily quality implementation, monitoring and evaluation
of projects and interventions.
Identify, document and disseminate relevant project success, challenges and
follow up on implementation of project’s action points
Assist in participatory needs/vulnerability and capacity assessments of
affected communities
Participate in project evaluations and assist in the analysis of results.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience
The ideal candidate must hold a university degree in Social Sciences,
Development Studies, Adult and Community Education, Social Work and Social
Administration, Community Psychology or any related field.
At least three years’ experience in Community Services or community
development interventions.
Familiarity with effective community mobilization techniques and social
change approaches, such as Raising Voices SASA!, strongly preferred.
Experience in participatory methods for community education and
Diplomacy and assertiveness; the ability to confront and discuss sensitive
issues with respect.
Must be fluent in written and spoken English.
How to Apply
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should apply online at the
link below.
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Deadline: 13 th January 2021

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