Assistant Community Development officer

at Bunyangabu District Local Government
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted April 15, 2019
Category Social Services & Nonprofit
Job Type FULL_TIME
Currency UGX

Description

Job Title : Assistant Community Development officer
Salary Scale : U5
Reports to : Community Development Officer
Job Purpose
To uplift the social and economic welfare of local communities in a Sub-County.
Key Outputs
i. Communities mobilized to participate in development programmes and projects in a Sub-County;
ii. Communities trained on improving their social and economic status;
iii. Interests and rights of disadvantaged groups within the Sub-County advocated for and promoted;
iv. Creation and growth of functional groups for the improved welfare of the population promoted;
v. Training in literacy and income generating activities conducted;
vi. Communities sensitized on gender issues, social rights, roles and obligations;
vii. Equal participation of all in development encouraged and promoted; and
viii. Capacity of communities within the Sub-County to initiate and manage developments built.
Key Functions
i. Mobilizing communities in a Sub-County to participate in developing programmes and projects;
ii. Training communities on improving their social economic status;
iii. Advocating for and promoting the interests and rights of disadvantaged groups within the SubCounty;
iv. Promoting the creation and growth of functional groups for the improved welfare of the population;
v. Conducting training in literacy and income generating activities;
vi. Sensitizing communities on gender issues, social rights, roles and obligations;
vii. Encouraging and promoting equal participation of all in development; and
viii. Building the capacity of communities within the Sub-County to initiate and manage development.

Skills

Project planning;
Running effective meetings;
Records and information management;
Communication;
Ethics and integrity; and
Networking.

Experience Requirements

Nil

Education Requirements

Should have a Diploma in Social Development, Social Work and Social Administration, Development
studies, from a recognized awarding institution.
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