Project Assistant

at Food for the Hungry
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted April 3, 2024
Category NGO Jobs in Uganda
Currency UGX



Key Result #1 – Implementation of Educational program activities

Together with the parents, guardian, head teachers, teachers and school management committee provide individual or group directives, guidance and supervision of children in their academic performance at school.
Conduct school verification of every child three times a year, with the aim of understanding the child, their family situation, and helping sponsorship program assist them in any way possible
Assist children in the program in the development of their learning attitude and other essential life skills.
Help organize supplemental learning and other activities and Identify vocational training opportunities for children that need them.
Plan and conduct annual health checkups for the children, provide training and coaching to children in educational related issues.
Ensure that all sponsorship children in the assigned community access medical services when needed.
Carry out sensitization for parents on home improvement programs like sanitation, nutrition and disease prevention.
Key Result #2 – Sponsor-child communication

Develops relationships with those sponsored and the leadership of the community to ensure an effective link between the sponsored and their sponsors.
Collect information of those being enrolled for sponsorship (i.e. case histories, photos, etc) meeting deadlines provided and following sponsorship guidelines and policies.
Manage correspondence flow between sponsors/those sponsored (deliver and collect correspondences and other pieces of communication) in the community in a timely manner.
Ensures content quality according to sponsorship guidelines for all correspondence coming from a sponsored individual.
Keeps each child Sponsored individual's file updated per the sponsorship guidelines (i.e. photos, case history, intro letter, signed agreement, etc.)
Key Result#3 – Gender and protection, environment & Biblical worldview related activities

Organize clubs that provide children with life skills.
Advocate for children’s rights and child protection
Equip the church to model and teach God’s truth in his word the Bible.
Teach Biblical values in the communities to counter react the challenges in the communities.
Equip the leaders to fulfill their God given roles and better meet the needs of their community children.
Model and teach servant leadership and stewardship of the resources in the community
Train and model leaders on Biblical peacemaking, healthy relationships and conflict resolution.
Provide spiritual guidance by sharing the Gospel with parents and their children, including helping with Sunday school teaching and sharing at community gatherings.


Bachelor’s degree in Humanities, Early Child Development, Education, Social work, Community development, Development studies or another approved field of study from a recognized university.
A Postgraduate diploma with Early Child development bias is added advantage
A minimum of three (3) years practical field experience working with communities and children in holistic, Social and, Development environments
Knowledge in Sponsorship, income generating activities and VSLA is desirable.
Experience in teaching /training adult learners.

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