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Community Services Assistant
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- Bachelor's degree
- Government, community development, public services
- Experienced (senior worker)
- Full Time
The Community Service Assistant’s (CSA) primary function is to ensure quality implementation of the overall community service component which constitutes the overall DRC program.
The CSA is also responsible for representing DRC in any relevant field based thematic meetings with stakeholders and other local authorities. In addition, He/She will be responsible for complying with donor and internal DRC reporting and accountability policy and procedures.
He/she is also tasked with providing technical assistance and guidance to mainstream protection across programs in all sectors. The CSA is also responsible to develop/strengthen relationships with donors - at the field level - in close cooperation with the Community Service Officer.
- Building relationships with community groups and identifying opportunities for community work placements;
Participate actively in developing protection plans that address protection needs and risks faced by refugees;
Ensure that concerns of persons of concern and vulnerable groups of the community are identified and addressed in a timely and effect manner;
Facilitate regular participatory assessments by multi-functional teams using the AGDM perspective to understand their protection concerns and priorities and the resources available to them;
Improving participation of the refugees and the host communities to define and prioritize solutions to their problems, including those of the PSNs, EVIs, PWDs during all phases of programming;
Collaborate with the various functional units to take community development approach in their work;
Ensuring that refugee children participate in suitable educational programs in suitable facilities and promotion of girls attendance;
Liaise with other partners, refugee communities, and local communities to develop specific activities to address social, psychological, cultural, health and livelihood concerns of refugee communities and support community initiatives;
Promote protection and care of children including adolescents, ensuring that unaccompanied and separated children are identified, registered, placed in suitable family arrangements, and monitored while family tracing is carried out.
- Follow up all DRC / DDG Procedures for Security, Finance, Logistics, HR and Administration.
General InformationSalary range
: Not specifiedAdditional information
: Not specifiedContract type
: TemporaryJob type
: Full TimeLocation
: UgandaArea of work
: Government, community development, public servicesSeniority
: Experienced (senior worker)
Job RequirementsRequired education
: Bachelor's degreeRequired relevant work experience
: 2 yearsRequired skills
: Budgeting, financial planning; Stakeholder communication; Project monitoring and evaluation (M&E); Reporting; Programme management; Project implementationRequired languages:
English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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