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Volunteer Management

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Project, program management
  • Experienced (senior worker)
  • Full Time
  • Permanent
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Job Summary

Job Purpose:
The role of the Volunteer Management Officer will be to work closely with the Branch Managers and Coordinator OD and Volunteer Management to implement the URCS Volunteer policy and guidelines and put in place a cohesive infrastructure of motivated volunteers.

Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS) is the leading National Humanitarian Organization in Uganda and a member of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement. Applications from suitable persons to be considered for appointment in the outlined positions are hereby invited. All applicants should adhere to the Red Cross Principles. URCS is an equal opportunities employer mindful of gender balance in its establishment. Please download application template from here (

Please send your filled application form and attach your academic transcripts and certificates.


  1. Implement a robust volunteer management framework at the Branch in order to attract and retain value-adding volunteers to the Society;
  2. Lead the dissemination of the Volunteer policy and guidelines across all the URCS Branches;
  3. In line with the URCS Volunteer policy and guidelines, develop and implement structures, systems and procedures to support volunteers in line with the agreed Policy.
  4. Orient volunteers to increase their understanding of the organization mandate, principles, values and its services and the role and responsibilities of volunteers;
  5. Ensure that volunteers are given appropriate training to be successful in their positions;
  6. Establish and implement a process for evaluating the contribution of individual volunteers at the Branches;
  7. Plan and implement formal and informal volunteer recognition activities to recognize the contribution of volunteers to the organization;
  8. Ensure that volunteers work in a safe, healthy, and supportive environment;
  9. Monitor and ensure that volunteer receive their monthly incentives.
  10. Prepare and submit timely & quality accountabilities and reports in accordance with URCS standards and policies.

General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Permanent
Job type: Full Time
Location: Uganda
Area of work: Project, program management
Seniority: Experienced (senior worker)

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 3 years
Required skills: Project management; Employee guidelines and onboarding; Organize and manage recruitment campaigns; Bidding and proposal generation; Training program planning; Project implementation; Work place safety
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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Uganda Redcross Society

Non-profit, social workCompany size: 1000+ people

The Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS) is the leading humanitarian organization in Uganda. Since its inception in 1939 as a small women's emergency organization, URCS has developed over the years into a formidable well-respected humanitarian agency. In 1941, it became a branch of the British Red Cross. The URCS was recognised by an "Act of Parliament in 1964" and admitted as a member of International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent in 1965. The National Society has over 350,000 registered members with one and half million beneficiaries of its interventions. URCS works through 51 Branch Offices covering the whole of Uganda. As a member of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement comprising the International Federation and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), URCS works with a number of partners in the execution of its Mission. These include the Government of Uganda, Corporate bodies, United Nations Agencies, NGOs and participating Sister Red Cross National Societies. Over the years, URCS has witnessed an increase in the number of partners and partnerships not only nationally but internationally including private and civil society organizations. The number of communities served by URCS has also tremendously increased, as well as the scope of activities.

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