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Youth Field Assistant - Bushenyi

Closing: Oct 3, 2022

7 days remaining

Published: Sep 23, 2022 (3 days ago)

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Education/Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in Development Studies, Social Works and Social
Administration, entrepreneurship or any humanitarian studies and or a Diploma
in the above - mentioned fields

Experience

  • Rich field
    and community development work experience with minimum of 2 years of
    supervising extension workers
  • Knowledge
    in extension services delivery
  • Knowledge
    and experience in skilling
  • Experience
    in linkages to business development services
  • Experience
    of assessing, placement, monitoring and tracking of apprentices.
  • Youth Management
    experience


Responsibilities

Education/Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in Development Studies, Social Works and Social
Administration, entrepreneurship or any humanitarian studies and or a Diploma
in the above - mentioned fields

Experience

  • Rich field
    and community development work experience with minimum of 2 years of
    supervising extension workers
  • Knowledge
    in extension services delivery
  • Knowledge
    and experience in skilling
  • Experience
    in linkages to business development services
  • Experience
    of assessing, placement, monitoring and tracking of apprentices.
  • Youth Management
    experience


Creativity & reasoning

The role requires a good
understanding of youth skilling, dairy value addition, product development,
community and rural development, business development and linkages to
business development services

Communication & interaction

The role requires clear communication skills. One
should be able to clearly communicate to the stakeholders the project goal
and outcomes. He/she should be able to creatively prepare clear reports that
show the project progress.


The role requires
interaction with the implementing team, communities, private service
providers and local government authorities. One should be able to quickly
learn the culture of the community to support their ability to interact.  He/she should have a good
problem-solving approach and conflict resolution at individual and community
level

Stewardship

The role should have good level of computer literacy
and demonstrated ability to capture data/information using different advanced
computer software, produce computer-based reports, read and interpret
monitoring data presented through spread sheets and interact and respond
appropriately to other Ripple Effect countries through IT media

 

Judgements & actions

The
role works within broad guidelines that include capacity building &
networking among others and thus should be able to plan their time accordingly
to ensure all areas are supported. The role involves high level of
interaction with staff and other project actors for effective technical and
advisory role.

 

One should be able to clearly judge impact and
uptake of quality markets and linkages approaches among the community
beneficiaries avoiding situations that create dependency among the project
participants. Business models being promoted should be impactful and simple
enough for communities to adopt.


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