Project Assistant

  • Contract
  • Uganda
  • Posted 3 weeks ago

Food for the Hungry


Meals for the Hungry (FH) also called FH Affiliation (FHA) is a world Christian humanitarian reduction and improvement group that designs, develops, and delivers catalytic options that construct resilience in order that kids, households, and communities can flourish. Collaborating with native leaders throughout sectors, we co-create options that construct resilience by strengthening psychological, bodily, and religious well-being. We serve almost 10 million individuals in 18 International locations in order that communities have the company and sources mandatory to appreciate their God-given potential

FH started working in Uganda in 1988. Our operations in Uganda are in West Nile, Acholi, Lango, Karamoja, Bugisu, and the Busoga Sub-regions of Uganda. FH Uganda (FHU) implements each humanitarian (refugee settlements) and group improvement applications throughout 7 space applications; Northern Uganda; Lamwo, Kitgum, and Adjumani, Japanese areas; Mbale, Namutumba, Kween, and Karamoja area; Amudat, Napak, Nakapiripirit and Nabilatuk with the Head workplace situated in Kampala. Utilizing built-in approaches, FHU focuses on 4 thematic areas – Maternal little one adolescent well being and vitamin (MCAHN), asset creation, and productive studying.

FH Tradition:

All we do, and the way we do it, seeks to advertise God’s magnificence, goodness, and fact in a damaged world. As such, we’re outlined by our potential to make individuals’s lives measurably higher; our potential to ship impression is the measure of our collective success. For we all know that we’re God’s handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God has already ready upfront for us to do. At Meals for the Hungry, we function below a set of values referred to as Heartbeat Values.


FH/Uganda is actively in search of job functions from suitably certified candidates dedicated to its Heartbeat and Company Technique to fill the profession openings under. Shortlisting will likely be on a rolling foundation;

Job Title: Undertaking Assistant (01 Place)

Place Sort: Full-Time Nationwide Employees

Location: Lamwo-Palabek Settlement

Stories to: Undertaking Coordinator-Sponsorship-Lamwo

Contract Size: 2 years and renewable

Begin Date: fifteenth April 2024 (To be employed on a rolling foundation)

Job Abstract
Beneath the supervision of the Undertaking Coordinator, the Undertaking Assistant- Sponsorship will plan and implement the brand new program Mannequin- Academic and Sponsorship that are designed to develop social expertise of teams of youngsters inside a selected group; together with being concerned in religious, mental, social, and bodily improvement of the youngsters and the group as an entire.


Key Outcome #1Implementation of Academic program actions

  • Along with the mother and father, guardian, head academics, academics and college administration committee present particular person or group directives, steering and supervision of youngsters of their educational efficiency at college.
  • Conduct faculty verification of each little one 3 times a 12 months, with the goal of understanding the kid, their household scenario, and serving to sponsorship program help them in any method potential
  • Help kids in this system within the improvement of their studying angle and different important life expertise.
  • Assist manage supplemental studying and different actions and Determine vocational coaching alternatives for youngsters that want them.
  • Plan and conduct annual well being checkups for the youngsters, present coaching and training to kids in instructional associated points.
  • Make sure that all sponsorship kids within the assigned group entry medical companies when wanted.
  • Perform sensitization for fogeys on house enchancment applications like sanitation, vitamin and illness prevention.

Key Outcome #2Sponsor-child communication

  • Develops relationships with these sponsored and the management of the group to make sure an efficient hyperlink between the sponsored and their sponsors.
  • Acquire info of these being enrolled for sponsorship (i.e. case histories, images, and so on) assembly deadlines offered and following sponsorship pointers and insurance policies.
  • Handle correspondence circulation between sponsors/these sponsored (ship and gather correspondences and different items of communication) in the neighborhood in a well timed method.
  • Ensures content material high quality in keeping with sponsorship pointers for all correspondence coming from a sponsored particular person.
  • Retains every little one Sponsored particular person’s file up to date per the sponsorship pointers (i.e. images, case historical past, intro letter, signed settlement, and so on.)

Key Outcome#3Gender and safety, atmosphere & Biblical worldview associated actions

  • Set up golf equipment that present kids with life expertise.
  • Advocate for youngsters’s rights and little one safety
  • Equip the church to mannequin and educate God’s fact in his phrase the Bible.
  • Train Biblical values within the communities to counter react the challenges within the communities.
  • Equip the leaders to meet their God given roles and higher meet the wants of their group kids.
  • Mannequin and educate servant management and stewardship of the sources in the neighborhood
  • Practice and mannequin leaders on Biblical peacemaking, wholesome relationships and battle decision.
  • Present religious steering by sharing the Gospel with mother and father and their kids, together with serving to with Sunday faculty educating and sharing at group gatherings.



  • Bachelor’s diploma in Humanities, Early Baby Improvement, Training, Social work, Group improvement, Improvement research or one other authorized area of research from a acknowledged college.
  • A Postgraduate diploma with Early Baby improvement bias is added benefit
  • A minimal of three (3) years sensible area expertise working with communities and kids in holistic, Social and, Improvement environments
  • Information in Sponsorship, revenue producing actions and VSLA is fascinating.
  • Expertise in educating /coaching grownup learners.
  • Expertise within the ideas and operations related to Youngsters and administration of Baby safety points is a plus
  • Vibrant private relationship with Christ and reveal willingness to dwell in a ‘religious group’
  • Working information of implementing multi-sectoral developmental initiatives
  • Demonstrated interpersonal and mobilization expertise and proactive problem-solving expertise.
  • Wonderful oral and written communication expertise, potential to interpret sponsor written paperwork
  • Information and sensitivity to gender equality, ethnic minority points in confidential conditions
  • Good laptop expertise with MS workplace and confirmed documentation and report writing expertise
  • Means to be taught new ideas/concepts and willingness to work and dwell in a rural group atmosphere
  • Confirmed capability to plan, analyze, and guarantee routine monitoring of labor plans
  • Expertise working in a refugee context.
  • A legitimate motorbike using allow, together with the flexibility to journey and take care of a bike.
  • Means to instruct and work with kids, households, volunteers and group leaders

Tips on how to apply

Employment with Meals for the Hungry presents a pretty package deal that features; a superb wage commensurate to at least one’s function, a superb medical insurance coverage package deal for workers and dependents, a provident fund, GPA, and provision for different statutory necessities.

FHU is an equal-opportunity employer. All suitably certified candidates are inspired to use by Clearly stating the place utilized for within the Topic line and submitting solely digital copies in one PDF file no more than 25MB of an utility letter, an in depth CV, contact phone numbers, copies of related testimonials/certificates, names/contact particulars of three referees, addressed to:

The Human Assets Supervisor, Meals for the Hungry Uganda E-mail: [email protected] not later than Monday eighth April 2024 at 4:30 pm. Think about your utility unsuccessful when you don’t hear from us by fifteenth April 2024.

Safeguarding & Safety Clause:

FH strives to offer an atmosphere free from Sexual exploitation, abuse, harassment, and Fraud everywhere the place reduction and improvement applications are carried out. FH holds a zero-tolerance coverage towards Sexual exploitation, abuse, harassment, and Fraud. FH expects its workers to keep up excessive moral requirements, shield organizational integrity and popularity, and be sure that FH work is carried out with trustworthy and honest strategies, in alignment with the FH Heartbeat, Anti-Fraud, Safeguarding, and related insurance policies. Violations of acknowledged insurance policies will likely be topic to corrective motion as much as and together with termination of employment.

Observe: All presents of employment will likely be topic to passable references and could also be topic to acceptable screening checks, which might embody felony data and terrorism finance checks. A spread of pre-employment checks will likely be undertaken in conformity with Meals for the Hungry Safeguarding, Anti-Fraud & HR coverage. In step with this, we are going to request info from candidates’ earlier employers about any findings of fraud, sexual exploitation, sexual abuse, and/or sexual harassment throughout employment, or incidents below investigation when the applicant left employment. By making use of, the job applicant confirms their understanding of those recruitment procedures.

Disclaimer: It has come to our consideration that a number of businesses or individuals are claiming to be performing on Meals for the Hungry’s (FH) behalf in recruiting or facilitating the recruitment of personnel. FH doesn’t outsource its recruitment course of to any group or company that, by web site postings, mass e-mail messages, or in any other case claims to be doing recruitment on its behalf. FH doesn’t solicit cash for any a part of its recruitment processes together with short-listing, interviews, background, and/or medical check-ups. FH won’t be accountable for such fraudulent correspondence or any lack of cash or theft that will consequence from anybody participating in any fraudulent recruitment exercise.

To assist us observe our recruitment effort, please point out in your e mail/cowl letter the place ( you noticed this job posting.

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