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Wednesday, 6 November 2013

Volunteer Education Officer - Africa Development Corps

Job Title: Volunteer Education Officer
Organization: Africa Development Corps (ADC)
Duty Station:  Kampala,
Country Uganda

Job Summary: The Volunteer Program Officer (VPO) will be based at ADC’s head office in Kampala, with frequent travel to the field. Their main responsibilities will be to organize book sorting and distribution to various field sites across Uganda, as well as conducting continuous monitoring and evaluation throughout the program’s implementation. This role involves management responsibilities as the candidate will directly supervise a team of in-field book processors. The candidate must work closely with all program staff, and provide the Executive Director and Education Program Manager with monthly progress reports.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The applicant should possess a University Degree or equivalent experience required, Masters Degree in development related area is preferred.
Ideally, the candidate will have background in education.
Some knowledge and experience in the field of logistics would be an added advantage.
Experience in nonprofit setting and/or international NGO setting required.
Prior experience conducting monitoring and evaluation is required.
Excellent communication skills and be willing to travel to challenging rural environments.
Experience in a management capacity will also be seen as an added advantage.

Job Terms: This Position is an International Supported Volunteer position (SV). SV will receive US$350 monthly living stipend, basic medical insurance and accommodation in the VIA Guesthouse in Kampala. Supported Volunteers are responsible for their airfare to and from Uganda.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates should send a CV, covering letter stating why you qualify for the position, and three references to both jobs@africadevcorps.org and the Country Manager, Tom Evans, at tevans@africadevcorps.org
The subject line of the email should read: Application for the role of Uganda Volunteer Education Program Officer.

Deadline: 25th November 2013