Community Development Facilitator-Soroti District
Position: Community Development Facilitator
Report to: Programme Manager
Location: Soroti District, Eastern Region.
Purpose of position: To guide and facilitate Program Development, Monitoring and Implementation in an Area Development Program (ADP) in line with Program plans.
Support and guide ADP scheduled assessments, evaluations, TDI measurements and designs.
Facilitate development of the ADP design document and AOP/ DIP.
Gather and analyze community perspectives, and prepare annual work plans and cash flows.
Write concept papers and proposals for non-sponsorship fundraising.
Monitoring of progress and achievements of programmes in the ADP.
Mobilize community participation in program/project planning, development, implementation and monitoring.
Mobilize government institutions and technical staff in the planning and implementation of ADP program and plans.
Mobilise grassroots organizations, Churches and other civil society organizations on poverty reduction.
Facilitate networking with government institutions and other development partners within the ADP in planning and implementation of development programs.
Identify and nurture local partnerships with grassroots civil society organizations, Churches and sub county government.
Build and facilitate the capacity and growth of community and grassroots organizations.
Facilitate growth of strong grassroots movements on specific advocacy issues.
Build leadership and mobilization capacity of programme/project committees and facilitate their participation in programme/project development activities.
Support and facilitate graduated growth of partnerships and community based organizations
Organize community programme development and resource mobilization of planned activities such as community contributions.
Facilitate the operations and functioning of ADP child protection committee.
Ensure adherence at ADP of child protection policy, guidelines and protocols.
Support and facilitate sponsorship staff and sponsorship service operations in the ADP.
Monitor performance of sponsorship performance in line with child sponsorship standards.
ADP financial and asset resources are managed and used in line with policy guidelines.
Provide accurate and timely variances explanations on ADP over and under expenditures
Organize ADP level forum assess progress of implementation of planned activities.
Monitor progress of programme/project interventions against plans within the ADP.
Organize review, reflection and learning forum for ADP staff, community, local organizations and government.
Documentation and sharing of programme learning.
Produce ADP quality and timely reports to keep track of progress of planned activities within the area of operation.
Produce timely and quality bi-annual and annual reports.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
University Degree in Social Science, Development Studies, Education or any relevant field.
Must have Post Graduate Qualification in Project Planning and Management
At least five years’ experience working facilitating community development.
Must be highly reliable and independent.
Ability to work with minimal supervision.
You must be able to ride a motor cycle with a clean riders’ licence.
Networking and advocacy skills
Person of high integrity and willing to work with minimal supervision
Only Ugandan Internal Candidates are encouraged to apply