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Community Development Facilitator


Position: Community Development Facilitator

Report to: Programme Manager

Location: Kamwenge District, Western Region.

Purpose of position: To guide and facilitate Program Development, Monitoring and Implementation in an Area Development Program (ADP) in line with Program plans.

Key Responsibilities

  • 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 Uganda Nationals Candidates are encouraged to apply