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ADICE59100 recruits 01 Junior EU Aid Volunteers, Marketing and Capacity building of Community organizations

ADICE59100 recruits 01 Junior EU Aid Volunteers, Marketing and Capacity building of Community organizations

 

This volunteering position will take place in small grassroots organization developing mainly local development aid projects. The volunteers will have to adapt and be flexible regarding the local working and living environment. It is expected that the volunteer to be autonomous and able to take initiatives to support the hosting organization and local community in the development of their projects and activities.

The volunteer will be supported by the hosting organization Uganda Pioneers´ Association (UPA) that is located in Nansana, a suburb of Kampala. UPA was formed in 1989 and has extensive experience in hosting international volunteers and involving them and local volunteers in community projects through Short, Medium and Long-term voluntary services. The organisation is Not-for-Profit and does not represent any political, religious or sectarian motives.

Both projects are located within the same suburb. The two organisation where the volunteer shall be deployed are Pelletier Teenage Mothers’ Foundation and Voice of Women Uganda. They both strive for the protection and empowerment of marginalized women and girls in the local communities.

Voice of Women Uganda (VOWU) is a women’s organisation founded in 2011 with a mission of empowering vulnerable women and girls to understand and exercise their rights and abilities so as to make informed life choices. We are a voice drawing community and national attention to barriers preventing women from accessing and exercising their rights in their homes, their communities and society at large. Its objectives are:

– To enable women and girls interact to share ideas, knowledge and experiences geared towards improving their wellbeing
– To educate women and girls about their human rights with particular focus on reproductive health rights, and observance of gender based rights among others
– To promote women’s rights through elimination of violence and other forms of discrimination against women
– Equip women and girls with skills that will enable them  increase their income
– To advocate for girl child education and gender equity
– To Conduct research pertaining to women  issues

Target beneficiaries are vulnerable women and girls who are facing exploitation, abuse and/or violence. These include among others; young/child mothers, single mothers, married women living in abusive relationships widows, women with disabilities, adolescents, orphans, those infected and affected by HIV/AIDS and other health related conditions. A gender perspective is mainstreamed in VOWU’s work to ensure that gender related concerns and experiences are addressed.

Pelletier Teenage Mothers Foundation (PTMOF) is Non-Government Organization operating in Nansana municipal council Wakiso District established in 2008 with a view of contributing to self reliance of teen mothers and their children through increasing access to basic vocational and employable skills as a basis for their social and economic empowerment.
The organization ensures nurturing the positive mental health, physical and social development of traumatized young parents in Uganda helping them to integrate back into their communities.

PTMOF is aimed at providing employable skills to teen mothers and other economically vulnerable  younger women especially school dropouts  and child mothers who are disadvantaged under the formal education system.

Tâches :

Health, Gender and Rights awareness

Health, Gender and Rights awareness with respect to sexual and reproductive health education, HIV/AIDS awareness, sanitation and hygiene as well as maternal health care services.
– Running a maternal outreach centre
– Conducting health camps
– Sanitation and Health education campaign

Raising awareness and Prevention of Violence against Women and girls

– Community awareness on violence
– Empowerment sessions for women and girls for self defence
– Advocacy and lobbying

Promotion of Girl Child education and protection

– Sanitary PAD campaign to solicit in kind support and donations of pads
– Campaign to end sexual violence in schools
– Make reusable sanitary pads

Livelihood and skills development

– Pig Seed project – a revolving project for women living with HIV to raise pigs for income generation and improving their nutrition status
– Goat rearing project
– a revolving project for muslim women living with HIV for income generation and improving nutrition status
– Village Loan and Savings Association (VSLA) project- project to enable women increasing their saving and credit skills so that they can be able to start income generating projects
– Kitchen Gardens Project – we provide seedlings to single mothers and demonstrate to them the importance of kitchen gardening in improving nutrition and also raising income through sale of crops.

Networking and partnership building

– Participation in national and international events
– Publication of advocacy and information materials

VilleNansana
Expériences / Formation du candidat– Marketing skills for teenage mothers and women group craft products

– Basic knowledge about community development in developing countries

– Communications skills (including visibility, public relations and advocacy)

– Project management skills

– Organizational development and capacity building skills

– English fluency

– Flexibility and willingness to lead a basic life

– Ready to work under minimum supervision.

– Creativity and innovativeness

Experience0 à 3 ans
FonctionsGestion de projets/programmes, Communication
Secteurs d’activitéDroits humains, Développement économique et local
PaysAfrique, Ouganda
Salaire / IndemnitéThe programme covers the following costs:
– Pre-departure training with the European Commission: transport, food and
accommodation covered by the programme
– Pre-departure training with the sending organisation: transport, food and
accommodation covered by the programme
– International travel covered
– Insurance during the duration of the project
– Accommodation
– Local transport costs for travel between project sites
– Monthly allowance: 310,62 eurosDeployment : September 2019 to March 2020
Comment postulerThe candidate has to send the following documents to info@adice.asso.fr
– his/her application form SuD HAV 2
– his/her self assessment questionnaire
– his/her CV in Europass format
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Date de fin de validité01/04/2019

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