JOBS/INTERNSHIPS

For each of the following job posts, submit your CV and bio, three referees, letter of motivation, LC1 introductory letter, and copies of certificates, academic records, and IDs to Action Alliance, P.O. Box 462, Lira, Uganda. You may also submit them electronically to info@solidarityuganda.com. Indicate which post you are applying for in the subject line. Females and people of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply for all posts.

DEADLINE: 17 AUGUST 2017

RAPID RESPONSE COORDINATOR

Responsibilities will include:

Coordinate immediate legal, media, medical, psychosocial and or material support for victims of political persecution as needed

Build relationship with allies in the rapid response network

Document victims of political persecutions

Fundraise for sustainability of the rapid response system

Form, train and support community solidarity groups

Where allies are unavailable, offer direct help

Communicate daily with supervisor and report on each training, activity and provide quarterly reports

Other duties as assigned

Qualifications and Requirements

O level, A level or equivalents

Ready to work under minimum supervision

Speak English and one other language

Honesty and competence

Able to work under intense crisis

Should have experience in organizing and activism

Should have experience in human rights work

Bachelor’s degree or higher preferred

Timeline

to June 2018, Full Time

Duty Station:               Kampala

 

WESTERN UGANDA COORDINATOR

Responsibilities will include:

Identify and train at least one new constituency per month in nonviolent action and movement building

Make at least one solidarity visit per month

Coordinate and provide one on one coaching to community organizers

Report on each training activity as well as quarterly

Communicate daily with supervisor

Coordinate local volunteers, partnerships and interns

Build local coalitions and fundraise

Other duties as assigned

Qualifications and Requirements

O level, A level or equivalents.

Ready to work under minimum supervision.

Ability to communicate well with staff and visitors

Speak English and at least one western language

Honesty and competence

Should have experience in organizing and activism

Should have experience in human rights work

Timeline

to June 2018, Full Time

Duty Station:               Western

 

EASTERN UGANDA COORDINATOR

Responsibilities will include:

Identify and train at least one new constituency per month in nonviolent action and movement building

Make at least one solidarity visit per month

Coordinate and provide one on one coaching to community organizers

Report on each training activity as well as quarterly

Communicate daily with supervisor

Coordinate local volunteers, partnerships and interns

Build local coalitions and fundraise

Other duties as assigned

Qualifications and Requirements

O level, A level or equivalents.

Ready to work under minimum supervision.

Ability to communicate well with staff and visitors

Speak English and at least one eastern language

Honesty and competence

Should have experience in organizing and activism

Should have experience in human rights work

Timeline

to June 2018, Full Time

Duty Station:               Eastern

 

CENTRAL UGANDA COORDINATOR

Responsibilities will include:

Identify and train at least one new constituency per month in nonviolent action and movement building

Make at least one solidarity visit per month

Coordinate and provide one on one coaching to community organizers

Report on each training activity as well as quarterly

Communicate daily with supervisor

Coordinate local volunteers, partnerships and interns

Build local coalitions and fundraise

Other duties as assigned

Qualifications and Requirements

O level, A level or equivalents.

Ready to work under minimum supervision.

Ability to communicate well with staff and visitors

Speak at least English and Luganda

Honesty and competence

Should have experience in organizing and activism

Should have experience in human rights work

Timeline

to June 2018, Full Time

Duty Station:               Kampala

 

COMMUNITY CENTER MANAGER

Responsibilities will include:

Coordinate Logistics for all activities at the center

Recruit and coordinate volunteers

Market the center to make sure it’s well known by the community

Ensure guests are happy and utilizing the facility well

Maintain cleanliness at the center

Represent the center in the local community

Manage other affairs related to the center

Manage weekly meetings and communicate daily with the supervisor

Qualifications and Requirements

O level, A level or equivalents.

Ready to work under minimum supervision.

Ability to communicate well with staff and visitors

Speak English and Luo

Honesty and competence

Ability to operate detecting systems and emergency equipment

Should have experience in managerial work

Should have experience in organizing and activism

Timeline

to June 2018, Full Time

Duty Station:               Lira


Solidarity Uganda, Inc. welcomes applicants of all backgrounds.  Some internships can be performed abroad while others require the intern’s presence at one of our offices in Uganda.  Download this brief application and submit it to solidarityuganda [at] gmail [dot] com with “Intern Application” in the subject line.

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Interns enjoy a wide variety of experiences and have the opportunity to learn more about social change work. People of all origins are encouraged to apply.

For more information, contact us!