African Youth Initiative Network
AYINET - Uganda
TRAINING OPPORTUNITY FOR LAW STUDENTS AND LAWYERS CLOSED
Posted on 30th June 2016
From July 17th to 22nd, 2016 African Youth Initiative Network (AYINET), Uganda together with Kreisau-Initiative, Germany convenes a training course in international criminal law, humanitarian law and human rights.
The aim of these seminars is to give 12 interested law students and lawyers the opportunity to get an introduction into the fields at hand.
TRAINING OPPORTUNITY FOR YOUTH WORKERS CLOSED
Posted on 30th June 2016
From July 17th to 22nd, 2016 African Youth Initiative Network (AYINET), Uganda together with Kreisau-Initiative, Germany convenes a training course in human rights education. The aim of these seminars is to give 12 interested youth workers the opportunity to get an introduction into the fields at hand Read more
Vacancy Announcement CLOSED
Posted on 18th May 2016
African Youth Initiative Network (AYINET) is a human rights organisation based in Lira District in Northern Uganda. AYINET's determination is centred on making justice a reality for war victims in Uganda and Africa as a whole.
Since 2005, AYINET has been working toward making peace and justice a reality for victims and survivors of violations of international humanitarian law by providing remedies through medical repairs and psychosocial support to the war victims especially; in the greater north of Uganda. A motivation based on AYINET Mission: “To mobilise and empower the youth and communities in promoting a healthy, peaceful and just society.” And the Vision: “To have Communities with credible leadership that represents the culture of human rights.”
With the support from USAID SAFE (Supporting Access to Justice, Fostering Equity and Peace), AYINET is expanding the Trauma Healing for post conflict Peace and Reconciliation project (2016-2017), to the districts of Pader and Agago.
This is therefore to announce vacant employment opportunities for eight community focal point persons (CFPPs) and two counsellors.
Community Focal Point Persons (CFPP) ( 8 vacancies)
Key Result Areas
CFPPs should have at least a minimum of; Uganda A-level certificates, certificates in counselling, excellent communication skills both; verbal and written and fluency in English and Luo languages. Ability to use computer applications like Microsoft Word.
Preferred persons should be from the Sub Counties of; Adilang, Awere, Kilak, Lira Palwo in Agago District and Pader T.C, Omot, Patongo and Pajule in Pader distict.
Counsellors (2 vacancies)
Key Result Areas
At least a degree from a recognized institution of higher learning, in SWASA, Community Psychology, and any related professional training with at least two years progressive experience in counselling with a busy organisation.
Please apply not later than May 30th, 2016 at 5:00 pm. Hand deliver your applications to Luo FM in Pader town and AYINET Office in Lira. Address to Administrator P.O Box 981, Lira Uganda, or e-mail: Uganda@africanyouthinitiative.org
AYINET is an equal opportunity employer and we encourage anyone who meets the Requirements should apply. We thank all applicants for their interest but only short listed candidates will be contacted.
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MICC - Model International Criminal Court CLOSED
Posted on 5th January 2016
Model International Criminal Court (MICC) is a simulation of the International Criminal Court (ICC) for high school students and university students from all over the world. MICC encourages young people to study human rights and international criminal law. It comprises sets of training sessions, workshops and discussions with an internationally set up simulation of the ICC – the permanent international judicial body capable of trying individuals for the most serious crimes.
Posted on Monday, 17, August 2015 CLOSED
The African Youth Initiative (AYINET) is a Non-Governmental Organization based in Lira, Northern Uganda. Since our establishment in 2005 we have assisted war victims’ physical and emotional recovery in the Greater North. We have given medical and psychosocial assistance to over five hundred (500) victims of war in the greater northern districts of Uganda. We are also actively involved in youth livelihood programs and empowering war victims and post-conflict communities to participate in meaningful Transitional Justice Processes in Uganda.
AYINET has secured a grant from Democratic Governance Facility (DGF) to give medical and psychosocial support to about one thousand two hundred (1,200) victims of the war in the greater north of Uganda (Teso, Lango, Acholi and West Nile) and also counseling services to their immediate family members.
In line with the above, AYINET would wish to recruit two (2) Clinical Officers and one (1) Counselor. The job will be for eleven (11) months effective this month with a possibility of renewal in case of more funding to extend the services.
Here below are the details;
1. Clinical officers (2) positions
- One must be a qualified clinical officer from a recognized institution of learning.
- The applicant should be conversant with any of the languages spoken in West Nile Sub- Region, Lango, Acholi, and Teso.
- At least an experience of two years working in the capacity of clinical officer in a recognized health service center (private or public).
- Excellent communication skills with the local community (beneficiaries) to ensure good coordination to ensure success of the project.
- Skillful in writing and reporting for the activities performed and also able to meet the deadline.
- Good at English both spoken and written
- Basic computer knowledge is a must.
2. Psychotherapist/ Counselor (1) position
- Qualified for the above job from a recognized institution of learning.
- Should have the experience/skills of working as a counselor for at least two (2) years in the private or public institution.
- Should eloquently speak at least one of the languages of West Nile, Lango, Acholi and Teso.
- Good communication skills to help rehabilitate through counseling the devastated victims communities.
- Should have good spoken and written English.
- Basic skills of computer applications and able to write reports on his/her work effectively.
Interested applicants should send in their applications, curriculum vitae( C.V) and attached photocopies of the academic papers either through hand delivery to AYINETs Offices at plot 68/70,Police Road, Junior Quarters, Adyel Division in Lira Municipality or send your application and the supportive documents to: firstname.lastname@example.org
The applications shall be received from the 17th – 23rd August 2015 by 5:00 PM. Take note that beyond this time, no application shall be received.
Shortlisted candidates shall be contacted through mobile contacts and e-mail addresses provided in the application an also the list shall be pinned at AYINET notice board.
Interviews shall be conducted on Monday 24th August, 2015 at AYINET Office Premises beginning at 9:00 AM in the morning.
Those called and appearing for interview should carry originals of their papers.
© African Youth Initiative Network - Uganda 2016