African Youth Initiative Network

AYINET - Uganda

Opportunities

Posted on 20th April 2018

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

 

Posted on 16th May 2018

The African Youth Initiative Network (AYINET) is a Non-Governmental Organization based in Lira, Northern Uganda. Since establishment in 2005, AYINET has among others provided physical and psychosocial rehabilitation to tens of thousands of victims of War between Government of Uganda and Lord Resistance Army (LRA) in the Greater North.

 

AYINET has secured a three (3) year grant from Democratic Governance Facilities (DGF), with aims of empowering war victims and post-conflict communities to participate in meaningful Transitional Justice processes in Uganda. The programme of Rehabilitating Communities and Victims for Effective Recovery (RECOVER) will be implemented in the regions of Teso, Lango, Acholi and West Nile. The project will seek to:

  • Enhance physical and emotional healing of war victims in greater northern Uganda.
  • Promote meaningful community’s participation in Transitional Justice processes
  • Mobilise and engage youths who are at risk as leaders and game changers
  • Promote Opportunities for Women’s Empowerment and Recovery (Gender- POWER)

 

AYINET is recruiting staffs for the following positions;

 

Clinical Officer (1 position)

Clinical officer will design a strategic community activity work plan for implementing the medical and psychosocial rehabilitation project funded by DGF. She/he will identify and assess post-conflict victims who sustained physical injuries for rehabilitation and surgical treatment.

 

Qualifications:

a) The applicant should preferably hold a Diploma in clinical medicine and community health or Diploma in Orthopedic surgery from a recognized Institution.

b) Applicants must be registered with the Allied Health Professionals’ council.

c) The applicant should preferably have 2 years experience in clinical practice.

 

Duties and responsibilities:

• Conduct health sensitization, mobilization, and assessments of beneficiaries to the project to access a free medical service.

• Ensure that the designs and health strategies being implemented by AYINET Uganda are in line with the Uganda Allied Health Professionals’ council standards.

• Monitor programme progress which will involve following up of the patients in their communities that had surgical treatment.

• Initiate and participate in health District Advocacy initiatives and stakeholder awareness about the ongoing project.

• Ensure that project activities are integrated with other sectors in partner Districts.

• Compile and submit periodic reports with participation in annual progress and activity reports of the project.

• Participate in activity work planning, budgeting, managing and accounting for allocated resources.

• Adhere to the Professional Codes of Conduct and Ethics.

• Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

• Should have management, counseling, communication and interpersonal skills.

• Knowledge of any of the local languages spoken in West Nile Sub- Region, Lango, Acholi, and Teso is an added advantage.

 

 

I.T Specialist (1)

Information Technology Services performs a critical role in supporting and managing the Organization’s computers systems, equipment and providing support services. The IT Specialist role is responsible for supporting all aspects of the IT systems and services. Additionally, the role includes responsibility for ensuring the security and integrity of computer operations and systems development in accordance with the organization’s strategic plan & IT policy.

 

Qualifications:

a) Relevant IT degree or industry experience.

b) Knowledge and experience in Adobe Creative Suite applications

c) Knowledge and experience in Content Management Systems

d)  Demonstrated understanding of IT Management.

 

Duties and responsibilities:

• Provide first point of IT Support contact for all AYINET staff.

• Manage and update website on a regular basis.

• Design appropriate advocacy materials to be used online and in print.

•  Installing and configuring computer hardware operating systems and applications.

•  Ensure system and data security is maintained at a high standard, ensuring the integrity of AYINET network is not compromised.

• Expedite the repair of hardware faults and software configuration problems, notifying or forwarding to relevant suppliers in a timely manner.

•  Provide technical assistance to project teams and undertake technical project roles when required; supporting the roll-out of new applications and solutions.

• Demonstrate commitment to and promotion of a culture of service excellence and continual improvement within the IT team.

 

Successful applicants will be expected to start the job with immediate effect from June 2018. The duty station will be at AYINET’s headquarters in Lira, with frequent travels across the project regions.

 

Interested applicants should send in their applications to uganda@africanyouthinitiative.org  and copy to d.odwar@africanyouthinitiative.org or hand deliver to AYINETs Offices at Plot 25, Church Road, Junior Quarters, Adyel Division in Lira Municipality.

 

The deadline for receiving applications is Monday 21st May 2018 by 5:00 PM. Late applications will not be considered in this call.

NB: Only candidates in possession of Uganda’s National ID will be shortlisted and interviewed

AYINET is an equal opportunity employer.

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Gender Coordinator (1) position: CLOSED

The officer will be responsible to coordinate implementation of GENDER-POWER (Promote Opportunities for Women’s Empowerment and Recovery) campaign in relation to ensure Transitional Justice is Gender inclusive. The officer will work across all the four regions., and expected to coordinate work with district local governments, faith and cultural institutions, NGOs and all related stakeholders.

Qualifications: The position is to be occupied by the person with:

  • Minimum of Bachelor Degree in Social works and Social Administration, Gender Studies or any related field of study.
  • Good communication skills and better understanding of local community.
  • Skillful in writing and reporting for the activities performed and also able to meet the deadline.
  • Basic computer knowledge a must
  • Although some years of experience in Gender related field is an added advantage, but AYINET is an equal opportunity employer and would encourage all innovative applicants from all including fresh graduates as long as you demonstrate ability to learn

 

Psychotherapist/ Counsellor (1) position: CLOSED

 The officer will be working with colleagues across the 4 regions, engaging in providing counselling/trauma care, conducting community and family psychosocial support.

Qualifications: The position is to be occupied by the person with:

  • Minimum of Bachelor Degree in Community Psychology or any related discipline
  • Good communication skills
  • Basic skills of computer a must
  • Should have the experience/skills of working as a counsellor for at least two (3) years in the private or public institution.

 

Youth Officers (2) positions: CLOSED

The officers will be working across the 4 regions and coordinate the project that will mobilise and engage youth at risks as leaders and game changers.

Qualifications: The position is to be occupied by the person with:

  • Minimum of Bachelor Degree in Social Sciences, Development Studies, or any other related fields
  • Better understanding and innovative as it will involve working with the youth for at least (3) years
  • Good communication skills, and better knowledge of the use of social media will be added advantage
  • Basic skills of computer

 

M & E Assistant (1) position: CLOSED

 The officer will be working across all the 4 regions, doing all the project monitoring and documentations.

Qualifications: The position is to be occupied by the person with:

  • Minimum of Bachelor Degree in Statistics, Certificate in M&E or any other related field
  • Experience of working as a M & E officer for at least (2) years, although newly qualified are strongly encouraged to apply
  • Good communication and writing skills
  • Basic skills of computer applications and able to write reports on his/her work effectively

 

Driver (1) position CLOSED

Qualifications: The position is to be occupied by the person with:

  • A minimum of senior four (S.4) certificate
  • Driver’s valid license ‘Class DM’
  • Good communication and inter personal relationship

 

For all the vacancies above, knowledge of any of the local languages spoken in West Nile Sub- Region, Lango, Acholi, and Teso is an added advantage.

Successful applicants will be expected to start the job with immediate effect from May 2018. The duty station will be at AYINET’s headquarters in Lira,  with frequent travels  across the project regions.

Interested applicants should send in their applications to

uganda@africanyouthinitiative.org or hand delivery to AYINET's Offices at plot 25, Church Road, Junior Quarters, Adyel Division in Lira Municipality.

The deadline for receiving applications is  10th May 2018 by 12:00 Noon. Late applications will not be considered in this call.

NB: Only candidates in possession of Uganda’s National ID will be shortlisted and interviewed

Female candidates are encouraged to apply

MANAGEMENT

 

 

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.

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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

  • Mobilization and Coordination of their local communities for mitigation of potential conflicts
  • Provide continuous emotional support to highly traumatized community members
  • Promote peace and justice through local advocacy mechanisms to their community members
  • Be able to identify and provide solutions to emerging conflicts within the communities.
  • Document and keep records of all the project assignments

Qualifications

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

  • Provide capacity development through mentorship and coaching methods to the CFPPs
  • Provide advanced counselling to war traumatised victims in Agago and Pader districts
  • Mobilize communities and engage them in peace building efforts
  • Report writing and timely hand in
  • Provide psychosocial support services to build sustainable communities
  • Monitor counselling services offered by the CFPPs

 

Qualifications

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.

 

OPPORTUNITY TO PARTICIPATE

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.

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Posted on Monday, 17, August 2015 CLOSED

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

 

 

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

 

Specifications

- 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

 

Specifications

- 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: d.odwar@africanyouthinitiative.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.

 

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