Job Detail

Volunteer Nutrition Assistants(15)

Doctors with Africa, CUAMM
Arua
Experience(s) : 1 Year

Overview

Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons for the position of Volunteer Nutrition Assistants. The contracts will be for the period of 11-12 months with possibility of extension or interruption depending on performance. Your role will be to provide IMAM & IYCF services in settlements including counselling and ECD services in the facilities within settlements.

About Doctors with Africa, CUAMM

Doctors with Africa CUAMM has been working in Uganda since 1958: a long journey, that still goes on. Fighting HIV/AIDS, malnutrition and tuberculosis, assuring maternal and neonatal care and training local health workers: some of the goals of Doctors with Africa CUAMM. The efforts of volunteers and local health providers are focused on combating the spread of HIV/AIDS, specifically vertical retroviral transmission from mother to newborn. The care of mothers and children is also the aim of the project “Mothers and children first”, started in 2012 at Aber hospital. Meanwhile, another important purpose of CUAMM’s projects is the training of nurses and obstetrician.

PROJECT DESCRIPTION

Doctors with Africa CUAMM is due to implement a district health systems strengthening project in West Nile with a similar intervention already running in Karamoja in partnership with UNICEF.

The purpose of the project is to support the district health systems in service planning, implementation, support supervision, quality improvement and information management and reporting leading to sustainable increase in access to health services especially maternal, neonatal, adolescent, nutrition and EMTCT services and stronger district health systems.

The project will focus on strategies and delivery platforms that have potential to reach the most vulnerable children in both host communities and refugee settlements.

Districts with refugees will receive support in line with the Refugee and Host Population Empowerment (ReHoPE) strategy, in order to deliver government-led, multi sector actions directed to both host communities and refugees.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons for the position of Nutrition Assistants.

The contracts will be for the period of 11-12 months with possibility of extension or interruption depending on performance.

Preference will be given to candidates who can demonstrate that they have sound experience working in the region and/or in a closely related project and demonstrated ability to work in difficult environments of scarcity and with minimum supervision.

QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS AD EXPERIENCE

  • Qualification in nutrition, nursing or equivalent with experience in provision of nutrition services in refugee settings.
  • Salary and benefits will be attractive and will depend on qualifications and experience.

HOW TO APPLY

Applications (Covering letter and CV only) with telephone contacts and contactable referees should be addressed or delivered to:

The Human Resource Officer, Doctors with Africa CUAMM P.O. Box 7214 Kampala or Arua CUAMM Office.
Email applications: uganda@cuamm.org are preferred and must have the following
subject: “Applications June 2017.” Emails and attachments must not exceed 2MB otherwise they will be rejected by server.
For clarifications Call: 031-2260097.

Deadline for application is 5:00pm 30th June 2017 but may be extended if found necessary.

Hard copies can also be delivered to the CUAMM Country Offfice in Kansanga.

Always be on the alert for potentially fraudulent job postings online - never send money to a potential employer

Upload Your Resume

Register and upload your resume so employers can find you. Don't forget to upload your nice profile photo.

Upload Resume

Post An Internship Now

Post your internship position online for FREE and start receiving applications in minutes.

Post Internship