DATES: 4 to 12 week placement negotiable
LOCATION: various locations in urban and rural Uganda
Street Child is seeking volunteers to help launch our new programmes in Uganda. With an ongoing refugee crisis in the North of the country, and poverty debilitating many more families, there is a serious gap in education and children’s wellbeing. We need volunteers to conduct in-depth research to help inform the future of our programmes as we look to starting operations in yet another country.
This placement is a unique opportunity to take a frontline role in helping to launch new programmes research, and make a lasting and critical contribution to an international development organisation. You will be gaining the skills and experience you will need for a career in the humanitarian sector, while also taking on a new challenge, meeting extraordinary people and exploring a beautiful country.
Your key responsibilities will include:
Conducting literature reviews on assigned issues and proposing frameworks for how the issues can be understood within the context of NGO’s vision and mission
Conducting primary and secondary research at field sites using bespoke methodologies and methods, including appropriate tools for research with children, their communities and other relevant stakeholders
Creating research papers with recommendations for Street Child and relevant stakeholders
Collaborating with local partners and stakeholders to share expertise and gather data
A research degree with a strong academic record
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Professional and diligent in presentation and conduct
Independent and capable of proactive work plan management with minimal support
Flexible, adaptable and able to thrive in a start-up environment
Thoughtful, resourceful, reflective, and eager to learn
Culturally responsive and respectful
Keen interest in understanding and contributing to the development sector
The successful applicant must be prepared to live and work in austere conditions, and to travel independently to urban, rural and remote project sites. A fundraising commitment will be required of the successful applicant, for which support will be provided by Street Child staff. Flights and food are at the applicant’s own expense. Accommodation will be provided at a fixed cost and will require sharing rooms with another volunteer.
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Angelegt am: 10.04.2018
Letzte Änderung am: 10.04.2018