The NGO runs a technical college of 100 students, aged 17-28 based in a village in Tororo district, Eastern Uganda. The school is 4 hours drive away from Kampala. The role will need the volunteer to spent 3 weeks at the school and 1 week at the head office in Kampala. The NGO is committed to providing young adults the opportunity to education. Their focus is on technical life skills, specializing in the teaching of carpentry, bricklaying and tailoring. By providing these skills to underprivileged youth, they hope to empower them to live meaningful, happy and responsible lives. As they believe all young people have a right to be heard and a right to a fair start in life and that each and every human being possesses a unique purpose in life. It is their mission to empower young people to fulfill on their inner potential. For the minimum time of 4 weeks, we are looking for a Pro Bono Consultant for Non-Profit Organization Development.
Type: Knowledge Transfer (Probono)
Online Project: No
Location: Kololo, Kampala, Uganda
Min. Stay: 4 weeks
Max. No. of Volunteers: 6
Project Focus: Education, Special Education; Children, Childcare
SDG: 11 Sustainable Cities and Communities
Support both the teaching and administrative staff to deliver on the day to day operations of the school.
Successfully implement the school’s business plans.
Organise events (medical camp, fund raising events, graduation ceremony, parents evening).
Supporting the school to implement standards and procedures.
Oversee monthly budgets/actual including pricing and cost controls.
Communicate with the donors.
Manage Project Partners Facebook page as well as online kick starter fundraising campaigns.
Experience: 4 to 5 years of experience
Knowledge Areas: Projectmanagement; Administration / Office Work; Social Media & Communications; Leadership, Management, Entrepreneurship, Social/ NGO Development or School / Academic setting
Minimum Language Skills: English A2 – Elementary
Desired Age Group: between 30 and 60 years old
PBC required: Yes
Other: Good health. Willingness to work within a diverse team will be essential for success, The candidate must be comfortable staying for extended periods in a rural village setting. S/he must be flexible and open minded enough to adjust to local customs, cultures and norms with a level of tolerance for different cultures. The candidate should be a self reliant individual comfortable in new surroundings with strong personal organisational skills to manage his/her personal life. The candidate should be proactive and able to foster open communication and collaboration. The ideal candidate should have some project management, team leadership and management skills or have a strong interest in developing those skills.
Cost & Services
We offer you the possibility to engage yourself in a culturally and professionally challenging environment. Besides giving something back to the world; you get an excellent opportunity to further develop your personality and intercultural competence. We find a social project that perfectly matches your qualifications and preferences; prepare you for your new assignment; guide you before and during your volunteering experience, help to fundraise your mission and following up on your achievements once you get home. For this service we charge 1.600 Euro (net).
In short: We will make sure that all you need for a successful mission is provided to you!
or how this project makes a difference:
Long Term aim (desired impact): That the Organization runs professionally.
Short Term aim (desired output for the individual volunteer coming): When everything is done on time (meeting the deadlines) Reports, letters, mails , phones, meetings are scheduled and done on time.
Projekt closed: 22-Dec to 04-Jan over XMAS
Accomondation on arrival: On arrival, the volunteer will stay in a Guest House at a cost of €18 per night
Social activities (organised by partner): 1 day Kampala tour can be organised – the places to visit may include, the Kasubi tombs, Bhahai temple, the museum, the Gadaffi mosque – €54. We can also organize a one day to visit Jinja town, visit the source of river Nile, Owen falls dam and enjoy white water rafting -€133. The volunteer may with mutual consent organse trips in and around Uganda – including safaris, gorilla treks and beach trips
Language lessons: KISWAHILI at a cost of €18 per week
Guidance: The volunteer will work closely with the school operations manager with weekly calls. She will provide support and guidance in the course of carrying out of day to day tasks. Volunteer will also be appointed a mentor who will support the volunteer in the process of transitioning to the new environment and culture. The mentor is also available to the volunteer in case s/he needs to discuss any personal or emotional concerns in confidence.
Internet: Volunteers will be provided an internet modem that will require data refill by the volunteer monthly. A €44 refill can last a month
Other relevant information:
The role of Operations Assistant is flexible and it can be shared between a group of volunteers. Volunteers are free to suggest things that they have a passion and interest in – so for example if they would like to spend some of their time teaching, or helping with sports activities, or supporting the computer lab – that is also ok!
Nach ausgiebiger Beratung und Vorstellung der ersten passenden Projekte, schließen wir eine schriftliche Vereinbarung. Somit haben alle Beteiligten eine Planungssicherheit.
Vorstellung des Bewerberprofils beim Projekt Partner
Entscheidet sich der Projekt Partner für Sie, so dokumentiert er dieses auf dem sogenannten Confirmation of Assignment (COA).
Dieses ist ein Indiz für uns das der reine Vermittlungsprozess hier abgeschlossen ist.
Sie werden individuell und entsprechend Ihrer Vorkenntnisse auf Ihren Einsatz vorbereitet.
Während Ihrer Projektarbeit steht Ihnen ein fester Ansprechpartner vor Ort jederzeit zur Verfügung.
Am Ende des Projektes erfolgt ein Feedback-Gespräch und die Projektarbeit wird zusammen mit allen Beteiligten ausgewertet.