Program Assistant job post at National Union of Women with Disabilities of Uganda

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National Union of Women with Disabilities of Uganda

National Union of Women with Disabilities of Uganda

Job Description

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Postgraduate Degree

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Job description

• The Program Assistant will be responsible for day-to-day implementation of all activities in a timely manner.

• Mobilize and form groups of parents of children with disabilities and their households to benefit from the CHANCE2 project.

• Collect data, document, and report on children with disabilities and households of children with disabilities.

• Train health workers, caregivers, and households of children with disabilities in Early Childhood Development, children’s rights, and disability.

• Coordinate with Government and other stakeholders to address issues of children with disabilities.

• Link the parents of children with disabilities with disability groups to benefit from government programs and other programs available in the region.

• Work closely with sub county, district officials and other partners to deliver quality intervention.

• Produce timely activity, progress, and financial report to the immediate supervisor.


• The Job holder must have at least 2- 3 years working experience in project management and implementation, report writing, monitoring and evaluation and resource mobilization.

• Knowledgeable in childcare and development, gender, and disability.

• Experienced in working with women and persons with disabilities.

• Able to deliver results effectively with minimum supervision, ability, and willingness to learn.

• Able to document results, lessons, and best practices out of interventions.

• Must have good communication skills.

• Must have good track record in financial management, accountability, and reporting.

• Knowledge of the local language is an added advantage.


The Program Assistant must possess a Diploma in the following fields: Development Studies, Social Work and Administration, Social Science, Adult and Community Psychology, Gender and Community Development, Disability studies and other related Humanities from Reputable Institutions. Bachelor’s degree in relevant field will be added advantage.

Application Process

1. Submit a letter of motivation and detailed 2–3-page Curriculum Vitae

2. Indicate at least 3 professional referees for reference and follow up

3. Clearly emphasise the position you are applying for in the subject line of the email

4. Deadline for submission of applications is 27th January 2023, 5 pm East African Time

5. All applications should be submitted via email to and addressed to;

Chairperson Personnel Committee,

National Union of Women with Disabilities of Uganda,

Plot 2015 Kisaasi-Kyanja road,

P.O. Box 24891,

Kampala, Uganda.


• Qualified women and girls with disabilities are highly encouraged to apply.

• Only shortlisted candidates shall be notified.

NUWODU has a zero-tolerance policy towards exploitation in all its forms, discrimination, harm, and abuse. We expect all our staff, interns and volunteers, and partners to ensure we protect the communities in which we operate from harm and abide by our Safeguarding Policy.

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