Case Worker Community-Based Protection Job – ALIGHT

Job Title:  Case Worker Community-Based Protection (40 Fresher Jobs)

Organisation: ALIGHT

Duty Station:  Kyangwali, Kyaka II, Nakivale, Oruchinga and Rwamwanja, Uganda

Reports to:  Community Based Protection Assistant


About US:

ALIGHT, formerly the American Refugee Committee (ARC), is an international non-profit, non-sectarian organization that has provided humanitarian assistance and training to millions of beneficiaries over the last 40 years. In 2011, Alight helped nearly 2.5 million people get essential services to regain their health and take back control of their lives. Alight works with its partners and constituencies to provide opportunities and expertise to communities of refugees and internally displaced persons in seven countries in Africa, Asia and Europe, including Iraq, Kosovo, and in the Darfur region of Sudan and is currently providing for emergency relief and recovery in Haiti. Alight provides shelter, clean water and sanitation, health care, skills training, microcredit education, protection to help survivors of war and natural disasters to rebuild their lives with dignity, health care, security and self-sufficiency.


Job Summary: Reporting to the Community Based Protection Assistant, the Community Based Protection Case Worker will be responsible for providing support in all Community Based Protection activities in the field as guided by the community services team.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Lead all community participation activities including road repairs, Persons with specific needs (PSNs)/ Extremely Vulnerable Individuals (EVIs) house construction, monitor PSN usage, clearing and cleaning water sources, renovation and clearing of community shades.
  • Report all community activities conducted in villages and have attendance list of community participation.
  • Support in community mobilization activities of all forms for all the sector.
  • Support in all major translations and facilitation of different activities as and when called upon.
  • Conduct follow up field/ home visits to all PSNs and EVIs, reporting regularly their living and health conditions.
  • Keep updated information on all PSNs/EVIs in your zone
  • Assess and report all relevant and emergency incidents as and when they occur in Community
  • Support in all distributions of Food and non-food items to different categories of individual including specific support to PSNs/ EVIs.
  • Attend weekly/ monthly community worker meetings and ensure compliance to the agreed standards.
  • With guidance and instructions from the Alight protection staff, follow up on all protection related issues.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a Diploma in Social Work, Community Psychology, Education, Development studies or in any relevant field.
  • One year of experience in supporting community work.
  • Basic knowledge of community services is desirable
  • In addition to written and spoken English, must be fluent in Local Languages
  • Strong knowledge of the local population and language is A MUST.
  • Ability to ride a motorcyle with a valid riding licence.


How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested applicants should apply online at the link below.


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Deadline: 11th November 2022 at 5:00pm

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