We are Hiring

CDFU Communication for Development Foundation Uganda (CDFU) is a non-governmental organization (NGO) that provides Development Communication services aimed at influencing positive behaviors for the social development of men, women, youth and children.

CDFU seeks to recruit  Project officers, an Accounts Assistant and Volunteer Counsellors to support the prevention and response to teenage pregnancies in Buyende and Kamuli districts in Eastern Uganda. The overall objective of the project is to enable local and grassroots CSOs to contribute to improved adolescent SRHR outcomes in Uganda.

Positions and duty station: Project Officers (2) – Kamuli; Accounts Assistant (1) – Kampala; Volunteer Counsellors (2) – Kampala

Commitment: Full time

Position: Project officers

Job summary: The Project Officer will mainly support implementation of all Social and Behavior Change (SBC) activities at district and community levels. He/she will work closely with the Project Coordinator to ensure activities to promote Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health are implemented as planned.

Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Communication, Health, Social Sciences, Population or related field. A post graduate training in related fields is an added advantage.  Must have at least two years’ experience in implementing Social and Behaviour Change (SBC) interventions. Demonstrate knowledgeable practice of working with districts, non-governmental and community-based organizations as well as government departments. Must have experience working at the community level to implement Adolescent Reproductive Health and Rights interventions. Have excellent interpersonal communication skills and ability to work as a team player. Good presentation and writing skills and Computer skills of Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point. Must be fluent in the local language (Lusoga).

Position: Accounts Assistant

Job Summary : Responsible for the day-to-day financial functions of the Project in the Organization in accordance with the CDFU policies and procedures. The Accounts Assistant will be responsible for preparing and monitoring budgets, track expenditures for timely financial reporting.  

Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in commerce (Accounting) or Business Administration from a recognized institution. A professional qualification like ACCA, CPA is an added advantage. Must have at least two years’ experience in preparing and monitoring budgets, bank reconciliations and preparing

financial reports. Demonstrate knowledgeable practice of working with donor funded agencies.  Excellent interpersonal communication skills and ability to work as a team player. Computer skills of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Position: Volunteer Counselors

Job Summary: The volunteer counsellor will support the Call Center to respond to client’s calls. Where necessary, the volunteer counsellor will also provide support to program activities including reporting, health education as well as documenting and sharing success stories.  

Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Health, Social Sciences, Communication or related field. University students in their 3rd year of study can also apply. Excellent interpersonal communication skills and ability to work as a team player. Demonstrate good interpersonal communication, presentation and writing skills; computer skills of Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point. Be fluent in English and Lusoga and must be either a resident of greater Kampala, or has a place to residence in those areas.  

Application Process: Qualified applicants should  email their applications with; CV, Copies of  academic certificates, contact information for 3 professional references and daytime telephone contact addressed to:

The Human Resource Specialist

Communication for Development Foundation Uganda (CDFU)

P. O. Box 8734, Plot 2142, Kanakulya Road, Kyebando, Kampala

Send your applications ONLY by email to: cdfu.or@gmail.com (PDF format –  strictly maximum 6 pages) not later than January 20, 2023 10.00am

While we thank all applicants for showing interest; only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.