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Livelihoods Volunteer


  • Organization: IRC - International Rescue Committee
  • Location: Kampala
  • Grade: Volunteer
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Food Security, Livestock and Livelihoods
    • Volunteerism
  • Closing Date:

The Livelihoods Volunteer will be responsible for providing technical support in vocational skills training, apprenticeship, skills certification, Urban Savings and Loans Association (USLA), and micro-enterprise.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Support in registration, and preparation of payments for the different service tracks i.e vocational skills training, apprenticeship, skills certification, Urban Savings and Loans Association (USLA), and micro-enterprise in dropin and commcare at the IRC Livelihood Center.
  • Support with soft skills trainings for vocational & apprenticeship clients including job readiness.
  • Support with USLA group formation and facilitation of trainings on VSLA methodology for USLA formed groups.
  • Provide technical backstopping for USLA groups on a weekly basis during group Sittings and collection of weekly/monthly savings data from the USLA groups.
  • Identify mature VSLA groups for financial linkages and train them in bank linkage processes.
  • Support in monitoring of clients placed with Apprenticeship hosts in the different divisions
  • Participate in the M&E data collection and documentation of success stories as required.
  • Act as channel for feedback through who community members and leaders can communicate with the IRC during community engagements.
  • Identify specific protection needs and preliminary referrals to service providers (both state and humanitarian actors)
  • Support with translation/Interpretation for the clients

Key Working Relationships

Position Reports to: Business and Enterprise Development Manager.

Position Indirectly Reports to: Senior Livelihoods Officer, Monitoring & Evaluation Officer, VSLA Officer, Cash and Markets Officer, Community and Client Engagement Officer.

We do our best to provide you the most accurate info, but closing dates may be wrong on our site. Please check on the recruiting organization's page for the exact info. Candidates are responsible for complying with deadlines and are encouraged to submit applications well ahead.
Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.