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Recruiting for a Female Halfway Home Assistant

Do you believe that no young person should have to live and work on the streets?

Do you believe that children who have lived on the streets deserve the chance to fulfil their potential?

S.A.L.V.E. International is looking to recruit a female Home Assistant – could it be you?

Home Assistant: This is a role where you stay residentially caring for children for up to 3 weeks per month. You will be expected to be able to cater for 30-50 people per day in a residential care setting. This is a role for someone with the heart and passion to work with children who have been living on the streets in Uganda and who works well with others in a team. They will love caring for children, keeping a home clean, cooking and counselling children. They will be a person who likes to do their work to a high quality, has good time keeping and can keep good records in files and on a computer.

Qualifications: We are especially interested in hearing from candidates with catering qualifications and/or social work/ counselling.

Languages: We need someone who can speak English as well as Luganda or Lusoga

Click here for the full role description.

Please apply: by submitting your 1 page covering letter explaining how you fit the role description and your CV to Applications given in printed copy will not be considered.

The deadline for submission of applications is Thursday 7th December 2023.

The interviews will be conducted on Thursday 14th December 2023 (for shortlisted candidates only).

Please only apply if you are a female Ugandan national over 25 years old with good catering and child care skills, as well as a passion for the work we do.

Only shortlisted candidates will be called for interviews.

More about the organisation:

S.A.L.V.E. International stands for Support and Love Via Education International.

S.A.L.V.E. exists to give love and opportunities via education to children and the families of children living on the streets of Jinja, Uganda. We aim to see children leave the streets and return to a stable family home and education to help them to become happy, self-sustaining, responsible adults.

We achieve this through; Drug Rehabilitation, Street Outreach work and Home Resettlement, counselling and rehabilitation, Educational Support, Community and Family Education and Business Empowerment, fundraising and awareness raising.

We are based in Jinja city, within Jinja district. This role is based at our head offices in Namulesa.

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  1. Nabuduwa Doreen
    Dec, 6, 2023

    It’s such a true heart to care about children thanks Alot

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