JOB VACANCY: Volunteer

JOB TITLE: Volunteer

JOB STATION: WHRDN-U Secretariat, Plot 1789 Old Kira Road Bukoto JOB SUMMARY:

The volunteer will support WHRDN-U secretariat in planning and implementing, activities related ICT& communication, protection, capacity building and advocacy. The Volunteer should be willing to join a growing organization. The incumbent will gain experience in project management at a national feminist organization and take part in promoting the rights and protection of Women Human Rights Defenders.

Key Tasks

  • In consultation WHRDN-U’s communication’s resource person to implement period communication tasks/activities.
  • Support to document experiences of women defenders, stories of change, and newspaper
  • Support with implementing social media and online content, and internet related campaigns
  • Support to give speeches, and conduct trainings before various audiences
  • Support with disseminating regular information to members of the network
  • Support with writing, reviewing and editing reports, articles and meeting notes
  • Support with preparing and delivering presentations among bigger audiences
  • In collaborate with the IT resource person, support with IT related operations
  • In collaboration with IT resource person, support with conducting IT digital security
  • In collaboration with staff assist with organizing workshops, meetings
  • Collaborate with relevant staff to implement protection and advocacy related activities

Qualifications, Skills and experience

  • The ideal candidate must hold a Bachelors’ Degree in any of the areas ; Mass communication, Information Technology, Development studies, Social Sciences human rights, or any other related fields
  • With evidence excellent writing and public speaking skills
  • With evident good digital security management skills
  • At least 2-3 years of relevant work experience working with human rights NGOs in communication, IT and program
  • Must have proven interest in reading and researching
  • Proven excellent writing and computer literacy skills



Qualities and competencies of ideal candidate

  • Proven ability to work under pressure and ability to multi-task (very desired)


  • Result oriented with good interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated interest to grow with a young organization
  • Responsible, flexible, adaptable, and will to travel up country for field work
  • Demonstrate commitment to end Violence Against Women Prevention and girls women’s rights, feminist principles , human rights, and social justice broadly
  • Proven team player
  • Proven ability to organize and work collaboratively with a wide range of stakeholders;


NB: This is a paid position (modest facilitation) for transport and lunch.

How to Apply:

  1. Deadline: 16 March, 2022 at
  2. Age: Between 22- 30 years
  3. All interested and qualified persons should be submit their application, CV via email on to Women Human Rights Defenders Network Uganda (WHRDN-U) addressed to the Executive Director. OR hand delivery to our physical Office: Women Human Rights Defenders Network Uganda

Plot 1789 Old Kira Road Bukoto, P.O.Box 52 72 Kampala,

Telephone: 0414672585 / 0756457038 for directions