Red Cross Uganda, Mbale Office

Red Cross Mbale has a significant role in supporting a wide area of districts and the people that live in these communities. Red Cross Mbale are a professional organisation with many expertise in disaster management and emergency response, however, they still strive to develop their ability to prepare for and react to emergencies and have identified that they would like support in the following areas:

  • Disaster risk reduction
  • Strengthening of early warning systems
  • Community contingency planning
  • Community volunteer management
  • Resource mobilisation

Projects Specific Skills and Experience

The person applying for this opportunity may have some or all of the following skills;

  • Emergency and natural disaster preparedness/planning
  • Resilience to Climate Change management
  • Crisis/emergency relief management
  • Rehabilitation and development
  • Volunteer recruitment and management
  • Training and mentoring

This placement requires expert skills and experience from someone who has studied, worked in and/or volunteered in an environment that would enable them to share expertise and good practice with the Red Cross team.

We will consider applications from applicants who feel they have transferable skills that could be applied to this role.