ABOUT CHIMPANZEE TRUST
The chimpanzee Sanctuary & Wildlife Conservation Trust (Chimpanzee Trust) is a Wildlife Conservation NGO whose mission is to “Sustainably conserve chimpanzees in their natural habitats and provide optimum captive care to those who cannot survive in the wild.
Chimpanzee Trust seeks to recruit suitably qualified, experienced, and competent professionals to fill the position below.
- Minimum of a Bachelor in Education, Environment Management Studies, Community Development, or any other related disciplines. Additional demonstrated training related to the field is an added advantage.
- At least 3 years of working experience in natural resources and biodiversity conservation projects. Previous work in primate conservation will be an added advantage
Fulfill activities as per the Trust’s strategic plan; to influence attitude change through chimpanzee conservation awareness and education.
1.1 Design education programs for target groups
1.2 Implement environmental education and community programs
1.3 Evaluate all education and community programs
1.4 Mobilize resources for funding education and community activities, including sourcing for grants, and generating income for projects through investigating and bidding for external funding.
1.5 Participate in fundraising and promotional events
1.6 Engage partners to promote to implement Chimpanzee Trusts’ Environmental Education programs and activities.
1.7 Update a database of activities and services for all education and community activities and programs.
1.8 Encouraging and influencing the development of new learning opportunities through formal and informal classes as well as individual tutoring and mentoring.
1.9 Allocating and monitoring budgets for education grants.
1.10 Undertaking the administration and evaluation of provision and reporting to advisory bodies and management groups.
1.11 Evaluating the effectiveness of programs and writing reports for the projects under your jurisdiction.
1.12 Perform any and all other duties assigned to you by your supervisors and superiors as may be deemed necessary.
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
- The ability to relate to, motivate and empathize with a range of people from different backgrounds.
- Demonstrable respect for equality and diversity and the ability to promote equal opportunity practices.
- An understanding of different value bases.
- Persistence and resilience, as results are often not immediate and outcomes cannot be guaranteed.
- A range of group work skills, from creating and leading a group to being a participative member.
- The ability to work independently, make decisions and use initiative to establish projects.
- Good planning and organizational skills.
- A high level of creativity and problem-solving ability, helping people to overcome barriers and challenges.
- A flexible approach and the ability to cope with change;
- The ability to interpret, communicate and implement complex information;
- The capability to reflect constructively on current practice and adapt accordingly
HOW TO APPLY
Applications should be sent in by email or hard copy or posted to the address below with requisite support documents.
The Recruitment Committee,
Chimpanzee Sanctuary and Wildlife Conservation Trust (Chimpanzee Trust)
Plot 1 Bank Close, Entebbe Town
P.O. Box 884, Entebbe – Uganda
Email to: email@example.com
The closing date for receipt of applications is 2 weeks from the date of this advert.