National Volunteer, Human Resources Job, Kampala

May 6, 2017 by Stuffzoom

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Last modified May 6, 2017

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International Justice Mission (IJM) Kampala is working to eliminate property grabbing in Uganda by bringing rescue and restoration to individual victims, accountability to their perpetrators, and transformation to the public justice system as a whole. The Human Resource team focuses on recruitment of, management of, and providing direction for the people who work in the organization. This encompasses: recruitment and retention, learning and development, employee relations, and the resiliency of the team.

The HR team at IJM enable employees to contribute effectively and productively to the overall organizational direction and the accomplishment of IJM’s goals and objectives. The National HR supports both Field Offices in achieving the Field Office Objectives in the HR department. As the National Human Resources Volunteer, you will support the National Director of Human Resources with some of the day to day Staff Care and Human Resources responsibilities. This position is based in Kampala, Uganda and reports to the National Director, Human Resources.



Human Resources and Operations Support

  • Support the administration of staff care, development and training activities, including booking trainers, rooms, refreshments, taking bookings and cancellations, issuing certificates and updating training records as required including the National Staff retreats;
  • Support the Kampala FO recruiting process as required;
  • Assist the National Director of Human Resources with the coordination and support of the National Overnight Retreat of both Field Offices; the National Leadership retreat and other National initiatives as requested;
  • Maintain up-to-date records (manual and computerized) relating to all areas of HR activity; and
  • Ad hoc administration duties such as photocopying and filing for the National HR Team.


  • Participate in IJM programs in professionalism and Christian spiritual formation.

Travel Requirements

  • This position requires limited travel around Kampala during working hours.



Required Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field. Human Resources training is preferred;
  • One year of experience in HR/Admin or Front Office Management or similar position preferred;
  • Excellent communicator with fluency in English and Luganda, organizational and customer service skills along with a high level of proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite;
  • Driver’s license and experience driving manual vehicles preferred; and
  • The successful candidate should have strong attention to detail, be able to multi-task successfully, handle stressful situations in a professional manner, and consistently present a positive image to internal and external customers.

Critical Qualities

  • Mature Christian faith as defined by the Apostles’ Creed;
  • Passionate commitment to IJM’s mission and values;
  • Great personality with ability to work well under stress with a sustained positive attitude;
  • Exceptionally high level of honesty and integrity;
  • Professional in demeanor, appearance, writing and oral communication; and
  • Ability to cooperate effectively in a multi-cultural environment.


Send Job Application Form, Resume, Cover Letter & Statement of Faith*


By E-mail (preferred method):


*What is a statement of faith?

A statement of faith should describe your Christian faith and how you see it as relevant to your involvement with IJM. The statement can either be incorporated into the cover letter or submitted as a separate document and should include, at a minimum, a description of your spiritual disciplines (prayer, study, etc.) and your current fellowship or place of worship.

Online Application

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