Probation Officer

  • Company:
    Amuru District Local Government
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    2 days ago
  • Category:

Job purpose:
To promote the protection and welfare of the vulnerable members of the community and facilitate the participation of the youth in social economic development
Qualifications
An honors Bachelor degree in social works and social administration Arts or social sciences, or development studies from a recognized university institution

Responsibilities

i. Coordinating the implementation of policies and programs to prevent the occurrence of vulnerable children in the community.
ii. Initiating and developing children and youth programs and projects.
iii. Sensitizing local communities and NGO’s on child care and protection.
iv. Developing and disseminating advocacy materials on child care and protection.
v. Developing plans of action for probation and social welfare.
vi. Supervising child care institutions.
vii. Organizing, registering, developing and guiding youth groups.
viii. Offering psychological support, arbitration and counseling to families.
ix. Attending court sessions to present investigation reports on matters regarding family social welfare, juvenile crime and child abuse.

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor’s degree
Required relevant work experience: 2 years