Graduate Trainee – Climate Justice

Job Title:                    Graduate Trainee- Climate Justice

Location:                    Yumbe

Reports to:                  Initiative Manager

CARE is a global leader within a worldwide movement dedicated to ending poverty. We are known everywhere for our unshakeable commitment to defending the dignity of people. CARE works around the globe to save lives, defeat poverty, and achieve social justice. We seek a world of hope, tolerance, and social justice, where poverty has been overcome, and all people live with dignity and security. We put women and girls at the Centre of our work because we know we cannot overcome poverty until everyone has equal rights and opportunities. CARE has been working in Uganda for over 50 years. We aim to reach 2 million people through lifesaving and gender transformative programs for the next five years (2021 to 2025).

CARE International in Uganda has an amazing one-year opportunity for a passionate, highly motivated recent university graduate to work as a Graduate Trainee under the Climate Justice Program. As a Graduate Trainee, you will be able to develop practical skills by working alongside CARE International employees. As this is a learning opportunity, CARE will contribute a monthly stipend, including medical insurance for the contract period. The Graduate Trainee will undergo coaching and mentoring and be equipped with skills for market readiness and improving their employability. 

Therefore, CARE International in Uganda seeks to recruit a highly motivated and qualified professional to fill the above position:


  • Develop a personal learning and development plan.
  • Initiate regular coaching and mentorship to address learning needs.
  • Support mobilization of project participants for training, dialogues, and advocacy activities.
  • Raise awareness in the community about sustainable natural resource management, gender mainstreaming and disability inclusion.
  • Work closely with the local refugee leadership and other community structures to identify support gaps and suggestions for inclusion in programming. 
  • Work with supervisor to develop concepts and reports. 
  • Work with new gender models, e.g., Women lead in Emergency (WLiE) and Role Model men. 
  • Identify and implement one project idea for personal learning and development. 
  • Perform any other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Women and Gender Studies, Development Studies, Social Sciences, and Environment Management, attained in the last three years.  
  • Dynamic personality, good speaking and writing skills, gender awareness and multicultural sensitivity, and flexibility to support various teams. 
  •  Must be a recent graduate below 30 years, who graduated over the past 1-3 years from a reputable university.
  •  Post-graduates below 30 years will also be considered.


To apply, send an updated CV, application letter and copy of the transcript, including telephone contact and name and email addresses of 3 (three) referees, to indicating in the email subject: Graduate Trainee – Climate Justice. The deadline for submitting CVs is 1st August 2022. For any questions, please call our office on 0312258100/150


Please Note that CARE International in Uganda does not ask applicants to pay for recruitment.

Kindly note that effective 1st January 2022, CARE International requires all staff to be fully vaccinated with COVID 19 to access any CARE office premises.

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