Graduate Trainee – Emergency

Job Title:                    Graduate Trainee – Emergency 

Location:                    Kyangwali

Reports to:                Consortium Manager – APEAL 

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 our Emergency 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 monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning data management, i.e. compiling, organizing and documenting activity data.
  • Develop skills in tracking indicators of CARE emergency interventions. 
  • Proofreading and editing weekly, monthly and quarterly reports.
  • Present CARE work in different meetings and advocate for women and girls.
  • Support coordination of activities, events, meetings, and workshops in respective offices as assigned.
  • Participate in field visits together with supervisor to learn, gather photographic evidence and document stories of change.
  • Identify and document projects to improve CARE interventions in Emergencies. 
  • Carry out any other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Project Management, Monitoring and Evaluation, Communication, Humanitarian and Peace Studies, International Relations, Community Development or any other related field attained in the last five years. 
  • Knowledge of data management, good writing and communication skills are required, attention to detail, understanding of gender concerns, excellent organizational skills, and multi-cultural awareness.
  • 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 – Emergency. 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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