The following opportunities are open at the YWCA of Kenya.

1. JOB TITLE                            :  SRHR Advisor Amathea Norway

PURPOSE OF THE JOB       : To provide SRHR services to young people, with a focus on young people from the East African diaspora.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The main responsibilities of the SRHR Advisor at Amathea will be:

  1. Outreach to young people, especially those from immigrant backgrounds, who need SRHR information, training and advice
  2. Run Training of Trainers (TOT) for young leaders from organizations working on SRHR for ethnic minorities
  3. Provide counselling for clients from African communities.
  4. Participate in SRHR activities for partner organizations and its networks
  5. Networking with the African diaspora, and promoting Amathea’s services
  6. Writing reports and evaluations
  7. Any other duty assigned

JOB SPECIFICATION:

The following are essential requirements for the position:

  • Kenyan citizen or someone who has permanent residency in Kenya and a YWCA paid up member
  • Aged 25 – 35 years
  • Respect for other cultures and ways of working, and preferably experience of working in a multi cultural environment
  • Able to work according to the Norwegian Law regarding abortion which states that a woman has a free choice to decide whether she wants to terminate the pregnancy or not within the first trimester
  • Commitment to hard work and working  for justice
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative
  • Very good  interpersonal, presentation and communication skills
  • Computer literate with report writing skills
  • Fluent in oral and written English
  • Team player
  • Education: Degree level: Certified Nurse/Certified Counsellor/ Background in health care service provision
  • Professional work experience

TIME FRAME:

Start date: January 8th 2018

End date: July 7th 2019

Date of travel: January 15th 2018

Date of return: June 21st 2019

FK Training 1: Kampala Uganda April 15th – 20th 2018

FK Training 2: Kampala Uganda October 21st – 26th October 2018


2. JOB TITLE                            :  SRHR Communications Officer Y Global Norway

PURPOSE OF THE JOB       To engage young people in SRHR awareness raising, training and campaigning, with a focus on young people from the East African diaspora.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The main responsibilities of the SRHR Communications Officer at Y Global will be:

  1. Outreach to young people in need of SRHR information and advice
  2. Run discussions, activities and events to raise awareness on SRHR
  3. Run Training of Trainers (TOT) for young people and young leaders
  4. Run campaigns to promote awareness of SRHR and take up of SRHR services
  5. Identify groups of young women who want to set up Savings and Investment Groups (SIGS) and those who want Subject to Citizen (S2C) training and arrange the different trainings for them
  6. Participate in SRHR activities for partner organization and its network
  7. Advise on advocacy for SRHR as part of the stop poverty campaign
  8. Create new partnerships with organizations that can help achieve the exchange goals and objectives as well as maintaining existing ones
  9. Provide support to the Communications team
  10. Report writing
  11. Other duties as can be reasonably requested

JOB SPECIFICATION:

The following are essential requirements for the position:

  • Kenyan citizen or someone who has permanent residency in Kenya and a YWCA paid up member
  • Aged 25 – 35 years
  • Respect for other cultures and ways of working, and preferably experience of working in a multi cultural environment
  • Commitment to hard work and working  for justice
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative
  • Very good  interpersonal, presentation and communication skills
  • Computer literate with report writing skills
  • Fluent in oral and written English
  • Team player
  • Education: Degree in Social Sciences
  • Experience in Programme Management and Community Development                                                          
  • Professional work experience 

TIME FRAME

Start date: January 8th 2018

End date: January 7th 2019

Date of travel: January 15th 2018

Date of return: December 16th 2018

FK Training 1: Kampala Uganda April 15th – 20th 2018

FK Training 2: Kampala Uganda October 21st – 26th October 2018


NOTE:

  1. All participants will do two (2) weeks follow up work upon their return to Kenya.
  2. All participants will participate in a preparation course in Oslo where all partners will be present at the start of the exchange programme.
  3. Participants receive allowance in accordance with FK-exchange regulations.
  4. Housing, travel, insurance and necessary departure/start-up costs is covered by the programme.

All applications to be received to the following email address clearly indicating the Job Title by 31st October 2017:

Email: info@ywcakenya.org