Ananda Marga Universal Relief Team (AMURT) is a voluntary charitable non governmental organization, registered in Kenya as a non-profit organization in 1993.
The AJIRI DADA Project (ADAP), is a recent award to AMURT under the Dreams Innovation Challenge. The project targets to keep adolescent girls and young women HIV negative by providing bridge to employment.
The primary focus is 2000 marginalized girls at risk of contracting HIV living in 8 informal settlements of Nairobi Sub County-Nairobi county.
The project seeks to fill the following vacant position:
Project Field Officers
- The PFO will be responsible for the recruitment, engagement and day to day supervision of the peer educators.
- Assist the project officer by being responsible for direct implementation in the informal settlements within Nairobi County together with other officers from implementing partners.
- They will be directly involved in recruitment and selection of the beneficiaries in the project.
- S/he will collect and keep records on all technical component of recruitment and selection, training, placement, support groups and savings records of project beneficiaries.
- Be responsible for supervision of the girls at work place, in collaboration with JAZZA Centre.
- support formation and strengthening of savings and investment groups for the beneficiaries.
- Support JAZZA Centre in addressing issues raised through the toll free line.
- S/he will be support the project officer in ensuring that the beneficiaries are linked to safety nets programs.
- Additionally, the team will collect and submit progress reports.
- support and mentor peer educators in executing project activities.
- Support the manager together with the project officer in improving site record keeping and reporting, maintaining site quality improvement measures and processes.
- Report to the project officer.
- S/he will also be required to carry out any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor
- Diploma in social sciences (community dev, sociology, social work) with 3 years of experience in project management.
- Knowledge and experience working with vulnerable girls and young women especially in informal settlements.
- Good writing and communication skills.
- Documentation skills.
- Evidence of previous work in community mobilization, data capturing and reporting.
- High level of integrity, values, ethics and competence.
- Demonstrate high level of creativity, innovation and analytical thinking.
- Ability to network, collaborate and advocate with partners.
- Highly knowledgeable in adolescent sexual reproductive health and HIV prevention.
How to Apply
All applicants should email a letter of application, CV, certificates and relevant testimonials to [email protected] by 21st October 2016 by COB.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
Canvassing will result into automatic disqualification.