Training & Scholarship Assistant Job At Danish Refugee Council


Training & Scholarship Assistant Job At Danish Refugee Council, Kenya

DRC began operating in Kenya in 2005 with assistance to refugees and displacement-affected communities via implementation of protection and livelihoods activities. DRC works in Dadaab and Kakuma refugee camps, as well as in Nairobi and Mombasa to assist urban-based refugees.  In the Kakuma Refugee Camp, (Turkana County), DRC assists refugees throughout East Africa but primarily from South Sudan with protection and livelihoods/self-reliance programs.  Host community members also benefit from DRC activities. Currently there are over 130 DRC staff in the Kenya country program, 19 of whom work in Kakuma.  With funding from UNHCR and other donors, DRC will continue to provide both humanitarian assistance and longer-term development support to existing refugees, new arrivals, and the host community in Kakuma and expand activities into the new Kalobeyei settlement area.

Training & Scholarship Assistant Job Purpose

  • The main duties of the Training Assistant are planning, developing, implementing and evaluating training and development programmes.

Training & Scholarship Assistant Job Responsibilities

  • Participate in all training department meetings
  • Carry out community mobilization
  • Documentation: data entry, filing, photography, updating of the information in the databases
  • To prepare weekly, monthly and quarterly reports
  • Conduct field visits to review progress of activity implementation
  • Provide career development sessions for beneficiaries
  • Monitor student class attendance and progress in institutions
  • Take part in planning and coordination of scholarship activities
  • In the absence of the training officer act on their behalf

Qualifications For Training & Scholarship Assistant Job

  • Bachelor’s degree or in Education/ Diploma in Education or equivalent
  • Minimum 3-years working experience both as a professional teacher/tutor in a government institution and/or with INGOs in the field of education and scholarship administration
  • Prior experience working with local governments and stakeholders in implementation of projects
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team; well organized, and able to prioritize multiple tasks
  • Working knowledge of MS Office and other relevant computer applications
  • Able to adapt to changing program priorities and emergency priorities that may arise
  • Strong self-starter, able to take initiatives.
  • Good planning and organizational skills coupled with problem solving capabilities
  • Hands-on community mobilization skills

Desired Qualities: 

  • Experience in an urban refugee setting and knowledge of refugee issues
  • Self-motivated and able to work under minimal supervision.


How to Apply

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