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Saturday, March 4, 2017

Youth Coordinator Vacancy in Nairobi, Kenya

Job Title: Youth Coordinator
Job Code: YC/SC/170303
Number of Positions Open: 1
Reports To: Community Programs Officer
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Summary: Our Client is currently looking for a Youth Coordinator to join their growing team, and to become a collaborative and important member of the organization’s team.
Job Scope: The Youth Coordinator is responsible for developing, implementing and evaluating programs for youth in the Mathare community.
Primary Responsibilities:
Research and develop programs for youth:
  • Assess the program needs of youth in the community and identify areas where new programs are needed
  • Communicate with youth to determine their needs and interests
  • Ensure a variety of programs and activities are planned and implemented
  • Document and report on program progress
Plan and implement activities for youth:
  • Develop plans of work for the various youth departments
  • Oversee the implementation of the youth program activities
  • Recruit and expand the beneficiaries’ base for the youth and market the activities undertaken by the youth.
  • Offer strategic direction and oversight for Ghetto Mirror- a monthly community magazine produced by the youth
  • Recruit, train and oversee youth leaders
  • Encourage local youth to participate in local, regional and national programs
Promote youth programs:
  • Ensure that youth are aware of available activities
  • Coordinate a community relations campaign to promote youth programs
  • Arrange for advertising of youth programs
  • Maintain contacts with local, regional and territorial organizations for youth
Administer youth programs:
  • Prepare an annual work plan for youth activities
  • Work with the Community Programs Officer to prepare the youth program annual budget
  • Record information on and prepare reports concerning youth programs, costs, numbers of participants and equipment and facility use
  • Provide weekly, monthly and yearly reports
  • Ensure that all programs and activities are implemented according to relevant policies and procedures
  • Monitor the use of equipment and facilities
  • Work with the Community Programs Officer and Metrics & Evaluation team to evaluate the effectiveness of programs.
Knowledge, Skills & Experience Required:
  • A diploma in Youth leadership development, Project Management or Community Development
  • A degree in social sciences will be an added advantage
  • 3 years’ experience in management of youth programs
  • Experience working in informal settlements
  • Good communication skills and conflict resolution skills
  • Self-motivated, innovative, proactive and self- directed
  • Good organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Must be Computer Literate
How to Apply:
Interested candidates holding the necessary requirements, good performance and / or references are encouraged to apply with detailed CV’s, inclusive of names and contacts of 3 referees, current telephone number and email address by clicking on: Youth Coordinator
Kindly include your current and expected remuneration in your application.
Be advised, this job is open to Kenyan nationals only

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