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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.
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