11 Sep 2019

Community Wellness Coordinator at Rafiki wa Maendeleo

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Rafiki wa Maendeleo Trust is an organization operating in rural Rarieda District. The organization began as a grass-root CBO in 2003 to assist orphaned children and youth through community empowerment. We are currently seeking to recruit talented, progressive and team-oriented individuals to fill the position of Community Wellness Coordinator for a 2 years contract period.

Purpose Of The Position

The Community Wellness Coordinator will oversee the implementation and development of a holistic community wellness program called I READ in local 6 schools.

Responsibilities

  • Project Oversight (Assists the Programs Manager with the implementation and development of the I READ program components.
  • Financial Responsibility for budgeting, cash requisitions and stores requisitions.
  • Life Skills & Reproductive Health Training
  • Organizes and facilitates learning events including provision of a safe place to learn and explore sensitive issues including GBV to address harmful gender stereotypes and gender related issues as well as to learn about acceptable/unacceptable behaviors.
  • Liaises with school staff for mentorship and capacity building of teaching staff on GBV and related life-skills as needed.
  • Identifies and builds opportunities and spaces for youth to build their own programming and social networks.
  • Actively maintains the internal referral system to ensure beneficiaries are provided with maximum support from the organization’s pool of expertise or outside government/private agencies.
  • Organize the projects participation in relevant internal and external activities.

Qualifications

  • Level of education: At least a Bachelor’s Degree in Community Development, Education or any Social Science discipline focused on Life Skills development.
  • Specialized Training/Professional Qualifications: Life Skills Training, Sexual Reproductive Health Training or Project Management

Other desired competencies

  • Excellent organization, time and general management, facilitation and training skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills, forward thinking and creative. with ability to build harmonious relationships with the trainees, staff, and the community.
  • Forward thinking and creative approaches to addressing general child and youth concerns.
  • Excellent intercultural orientation as well as high integrity and confidentiality.
  • Job experience: At least three (3) years’ experience in a similar position with 2 years supervisory experience

Special Working Conditions

  • The incumbent may periodically work long and odd hours to meet deadlines and/or respond to specific situations. Travel to the 6 local schools and other project sites in the community will be required on a regular basis.

How to Apply

Interested candidates are requested to email:  (1) cover letter stating the position for which you are applying, (2) three references and (3) C.V. to:[email protected]by 20th September, 2019.

“ if you don’t get a response from us two weeks after the closure of this advert, kindly consider yourself unsuccessful”






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