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Vacancy at Kenya Girl Guides Association (KGGA): Programmes Mentor (Out of School)

The Kenya Girl Guides Association (KGGA) is a member organization of the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS). KGGA is one of the largest youth Associations in Kenya. 

KGGA operates through a value based program and has a national membership of girls and young women representing every race, ethnicity, culture, class and religion in Kenya. 

We are looking to fill the position of Programmes Mentor (Out Of School) who will be reporting to the Programmes Officer 

Job Objectives:
 To mentor and ensure smooth implementation of DREAMS program
 
Key Tasks:
  • Shall be assigned to coordinate a cluster/region.
  • Participate in conducting Girl Roster exercise to enumerate AGYW
  • Participate in Community Mobilization and Sensitization on DREAMS Program
  • Recruit and enroll the most at risk AGYW in schools into the DREAMS program.
  • Establish DREAMS Safe Space Groups for Adolescent Girls and Young Women in Schools
  • Case management of AGYW. Assessing risk factors of each Adolescent girl and young woman, making case treatment plans and executing them promptly
  • Deliver Evidence Based Interventions in health education, financial education and GBV Prevention training content to AGYW in safe space groups
  • Work with DREAMS Program staff to refer and link AGYW to appropriate services including post GBV care, reproductive health and other services.
  • Deliver sustainability through building a cascading leadership model, in safe space groups
  • Initiate and strengthening guiding units within the communities.
  • Conduct follow up home visits to AGYW
  • Lead discussions on recommended EBIs.
  • Identify and report success stories and most significant change.
  • Report progress on mentorship and be a role model to AGYW.
  • Participate in QA meetings with KGGA DREAMS staff and Case workers.
  • Prepare monthly report.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned to you.
Qualifications
 
Behavioural Aspects:
  • Diploma in Development studies / sociology / Education / Counselling / Social Work.
  • Knowledge of HIV Prevention programming including conducting effective referral and linkage to services
  • 3 years’ experience implementing community based HIV programs. Working experience in Nairobi informal urban settlements in Starehe Sub-County will be an added advantage
  • Previous working experience with young people especially Adolescent Girls and Young Women
  • Training Facilitation Experience. Training on Evidence Based Interventions (Healthy Choices for A Better Future; My Health, My Choice, SHUGA II and other EBIs will be an added advantage
  • Experience working for not-for-profit organization(s)
  • Ability to work with a team and independently
  • Initiative, dependability and organizational ability
  • Fluency in both oral and written English and Kiswahili Excellent software expertise in Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to interacting will all levels of staff.
  • Experience working with volunteers is desirable.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced commercial environment with serial deadlines.
Importance must be attached to projecting Kenya Girl Guides Association as a professional Association of integrity, delivering quality services.

In the performance of this job it is essential that the Holder conducts herself or himself in a way that optimizes the cooperation of staff in the achievement of Associations objectives Deadline

Programmes Mentor (In School)

The Kenya Girl Guides Association (KGGA) is a member organization of the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS). KGGA is one of the largest youth Associations in Kenya. 

KGGA operates through a value based program and has a national membership of girls and young women representing every race, ethnicity, culture, class and religion in Kenya. 

We are looking to fill the position of Programmes Mentor (In School) who will be reporting to the Programmes Officer.

Job Objectives: To mentor DREAMS Adolescent Girls and Young Women and ensure smooth implementation of DREAMS program 
 
Key Tasks:
  • Shall be assigned to coordinate a cluster/region with specific schools.
  • Participate in conducting Girl Roster exercise to enumerate AGYW
  • Participate in Community Mobilization and Sensitization on DREAMS Program
  • Recruit and enroll the most at risk AGYW in schools into the DREAMS program.
  • Establish DREAMS Safe Space Groups for Adolescent Girls and Young Women in Schools
  • Case management of AGYW. Assessing risk factors of each Adolescent girl and young woman, making case treatment plans and executing them promptly
  • Deliver Evidence Based Interventions in health education, financial education and GBV Prevention training content to AGYW in safe space groups including discussions on Sarah comic shows/videos
  • Work with DREAMS Program staff to refer and link AGYW to appropriate services including post GBV care, reproductive health and other services.
  • Deliver sustainability through building a cascading leadership model, in safe space groups
  • Documentation and filing of AGYW while maintaining a database of the mentees.
  • Working closely with the Guide Teacher in implementation of the DREAMS program and strengthening the girl guiding unit.
  • Conduct follow up home visits to AGYW
  • Identify and report success stories and most significant change.
  • Report progress on mentorship and be a role model to AGYW.
  • Participate in QA meetings with KGGA DREAMS staff and Case workers.
  • Prepare monthly report.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned to you.
Qualifications
 
Behavioural Aspects:
  • Diploma in Development studies / sociology / Education / Counselling / Social Work.
  • Knowledge of HIV Prevention programming including conducting effective referral and linkage to services
  • 2 Years’ experience implementing community based HIV programs. Working experience in Nairobi informal urban settlements will be an added advantage
  • Previous working experience with young people especially Adolescent Girls and Young Women
  • Experience in training groups. Training on Evidence Based Interventions (Healthy Choices for A Better Future; My Health, My Choice and other EBIs will be an added advantage
  • Experience working for not-for-profit organization(s)
  • Ability to work with a team and independently
  • Initiative, dependability and organizational ability
  • Excellent software expertise in Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to interacting will all levels of professional staff tactfully and effectively;
  • Experience working with volunteers is desirable.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced commercial environment with serial deadlines
  • Fluency in both oral and written English and Kiswahili
Importance must be attached to projecting Kenya Girl Guides Association as a professional Association of integrity, delivering quality services.
 
In the performance of this job it is essential that the Holder conducts herself or himself in a way that optimizes the cooperation of staff in the achievement of Associations Objectives.

Programmes Officer (DREAMS Project)

The Kenya Girl Guides Association (KGGA) is a member organization of the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS). KGGA is one of the largest youth Associations in Kenya. 

KGGA operates through a value based program and has a national membership of girls and young women representing every race, ethnicity, culture, class and religion in Kenya. 


We are looking to fill the position of Programmes Officer who will be reporting to the Programmes Coordinator.

Job Objectives: To coordinate DREAMS program at the ward level and support the mentors and Case Workers. 
 
Key Tasks:

Behavioural Aspects:
  • Monitor and report on the project activities and ensure compliance with plans and USAID standards.
  • Conduct regular visits to the field to support school based interventions and meet with stakeholders to ensure an effective system as per project goals and objectives.
  • Provide technical support, supervision and guidance to mentors and case workers.
  • To ensure proper selection and verification of project beneficiaries in coordination with the monitoring and evaluation officer, mentors in schools and caseworkers in community structures.
  • Receive data from mentors, Schedules and analyses for reporting.
  • Work closely with other KGGA departments and other stakeholders for more effective and efficient implementation of interventions.
  • Supervise the mentors in the implementing wards to ensure they implement the program as expected
  • Ensure timely implementation of the project activities as per work plan.
  • Ensure proper documentation on all project interventions.
  • Take part in the strategic planning, scheduling, assessments, monitoring and evaluation of the DREAMS project.
  • Participate in assessments and/or surveys relevant to the program.
  • Participate in project proposals writing.
  • Compile project progress reports as required.
  • Perform any other duties assigned to her.
  • Undertake other duties as your line manager should require in keeping with the responsibility of the post.
  • Importance must be attached to projecting Kenya Girl Guides Association as a professional Association of integrity, delivering quality services.
  • In the performance of this job it is essential that the Holder conducts herself or himself in a way that optimizes the cooperation of staff in the achievement of Associations Objectives.
Qualifications
  • Degree in development studies, Education, Sociology, Social Work or any other related course.
  • 4 Years working experience in HIV and AIDS Program Implementation
  • Previous Experience working for not-for-profit organization(s)
  • Ability to work with a team and independently
  • Initiative, dependability and organizational ability
  • Strong oral, written and comprehension skills
  • Excellent software expertise in Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to interact with all levels of staff.
  • Experience working with volunteers is desirable.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced commercial environment with serial deadlines.
How to Apply

Please submit a cover letter illustrating your suitability for the position together with a detailed CV to vacancies@kgga.co.ke by 6th July 2017. 

Indicate Programmes Officer in the Subject Line. 

Late applications or hard copies will not be considered.

Please note: At no point in the entire recruitment process shall the candidate have to pay any money as a condition of engagement. 

Only shortlisted candidates will have their applications acknowledged.

KGGA is an "equal opportunity organization" that is committed to hiring highly qualified individuals regardless of gender, religion, race, creed or marital status.

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