Mercy Corps is a leading global organization powered by the belief that a better world is possible. In disaster, in hardship, in more than 40 countries around the world, we partner to put bold solutions into action – helping people triumph over adversity and build stronger communities from within. Now, and for the future. We help people overcome poverty and conflict. Working with communities, we leverage local logic to help people transform their lives.
To grow more food, earn higher incomes and ultimately advocate for their needs. We see global challenges as an invitation to pioneer innovative, sustainable solutions.
We are looking for committed and dynamic individual to take up the following position:
Position: Community Facilitator (Re-advertised)
Location: Marsabit County – Maikona Ward
Program / Department Summary: The is a five-year USAID-funded Kenya Feed the Future (FtF) Livestock Market Systems (LMS) Activity for northern Kenya. This activity will contribute to USAID’s Feed the Future Initiative and specifically will improve households’ income, productive assets and resilience to drought and other shocks.
General Position Summary: The Community Facilitator will be responsible for execution of the Girls Improving Resilience with Livestock and Learning (GIRL), a 9-month adolescent girl personal agency empowerment safe space model aimed at supporting human capital development for resilient individuals who are well placed for commercial engagement.
S/he will focus on community adolescent girls’ engagement, including the identification, recruitment and retention of training girls and participants; the establishment of partnerships with key community members (elders, religious leaders, government officials); and ensuring that common strategies and approaches are applied consistently in all communities.
Essential Job Functions:
Community Engagement and Training
Monitoring and Reporting
Other duties as assigned.
Knowledge and Experience
The successful candidate will have the ability to work without constant supervision and as part of a diverse team. S/he will have good representation and problem solving skills. Attention to detail and analytical skills are essential for the role.
The Community Facilitator will be committed to long-term program sustainability and the delivery of high-impact activities at the community level.
Interested candidates who meet the above required qualifications and experience should submit a cover letter and detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV) listing three professional references (including a recent supervisor) to [email removed] on or before Friday 18th January, 2019.
All hard copy applications should be dropped at Mercy Corps Marsabit at the ACDI/VOCA Offices along Marsabit Police station, next to the County Commissioner’s office.
Those who had applied need not to re-apply.
Applications submitted after the deadline will not be accepted.
Applications without an appropriate subject heading will be automatically disqualified.
Please do not attach any certificates.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
NB: We do not charge any fees at any stage of the recruitment process
The Community Facilitator will be responsible for execution of the Girls Improving Resilience with Livestock and Learning (GIRL), a 9-month adolescent girl personal agency empowerment safe space model aimed at supporting human capital development for resilient individuals who are well placed for commercial engagement.
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