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Sustainable Livelihoods Facilitator (10 Positions) at Shining Hope For Communities

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Management & Business Development

KES Confidential
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3 weeks ago

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Job Description/Requirements

Job Description

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Shining Hope for Communities (SHOFCO) is a non-profit organization based in Nairobi, Kenya and New York, NY that combats urban poverty and gender inequity in the slums of Nairobi. Kennedy Odede, who grew up in the Kibera slum, founded SHOFCO in with a focus on youth and gender empowerment. SHOFCO has four initiative areas: education, health, economic and community empowerment, and water and sanitation. The organization is currently active in the Kibera and Mathare slums of Nairobi.

Position Objectives and Responsibilities

Mobilize and sensitize community members for Entrepreneurship training and employability training. Sensitize members on importance of entrepreneurship training and benefits of the training for their businesses. Train members on IGAs that are market oriented and youth in Employability. Train the requisite number of members on the comprehensive entrepreneurship module. Conduct business mentorship on members to achieve sustainability of businesses. Link members to Shofco Sacco for microloans to improve business. Track the progress of each mentee through personalized visits and surveys. Research the market on viable ideas for IGAs, learn and prepare for training. Mobilize and recruit members for IGA training. Ensure great collaboration with SUN to grow Livelihoods programs Network in and out of operating area and obtain job/intern/artisan opportunities for employability graduates. Conduct interview preparation and work ethics interactive activities. Assist trainees prepare good CVs and cover letters Conduct business assessment for SHOFCO beneficiaries Review the Employability, Entrepreneurship training modules and constantly improve on them. Develop supplementary material for Employability training Mobilize, sensitize and recruitment of refugees. Registration and placement of youth in vocational schools for training Follow up on the youth placed in vocational Skills Training Institutions.

Requirements

Academic qualification

Diploma in any relevant field/ Discipline

Other requirements (unique/job specific)

At least 2 years’ experience in economic empowerment or a related task

Functional Skills

Meeting timescales Examining information Articulating information Exploring possibilities

Behavioural Competencies/Attributes:

Convincing people Directing people Producing output Thinking positively

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