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Assistant Project Officer

Kwacha Afrika is an organization that was founded by a group of young volunteers in the year 2000, who wanted to explore theatre as a tool of offering educative messages to the community on issues of Adolescence, Reproductive Health and the negative impact of HIV & AIDS. It uses Participatory Educational Theatre (PET) as a main approach to disseminate its messages. Kwacha Afrika is an indigenous coastal phrase which means ‘Arise Afrika.’  Over the years, Kwacha Afrika has grown from a purely theatre-oriented organization to become a leading youth, Non-Governmental organization, which works throughout the Coastal counties of Kenyan.

 

Currently Kwacha Afrika is implementing a project dubbed SICOPET ( Strengthening Inter-Cultural Cohesion through Participatory Educational Theater) under SCORE ( Strengthening Community Resilience against Extremism) program funded by USAID through ACT!Kenya in Malindi and Magarini Sub-County in Kilifi County. Kwacha Afrika is seeking an Assistant Project Officer to join its dynamic youthful team. The assistant project officer will be reporting to the Project Officer in-charge.

 

The candidate must possess:

  • A diploma in Community Development.
  • Must have experience in the sector of not less than 2 years
  • Must be fluent in English and Kiswahilli.
  • Ability to write project report and submit as per deadline.
  • Ability to mobilize community members and project stakeholder in minimal time.
  • Must be skilled in Project planning and Implementation.
  • Must possess the ability to engage youth during project implementation.
  • Should poses knowledge on the state of security in Kilifi County.
  • Knowledge of the local language is an added advantage.

 

If you think you possess the above qualifications, send your CV to info@kwachaafrika.org or kasena@kwachaafrika.org by 8th June 2017.

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