NGO Kenya Career – Opportunities 2013
About Impact Research and Development Organization
Impact Research and Development Organization (IRDO) is a national NGO based in Kisumu.
Its principal mandate is to design, implement and evaluate HIV/AIDS research and intervention programs that improve the health status of individuals and local communities.
We are looking for qualified and experienced personnel to fill in the following positions in the Southern Nyanza Region (Rachuonyo North, Rachuonyo North, Suba, Homabay, Nyamira, Mbita, Ndhiwa and Kisii Central districts), Kenya.
Successful candidates will be based in either of the districts.
Outreach Worker/Social Mobilizer
(1 Position) – Kisii Central
To coordinate and mobilize Key Populations activities at the Wellness Centre and Hotspots through the peer led education model and during community outreaches /targeted forums.
Key Responsibilities and Duties:
Develop, update and oversee the implementation of Peer Educators Work Plans/Action Plans.
Ensure that program activities including community outreaches, peer review meetings, one on one sessions and trainings are carried out according to the Global Fund/Kenya Red Cross guidelines and with due diligence and targets met.
Ensure that correct information is relayed to beneficiaries, DHMTs and other stakeholders in a timely manner.
Prepare and submit progress reports at required intervals; and represent IRDO at relevant meetings.
Regularly report to the Project Coordinator as and when required.
Minimum Qualifications and Competencies:
Should have a Diploma in Social Work, community development or related field.
Must have at least 2 years experience coordinating Key Population intervention programs, preferably in a similar project/related project; must have experience with Peer Educators supervision. Knowledge and experience of implementing Peer led sessions with Key population is added advantage
Must be honest; and well organized.
Must be pleasant, have good communication skills and willing to work under pressure.
Ability to multi-task;
good writing and presentation skills;
communication skills and teamwork;
able to travel long distances;
can work long hours, including weekends and public holidays when necessary.
Submit applications, complete with updated CV, copies of certificates and testimonials, names and telephone numbers of two professional referees, current and expected salary, to reach the undersigned not later than 23rd June 2013.
The Human Resources Officer
Impact Research and Development Organization
P O. Box 9171-40141 Kisumu.