Care Kenya is currently partnering with GIZ/GIAE to implement a project on strengthening the business orientation for smallholder farmers in western Kenya (SBOSH Project) for a period of 18 months in Siaya, Bungoma and Kakamega counties.
The project runs from August 2019 to January 2021. In line with this, CARE is recruiting Community Based Facilitators (CBFs) who will work closely with the project field staff to implement the project.
Roles and Responsibilities:
• Mobilize and sensitize selected sweet potato farmers on the project activities.
• Training selected sweet potato farmers on Voluntary Savings and Loans methodology (VSLA)
• Monitor and mentor the trained farmers on the VSLA methodology.
• Support training of dairy Cooperative members alongside the project field staff.
• Collect MIS and other relevant data as directed by the project.
• Compile monthly report of their activities using templates prescribed by the project.
Kakamega County target areas: Matete, Malava, Navakholo, Khwisero, Matungu, Mumias, Lurambi.
1. ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS
• KCSE Certificate/ “ O” Level education
• At least a certificate in social studies (Business development, sociology, community development, project planning and management, Agriculture, education and any other relevant)
At least one year experience in community development
• Knowledge and experience on working with groups (Village Savings and Loans methodology skill added advantage)
• Experience in adult training techniques
• Experience on smartphone applications.
• Knowledge on English/Kiswahili and local language
• Knowledge of the local area
• Experience on community mobilization
In cooperation with:
3. OTHER REQUIREMENTS
• Good communication skills
• Team skills
• Problem solving skills
• Good conduct at the community level
• Public speaking skills
• Must have resided within the area in the last one year
• Must be willing to reside within that community for the next 2 years
If you meet the above requirements, please drop your application and CV at the above SUB COUNTY’S AGRICULTURAL OFFICE BY 10TH, OCTOBER 2019.
CARE International in Kenya does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process.
CARE has a commitment to gender, equity and diversity in our workplace and operations. CARE respects and values diversity and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, gender identity, sexuality, ethnicity, age, disability, religion or politics. This is reflected in our recruitment decisions which are made entirely through a transparent, merit-based selection process.
Staff and partners are required to comply with the Code of Conduct, Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (PSEA) and child protection policies.
CARE is committed to protecting the rights of the communities whom we serve, and therefore reserves the right to conduct background checks and other screening procedures to ensure a safe, dignified work environment.