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Recruiting International Citizen Service (ICS) Volunteers

Closing date: 28th July, 2017
Interview date: 1st – 4th August, 2017
Duration of project: 3 months
The International Citizen Service (ICS) project is an initiative supported by the Department for International Development (DFID) to provide young adults from Kenya and the UK with an opportunity to volunteer alongside each other and join the fight against poverty.
The scheme combines the power of volunteering with youth participation in development. The project will be implemented in partnership with VSO Kenya programme partners in Loitokitok, Machakos, Makueni, Nandi, Siaya and Taita Taveta.
We are seeking applications from Kenyan youth who are willing to work with marginalized communities. This is a 3-month project starting 2nd October, 2017. Successful applicants will be expected to spend 3 months volunteering alongside youth from the UK in the above counties.
The successful applicant will be:
    A Kenyan citizen
 Between the ages of 18-25 years
 Able to commit themselves to a full-time 3-month volunteering project away from their home town/county
 Have leadership ability demonstrated through his/her participation in community initiatives
 Have the ability to communicate clearly in English
 Have a passion for volunteering
 Able to submit originals and copies of their Kenyan Identity card, Certificate of Good Conduct and academic certificates when required
To apply download the application form from http://bit.ly/icskenya and send the completed form to vsokenya.youthexchange@vsoint.org.
Applications not accompanied by a duly completed application form will not be accepted.
***Please quote the reference number ICSVOL10/17 on the EMAIL SUBJECT LINE
VSO Kenya, an equal opportunity organization, values inclusion and seeks to have a diverse workforce.
VSO Kenya does not charge fees for positions advertised.

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