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Youth Development Coordinator Job in Nakuru, Kenya

Peace and Development Forum (PDF) is a not- for profit consortium of over 200 youth self-help groups in Central Rift Valley. 

With its head office based in Nakuru, PDF through partnership with Mercy Corps, an international NGO is currently implementing a local empowerment and peace building program in Nakuru and Molo districts- LEAP II.
 

The over-arching goal of LEAP II is to strengthen the ability of local, district, and provincial structures to address the root causes of post-election violence and promote sustainable peace and reconciliation.
 

PDF is working in partnership with Mercy Corps to contribute to this goal through supporting youth integration and addressing a key cause of violence through youth leadership training, small scale Cash-for-Work community reconstruction projects, and income generation activities.
 

Peace and Development Forum (PDF) is inviting applications from a suitably qualified candidate to apply for the following vacancy to be based in Nakuru with extensive travel in Molo district. 

Youth Development Coordinator (YDC) 

The youth development coordinator will work under PDF to coordinate and ensure the effective management and implementation of the LEAP II program activities.
 

Successful candidate must meet the following minimum qualifications:
 
  • Must be a Kenyan aged 20 – 35 years 
  • Holder of Bachelor’s degree in community development, social studies or an equivalent 
  • More than two years experience in community development required 
  • Strong community mobilization and training skills 
  • Commitment to working with the youth and communities of diverse cultures 
  • Willingness to work in all kinds of environments and people in target areas 
  • Willingness and ability to learn 
  • Ability to adjust to flexible work schedule and adapt to project work tasks 
  • Excellent organizational and report writing skills 
  • Ability to maintain on-going and frequent communications with project team 
  • Highly responsible about meeting deadlines 
  • Fluent in English and Swahili 
  • Non-judgmental, open-minded, conflict and culturally sensitive 
  • Other duties as assigned 
  • Must be ready to assume work immediately
If you think you are the one we are looking for, please send your cover letter, updated CV, salary scale and three referees and their contacts by either Post, Email and or hand delivery to: 

The National Coordinator
 
Peace and Development Forum (PDF)
 
P.O. 18238- 20100, Nakuru
 

Or Email: pdf@pdfkenya.org
 

or Drop them at Prestige Mall 2nd Floor Room 7 & 8, Nakuru.
 

To reach us on or before 4:00 pm August 25th 2011
 


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