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NGO Career Opportunities in Nairobi Kenya - Save the Children

Humanitarian Trainee Scheme - Kenya (1352)

Directorate:
 Global Programmes

Department:Humanitarian

Team:
 Capacity Building & Preparedness

Location: Nairobi

Contract Type:
 Fixed Term Contract

Full / Part Time:
 Full-time

Contract Duration:
 1 Year

Closing Date:
 4 March 2015 

Are you passionate about Humanitarian work but have limited experience in the Humanitarian Sector? 



Save the Children is glad to invite applications for the Humanitarian Trainee Scheme.
The Humanitarian Trainee Scheme is a one year placement with an NGO that offers a unique opportunity to gain hands-on experience in humanitarian operations.

This programme combines structured training with coached field deployments which equip individuals to effectively contribute to humanitarian programmes.

About the Scheme:
 A one year entry level programme targeting individuals with little experience in the humanitarian sector. The scheme is aimed at people who are resilient, capable and enthusiastic who already have some experience of humanitarian-related work but need more professional experience in order to pursue a long-term humanitarian career.

During your traineeship you are required to pass three modules. These modules include face-to-face classroom learning, simulation training, distance learning and personal reflection as well as intensive academic study and the submission of written assignments in English. 

The programme enables participants to develop the behaviour, skills and knowledge required to operate safely and effectively in humanitarian contexts with a particular focus on working as part of a humanitarian team.

Successful applicants must be prepared to commit themselves to the full course; including the distance learning component and compulsory assignments.

Requirements:
  • A first degree from a recognized university, in a field relevant to the humanitarian sector. Those with qualifications in Logistics & Supply Chain Management, Nutrition, Disaster & Risk Management, Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), are particularly encouraged to apply.
  • Between 6 months and 1 year (maximum) experience as an employee, volunteer or intern in development or humanitarian work.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English.
  • A willingness to live and work in a remote field location.
  • Demonstrated interest and a commitment to a long-term career in the humanitarian sector.
  • Kenyan nationality.
CLICK HERE to access a detailed info pack

How to Apply

CLICK HERE to apply online

The closing date for applications is Wednesday 4th March by midnight. 

Humanitarian Trainee Scheme - Ethiopia (1353)

Directorate:
 Global Programmes

Department:Humanitarian

Team:
 Capacity Building & Preparedness

Location:
 Addis Ababa

Contract Type:
 Fixed Term Contract

Full / Part Time:
 Full-time

Closing Date:
 4 March 2015 

Are you passionate about Humanitarian work but have limited experience in the Humanitarian Sector?


Save the Children is glad to invite applications for the Humanitarian Trainee Scheme.

The Humanitarian Trainee Scheme is a one year placement with an NGO that offers a unique opportunity to gain hands-on experience in humanitarian operations. 

This programme combines structured training with coached field deployments which equip individuals to effectively contribute to humanitarian programmes.

About the Scheme:
 A one year entry level programme targeting individuals with little experience in the humanitarian sector. The scheme is aimed at people who are resilient, capable and enthusiastic who already have some experience of humanitarian-related work but need more professional experience in order to pursue a long-term humanitarian career.

During your traineeship you are required to pass three modules. These modules include face-to-face classroom learning, simulation training, distance learning and personal reflection as well as intensive academic study and the submission of written assignments in English. 

The programme enables participants to develop the behaviour, skills and knowledge required to operate safely and effectively in humanitarian contexts with a particular focus on working as part of a humanitarian team.

Successful applicants must be prepared to commit themselves to the full course; including the distance learning component and compulsory assignments.

Requirements:
  • A first degree from a recognized university, in a field relevant to the humanitarian sector. Those with qualifications in Logistics & Supply Chain Management, Nutrition, Disaster & Risk Management, Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), are particularly encouraged to apply.
  • Between 6 months and 1 year (maximum) experience as an employee, volunteer or intern in development or humanitarian work.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English.
  • A willingness to live and work in a remote field location.
  • Demonstrated interest and a commitment to a long-term career in the humanitarian sector.
  • Ethiopian Nationality.
CLICK HERE to access a detailed info pack

How to Apply

CLICK HERE to apply online 

The closing date for applications is Wednesday 4th March by midnight. 


However, those who meet the requirements are encouraged to apply immediately as completed applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

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