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Massive Recruitment of Ward-Based Voter Educators by IEBC (2,900 Vacancies)

Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC)
General Election Officials Temporary Vacancies
In preparation for the August, 2017 General Election, the Commission invites qualified applicants for the following temporary positions to be engaged during the 2017 General Elections:

Ward - Based Voter Educators

2,900 posts
Duties and Responsibilities

Reporting to the Constituency Elections Coordinator, the County Assembly Ward (CAW) Voter Educator will carry out the following tasks:
  • Facilitate voter education activities in liaison with local stakeholders, relevant authorities and community leaders
  • Distribute and disseminate voter education material in schools, churches/mosques, health centers, markets, community centers, farms, business centers and at any other convenient places
  • Act as a link between the IEBC Constituency Election Coordinator, CSO’s, CBO’s and the community
  • Mobilize eligible voters to participate in voter registration and other electoral activities
  • Monitor and evaluate voter education activities by other voter education providers in the Ward
  • Prepare weekly activity reports and submit to the Constituency Coordinator
  • Any other duties as assigned by the immediate supervisor/Constituency Coordinator
Required Qualifications
  • Minimum Diploma in Social Sciences/Education/Project Management) 
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in voter/civic education, community mobilization and social work within the Ward/Constituency/County applied for
  • Must be a resident of the County Assembly Ward
  • Must be able to speak the main language of communication used by residents of the Ward
  • Must be non-partisan with exceptional understanding and knowledge of socio-cultural, economic and political dynamics of the ward
  • Proof of having successfully conducted voter/civic education activities or informal training with existing networks within the Ward/Constituency/County
  • Proven report writing skills
  • Must not be engaged in any other remunerative activity during the period

NB. The payments will be taxable in accordance with prevailing KRA regulations.
How to Apply
Applicants who strictly meet the above requirements should apply online at the IEBC website 

Closing Date: 15th June 2017
NB: Applicants attention is drawn to Section 30 of the IEBC Act in which Members or Employees of the Commission will be held liable on conviction to a term of imprisonment not exceeding three years or to a fine of not more than one million shillings or both for subverting the process of free, fair elections or interfering with the functions of the commission in discharging its duty.
The Commission is an equal opportunity employer. 

Canvassing will lead to disqualification. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 

Shortlisted candidates will be vetted as per Chapter Six of the Constitution.

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