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NGO Volunteer Vacancies in Kenya - Transparency International

Job Vacancy: Finance Intern

Department: Finance & Investments
Reports to: Finance & Procurement Officer
Duty Station: Nairobi
Contract duration: 3 months
Job Summary: Transparency International Kenya (TI-Kenya) is an autonomous chapter in the Transparency International movement, a non-partisan global coalition of like-. minded individuals and organizations against corruption with which we share knowledge and exchange ideas for the greater good of Kenya.
Reporting to the Finance & Procurement Officer, the Finance Intern will offer support to the Finance & Investments Department in line with the overall departmental objectives of TI- Kenya’s strategic goals. This includes timely and accurate accounts handling, sorting and filing of finance and accounting documents, processing of financial and accounting information and any other general support as may be delegated from time to time.
Roles and Responsibilities
1.   Ensure proper filing of all copies of approved purchase orders, payment and journal vouchers in respective files;
2.   Scanning of documents to the SharePoint folders;
3.   Provide support in procurement processes such as physical asset count, tagging, verification of TI-Kenya assets;
4.   Assist in retrieving, photocopying and preparation of audit files for donor specific audits;
5.   Assist in end of financial year close out procedures and audit working papers;
6.   Assist in monthly reconciliations for all banks, petty cash, staff debtors and creditors accounts
7.   Assist in processing of vouchers/documents of original entry-booking i.e. generation of payments, Local purchase orders, journal entries; while ensuring accuracy and that all supporting documents are attached and appropriately approved;
8.   Contribute to team effort buy performing any other tasks as assigned by supervisor from time to time.
Qualifications, Experience & Competencies
·         Bachelor of Commerce from a recognized University, with a major in accounts or finance;
·         Minimum of CPA II;
·         At least 1-year experience in finance and accounts gained in a busy environment, preferably in an NGO or private sector.
·         Enhanced computer literacy, with a good exposure to related financial modules and systems;
·         Exposure in financial reporting
·         Exposure in cash management
·         Strong analytical and statistical skills
·         Honest, diligent and trustworthy
·         Ability to work under pressure with minimum supervision.
·         A sense of urgency and prioritization of tasks
·         Problem solving skills
         
Transparency International Kenya (TI-Kenya)
Vacancy: Volunteer, Coastal Regional Office
Reports to: Senior Regional Officer, Coast
Duty Station: Mombasa Office, with regular travel to the field
Duration: 3 Months with possible extension to a further 3 months.
Application deadline: 16th September 2019.
Job Summary: Transparency International Kenya (TI-Kenya) is an autonomous chapter in the Transparency International movement, a non-partisan global coalition of like-minded individuals and organizations against corruption with which we share knowledge and exchange ideas for the greater good of Kenya.
TI-Kenya has established Regional Offices in Kisumu, Eldoret, Mombasa and Nairobi to enhance its presence and impact in these regions. The Regional Offices incorporate the Advocacy and Legal Advice Centres (ALACs) established in collaboration with partners as a strategic initiative aimed at empowering citizens to actively participate in the fight against corruption and demand for accountability.
TI-Kenya seeks to recruit an intern in the ALAC Mombasa office to strengthen the operations of the office. The Volunteer will offer support to the Senior Regional Officer-Coast, to ensure successful implementation of the projects, providing programme support and assisting in logistical tasks, monitoring and documentation. This is in line with the overall programme objectives of TI- Kenya’s strategic goals.
Duties and Responsibilities
1. Support in undertaking legal aid at the ALAC office and at the field;
2. Ensure update of the Client Data base and proper keeping of Clients records;
3. Support ALAC work on land and corruption project;
4. Assist in preparation of reports and minutes of programme activities, including pictorial documentation;
5. Assist in logistical and administrative preparation of assigned project activities including advocacy meetings, workshops and public forums.
6. Assist in project documentation for the projects including proper filing of documents, recording and updating of TI-Kenya’s database, SharePoint and resource centre;

7. Assist in mobilizing community groups in developing democratic structures of governance and strategic plans for effective service delivery;
8. Assist in establishing and maintaining networks of both partners and collaborators and representing the ALAC office in meetings when required;
9. Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related tasks as allocated from time to time.
Qualifications, Skills and Competencies Required
1. Bachelor’s degree in Law from a recognized University;
2. Knowledge of Kenya’s governance systems, institutions and their decision making procedures;
3. Proven exposure in Participatory community based approaches, dissemination strategies, research and advocacy skills, legal aid, community mobilization and organization;
4. Excellent communication skills (oral and written);
5. Proficiency in using Ms Office applications.
6. Honest, diligent and trustworthy
7.  Ability to work under pressure with minimum supervision.
8. Problem solving skills
9. Demonstrated effective organizational skills and ability to handle work in a timely manner.
10. Demonstrated ability to coordinate several tasks to meet deadlines

Vacancy: Volunteer, Western Regional Office
Reports to: Regional Officer, Western
Duty Station: Western Office, with regular travel to the field
Duration: 3 Months with possible extension to a further 3 months.
Application deadline: 16th September 2019.
Job Summary: Transparency International Kenya (TI-Kenya) is an autonomous chapter in the Transparency International movement, a non-partisan global coalition of like-minded individuals and organizations against corruption with which we share knowledge and exchange ideas for the greater good of Kenya.
TI-Kenya has established Regional Offices in Kisumu, Eldoret, Mombasa and Nairobi to enhance its presence and impact in these regions. The Regional Offices incorporate the Advocacy and Legal Advice Centres (ALACs) established in collaboration with partners as a strategic initiative aimed at empowering citizens to actively participate in the fight against corruption and demand for accountability.
TI-Kenya seeks to recruit an intern in the Western Regional Office to strengthen the operations of the office. The Volunteer will offer support to the Regional Officer-Western, to ensure successful implementation of the projects, providing programme support and assisting in logistical tasks, monitoring and documentation. This is in line with the overall programme objectives of TI-Kenya’s strategic goals.
Duties and Responsibilities
1. Support in undertaking legal aid at the ALAC office and at the field.
2. Ensure update of the Client Data base and proper keeping of Clients records
3. Assist in preparation of reports and minutes of programme activities, including pictorial documentation;
4. Assist in logistical and administrative preparation of assigned project activities including advocacy meetings, workshops and public forums.
5. Assist in project documentation for the project
6. Represent the ALAC office in meetings when required;
7. Assist in mobilizing community groups in developing democratic structures of governance and strategic plans for effective service delivery;
8. Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related tasks as allocated from time to time.
Qualifications and Skills Required
1. Bachelor’s degree in Law from a recognized University;
2. Proficiency in using Ms Office applications.
3. Knowledge of Kenya’s governance systems, institutions and their decision making procedures;
4. Proven exposure in Participatory community based approaches, dissemination strategies, research and advocacy skills, legal aid, community mobilization and organization;
5. Excellent communication skills (oral and written);
6. Honest, diligent and trustworthy
7. Ability to work under pressure with minimum supervision.
8. Problem solving skills
9. Demonstrated effective organizational skills and ability to handle work in a timely manner.
10. Demonstrated ability to coordinate several tasks to meet deadlines
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates are requested to submit one PDF document as an attachment (combining the application letter and CV with at least three professional referees) via email to hr@tikenya.org by close of business, 16th September 2019.
Please include the reference Volunteer, Western Regional Office as the subject of your email applications.
Do not attach your testimonials or certificates.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Disclaimer: Please note that TI-Kenya does not charge a fee at any stage of its recruitment process and we do not recruit through recruitment agents.

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