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CARE International in Kenya Job Opportunities

CARE International in Kenya is looking for suitable individuals to fill various positions within its Refugee Assistance Programme (RAP) in Dadaab, North Eastern and Regional Resilience Enhancement Against Drought (RREAD) Project in Takaba, North Eastern.

1. Sports & Youth Development Officer – Dadaab
(Ref: SYDO/28/1/2011)

Reporting to the Gender and Community Development Coordinator, the Sports & Youth Development Officer will be responsible for planning, implementing, coordinating, monitoring and documenting all Sports and Youth Development activities in the Dadaab refugee camps and the local area.

She/he will supervise Assistant Sports and Youth Development Officers in the program activities. The position holder will have a close working relationship with other project officers, managers and coordinators across all the RAP sectors.

2. Community Mobilization Officer – Dadaab
(Ref: CMO/28/1/2011)

Reporting to the Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Coordinator, the Community Mobilization Officer will be responsible for capacity building and improvement of the WASH committees’ governance structures.

She/he will also work closely with other WASH sub units to carry out management and training needs assessment of the program.

3. Public Health Promotion Officer – Dadaab
(Ref: PHPO/28/1/2011)

Reporting to the WASH Coordinator, the Public Health Promotion Officer will be responsible for planning, implementing and supervising hygiene promotion activities in one of the Dadaab refugee camps.

She/he will lead the hygiene promotion staff in spearheading promotion of public health activities in the camp.

4. Assistant Sanitation Officer – Dadaab
(Ref: ASO/28/1/2011)

Reporting to the WASH Officer, the Assistant Sanitation Officer will be responsible for the planning and implementation of environmental sanitation promotion activities in one of the Dadaab refugee camps.

She/he will provide logistical support to WASH committees to mobilize community groups to carry out routine and scheduled solid waste management activities and lead the sanitation team in spearheading promotion of environmental sanitation activities in the camp.

5. Natural Resources Management Officer – Takaba
(Ref: NRMO 28/1/2011)

Reporting to the Project Manager, the Natural Resources Management Officer will be responsible for coordinating Natural Resources Management initiatives in partnership with the local community and other stakeholders so as to enhance drought preparedness, disaster risk reduction, improved resilience and livelihood opportunities.

Qualified candidates are invited to send their application letters, indicating reference numbers, together with a detailed C.V with three professional referees and daytime telephone contacts by 9th February, 2011 to The Human Resources & Development Manager, CARE International in Kenya.


Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

For further details on minimum requirements and full job descriptions, please visit our website:

CARE is an equal opportunity employer and promotes gender equity.

Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

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