Sponsorship Social Worker Job in Kenya

Beacon of Hope is a registered faith based and community non-governmental organization with a vision to be a model of excellence in holistic community transformation with a mission to catalyse sustainable transformation by uplifting the spiritual, physical, economic and social well-being of marginalized and vulnerable individuals, families and communities.

We seek a highly motivated and qualified Sponsorship Social Worker to join our team. The successful candidate will be responsible for the coordination, monitoring and reporting on all project activities related to the sponsorship of the orphan and vulnerable children (OVC) supported in the programme.


The Sponsorship Social Worker will be responsible for the following:

  • Providing key essential services to the sponsored Orphan and Vulnerable Children (OVC) ensuring they are healthy, safe, educated and their families are stable utilizing the case management model.
  • Coordinating communication between sponsors and OVC through timely submission of all correspondence required including fundraising to add to the pool of sponsors.
  • Effective Sponsors and stakeholders’ management through structure & systems strengthening.
  • Supporting sponsorship of community-based projects within schools and communities such as through the provision of block grants and emergency relief projects and monitoring the progress.
  • Supporting and strengthening the sponsorship alumni association and developing effective leadership programs.
  • Maintain accurate records of student progress, scholarship programs, and leadership development programs.
  • Ensure compliance with relevant policies and regulations.


  • A degree in Social Work, Community Development or a similar field
  • At least 3 years of experience in community work – experience in managing sponsorship programmes will be an added advantage
  • Mature Christian who is supportive of the beliefs, calling and vision of Beacon of Hope
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Resource mobilization skills will be an added advantage
  • Highly organized and able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and professionalism in all aspects of work
  • Strong computer skills with a demonstrated ability to generate high quality reports

Applicants should submit their cover letter indicating their current and expected remuneration and resume to humanresources@beaconafrica.org and cc. info@beaconafrica.org  by Wednesday 15th June 2023. We thank all applicants for their interest in this position, please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Beacon of Hope is an equal-opportunity employer. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace and are committed to safeguarding children from abuse.