Youth Organization Vacancies

Location: Kenya.

General Description

DSW seeks to recruit a Youth Organization/IEC BCC Officer to support advocacy work and coordinate youth organizations adolescent activities at the international and local levels. He/ she will work in close collaboration with the Advocacy Officer.

Responsibilities:

  • Support the Advocacy Officer to organize tripartite consultative forums
  • Develop IEC/BCC strategies and create materials to support advocacy work at all levels
  • Facilitate interface between decision makers, youth and communities; document interviews and post online
  • Develop modules to build communication and advocacy skills for youth and partner organizations
  • Lobby adolescent and youth serving NGOs to capitalize on the Youth’s potential in advocacy
  • Organize and conduct edutainment sessions to empower communities on civic responsibilities and rights
  • Coordinate and lobby youth serving NGs to engage and capitalize their potential in advocacy for SRHR.

    Required Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor degree in Social Sciences, Communication or Information Sciences
  • Interest in and good knowledge of Population Development and SRHR issues
  • Proven track record in rights advocacy, IEC BCC initiatives and ability to liaise and work with the media
  • Strong IT skills and excellence in desktop publishing and design editing software (like Adobe Suite)
  • Strong written and oral communication skills and capacity to contribute to advocacy briefing papers
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a group
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.

    Applications (detailed CV and motivation letter) should be sent to info [at] dswkenya.org

    Deadline:12 noon 25th February.

    Candidate is expected to start in March.

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