Concern Worldwide Health and Nutrition EU Aid Volunteer - Jobs in Kenya

Concern Worldwide Health and Nutrition EU Aid Volunteer - Jobs in Kenya

The EU Aid Volunteers initiative provides an opportunity to European citizens and long-term residents, from a wide range of backgrounds and with a diversity of skills and professional experience, to get involved in humanitarian aid projects, support the provision of needs based humanitarian aid in third countries and engage in volunteering opportunities through deployment.

Concern are looking for talented people with a relevant technical skillset who are committed to long-term service in the humanitarian sector who can demonstrate an outstanding ability to adapt to difficult circumstances, remain positive, motivated and productive.

Position summary

The purpose of this role will be to provide assistance in the improvement of the quality of implementation of the health and nutrition programme in line with Concern’s policies as well as Global, National and Sub-national policies and guidelines.

Concern Kenya Country programme engages in long term development work, building resilience, responding to emergency situations, and seeking to address the root causes of poverty through our development, education and advocacy work.

The Country programme has a vast experience in implementation of programs adopting an integrated approach with a view to building community resilience.

The Country Programme is currently implementing Health and Nutrition, Livelihoods, Education and Governance projects in Marsabit and Nairobi Counties through working with vulnerable communities and local partners to meet the needs of the poor.

The Country programme is currently extending its operation to Turkana and Tana River Counties to implement Health and Nutrition and Livelihoods Projects.

Concern has strong partnerships and has collaborated with various national institutions and relevant

departments of the County and National government since 2011, employing a Systems strengthening approach as well as working with communities through a “community conversations” approach;

Concern Kenya continues to support emergency preparedness initiatives as well as delivering effective emergency responses in the counties of operation.

Location and duration

  • Concern Head Office, Dublin, Ireland
    Concern Kenya, Nairobi
  • At the end of volunteer placement an allowance of €100 per completed month of deployment will be provided as a resettlement allowance
  • Full details for this position are outlined in the attached vacancy announcement document.

    How to Apply
  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 28th May 2019
  • Please note that only EU citizens and long-term residents of the EU can be considered for this role.
  • Full applications require the following completed documentation to be submitted when applying for the role:
  • Completed EUAV application form
  • Cover Letter
  • CV in Europass format
  • Completed self assessment questionnaire
  • Please note that only complete applications can be considered.
  • All applications should be submitted by midnight (GMT) on the closing date.
  • For more information and job application details, see; Concern Worldwide Health and Nutrition EU Aid Volunteer - Jobs in Kenya

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