Search For Common Ground - Internship Program - Garissa and Tana River Grants Accountant Jobs

Search For Common Ground - Internship Program - Garissa and Tana River Grants Accountant Jobs

  • Together with its implementing partners in Garissa and Tana River Counties, Search is implementing Jamii Bila Balaa project which seeks to strengthen family and community networks to prevent violent extremism.

  • We are seeking for young vibrant volunteers to support of Garissa and Tana River Office.

    Internship Assignments:

  • Work with the Program team to support in the management of the community lead small initiatives/activities spread across the Counties.

  • Compiling work plans and activity agendas for the sub-grantees implementing the Community lead activities.,

  • Attend field activities and compile trip activity reports,

  • Assist in planning of sub-grantee meetings,

  • Assist in liaising with subgrantees in matters related to their activities.

  • Assist the media team in documenting communication and visibility aspects of the subgrantees,

  • Any other assignment as may be delegated


  • Approved work plan with indicative calendar
    Monthly Report

  • Project Activity trip reports

  • Project meeting minutes

    Internship Terms

  • For the purpose of the internship in Kenya, the intern will be supervised by the program assistant in the county of operation., who will be responsible for setting tasks and evaluating the intern’s work.

  • The work objectives above will be undertaken by the intern on the basis of 5 working days per week, for 12 weeks with any days off agreed in advance with the supervisor.

  • The internship will be based in Hola sub-office and Garissa sub-office.

  • The period of the internship will last from July 2020 through September 2020.

  • The internship may be terminated by either side by informing the other in writing giving 1 months notice.

  • The prospective intern is required to have a laptop for ease
    of operations.


  • Knowledge of the local environment.

  • Open to field Travel.

  • Able to work in Cultural diverse environments.
    Bachelor’s degree in international development, conflict resolution, project management or related field.

  • At least two (0-2) years of NGO or CSO experience in project implementation or management in Kenya. Experience working in Coastal Kenya is an asset.

  • Strong and proven ability in report writing, in English.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, as well as social media platforms.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and effective communication with a variety of stakeholders.

  • Ability to maintain professionalism, creativity, and enthusiasm while working in a fast-paced, multi-cultural environment with minimal supervision.

  • Cultural sensitivity and strong interest in dialogue, peacebuilding and conflict transformation.

  • Written and oral proficiency in English and Swahili.

  • Knowledge of the local dialects in the two counties will be an added advantage

  • Interested candidates from Garissa and Tana River Counties are highly encouraged to apply.

    SFCG will supply the following:

  • A modest transport stipend will be provided at the end of the month.

  • This will be for an Initial three month Period.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Search For Common Ground - Internship Program - Garissa and Tana River Grants Accountant Jobs

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