WUSC Consultant-Engaging Men and Boys (EMB) Jobs in Kenya
WUSC Consultant-Engaging Men and Boys (EMB) Jobs in Kenya WUSC – World University Service of Canada – is a leading Canadian non-profit organization in international development, committed to providing education, employment and empowerment opportunities that improve the lives of millions of disadvantaged youth around the world.
One of the KEEP’s key outputs is to mobilize community support to keep girls as long as possible so they may complete a full cycle of education.
The activity entitled “Engaging Men and Boys to mobilize support for girls’ education” is a key activity which will contribute to changing attitudes and behaviors of men and boys towards increasing support for girl’s education.
More specifically, a training for KEEP Community Mobilizers (CM) lead by Canadian Organization White Ribbon Campaign (WRC), a KEEP Innovation Partner, provides CMs training on how to effectively engage with Men and boys in targeted communities.
The goal for the training is to strengthen the involvement of Men and Boys in both refugee camps and their host communities in supporting girls’ education.
Through these trainings, KEEP aims to encourage boys and men to advocate in favour of the right of girls to enroll and remain in school, fully participate in educational activities and improve girl’s performance.
As a result of the trainings, Community Mobilizers have formed clusters and identified specific activities that would engage communities promoting greater community and stakeholder support for Gender equality.
KEEP is seeking the services of a local consultant to work with KEEP staff, Community Members in planning and executing training and post training activities.
Main Duties and Responsibilities
The main duties and responsibilities of the Consultant during the assignment will be;
Work with Community Mobilizers WIK/WUSC to identify training needs and conduct Post training follow ups and activities.
Identify implementation activities from training recommendations and support community mobilizers to identify strategies for implementation.
Support the planning of the Mobilizers clusters for effective project activities
Help each cluster in Dadaab and Kakuma to identify innovative entry points upon which their work around men, boys and the communities in general.
Identify key focus issues through post-training, consulting with WIK/WUSC /WRC to develop approaches/ program content aimed at increasing parents and community support for girl’s education.
Provide support to KEEP staff to track activities in process and collect and document outputs and results from community engagement activities.
Submit to WUSC activity completion report and other required documentation.
An activity report following completion of post training and planning activities with Community Mobilizers.
Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Social Sciences with a bias for Gender studies
Relevant experience in implementing gender equity programs focussing on Engaging Men and Boys in gender advocacy.
Strong English communication and writing skills
Knowledge of refugee education landscape in Kenya
Experience working in Engaging Men and Boys programs in advocacy within community structures.
Proficiency basic computer skills.
Ability to produce high quality outputs in a timely manner.
Strong organization skills
Ability to work independently and produce high quality outputs
Sound judgement, strategic thinking and the ability to manage competing priorities
Demonstrate integrity by modeling WUSC’s values and ethical standards and safeguarding policies
Displays cultural gender, religion, race nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability
How to Apply
The application should contain the following:
Cover Letter expressing your interest in this role. Please include your expected daily rate;
Resume and sample of similar work previously done by applicant (In PDF format, not more than 9MB).
Applications should be submitted via email to:
Please include in the subject line Consultancy- Classroom Observation
Deadline to submit - 4pm on 23 March 2020.
Applications that do not respond to these requirements will not be considered.
WUSC’s activities seek to balance inequities and create sustainable development around the globe; the work ethic of our staff, volunteers, consultants, representatives and partners shall correspond to the values and mission of the organization.
WUSC adheres to strict safeguarding principles and promotes responsibility, respect, honesty, and professional excellence and we will not tolerate harassment, coercion and sexual exploitation and abuse of any form.
All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks, and will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles.
Individuals engaged under a consultancy or individual contract with WUSC will not be considered “staff members” and will not be entitled to benefits provided therein (such as leave entitlements, medical insurance coverage and or advance payments).
Their conditions of service will be governed by their contract and the General Conditions of Contracts for the Services of Consultants and Individual Contractors.
Consultants and individual contractors are responsible for determining their tax liabilities and for the payment of any taxes and/or duties, in accordance with local or other applicable laws.
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