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  • Posted: Feb 20, 2021
    Deadline: Feb 28, 2021
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    Carolina for Kibera exists to develop local leaders, catalyze positive change, and alleviate poverty in the informal settlement of Kibera in Nairobi, Kenya. We also combine service with responsible research to inform and assist participatory development in Kibera and other informal settlements globally. By maintaining a participatory focus, continuing to ...
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    Graduate Internship Program

    About the Program:

    The Graduate Internship Program is a one-year program designed to provide guided work experience and professional development to fresh university graduates in various disciplines.

    Location:

    CFK Kenya offices in Kibera, Nairobi and other Counties as the Organization may require from time to time.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Bachelor’s degree (second Upper) in Project Management, Community Development, Public Health, Finance, Communication, Human Resource Management, Procurement, Law, Education, Entrepreneurship Development, Licensed Medical Practioner and related studies.
    • Fresh graduate or must have graduated within the last one year from the date of the advert.
    • Fresh graduates who are either beneficiaries of CFK’s programs or have experienced the impact of CFK’s initiatives.
    • Fresh graduates who are willing to commit their time, for an entire year, to work for CFK.
    • Fresh graduates who demonstrate desire and passion to work in informal and peri-urban settlements in Kenya.

    Reference codes for application:

    1. Primary Healthcare Program - CFK/PHP/2021
    2. Adolescents & Young Women Program - CFK/AYWP/2021
    3. Education & Livelihoods Program - CFK/ELP/2021
    4. Research and Development - CFK/RD/2021
    5. Communications - CFK/COMM/2021
    6. Operations - CFK/OPS/2021

    Program Structure:

    Successful trainees will be paired with dedicated professional supervisors at the beginning of every engagement for year-long guidance.

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    Mentors

    Job Description:

    The jobholder will support the implementation of processes and practices across the organization. The specific duties of a mentor to work with girls 9 – 20 years to provide mentorship and, training and counselling support to advance their social and economic well-being.

    Project:

    The AGYW Program is an Adolescent Girls and Young Women’s (AGYW) program that supports girls find their sense of agency and “voice” to demand for their rights while discovering their personal leadership capabilities

    Responsible to: Program Coordinator

    Employment Type: Contractor

    Essential Job Responsibilities

    Tasks:

    • Recruit 15 AGYW within the community
    • Offer mentorship sessions to empower mentees to solve current issues both at school, home and community and develop coping strategies for the future
    • Provide a model for a healthy, trusting relationship through clear communication and setting appropriate boundaries.
    • Conduct monthly home-visit for the target beneficiaries
    • Serve as liaison between mentees and caregivers
    • Assist in planning of major girls and women events
    • Advocate for girls’ education and girls’ rights; encourage the girls, their parents, and community members to promote girls’ education.
    • Promote girl’s self-esteem and confidence
    • Help girls cope with changes at school, at home, in the community or with their personal or physical development

    Qualifications:

    • Applicants must be between the ages of 25-30 years
    • Have completed secondary school
    • Are well versant with reproductive health rights
    • Have basic knowledge on children rights act
    • Must be residents of Kibera
    • Have some basic facilitation skills
    • Willingness to provide emotional, social, and practical support within limits.
    • Knowledge of one’s boundaries and ability to set limits with others.
    • Have been mentors, peer educators or have been involved with a program that supports adolescent girls and young women

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    Administration Assistant

    Job Description:

    The jobholder will support the implementation of processes and practices across the organization. The specific duties of an Adminstrative Assistant include provision of front-desk service and telecommunication services.

    Department:

    The operations department is committed to implementing and maintaining the highest standards of efficiency and integrity in daily administration, logistics, procurement, asset management and IT for all field offices.

    Responsible to: Head of Operations

    Responsible for: Support Staff

    Employment Type: Contractor

    Essential Job Responsibilities

    • Operations:
      • Assist in filing of Administration data and reports.
      • Assist in facilitation of monthly staff trainings/meetings.
      • Arrange for local staff travels as needed including bookings, transport etc.
      • Support the inventory management of supplies.
    • Reception:
      • Receiving calls and directing them appropriately.
      • Monitoring of all visitors to the office; assistance to visitors by providing directions and accurate information related to CFK.
      • Operation and management of the telephone switchboard in accordance with appropriate protocol Including weekly check and test of all lines.
      • Management and planning of the front desk coverage.
      • Receive and sort deliveries.
    • Physical Resource Coordination:
      • Liaise with the Office Assistant and cleaners to ensure that cleaning of the office is up to date.
      • Assist in bookings for Conference Facilities.
      • Maintenance of recording information in the system, solution of minor technical problems and reporting to telephone service provider for regular maintenance and repair.

    Qualifications:

    • At least a Diploma in Operations Management, Business Administration or an equivalent field.
    • A minimum of 2 years’ experience in front desk operations, administration, logistics or related area is required. 

    Competencies:

    • Knowledge Management and Learning; Actively works towards continuing personal learning and development in one or more practice areas, acts on learning plan and applies newly acquired skills.
    • Development and Operational Effectiveness; Ability to perform a variety of standard tasks related to front desk service, telephone communications service and updating of staff information, Good knowledge of administrative rules and regulations and Good IT skills.
    • Leadership and Self-Management; Focuses on result for the client and responds positively to feedback, consistently approaches work with energy and a positive, constructive attitude, Remains calm, in control and good humored even under pressure. How to

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    IT Officer

    Job Description:

    The jobholder will support the implementation of processes and practices across the organization. The specific duties of an IT Officer include assistance in formulating IT strategy and policies, improving performance and securing compliance.

    Department:

    The operations department is committed to implementing and maintaining the highest standards of efficiency and integrity in daily administration, logistics, procurement, asset management and IT for all field offices.

    Responsible to: Head of Operations

    Responsible for: IT Intern

    Essential Job Responsibilities

    Tasks:

    • Installs maintains and troubleshoots network environment including devices, network ports, Switches, Patch Panels, and Patch cords.
    • Installs and configures computer hardware operating systems and applications.
    • Provides orientation and guidance to users on how to operate new software and computer equipment.
    • Organizes and schedules upgrades and maintenance without deterring others from completing their work.
    • Maintains records/logs of repairs and fixes and maintenance schedule.
    • Responsible of the security system in the premises (surveillance, alarm, fire, etc.).
    • Liaising with local internet and telephone service providers, Solves user problems such as computer and printer difficulties, software problems, email, communication tools etc.
    • Maintains hardware and software for employees and site offices.
    • Ensures that CFK computers, IT equipment and software are fully operational, and staff is able to utilize them properly at all times,
    • Ensures software is updated and appropriate in response to CFK needs.
    • Monitors network and services, and diagnose problems,
    • Works with the Operations Department on planning the annual IT budget for the office.
    • Receives IT equipment and supply orders, verify brand and quantity, and store in the IT storage room,
    • Offers daily support for desktop, software and hardware for all users.
    • Supports learning at CFK’s IT training Centre.

    Education:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology or equivalent.
    • Minimum 2 years of experience in a similar position.
    • Proficiency in network infrastructure design, topology, configuration, and troubleshooting,
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
    • Proficiency in internet connections and protocols.
    • Proficiency in desktop applications, software & Hardware troubleshooting.
    • Proficiency in security camera systems including preparation, monitoring, equipment, etc.
    • Certification in IT is

    Competencies:

    • Strong sense of responsibility and accurate with high organizational skills.
    • Honesty and integrity and able to cope with stressful situations.
    • Manages time effectively as well as flexible and available to work over-time when needed.
    • Must possess the ability to learn with speed and ease.
    • Great Interpersonal skills

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    Janitor

    Job Description:

    The jobholder will support the implementation of processes and practices across the organization. The specific duties of a Janitor include provision of high standard of hygiene and cleanliness throughout the office premises.

    Department:

    The operations department is committed to implementing and maintaining the highest standards of efficiency and integrity in daily administration, logistics, procurement, asset management and IT for all field offices.

    Responsible to: Head of Operations

    Responsible for: Locum Staff

    Essential Job Responsibilities

    Tasks:

    • Detailed cleaning of office areas including moping of floors; dusting furniture, equipment, and partitions; emptying of wastebaskets and recyclables and disposing them to disposable area.
    • Detailed cleaning of toilets including washing/disinfecting of sinks, floors, polishing of metalwork and replenishing of toilet supplies as appropriate.
    • Maintaining of clean and orderly kitchen including facilities, equipment, appliances and floor.
    • General cleaning of stairways/corridors, balconies and areas around the office premises.
    • Washing of windows, door panels, partitions, etc. as appropriate.
    • Perform basic gardening activities e.g., watering flower pots.
    • Reporting to supervisor maintenance requirements.

    Education:

    • Secondary Education (K.C.S.E).
    • Relevant past experience is considered as an asset.
    • Previous experience working with local communities, in a health facility is desirable.

    Competencies:

    • Demonstrate cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability;
    • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Ability to work well under pressure.
    • Acting as a team player and facilitating team work.
    • Respond positively to critical feedback.

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    Radio Sonographer

    Job Description:

    The jobholder will support the implementation of processes and practices across the organization. The specific duties of a Radio Sonographer include carrying out all routine diagnostic radiographs and ultrasound at the center, Procurement of diagnostic commodities, reagents and equipment from suppliers in collaboration with the Facility Administrator.

    Department:

    The Primary Healthcare is committed to implementing and maintaining the highest standards of delivery in all our Health facilities through provision of Outpatient Medical Services, Nutrition based services and Maternal Care.

    Responsible to: Primary Healthcare Coordinator

    Essential Job Responsibilities

    Tasks:

    • To undertake initial patient evaluation, provide a range of diagnostic radiographs, perform ultrasound, doppler and ECHO examinations by capturing images of diagnostic value. on patients and produce highquality images whilst ensuring that radiation doses are kept to a minimum.
    • To provide a high standard of technique and patient positioning and ensure that standards are maintained.
    • Lead the department Quality Assurance equipment testing initiatives.
    • To develop and implement a Picture Archive & Communication system for reviewing images and reports.
    • Ensure proper documentation and management of patient’s records.
    • To develop a sound knowledge of the equipment used in order to be aware of malfunctions and errors and to report such to a Lead Radiographer.
    • To use ultrasound testing to view the fetus in the womb to determine size, weight and/or gender, along with any potential problems with the fetus.
    • To maintain daily logs of patients seen, and perform routine maintenance of machines.
    • Develop and Implement Standard operating procedures (SOPs) for the Imaging department and keep up to date with health and safety guidelines, including ionizing radiation regulations, to ensure safety of patients’ staff and self.
    • To provide support and reassurance to patients, taking into account their physical and psychological needs.

    Education:

    • Diploma or Higher Diploma in Radiology & Sonography or any other equivalent qualification from an institution recognized by the Radiation Protection Board.
    • Be a registered member of Radiation Protection Board.
    • 2 years’ experience working under a qualified Radiologist.
    • Proficiency in the use of computers and technology.
    • Excellent written and oral communications skills.

    Competencies:

    • Attention to details: able to deliver accurate amounts of radiation to patients during diagnosis and therapy
    • IT Skills: proficient in operating computerized machines such as MRIs and Ultrasound equipment.
    • Teamwork Ability: adept to working with other health professionals such as oncologists and physicians to develop treatment plans for patients.

    Method of Application

    Qualified applicants may send a cover letter and CV indicating the program and reference code to hr@carolinaforkibera.org by 28th February 2021.Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    To learn more about CFK's history and programs, please visit: http://carolinaforkibera.org.

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