Haki Mashinani is a Kenyan non-governmental organization and a member of the Microjustice4All (MJ4All) network, which is a Dutch organisation that coordinates an international network of Microjustice country organizations providing legal services to help people protect their basic rights. The mission of Haki Mashinani is to legally empower the most vulnerable and marginalized people in Kenya in a structural way with the aim of improving their social and economic lives. Haki Mashinani would like to invite applications for a Social Worker to work as field officer in our various outlets that are based in Naivasha.
Responsibilities for the Social Worker Job
Screening of clients in the outlet;
Attending to the legal and social needs of clients through consults, case solutions or referrals;
Ensure that cases and consults are recorded in the Case Management System (CMS);
Organise and support outreach events / workshops and legal aid trainings and awareness raising for identified groups;
Contribute to a mapping of all Organisations/NGOs, institutions and businesses in the respective area of service provision and identify their areas of service provision;
Take necessary steps to identify new distribution channels and ways to reach clients, including new outlet space;
Provide input to the development of marketing and awareness raising materials;
Social Worker Job Qualifications
The appropriate candidate must be a resident of NAIVASHA or its environs;
He/She should be a holder of Diploma in law, or diploma in community development, or diploma in sales and marketing, or diploma in social work.
At least one year experience in community work;
Experience in conducting trainings;
Drafting skills in report writing; and
Previous work experience with an NGO will be an added advantage.
If you possess the required qualification email your three (3) page CV and one (1) page Cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org by the 17th of January 2017 at 5.00pm. Only successful candidates will be contacted. Note: The Subject of your Email must clearly indicate your place of residence. Failure to adhere to these guidelines will lead to automatic disqualification.
Evaluation of Applicants The applicants will go through a selection process to analyze their drafting, technical and Organizational skills. (Selected candidate will be trained on the internal operation of the Organization and other areas including personal development)