Community Civic Educators Jobs at SAPCONE

On Sunday, November 25th, 2012
Community Civic Educators Position
Supporting local communities in Civic and Voter registration in Turkana North Constituency

Introduction

 

SAPCONE is a leading membership indigenous organization that champions positive social change through institutional capacity enhancement, village development Projects, child welfare programs and protection of girl child education to enrich people lives today and those of generation to come.

SAPCONE is an acronym for St. Peters Community Network-Northern Kenya, is a Local NGO operates in Turkana North constituency, and was registered in March 2011.
The organization is a network of 9 CBOs; all based in Turkana North, and is governed by 11 council members.
Through a grant received from KCDF (Kenya Community Development Foundation), SAPCONE seeks to recruit civic educators to provide support in Turkana Governance and Peace Project (TUGAP) which aims to enhance citizen’s engagement in understanding the Devolution principles and structures, The rights and freedoms of Kenyan citizens ,Value addition to fish industry and legal provisions that seeks to promote peaceful co-existence in order to ensure the election of an accountable responsive and competent Turkana county government.
Duration:2Months
Location:TurkanaNorthConstituency
Deadline:4thDecember2012
Type: Part Time
Roles and Responsibilities:
  • Identifying organized groups within the constituency or area allocated
  • Training of organized groups e.g., women groups, youth groups, BMus, Faith based organization assigned to
  • Conducting a minimum of four trainings in a week targeting different groups in area of work.
  • Liaising with the various organizations and interest groups within the constituency and establish appropriate relations with state institutions, Non state actors, and other relevant representatives of civil society at the constituency level to enhance your work
  • Assist in dissemination of civic education materials
  • Will be the chief sources of civic information during the public forums, training of the various target groups and the football matches
  • Ensuring close co-operation and co-ordination with other Civic Education and Engagement initiatives including KNICE, USAWA, AMKENI , UN WOMEN !ACT etc. to ensure synergy and cooperation;
  • Develop and submit weekly reports
Skills and Qualifications:
  • Post-Secondary education or its equivalent.
  • Should be a bona fide resident of the constituency under which s/he will be nominated
  • Should have at least 2 years’ experience in working on governance and democracy field.
  • Should have good experience in Adult training methodologies.
  • Should have experience in community mobilization and facilitation skills
  • Should be available to undertake this work and to travel within the county as required.
  • Should meet the leadership and integrity requirements as per chapter six of the constitution.
To apply send your CV and Cover letter to [email protected]  or drop
the CV at our offices in Lorionotom House, Opposite Kakumatt Supermarket, Next to Sarova Haircut
Or By mail
SAPCONE community empowerment programme
P.O BOX 125-30500
Lodwar.

For more details contact 0701240279 All Applications must reach our
offices on, or before Monday 4th December 2012.

Candidates from Lake Zone Ward, Lapur ward, Kaaleng/Kaikor Ward, are highly encouraged to apply.

N/B .Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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