Social Worker Job at Friends of Rang’I (FoR)

On Wednesday, April 24th, 2013
Social Worker 
Reports to: Friends of Rang’I (FoR) – Kenya; Program Manager.

Based at:
 FoR Office – Genga Sub-location, Central Gem Location, Rangwe Division, Homa Bay District.

Purpose of the Role:

To provide administrative role in planning and development of the program for  educational opportunities for students.
Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:
  • Interview and select students and provide in-service training for selection of the poor and bright students.
  • Responsible for establishing and maintaining interpersonal relationships with children and their families.
  • Organizing social events from time to time when planned.
  • Helping children and youth to mediate any conflict that may arise.
  • Maintaining a family profile for each child, he/she will be responsible for looking at alternatives on how the children in their case studies can be reintegrated back to their families.
  • Make regular visits to the Schools that each child attends and report to Head of Children’s Home and Program Manager on progress of each child.
  • Counsel children in adjustment and academic problems.
  • Be able to effectively de-escalate crisis situations, both verbally and physically if necessary.
  • Prepare budget and determined allocation of funds for students in sponsorship
  • Maintain inventory of school needs of each student and purchase and distribute at appropriate times
Skills and Experience
  • Diploma in social work
  • Excellent Communication Skills
  • Psychological Counselling Skills
  • Planning & Organisational Skills
  • Proven Team Working Skills
  • Relevant Degree/Diploma and work experience
  • Knowledge of severely emotionally and behaviorally disturbed youth  (previous experience preferred)
Salary: KShs: 15,000/=

Applications should include;

  • Letter of application indicating interest
  • Current Curriculum Vitae with telephone numbers and e-mail addresses
  • Three letters of reference with telephone numbers and e-mail addresses
  • Copies of Certificates
Applications Due: 10th May 2013. Applications will be accepted through:
E-mail: [email protected], Or posted: P.O. Box 19146 Mega City – 40123, Kisumu, Or dropped: Friends of Rang’I Offices ( Kisumu – Mega City or Rang’I)

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  1. Livaha Doreen Minayo says:

    Am a student av done certificate in social work and community development currently doing diploma in same course but am gland for you people in helping the young people

  2. Farida says:

    I am recent graduate of African Institute where i studied social work development all appreciate if I get chance to work with you.

  3. am celestine says:

    am diploma holder in ecde can i work with u?

  4. ann says:

    am ann.i have done certificate in social work and community development,also i have done hiv/aid management and councelling and also i have done leadership and french with international youth fellowship finishing at september can i work with you ur organisation?

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