Opportunities Program Officer at Shining Hope for Communities

On Monday, December 28th, 2015
Location: Kibera, Nairobi
Reports to: Kibera Program Manager
Job Purpose: Manage the Success in Kenya Program at the Kibera School for Girls, particularly the mentorship program.
Work closely with the head mistress to organize out of school activities and arrange partnerships with other organizations with the goal of increasing exposure for students.
Success in Kenya
  • Recruit mentors from strategic corporations and other partners
  • Add to the existing ‘Mentorship Activity Guide’
  • Plan and run monthly mentorship events
  • Schedule office visits to expose students to various careers in Kenya
  • Arrange for speakers to come and address the students
  • Provide on-the-ground logistical and informational support to direct supervisor and broader Kenya team as directed
  • Perform any other job assigned
Other responsibilities
  • Work with the Kibera and Mathere school social work departments to develop ongoing programming for high-risk girls
  • Work with closely with the Kibera Headmistress and Mathare school coordinator to develop an annual plan of field trips and extra-curricular activities that will benefit the students
  • Work with the after-school coordinator to develop engaging and beneficial extra-curricular activities
  • Work with the MSP Matron and Headmistress to develop programing and beneficial activities for the girls housed at Margaret’s Safe Place
How to Apply

Apply to [email protected] by C.O.B 6th January 2015.

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