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Africa’s Voices Foundation (AVF) is a fast-growing organisation, capitalizing on interactive media and digital communications to curate and spark engaging discussions that convene citizens’ voices as evidence and elevate them to the level of decision-making. We equip development, humanitarian and governance organizations with unique capabilities to listen intelligently to the citizens they serve. Spun out of cutting-edge research at the University of Cambridge in 2014, we have an established presence in East Africa and beyond with a vibrant growing core team in Nairobi. Our clients include World University Service of Canada (WUSC), UNICEF, IOM, UNDP and the MasterCard Foundation.
Currently AVF is partnering with WUSC and Windle International in Kakuma to implement the media component of the LEAP Project in Kalobeyei settlement. Due to this, AVF aims to recruit field staff for the following roles and urges all candidates that qualify to apply.
Objectives of the position:
The Community Social Worker (Mentor) will be a critical member of AVF’s WUSC Project team reporting to the AVF Research Officer. The counsellor shall work with the Listening Group Facilitator to mentor and counsel different groups of boys and girls in Kalobeyei settlement and help them to develop appropriate mental processing capabilities while providing preventive services to them.
The Community Social Workers (Mentors) shall maintain a trustworthy presence among our program’s beneficiaries in Kalobeyei settlement. There will be one listening group every week and the Community Mentor shall work with the Listening Group Facilitator to mentor participants with supervision from the Field Officer.
Responsibilities for Community Social Worker (Mentor)
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