Recruitment of Civic Educators by Uraia

This is to inform you as part of Uraia’s strategy they  intend to engage County Civic educators, who will be tasked with providing civic education to community members at the grassroots level.Interested candidates should send their CVs to info@uraia.or.ke by 30th September 2016.

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The subject line should take this format:

The Post; the name of the County one is applying to work in, the Constituency, and the name of the candidate.

e.g. Civic Educator; Nairobi; Kamkuniji; Ali Nyerere;

 

The CV should not exceed 2 pages and should follow the format provided.

The minimum requirements are as follows

  1. Education Level: minimum grade C (plain) at KCSE.
  2. Should be an indigenous resident of the county and constituency under which s/he applies for.
  • Should meet the leadership and integrity requirements as per chapter six of the Constitution of Kenya (2010)
  1. Basic knowledge on the Constitution of Kenya (2010).
  2. Should have experience in community mobilization and facilitation skills.
  3. Should be available to undertake this work and to travel within the sub-county as required.

Added Advantage:

  • Should have at least 2 years’ experience in working on governance and democracy field.
  • Prior experience in governance, democracy and civic education work.

The successful candidates will be informed of the results not later than two weeks after the deadline.

Attached find the CV format

URAIA TRUST CIVIC EDUCATORS CV FORMAT

1.    Name :                                                                               Religion:
 

2.    Postal Address:                 Tel:                              County where based[1] :

 

3.    Date of Birth:                                                                 Sex:

4.    Proposed sub county /constituency where you want to Work:
5.   Academic qualifications (List from the highest to the lowest)

Year Institution Core Units of study/name of course Grades obtained
6.   Professional qualifications:

a). Computer Knowledge (mention the computer programmes that you are conversant with and the qualifications attained)

 

 

 

 

 

 

b) Mention any other professional qualification that is relevant to the post that you are applying for.

 

 

 

 

 

 

7.    Experience in Governance and democracy field: (mention specific tasks and assignments)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

8.    Experience in community Mobilization and facilitation skills( mention specific tasks and assignments)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

9.   Reference: (list 2 )

a.    Name:

b.    Organization:

c.    Title:

d.    Telephone

e.     email

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b.    Name:

c.    Organization:

d.    Title:

e.    Telephone

f.      email

[1] This should be where the applicant is currently based(where his/her residence is)

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Call for Applications:SYLFF Conference on Violent Extremism at the University of Nairobi,Kenya (Fully Funded)

The Ryoichi Sasakawa Young Leaders Fellowship Fund (Sylff) University of Nairobi Chapter is calling for applications for the Peace Forum to be held on 8th and 9th of December 2016 at the University of Nairobi. The theme of the Forum will be “Understanding the ‘Push’ and ‘Pull’ Factors Underlying Violent Extremism and Radicalization among the Youth in East Africa.”
Violent extremism is an alarming security issue in East Africa and the world at large. As such it is a priority issue for governments. It is on this premise that this forum seeks to bring together participants from Africa to discuss this East African as well as global challenge and explore ways of effectively addressing violent extremism.

Requirements:

1. Participants applying for this forum should only be from the following countries: Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Somalia, Burundi, Rwanda and South Sudan. Further instructions for applicants per country are as follows:

i. Kenya: Applicants should only be from Nairobi, Mombasa and North Eastern (preferably Garissa).

ii. Uganda: Transport to and from Entebbe Airport will be provided.

iii. Somalia: Transport to and from Aden Abdulle International Airport will be provided.

iv. Tanzania, Burundi, Rwanda and South Sudan: Applicants must be residing in Nairobi at the time of the conference.

2. Participants should preferably be representatives of student unions/clubs, human rights groups, anti-radicalization groups, media professionals, government officials in security sector or in any relevant organization.

3. Aged between 18 and 35.

4. Be committed to attend the full duration of the forum.

Logistics
1. Transport, accommodation and meals will be provided for all sponsored participants.

2. Cost of visas and any vaccination will be solely the responsibility of the participants

3. No per diem or allowances of any kind apart from the aforementioned allowances will be provided.

Follow this link to apply: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1quXySQ6-zAkH9BF3BOxeFyQw7eOkX2ET401tfPxZrLI/edit

The submission deadline is October 9th, 2016. Contact mkraidosocrates@gmail.com for inquiries.

Invitation to participate in the Tatua Fellowship

Tatua Kenya requests application from youth who are creating a positive change in their communities to participate in this fellowship.

If you are interested click on the link below to apply:
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1Hh7iQgm8EQeVYs4vDp7H7ZUS_geaPrr6yfD-aY3rGr8/viewform?edit_requested=true

Invitation to Participate in Youth in Motion Camp 2016

Everyone who cares to listen to the many voices, world over, must have heard that youths, especially we in Africa, are on the move.

QUESTION; Where to?

Young Achievers Network, being a platform for the youth and by the youth, has been looking at the common ‘youth on the move’ mantra, and lucky enough have been able to come up with an opportunity that enables this movement of the youth, to be well thought of and in a sensible direction.

There we are now, having had a Youth in Motion Camp previously, and here is yet another one, for the youth, and by the youth.

FEATURING;

Personal Branding
Leadership
Digital media and the opportunities
Entrepreneurship
Presentation Skills
Public speaking
Awesome Networking

FUN ACTIVITIES INCLUDE;

Camp Fire
Sports, among others.

#YouthInMotionCamp 2016

The Youth In Motion Camp 2016 takes place from the evening of 29th Sept, 30th, 1st & 2nd Oct. The venue is the IYF (International Youth Fellowship) HQ along Thika Road, Next to USIU- Nairobi. Sh. 2,000 ($20) is all a ticket costs and covers accommodation & meals.

Reserve your place early enough & see you there!

Click on the link below to apply:
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSe0cn_MVW0z1eWwkXJnSkHcLsXqjysTufhggo67JHEFzagw_g/viewform?c=0&w=1

0724758827 or 0713234071 are the numbers to contact just in case there are questions.

Are you facing challenges in running your business?Plan to attend Chanuka Business Clinic where you will receive professional advice

Are you facing challenges in your business? Come meet with business experts on the 24th of September who will diagnose your problem and advice you on how to move your business to the next level.

Venue: East Assembly KAG Buruburu
Time: 8am – 12 pmCharges:Ksh 300

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TICAD Youth Entrepreneurship Forum Recommendations and Conclusions (Nairobi, 28 August 2016)

UNU-IAS, the University of Nairobi and the University of Tokyo GPSS-GLI jointly organized, with the support of the African Development Bank, an Africa Youth Entrepreneurship Workshop on the theme of  “African Youth entrepreneurship Development for Sustainable Industrialization”  from 25 – 27 August 2016 at KCB Leadership Centre in Nairobi, Kenya.

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The workshop, planned and implemented by ESDA’s Next Generation Researcher (NGR) team, brought together  30 young African entrepreneurs and 25 young African researchers.During the three-day workshop, the participants heard keynote messages and lectures by resources persons and held group discussions on key areas of youth entrepreneurship for sustainable industrialization in Africa. They also made a field visit to the factory of a Kenyan entrepreneur  Lorna Rutto of Ecopost participating in the workshop.

jica_logo At the end of the workshop the participants agreed to a set of conclusions and recommendations to pursue further collaboration between young entrepreneurs and researchers, which was subsequently presented at the TICAD Youth Entrepreneurship Forum . The participants’ three recommendations were to:

  1. Develop a collaborative network of young African entrepreneurs and researchers to share streams of entrepreneurial innovations and experiences to establish a linked system of entrepreneurship development;
  2. Expand and increase the number of business incubation centers across Africa to enable young entrepreneurs and researchers collaborate in joint entrepreneurial innovations.
  3. Develop and test entrepreneurial training courses and programs to be jointly hosted by African higher education institutions, including, in particular, elaboration of multi-layered training schemes which are field-oriented and reflecting socio-economic and cultural conditions in African countries and which will be effective in attracting and generating streams of business innovators and industrial leaders who can contribute to the promotion of  high growth and sustainable industrialization in Africa (‘African’ MBA). Efforts in this direction should be based on the network of the young entrepreneurs and researchers.

The Forum started with a brief presentation of the Conclusions and Recommendations of the Youth Entrepreneurship Workshop by ESDA/NGA Coordinator, Dr. Emmanuel Mutisya, who also served as the moderator for the entire forum. Then keynote messages were delivered by President Akinwumi Adesina of AfDB and Cabinet Secretary Sicilly Kariyuki of Kenya’s Ministry of Public Service, Youth and Gender Affairs. A panel discussion followed on the theme of the ‘role of entrepreneurship and research for sustainable industrialization in Africa’, with Prof. Peter Mbithi (Vice Chancellor, University of Nairobi), Mr. Mr. Kevit Desai (Kenya Private Sector Alliance), Dr. Assie Lumumba (Professor, Cornell University) and a South African entrepreneur who participated in the Youth Entrepreneurship Workshop, Ms. Kgatlhanye Thato (CEO, Rethaka), serving as panelists. The forum, filled with lively and constructive exchanges, ended with a closing statement by Prof. Kazuhiko Takeuchi (Senior Vice Rector, UNU), which endorsed the recommendations by the young entrepreneurs and researchers to pursue their collaboration for the promotion of sustainable industrialization in Africa.

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Invitation to attend Global Conference Social Media Week Independent (SMWi) taking place in Nairobi County

We would like to introduce you to Social Media Week a Global conference that takes place in over 20 cities worldwide with Nairobi & Lagos being the only cities in Africa. There are four editions of the SMW conferences that happen in February, June, September and November every year.
This September London, Rome, Sao Paulo, Miami and Mumbai cities will be running SMW simultaneously with Nairobi creating a buzz on Digital and Social Media Advertising.
Go Gaga Experiential will be managing this international conference Social Media Week Independent (SMWi) in Nairobi  from the 12th – 16th September 2016.
The aim of this conference is to offer a platform where various stakeholders discuss and showcase how technology and social media impacts our business, culture and lives.
 
Activities during the week will include: 
    • Expo and Plenary sessions held at KICC 
  • Masterclasses, workshops held at iLab Africa – Strathmore University
  • Youth Empowerment Workshops held at Lecture theatre -Strathmore University
The Youth will have an opportunity to engage and train on technology and social media tools as indicated here


Student Daily Pass

Exhibitions:

Engage with SMWi Nairobi vendors and learn more about the latest technology tools and platforms

Panels:

Interactive panel, with different speakers every session

Workshops:

Join a class where you will get hands on training on latest technology tools and platforms

Networking Events:

Not Applicable

Pass Price:

KES. 500.00 daily
Kindly use this link for detailed information
 
Contact :Jane Mwanyumba

Cellphone: | +254722527310
www.gogagaexp.com
 
Twitter: @SMWiNairobi

Invitation to attend a Youth Employment and Entrepreneurship Skills Development Forum (YEES-Forum)| 2016 taking place in Senegal

Theme: ‘Enhancing partnerships for 21st Century Skills: youth as job creators, not job seekers.’

The African Union Commission in collaboration with ECOWAS, the National Agency for the Promotion of Youth Employment in Senegal and YALI are pleased to announce a call for applications to the Youth Employment and Entrepreneurship Skills Development Forum (YEES-Forum). The forum aims at bringing young African entrepreneurs to learn, network, share experiences and good practices, motivate each other and showcase their businesses and thereby be an inspiration to one another. The YEES forum is scheduled to be held from the 5th of October to the 7th of October in Dakar Senegal. This forum targets the Francophone Countries and follows the inaugural forum that was held in Kenya in 2014 targeting Anglophone Countries.

The YEES forum is driven by the realisation that interventions focused on linkages will improve the value chain by enabling the flow of critical services through embedded arrangements. In addition to peer to peer linkages, these interventions shall also focus on linking regional competitive youth entrepreneurs to industry champions thus addressing some of the challenges faced by young people, particularly women in business and providing a platform for peer learning.

The forum aims to attract entrepreneurs with scalable businesses who are currently employers of labour and are interested in working towards a better Africa.

Participants at the forum will benefit from:

  • Improved business development skills through practical workshops;
  • Collaborative learning and sharing of experiences to increase success rates for
    business start-ups among young entrepreneurs;
  • Opportunity to identify successful business men or women to act as Mentors
    for young entrepreneurs;
  • Opportunities to engage with young entrepreneurs in dynamic sectors of the emerging intra-Africa trade including extractives and agri-business.

The program will include:

  • Training: Training sessions on core business development including building
    a sustainable financial structure and personal development. The sessions will
    also introduce participants to various mentoring techniques as well as new tools for effective mentoring.
  • Exhibition: This exhibition will give opportunity to young entrepreneurs to
    showcase their products and explore new market opportunities. Business
    development service providers will also be invited to proffer advice to the young entrepreneurs.
  • Field Visits: Participants visit a successful enterprise owned by young
    entrepreneurs in the host country. This is expected to inspire the participants
    and serve as successful models for their own enterprise development and
    management.
  • Experience Sharing: Key business organizations and leaders will be identified
    to facilitate the forum. The regional entrepreneurship development platform to
    be established shall provide back stopping for experience sharing, mentoring
    and business development services

Date and Venue: The YEES Forum will take place from 5th to 7th of October 2016 in Dakar Senegal.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Open to Citizens of African Francophone Countries;
  • African youth between the ages of 15 and 35. Women are strongly encouraged
    to apply;
  • Must be able to speak and work in at least one AU working language (English,
    French, Arabic or Portuguese).

Participation Cost: Young entrepreneurs can sponsor themselves to this workshop and there is also a limited number of scholarships available to entrepreneurs. Please indicate if you will be interested in sponsorship while applying.

Interested participants are therefore requested to express their interest in
participating in this forum by applying via the following link:
http://bit.ly/fodej2016 on the 12 September 2016 by 11:59pm (EAT).

Invitation to attend an Agribusiness Workshop taking place in Nairobi County

YALI Regional Leadership Center Alumni Chapter invites you to an Agribusiness forum.
They have an evening focused on Agribusiness set for Friday 9th September 2016 at 3:30pm-6.00pm at the American Corner.
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For those who have interest in agribusiness please sign up with the link below
https://goo.gl/forms/RIpM1WSSRULzoZTs1

They shall also have a session for those interested in applying YALI Mandela Fellowship.

Invitation to attend Design 2 Transform training and hackathon taking place in Mombasa County

Design to Transform is an initiative that aims at transforming communities through the use of digital technology.

Their  Training equips individuals with the necessary skills needed to in today’s Technology driven economy.

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With the vision  “Local Talent Transforming local communities ” , they add value to  communities by developing websites for   Community Based Organizations (CBOs) to help them in  articulating  their message on the Internet.

These  websites are developed  by the participants during a one day Hackathon that is organized on the third day of the training .

A hackathon is an event in which computer programmers and others involved in software development and hardware development, including graphic designers, interface designers, content developers and project managers, collaborate intensively on software projects.

Since its inception, D2T has trained over 150 people and helped 18 community based organizations have an online Presence.

When
Thursday, September 8, 2016 at 8:00 AM Saturday, September 10, 2016 at 6:00 PM (EAT) Add to Calendar
Where
SwahiliPot at Swahili Cultural Center – Next to Mombasa Hospital Sir Mbarak Hinaway road off Mama Ngina , Mombasa

WHY ATTEND?

The D2T event will bring together professional Trainers and industry leaders with generous hearts to give back to the community.

What is in it for you?

1. Compressive Training that will tackle the following areas

  • Social Media
  • Blog your Way to Success
  • Understanding the Internet
  • Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
  • Understanding Content Management Systems (CMS with a focus on WordPress)
  • Graphic Design
  • Front End Programming (HTML and CSS)
  • Version Control

1. Full Day Hackathon 

Get  to experience the thrilling and challenging task of Developing a fully functional website in one Day.

A full day Hackathon  where people will be divided into several teams, each of the teams will work on a website Project that needs to be delivered by the end of the day.

Is it possible ? well… come and see for yourself

3.Mentorship and Interaction with Professionals

Register here: http://bit.ly/2cqsXoV Check the poster for details. #Design2Transform

Few links from the previous Hackathons

visit : www.design2transform.org

Contact : 0714741685

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