Jobbmuligheter i Kenya

Do you want to join a project working to improve access to information and services on sexual and reproductive health and rights? Do you want to work in Kenya, with Kenyan youth and community organisations? Are you ready to be challenged and changed?

"Eg anbefaler å søke dersom du er på utkikk etter eit år som utfordrar deg til å ta steget ut av komfortsona og likar å ta initiativ for å få ting til å skje" - Sunniva Håberg, SRHR advisor.

SRHR advisors facilitating for youth friendly information and services in Kisumu

KFUK-KFUM Global (YGlobal) and Stiftelsen Amathea is looking for 3 professionals to join an international project with a holistic approach to sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR). The project, entering its sixth year, addresses both the sexual and reproductive health of young people and their social and economic well being. 

The following positions are available:

SRHR Advisor x 3 with Kenya YWCA, two position based in Kisumu, one based in Mombasa. Amathea is recruiting for one of the positions in Kisumu, YGlobal is recruiting for the other positions. Tasks include:

Communications Advisor with Africa Alliance of YMCAs, at their regional office in Nairobi. Tasks include:

Kristine Flatnes facilitating a discussion about role models in Kisumu

The following are essential requirements for all positions:

Additional skills for Communications Advisor:

Both positions are for 12 months, start date 10 January 2020. Participants receive a salary in accordance with NOREC (formerly FK Norway) regulations. In addition housing, travel and insurance are covered by the programme. 

"Å delta på SRHR-utvekslinga har lært meg mykje om å jobbe med SRHR i ein kulturell kontekst som er veldig forskjellig frå min eigen, å planlegge og utføre prosjekt og å tenke utanfor boksen for å tilpasse mine eigenskapar til eit nytt miljø" - Sunniva Håberg, SRHR advisor.

YGlobal is a development and solidarity organization, working for peace and justice with a particular emphasis on young people. We partner with YMCAs and YWCAs in Africa, Asia and the Middle East. YGlobal has more than 15 years experience of running exchange programmes. 

Stiftelsen Amathea is a national health organization providing information and counselling to women on unplanned pregnancy and abortion.

The Young Women’s Christian Association of Kenya (YWCA of Kenya) is a community organization whose mission is to empower girls and young women to attain holistic growth through skills development, provision of safe spaces and advocacy. 

The Africa Alliance of YMCAs represents the oldest and largest pan-African NGO network on the continent. It is an alliance of YMCAs in 17 countries in Africa, with a focus on youth development. Key areas are health, education, employment and youth participation. The Africa Alliance supports its members through training, sharing of good practice, research, fundraising and networking. 

Are you under 25 years and interested in exchange? Why not be part of the Young Advocates for Change exchange programme 2020? Contact for more info.