Jobs and Internships

Join our dynamic, passionate, dedicated team in Kenya and the United States!

About Us:

Get valuable professional experience relevant to Communications & Multimedia work, Non-profit Management, or Event Planning.  Take on themed projects that connect to your interests and abilities. Carolina for Kibera (CFK) is an internationally recognized nonprofit that develops local leaders, catalyzes positive change and alleviates poverty in the Kibera slum of Nairobi, Kenya. CFK promotes youth leadership, affordable healthcare, education, and good ethnic and gender relations and in one of the world’s largest slums. CFK facilitates community development through a wide array of programming: the Sports Association, the Daughters United young women’s empowerment program, the Sexual Reproductive Health Program, the Trash is Cash recycling and waste management program, the Education program and the Tabitha Medical Clinic.  Collectively, CFK’s programs reach tens of thousands of Kiberans each year. CFK has a US small office at UNC and  is a major affiliated entity of The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and program of the Center for Global Initiatives. We are looking for your enthusiasm and skills to expand programs and broaden our reach.

 

Kenya

We are currently hiring for 4 positions for our Kenya office, as indicated below:

Director of Programmes and Fundraising

Please consult full job framework here before applying.

We are looking for a dynamic hands-on leader to serve as Director of Programmes and Fundraising. The Director will be responsible for 7 key result areas:

- strategic planning, policy, and review
- programme development and provision of technical assistance
- representation and networking
- strengthening of CFK’s strategic direction through human resource functions
- monitoring and reporting on program progress
- resource mobilization and fundraising
- donor relations

Applications quoting the position title with detailed CV, with contact details of 3 referees (1 of which should be immediate, 1 former supervisor and any other) should be submitted to: recruitment@sheerlogic.co.ke on or before 20th May 2016.

Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Officer

Please consult full job framework here before applying.

We are looking for a dynamic, hands-on leader to serve as Monitoring Evaluation and Learning Officer to support the Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning roles in the organization’s service delivery channels as well as provide monitoring and information support to project heads. The ME&L Officer will be responsible for several key outcomes:

(1) that systems and mechanisms for excellent data collection are embedded across all channels
(2) that data standards and needs are thoroughly met at the micro and macro level
(3) that relevant and timely research is conducted that furthers the strategic effectiveness of CFK operations
(4) that accurate information is available for resource mobilization and fundraising purposes

If you believe your career objectives match this exciting position, please forward your application and detailed C.V stating your current position, remuneration, contact details to recruitment@sheerlogic.co.ke on or before 20th May 2016.

Head of Department, Social Services

Please consult full job framework here before applying.

We are looking for a dynamic hands-on leader to serve as Head of Department-Social Services. The Head of Department for Social Services will hold several responsibilities:

- plan, organize and manage the operations and activities of social services programmes according to department and funding source requirements
- build trust with the community and develop working relationships with community members and staff
- holistically manage staff within function and drive productivity
- gather and analyze information to determine new and ongoing program needs
- read, analyze and interpret laws, regulations, policies and procedures governing assigned program operations
- supervise, train, assign and evaluate staff
- process and review referrals for clinical services
- develop and write grant or contract proposals
- represents the division or department on task forces, planning bodies, committees and other groups

Applications quoting the position title with detailed CV, with contact details of 3 referees (1 of which should be immediate, 1 former supervisor and any other) should be submitted to: recruitment@sheerlogic.co.ke on or before 20th May 2016.

Executive Assistant

Please consult full job framework here before applying.

We are looking for a dynamic hands-on Executive Assistant to provide administrative and secretarial support to the Director:

- ensuring day to day functioning of the office
- coordinating office management activities
- managing the office’s interface with other departments and external parties
- generally ensuring duties of the Director’s Office are carried out effectively and seamlessly

Applications quoting the position title with detailed CV, with contact details of 3 referees (1 of which should be immediate, 1 former supervisor and any other) should be submitted to: recruitment@sheerlogic.co.ke on or before 20th May 2016.

General notes:

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Carolina for Kibera is an equal opportunity employer.

NB: Please clearly indicate on the subject line which position you are applying to.

 

United States – Chapel Hill, NC

We currently have no job openings in the US.

Internships

We currently have no openings for internships at our US office.  If you would still like to express your interest in working with us, send a cover letter and resume/CV to cfk@unc.edu.