Financial Inclusion Internship Job in Kenya

Closing
date: October
23, 2020

DanChurchAid (DCA) Kenya is working in Turkana, West Pokot, Baringo, Elgeyo
Marakwet, Nakuru, Nyandarua, Siaya and Busia counties with refugees and local
communities to enhance peace, livelihoods and resilience. We implement projects
directly and through local partner organizations. For more information on DCA,
please visit www.danchurchaid.org

DCA
is seeking to recruit a dynamic and energetic Kenyan National for the position
of 
Intern
– Financial Inclusion
 from January 2021**.**
The intern will serve for a period of one year. The position is based in Kakuma,
Turkana County and reports to the Project Officer – Financial Inclusion based
in Kakuma.

The
intern will support implementation of financial inclusion activities including
VSLA, cash-based interventions, livelihoods and youth empowerment projects and
related innovation and digitization.

Main Responsibilities and Tasks


Mobilizing, formation, training and monitoring of Village Savings and Loan
Associations (VSLAs) including the relevant digitisation.


Participate in the roll-out of innovations in financial inclusion and
cash-based interventions including the voucher system for farm inputs,
multi-purpose cash transfer and financing scheme for youth entrepreneurs.


Assist in mobilizing, training and mentoring refugees and host community youth
participating in blended learning approaches to entrepreneurship, job seeking
skills, and digital enabled jobs.


Support in day to day data management actions including filing of project data,
regular data collection, analysis and updating of project data.


Facilitate and mentor the incentive staff and project beneficiaries to ensure
successful implementation of financial inclusion activities.


Participate in developing action plans, monitoring, evaluation and learning as
well as developing routine acticvity reports for financial inclusion.


Participate in staff training and capacity building.

Key Qualifications and Experience:

  • A degree or diploma in Development Studies, in
    Business Management, or other related social sciences.

  • Good understanding of community development work,
    financial inclusion, cash-based interventions, entrepreneurship and/or
    employability skills promotion preferably in the context of refugees and
    refugee-hosting community’s.

  • Knowledge of Turkana West Sub-county in refugee camp
    or pastoral & agro-pastoralist settings is an added advantage.

  • Familiarity with digital learning platforms,
    teaching/facilitating adult learners is an added advantage.

  • Self-driven and results-oriented in challenging
    rural working environments.

  • Strong teamwork and people skills with ability to
    create trust, respect and interact with beneficiaries of all background
    and diversity.

How
to Apply

Apply online through: https://www.danchurchaid.org/join-us/jobs/national-vancancies/internship-opportunity-financial-inclusion-assistant

The deadline for
applications is: 23/10/2020

Only online applications
will be accepted.

Only short-listed
candidates will be contacted.

DCA is an equal
opportunity employer and all interested and qualified candidates are encouraged
to apply regardless of race, gender, marital status and religious, political or
ethnic affiliation.

DCA conducts a thorough
anti-terror check as part of the recruitment process. It is a prerequisite that
you can pass this check and maintain this status throughout your employment
period.

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