Project Assistant Job in Kenya – NGO

Project Assistant


Job Description

The Girl Child Network
(GCN) is an independent, non-political, non-religious, not for profit
membership organization of over 300 organizations that includes key government
ministries, departments and individuals working to improve the status of
children in Kenya with emphasis on the girl child. The Network was born in 1995
as a follow up of the Beijing Platform for Action and implementation of Article
12, The Girl Child. It is from this that GCN draws its mandate which is to
primarily mainstream children activities with a focus on the girl child, in the
development sector through advocacy, information sharing, action implementation
and strengthening of children programming in Kenya.

Within the Education
program, GCN is implementing a project, ‘Educate A Child Project (Our Right To
Learn – Reaching The Unreached) that aims to increase enrollment and retention
of Out Of School Children (OOSC). The project is being implemented in Kwale,
Garissa and Kajiado Counties. 

The Project Assistant
shall support the Project Officer and the team in the implementation of the
project; formation and strengthening of school and community based initiatives
to support girls’ access, enrolment, retention, transition and participation in
education to higher levels.


  • The successful candidate should possess a minimum
    of a Bachelor’s Degree in Education and/or Social Sciences (Arts) or any
    other degree that supports development work.

  • Must be computer literate and have a minimum
    (2) years’ 
    experience in similar field.

  • S/he should have strong knowledge of the different
    dynamics in communities, good mobilization and report writing skills.

How to apply

Qualified candidates
should send their applications to reach the under-signed by 4.00 p.m.
21st August 2020.

Your application should
include a current and detailed curriculum vitae stating your postal and email
addresses, day-time telephone contact or cell phone, qualifications,
experience, present position (if any), names and addresses of three referees

Only short-listed
candidates will be notified. Canvassing will lead to automatic

The Executive Director Girl
Child Network PO Box 2447-00200

Nairobi, Kenya.

Emailg[email protected]

NB: Kindly mark GCN/APA/08 on the envelope

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