Social Work & Community Development Instructor at Rafiki wa Maendeleo Trust

WHO WE ARE Rafiki wa Maendeleo Trust is a charitable organization working in the rural area of Rarieda sub-County in Siaya County, Kenya. Our vision is people believing in themselves and working together to build a vibrant and progressive community.


Train students in specific technical skills area and prepare them for formal examinations/trade test and work environment



  • Enrich the existing Curriculum to include emerging trends in the Social Work and Community Development field.
  • Develop lesson plans for training.
  • Take part in recruitment process of the new students.
  • Provide counseling to the students, address their disciplinary issues and assist in Conflict Resolution among them.
  • Prepare the students for their final examination and facilitate internal examinations.
  • Organize and/or accompany the class to the examination center whenever called to.
  • Assist in finding suitable Industrial attachments positions for the students
  • Ensure all qualified students are registered for the exams.
  • Ensure all qualified students pay their contributions to the exams.
  • Ensure RWMT values and principles are communicated to the students and their caregivers.
  • Ensure RWMT Training and Resource Center rules and regulations are clearly communicated to the students.
  • Ensure the students participate in all relevant RWMT activities.

 Information Management 

  • Assist in keeping database of Personal details and relevant documents of the students.
  • Making sure that the right students as per the set criteria are the ones attending class.
  • Keeping daily attendance registers for the students.
  • Filing of the examination records.
  • Ensure students pay their fees to RWMT Finance department fully and timely.

Internal Administration

  • Provide quality and timely delivery of Community Development activities reports in their agreed format and deadlines to facilitate follow-up and improvement of the work.
  • Maintain follow-up system to ensure efficient processes of Community Development activities.
  • Maintain and up-date accurate Community Development activities records and reports according to the organization’s M&E and reporting requirements.
  • In charge of daily operational work within RTRC


(The knowledge, skills and abilities may be required through a combination of formal schooling, self-education and prior experience or on-the-job-training).

Level of education:

At least a Degree in Community Development and Social Work from a reputable Institution.

Specialized Training/Professional Qualifications

  • Social Work/Community Work
  • Certificate in computer Studies

Other competencies:

  • Must possess good facilitation/training skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills with ability to build harmonious relationships with students.
  • Must have developed good intercultural orientation and strong public relations skills.
  • Have knowledge working with children in poor conditions.
  • Must have registered with KNEC
  • Must have a Technical Teacher Training Certificate

Job experience:

At least three (2) years relevant experience as an Instructor.

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