Girl Child Network (GCN) is an independent, non-political, non-religious, non-profit organization registered in Kenya, Reg. No’ OP.218/051/12 – 0334/8160, established in 1995 after the Fourth World Conference on Women, in Beijing by participating Kenyan Civil Society Organisations to facilitate in implementation of the Beijing Plan of Action, specifically Article 12. Key programming Strategic Objectives include; education for inclusion, green skills for a greener future, gender and governance, research& documentation, human rights and legislation, institutional strengthening, climate change adaptation, and health on wheels.
Green Youth 360 Project
GCN is anticipating receiving grants to implement a project dubbed, “Green Youth 360”, a 3-year project that will be implemented in Dadaab and Kakuma Refugee Camps and within the host communities. The Project target to work with public primary and secondary schools with a view of supporting the youth and the children to acquire green skills needed to adapt processes, services, and products to climate change and the environmental regulations and requirements related to it. These skills include; knowledge, abilities, values, and attitudes needed to live in, develop and support a sustainable and resource-efficient society for a greener future and sustainable development.
Working under the Project Coordinator, the Project officers will support in the coordination of the day-to-day project activities, data collection, and reporting. They will also be responsible for the mobilization of participants, preparation of training notes and programs, facilitating all the training, and reporting**.**
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree either in environmental studies, sociology, education, or any other relevant social sciences. Additionally, the potential applicants must have over 4 years of experience in project management and coordination specifically in sectors of green skills or climate change adaptation.
How to apply
Interested applicants who possess the above-specified qualifications and experience can share a detailed CV and a formal application letter (indicating their expected salary) through the firstname.lastname@example.org email address. Applications for the above-stated position will close on Thursday 20th April 2023 at 4.00 p.m.
NB: GCN is an equal opportunity employer. We DO NOT charge any fee to process applications nor do we request any medical tests/checkups for applicants. Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.