Carpentry and Joinery Trainer Job in Kenya

Carpentry and Joinery Trainer
CAP Youth Empowerment Institute Kenya, is supported by MasterCard Foundation, was established to provide Basic Employability Skills Training (BEST) for disadvantaged youth in the society with particular focus on women to get equitable, qualitative learning and access to promising labour market oriented opportunities, savings and credit that support their pathways to safe and positive futures.

The key purpose of the organization is to assist 10,000 disadvantaged youth to make informed choices, develop labour-market oriented employability skills and access job placements, savings and enterprise development support.

About the position

Successful candidate will be posted in one of the Centres as a Carpentry & Joinery Facilitator.  
The right candidate must be self-driven who can work with minimal Supervision. 
He/she will be tasked to train the youth on Carpentry & Joinery as well as getting placements and internships for them.
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Take responsibility for the quality of teaching delivered.
  • To act as a personal tutor to CAP students.
  • Plan for the field visits for the trainees, exposure visits for the trainees and bring in the guest lectures.
  • Developing, customizing and Delivering Carpentry & Joinery curriculum.
  • Assist students get internships and placements.
  • Link the youth with potential employers.
  • Adequately equipping the students with Carpentry & Joinery skills.
  • Assist in the design and preparation of materials, resources and information to support program delivery.
  • Carry out monitoring, guidance, support and mentoring of the learners and take action as required.
  • Source for mentors for the young people.
  • Atleast One (1) year working experience in the field of carpentry and joinery.
  • Must be mature and with the right attitude.
  • Relevant Diploma/Certificate/trade test.
  • Must have basic computer skills.
  • Must have passion of working with young people.
  • Excellent Presentation skills.
  • Excellent leadership and interpersonal skills.
  • Networking skills a must.
  • Excellent communication skills; both verbal and written.
How to apply
This position is on full time basis. 
To express interest in this opportunity, send your CV to by 5th February 2014.

Cover letter should be pasted on the body of the email and not as an attachment. 
Applicants are required to quote their current and expected salary. 
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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