SHOFCO Community Program Officer Job in Mathare, Nairobi

Shining Hope for Communities (SHOFCO)

Position: Community Program Officer

Location: Mathare

Reports to: Program Manager

Key Responsibilities and Duties

Job Scope: The Community Program Officer is responsible for developing, implementing and evaluating community programs for the Mathare community.

Duties and Responsibilities

Research and develop community programs

  • Assess the program needs with the community and identify areas where new programs are needed
  • Communicate with the community to determine their needs and interests
  • Ensure a variety of programs and activities are planned and implemented
  • Document and report on program progress

Plan and implement community activities

  • Develop plans of work for the various community programs
  • Oversee the implementation of the community program activities
  • Recruit and expand the beneficiaries’ base for the community and market the activities undertaken
  • Offer strategic direction and oversight for Ghetto Mirror- a monthly community magazine produced by the youth
  • Recruit, train and oversee different community program team lead members
  • Encourage local community to participate in local, regional and national programs

Promote community programs

  • Ensure that community are aware of available activities
  • Coordinate a community relations campaign to promote community  programs
  • Arrange for advertising of community programs
  • Maintain contacts with local, regional and territorial organizations


Community Development, NGO and UN
Updated: November 30, 2016 — 8:45 pm