Community Facilitator Job in Kenya – Kisumu Community Development Program

Rural Development Initiative (RUDI)

Job Vacancy: Community Facilitator – Kisumu Community Development Program (KICODEP)

Position Summary: Rural Development Initiative (RUDI) seeks to recruit a Community Facilitator (CF) for its program in Osiri sub-Location, Kisumu West sub-County in Kisumu County.

The Community Facilitator will be involved in the day to day implementation of program activities in the program area. The Community Facilitator is expected to work with the community to strengthen their capacity in areas of community and reproductive health, crop and livestock production, rural livelihoods and natural resource management through trainings, field visits and general extension approaches, networking, collaborations and overseeing the general implementation of the program activities.

It will also entail liaising closely with government departments and other development agencies.

Position Location: The position will be based in Osiri sub-Location, Kisumu West sub-County, Kisumu County.

Duties and responsibilities

  1. Mobilize community members and create awareness for purposes of implementing program activities in the designated program area.
  2. Coordinate field activities in close collaboration with community members and leaders of RUDI.
  3. Ensure that the program activities are implemented according to an approved plan and budget.
  4. Carry out or facilitate trainings of community members in the identified areas of need.
  5. Support RUDI and the community in general in establishing and enhancing strong collaboration with the relevant governmental and other development agencies working in the area to offer technical support to the program.
  6. Support RUDI in resource mobilization, carrying out program planning, monitoring, evaluation, budgeting and reporting.
  7. Closely monitor program activities and carry out evaluation and documentation of program outcomes.
  8. Liaise strongly with World Neighbors regional team on all aspects of program implementation.
  9. Ensure equitable gender participation in all the program activities.
  10. Strengthen the capacity of RUDI to emerge as a strong, self-reliant, and community-driven organization addressing the development challenges of the community.

Minimum qualifications and requirements

  1. Have a professional training in at least one of the following areas: general agriculture, agribusiness, natural resource management, environmental health, community health or equivalent up to certificate level
  2. Diploma in a relevant field will be an added advantage
  3. Three years experience in working with communities at the grassroots level
  4. Experience in working with Non-Governmental Organizations is an advantage
  5. Be computer literate especially in MS Office package including internet and email
  6. Be honest, a team player, self motivated, and able to work with minimal supervision
  7. Strong mobilization and facilitation skills is a must
  8. Possess excellent inter-personal and communication skills and be fluent in both Luo and English
  9. Be a Kenyan citizen, and be willing to reside in Kisumu West sub- County

How to Apply

If you meet the above requirements, kindly send your CV and a cover letter to:

The Chairman,

Rural Development Initiative (RUDI)
P.O Box P.O. Box 82-40131,
Paw Akuche via Kisumu

OR e-mail to

Deadline for receiving applications: August 3, 2018

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Agriculture and Agribusiness, Community Development
Updated: July 29, 2018 — 8:22 am