Mary’s Meals Human Resource (HR) Intern Vacancy in Turkana County

Mary’s Meals (MM) invites applications from suitably qualified and experienced candidates for the below post:

Human Resource (HR) Intern – Turkana County

(1 Year Contract)

Mary’s Meals (MM) is a global movement supported by people from all walks of life and we are focused on one goal – that every child receives a nutritious daily meal in a place of education.

We continue to change the lives of over 2 million children who today will receive Mary’s Meals.

We offer more than just a job; we offer the opportunity to support our global movement in a dynamic and inclusive environment with a real focus on personal development.

Mary’s Meals Kenya (MMK) operates a Primary School Feeding and Early Childhood Development programme in Kenya.

Some of our core values are, Confidence in the innate goodness of people, Respecting the dignity of every human being and family life and good stewardship of resources entrusted to us.

In addition to these values, safeguarding of children and Vulnerable adults is at the heart of how we work. We desire that all who are part of Mary’s Meals should embed these values, safeguarding and acceptable behaviors that include Simplicity, Service and Stewardship”.

We are delighted to be recruiting for a talented Human Resource Intern to join our team in Lodwar, Turkana County. Reporting to the HR & Administration Manager, the intern shall perform various administrative, logistical, and clerical tasks and support our HR department’s daily activities.

Key duties for the role include:

i. Posting new positions on websites and job boards

ii. Collecting and updating our database with new hire information (e.g., employment forms and contact information)

iii. Maintaining payroll data including leaves, working hours, and bank accounts

iv. Proofreading HR documents

v. Help prepare Word, PowerPoint, and Excel documents

vi. Be responsible for general cleanliness and orderliness of the office

vii. Take minutes during meetings e.g., monthly staff meetings

viii. Support in the longlisting of job applications

ix. Prepare interview schedules

x. Participate in organizing organization events e.g., team building.

xi. Any other duties as may be assigned by the line manager

Qualifications, Skills and Experience


  • BSc in Human Resources Management or similar field
  • Fluency in English for effective oral and written communication.
  • Highly organized with an ability to pay close attention to detail
  • Experience with MS Office applications
  • Organizational skills


  • Basic knowledge of labour legislation
  • Experience in a similar junior HR role is a plus

How to Apply

Applications stating expected salary and CV (including contacts for three referees) should be e-mailed to indicating the position title and applicant’s name in the subject line.

All attached files should be saved under the applicant’s name. Deadline for receipt of applications is Thursday, 30th September 2021 at 16:30 hours.

Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted via official Mary’s Meals email address.

Mary’s Meals never asks candidates to pay any money or pay for tests at any stage of the interview process.

We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression.

We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

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Updated: September 11, 2021 — 4:46 pm