Overview

EUAID Volunteer in Disaster Preparedness and Contingency Planning
Job Type Full Time
Qualification BA/BSc/HND
Experience
Location Nairobi
Job Field NGO/Non-Profit
ActionAid Kenya is looking for experienced volunteers to provide support to the Global Platform (GP) for belowmentioned position. The volunteer position is part of the EUAID Volunteer’s Initiative – an Initiative that brings volunteers and organisations together from different countries, providing practical support to humanitarian aid projects and contributing to strengthening local capacity and resilience of disaster-affected communities. A core focus is also to promote global solidarity and post-placement information work in Europe.

Minimum requirements: 

  • University degree in climate change, environmental sciences, social sciences, natural sciences, development studies, disaster risk management or other relevant fields with specialization in climate change.
  • Experience with Disaster Risk Reduction and Preparedness is an added advantage.
  • Experience in working with young and rural people.
  • Experience with motivating and supporting young people.
  • Experience with participatory approach to youth engagements.
  • Knowledge of best practices in disaster risk management and DRR.
  • Must be a positive role model to the young people.
  • A strong commitment to ActionAid values and feminist leadership principles
  • Able to build collaborative relationships
  • Innovative – able to develop and innovate youth engagement activities.
    We offer you 
  • Monthly Subsistence Lump Sum of 515,95 € per month which intends to cover basic needs and local transport.
  • Monthly post-deployment resettlement of 100 € per month
  • Modest accommodation, Visa fees, insurance and airfare to and from the country of service
  • 2 days leave per month of voluntary activity + domestic holidays in the country of service
  • Work hours in accordance with ActionAid International Kenya
  • A placement period of 6 months
  • As this volunteer is placed under the EU AID Volunteer Initiative the volunteer must be a citizen of the EU or a third country national who is a long-term resident in an EU Member State and must have a minimum age of 18 years

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