CSL Youth Volunteer Program

The CSL Youth Volunteer Program will launch in April 2019 by Educate! in partnership with the Ministry of Education and the Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development. This program seeks to recruit enthusiastic Kenyan youth to support the implementation of the CSL program in selected schools within ten counties.  

CSL Youth Volunteers will gain valuable work experience and personal professional development while dedicating between 10 to 12 hours per week for five months (from April to August, 2019). The CSL Youth Volunteers will receive transport reimbursements, a monthly stipend of KShs. 6,000 together with the minimum monthly NHIF health cover, from Educate!

About Community Service Learning Program

The Community Service Learning (CSL) Program is a program by the Ministry of Education, in partnership with KICD. The program, which receives Technical and Financial Support from Educate! aims to create a measurable impact on learners’ life outcomes as they engage in entrepreneurial activities, practice financial literacy, develop their soft skills, connect with their communities and help mitigate community problems.

If you are looking for an opportunity to acquire excellent training and facilitation skills, would like to acquire knowledge and skills in community leadership and entrepreneurship while supporting a group of motivated high school students to learn how to engage their communities in their learning: come join a high growth, award-winning education-focused program environment!

The ideal CSL Youth Volunteer is…

  • An enthusiastic young person who demonstrates passion for community engagement with evidence of entrepreneurial work or a project that focuses on solving a community problem in his or her community.
  • Aged 19-25, well behaved and passionate about mentoring and working with young people in secondary schools.
  • An avid communicator (both English and Kiswahili) and leader at heart with experience in leading community engagements
  • Able to commit to 5 months of volunteership to the CSL program in 2019 (April – August)
  • A resident of the communities that host the listed schools (where the CSL program is being implemented).

 

County

CSL Program Schools

Volunteers per county

Embu

Kangaru High school, Kyeni Girls High School, Gatunduri secondary School, Nyangwa secondary, Don Bosco Girls High School

3

Kiambu

Corner Brook, Gathirimu Girls Secondary School, Thika school for the Blind, Mary Hill Girls,  Kimende High School, P.C.E.A Ngenda Secondary School, Komothai Girl’s Technical School

4

Nairobi

Nairobi School, Olympic Sec,  Lang’ata Boys High, Precious Blood Riruta, Kenya High, Ruai Girls, Kamukunji secondary, Aga Khan High School

4

Kitui

Mbitini Girls, Yumbisye Secondary School, Kisasi Boys’ High School, St. Angela’s Girls Secondary School

3

Taita Taveta

Kenyatta High Mwatate, Seniour Chief Mwangeka Secondary School, Mwangea Secondary School, Marungu Secondary School

2

Garissa

Garissa High, NEP Girls, Khadija Girls, County High School – Ijara

2

Kakamega

Kakamega High, Mary Seat of Wisdom- Bulimbo Girls, Booker Academy, Shitochi secondary school, The Salvation Army Kwirenyi Secondary School

3

Uasin Gishu

Moi Girls Eldoret, Uasin Gishu High School, R.C.E.A Kuinet Secondary School, AIC Chebisaas High School, Sugoi Girls Secondary School, Kiambaa Secondary School, Mother of Apostle Seminary School, St Anthony Moiben High School, University of Eldoret High School

5

Kisii

Kisii school, Nyabururu Girls High, Bishop Mugendi Sec Nyakegogi, St. John Nyamagwa High, St. Angela Sengera, Girls High School, Magena Boys Boarding, Cardinal Otunga High School, Nduru Girls Secondary School, Sister Michaela Girls

5

Homabay

Homa Bay High School, Asumbi Girls, Bishop Okullu Magare Girls, Mbita High School, Adiedo Mixed Day, St. Augustine Mirogi Boys, Agoro sare High School, Dudi Girls High School, Ombogo Girls Secondary School

5

How to apply:

Applications will be accepted up until February 28th, 2019. The recruitment process is as follows:

  1. Screening 1: An over the phone conversation with a CSL program officer to establish suitability for the volunteer position.
  2. Service activity: an individual challenge that helps the youth volunteer put his or her skills to practice. Those who make it past this stage will be invited to the face-to-face interview.
  3. Screening 2: Face-to-face interviews: - an opportunity to prove one’s suitability before the interview panel of interviewers at the county education office.

CSL Youth Volunteer Induction Training: successful candidates will be taken through intense training to get them ready for the CSL program.

About Educate!

Educate! prepares youth in Africa with the skills to succeed in today’s economy. We tackle youth unemployment by partnering with schools and governments to reform what schools teach and how they teach it so that students have the skills to start businesses, get jobs, and drive positive development in their communities. Read more about Educate! at www.experienceeducate.org.

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