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Community Facilitator

Pangani | Nairobi

  • Organization: IRC - International Rescue Committee
  • Location: Pangani | Nairobi
  • Grade: Level not specified - Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Social Affairs
    • Civil Society and Local governance
  • Closing Date: 2024-10-01

Requisition ID: req51320

Job Title: Community Facilitator

Sector: Economic Recovery & Livelihood

Employment Category: Consultant

Employment Type: Full-Time

Open to Expatriates: Not Applicable

Location: Nairobi - Pangani, Kenya

Work Arrangement:

Job Description

The International Rescue Committee is seeking Community Facilitators (CFs) to work in Nairobi on the second wave of the Re:BUiLD Randomized Controlled Trial (RCT). The facilitators will support participant registration and intervention implementation that will commence in June 2024 and will target 4000+ eligible participants. Re:BUiLD, is a five-year, multi-stakeholder urban livelihoods program implemented in Kampala and Nairobi providing livelihood interventions to urban refugees and vulnerable host community members to improve their economic self-reliance. The CFs will be part of the Re:BUiLD project team under the IRC for a fixed period of time.

Qualified urban refugees from all nationalities possessing a refugee ID are strongly encouraged to apply.

Statement Of Work:

The Community Facilitators will be encouraged to perform the following roles (not limited to):

  • Client mobilization, recruitment, and registration.
  • Conduct client information sessions, onboarding, and monitoring.
  • Attending to RCT clients’ inquiries.
  • Facilitating weekly client group sessions.
  • Business monitoring, verification and sharing of reports.
  • Translation and transcription as required by the Research team.
  • To perform other duties as assigned and agreed upon with the supervisor.

  • Certificate or Diploma in Social Sciences or Humanities or any other related field.
  • Experience in community mobilization and facilitation. Data collection experience is an added advantage.
  • Experience working with vulnerable communities.
  • Strong communication and report-writing skills.
  • Flexible approach to the changing nature of work.
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and within a team with varied strengths.
  • Computer skills, especially Ms. Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Applicants able to communicate in Swahili, French, Oromo, Somali, Amharic, Arabic, Congolese, Rwandese are encouraged to apply.
  • All applicants should have Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) PIN.
  • Availability: (June- October 2024)
  • Willingness to work in any of the following neighborhoods:
    • Kenya [Kitengela, Umoja, Kayole, Mowlkem, Kasarani, Githurai, Dagoreti south, Kawangware, Kikuyu, Kangemi, Ongata Rongai, Eastleigh, Ruiru, Jamhuri, Jogoo road]

Applications Should Include:

  • Cover letter containing:
    • Preferred 2 neighborhoods.
    • Languages spoken.
  • CV.
  • Copy of Identification Document.
  • Copy of KRA pin.


  • They will ensure compliance with organizational performance standards, code of conduct, and safeguarding policy.
  • They will adhere to confidentiality procedures and policies when collecting, storing, and sharing data.

Key Results Areas:

  1. Clients registered.
  2. Client attendance of group sessions and status activity reports.
  3. Business monitoring reports.

Standards of Professional Conduct: The IRC and IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in IRC Way - Standards for Professional Conduct. These are Integrity, Service, Accountability and Equity. In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity Anti-Retaliation and Combating Trafficking in Persons.

Gender Equality: IRC is committed to narrowing the gender gap in leadership positions. We offer benefits that provide an enabling environment for women to participate in our workforce including parental leave, gender-sensitive security protocols and other encouraging benefits and allowances.

Equal Opportunity Employer: IRC considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.

Kenyan nationals are encouraged to apply. International allowances are not available for this position. Salary and employee benefits are compliant to the Kenyan NGO Sector.


Please take note that International Rescue Committee (IRC) does not ask for any fees in connection with its recruitment processes.

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