Run 4 Future Event 2019

Run 4 Future Event 2019

Events, Kenya News
Professor Wangari Mathai is best known for her efforts in developing the Green Belt Movement and its efforts towards planting trees. She coined the phrase “My little thing” where she encouraged people to plant trees in order to protect the environment. The Nobel Peace Prize Laureate once stated that we owe it to ourselves and to the next generation to conserve the environment so as to pass our children a suitable world that benefits all. It is for this reason that the Run 4 Future Foundation has teamed up with Koinonia Community to champion this worthy course through the Run4 Future race, set for the 18th August 2019 in Kibera. The race is aimed at creating awareness on environmental conservation and educating children in Kibera, at Ndugu Mdogo. By being part of…
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Another Opportunity to Grow

Another Opportunity to Grow

Kenya News
It is on a chilly Friday morning, Koinonia rescue team makes its way through the streets of Nairobi. The team heads towards Mlango, Mutindwa, Ngara, Parklands and along Odeon, on one single mission to rescue young boys who are ready for a new start. Over the past couple of months, the team has been engaging in street work in order to create a rapport with the children living the streets. Today 21 boys aged between 4-14years are now ready to have a fresh start. Ten year old Ken Kariuki* not his real name, left home after a disagreement with his mother at their home in Kariobangi. After spending a couple of nights away from their home, he got influenced by his friends to head to the city center. He has…
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Vacancy for the Position of Peer Educators

Vacancy for the Position of Peer Educators

Opportunities
Koinonia Community is seeking to fill the positions of project assistants (Peer educators) as detailed below; NB; THIS OPPORTUNITY IS FOR CURRENT AND FORMER KOINONIA BENEFICIARIES – ONLY. Reporting line: Head of Department. Maintains safe and secure environment for beneficiary by acting as a role model and participating in planning and monitoring activities. Job Duties and responsibilities: Monitor and authorize the entrance and departure of beneficiary and other persons in the children department.Act as a teacher in the after school study sessions by helping the beneficiaries with their creative learning activities.Facilitate the creation of children groups for discussions, talent development and club-based activities. Give daily feedback reports to the supervisors about what's going on with the children and clarify to the children about expectations from teachers, family and the community.…
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Waiter Job Advert

Waiter Job Advert

Opportunities
Koinonia Community is seeking to fill the position of a Waiter as detailed below; Reporting line: Chef   Job Title: Waiter Purpose: To help in establishing good and responsive customer services for a great meal experience. Maintenance of a healthy eating environment for superior guest service. Duties and Responsibilities Attend to guest orders, complaints, requests or inquiries regarding the food and services.Establish and maintain a seamless cooperation with all departments for productivity, morale and superior guest service.Manage the eating arrangements Ensure  all equipment is working and those malfunctioning are promptly repairedmaintain a healthy eating environment Facilitate and review banquet facility setup.Perform any other duties assigned by the immediate supervisor   Minimum Requirements and experience Certificate in catering and hospitality. Certificates of health and good conduct Strong interpersonal and communication skills;Good…
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Vacancy for the Position of a Social Work Assistant

Vacancy for the Position of a Social Work Assistant

Opportunities
Koinonia Community is seeking to fill the position of a social work assistant as detailed below; Job title: Social work assistant Reporting line: Project Manager Purpose To ensure efficient and effective day to day running of social activities in the project and the welfare of all beneficiaries (direct and indirect) are well observed. This should be done in line with Koinonia community policies on beneficiary protection and care within the delegated authority of a results based management framework. Responsibilities include, but not limited to; In charge of all matters relating to the day-to-day welfare of beneficiariesPromote team work in the facilitation of beneficiary activities with other members of staff and volunteers.Facilitate quality beneficiary sessions in line with their rehabilitation care plans. This involves facilitation of programs in life skills support,…
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Vacancy for the Position of College Principal

Vacancy for the Position of College Principal

Opportunities
Koinonia Community is seeking to fill the position of a College Principal as detailed below; Job title: College Principal    Reporting line: Board of Directors. Purpose The Principal will be responsible for all the operations at the College. H/she will ensure that the college’s vision and objectives are met under an effective management. The position requires a strategic team leader with talent, knowledge, skills and attitude for the development of all rounded students. Responsibilities include, but not limited to; Guiding and supervising curriculum implementation and ensuring compliance with government policies in education under TVETA.Formulating alternative education programs and developing strategies for the implementation and maintenance of high academic and discipline levels.Facilitating mentorship, induction, and desirable capacity building programs for the staff.Facilitating supervision and appraisal of staff as well as promote…
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Vacancy for the Position of a Pharmaceutical Technologist

Vacancy for the Position of a Pharmaceutical Technologist

Opportunities
Koinonia Community is seeking to fill the position of a Pharmaceutical Technologist as detailed below; Job title: Pharmaceutical Technologist Reporting line: Team Leader. Purpose The Pharmaceutical Technologist will be responsible for all the operations in the pharmacy department of the health facility. H/she will ensure that the department’s objectives are met under professional management. The position requires a strategic team player with talent, knowledge, skills and attitude for the delivery of services within the community. Responsibilities include, but not limited to; Prepares medications by reviewing and interpreting physician/clinician orders; detecting therapeutic incompatibilities.Dispenses medications by compounding, packaging, and labeling pharmaceuticals.Controls medications by monitoring drug therapies; advising interventions.Completes pharmacy operational requirements by organizing and directing technicians' work flow; verifying their preparation and labeling of pharmaceuticals; verifying order entries, charges, and inspections.Provides pharmacological information…
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Vacancy for the Position of High School Principal

Vacancy for the Position of High School Principal

Opportunities
Koinonia Community is seeking to fill the position of a High school Principal as detailed below;  Job title: High School Principal    Reporting line: Board of Management.  Purpose The School Principal will be responsible for all the operations at Domus Mariae School. H/she will ensure that the school’s vision and objectives are met under effective management. The position requires a strategic team leader with talent, knowledge, skills and attitude for the development of all rounded students.  Responsibilities include, but not limited to; Guiding and supervising curriculum implementation and ensuring compliance with government policies in education. Formulating education programs and developing strategies for the implementation and maintenance of high academic and discipline levels. Facilitating mentorship, induction and desirable capacity building programs for the staff. Facilitating supervision and appraisal of staff as…
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Vacancy for the Position of ICT Tutor

Vacancy for the Position of ICT Tutor

Opportunities
Koinonia Community is seeking to fill the position of an ICT College Tutor as detailed below;  Job Title: ICT College Tutor Reporting line: College Principal.  Responsibilities include, but not limited to; Maintain records on each student who is being tutored, including follow-up and periodic assessment. Provide evaluations and other reports as required by staff. Support students to develop positive attitudes toward learning and develop a high level of motivation in academic areas. implement and deliver an appropriately broad, balanced, relevant and differentiated curriculum for ICT Assist in the development of appropriate schemes of work towards selected ICT and computing programming syllabuses. To develop teaching resources, marking and teaching strategies in the curriculum area. Ensure that the equipment is in good working order and suitable for teaching use. Do any other…
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Koinonia Gala Dinner 2018

Koinonia Gala Dinner 2018

Kenya News
The much anticipated Koinonia Community Fundraising Dinner kicked off on a high note after weeks and months of planning. Koinonia Community had scheduled to have a dinner aimed at raising funds towards the education of vulnerable children. Change begins with a single step and ensuring that the less fortunate members of our community get an education. The Gala Dinner was themed “Take Me to School”. The theme was informed by the need to provide education, which is the most viable mechanism to better the lives of vulnerable children and their families. Over the years, the number of children in the streets, and those in vulnerable situations have always been on the rise. Since our inception, Koinonia Community has been known to be at the forefront in championing for better lives…
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