Koinonia Community Charity Gala Dinner 2018

Koinonia Community Charity Gala Dinner 2018

Events
Koinonia Community is humbled to invite you to join us for a gala dinner this coming November 2018. Now in its third year, our fundraising events are aimed at mobilizing resources, from both local and international well-wishers, in our bid to continue offering our support services to vulnerable children. Koinonia Community currently takes care of over 400 children and youth via various projects and initiatives including our homes, i.e. Tone la Maji, Anita Home, Ndugu Mdogo, Koinonia Mother House, Families to Families Project, Paolo's Home and Kivuli Centre. This year's theme remains "Take Me to School".  As we are well aware, education is one of the most important tools that is used to positively transform the livelihoods of those in need. As it was famously quoted - Education is the…
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Recognizing the Best Performers for the Year 2018

Recognizing the Best Performers for the Year 2018

Kenya News
Koinonia Community in Kenya has been operating for over 20 years. In this period, we've had our fair share of challenges and we've never forgotten to celebrate the various achievements we've had over our existence. After a rigorous 3- week evaluation of all the projects under Koinonia, the evaluation team made up of the Koinonia Community management board (Executive Committee and the Central Administration) set up 28th of September 2018 to recognize all the projects and individuals who performed extra-ordinarily during the period of the year 2017 - 2018. This year's event was sponsored by our partners Amani Onlus and MAECI The recognition event was held at Ndugu Mdogo Rescue Centre, Kerarapon Drive, Kenya and had all the Koinonia projects represented. As customary, every project representative was given an opportunity…
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Project Assistants Position Advert

Project Assistants Position Advert

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: 1. Monitor and authorize the entrance and departure of beneficiary and other persons in the children department. 2. Act as a teacher in the after school study sessions by helping the beneficiaries with their creative learning activities. 3. Facilitate the creation of children groups for discussions, talent development and club-based activities. 4. Give daily feedback reports to the supervisors about what's going on with the children and clarify to the children about expectations…
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Vacancy for the Position of an Economic Empowerment Officer

Vacancy for the Position of an Economic Empowerment Officer

Opportunities
Koinonia Community is seeking to fill the position of an  Economic empowerment officer as detailed below; Reporting line: Team Leader In charge of all matters relating to the day-to-day empowerment of beneficiaries Promote team work in the facilitation of beneficiary activities with other members of staff and volunteers. Facilitate quality beneficiary sessions in line with their empowerment plans. Enhance the development of business plans with individual and groups of youth and families Coordinate and plan with the other staff members on work schedules to assist families and youth at risk in order to improve their social and economic situations Coordinate the establishment of empowerment initiatives. Prepare annual and monthly work plans as well as progressive and final annual reports Prepare accounting records, inventory, asset register, periodic financial reports and budget…
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The Launch of Salama Community Centre in Kibera

The Launch of Salama Community Centre in Kibera

Kenya News
With living in streets being the most viable option for someone, you can guess that life is tough for such an individual. This is the life of hundreds of people in Nairobi, with girls and young mothers not spared in this endeavor. 14-year-old Fatuma Ahmed (not her real name) is a young mother living in the streets of Gikomba, Nairobi with her two-year-old daughter. At such a tender age she has had to adapt to the tough street life. “It’s not safe living in the streets especially during the night, to protect yourself one needs to sleep with a trouser” says Fatuma. Girls and young mothers living in the streets are exposed to many dangers, not to mention rape and other forms of assault. The nights are cold and it’s…
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Vacancy for the Position of a Primary School Teacher

Vacancy for the Position of a Primary School Teacher

Opportunities
Koinonia Community is seeking to fill the position of a primary school teacher as detailed below; Job title: Primary school teacher Reporting line : Project Manager.   Purpose To ensure efficient and effective day to day running of education 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; Develop schemes of work and lesson plans inline with an authentic curriculum. Promote team work in the facilitation of beneficiary activities with other members of staff and volunteers. Facilitate quality beneficiary sessions in line with their individual education care plans. This involves facilitation of…
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Vacancy for the Position of a Security Officer

Vacancy for the Position of a Security Officer

Opportunities
Koinonia Community is seeking to fill the position of a security officer as detailed below; Reporting line: Project manager Maintains safe and secure environment for children, employees and community members by patrolling and monitoring premises and other assets. Job Duties and responsibilities: Secures premises and personnel by patrolling property: monitoring and inspecting buildings, equipment, vehicles and access points. Prevents losses and damages by reporting irregularities; informing violators of security procedures and restraining trespassers. Monitor and authorize entrance and departure of children, employees, visitors, and other persons to guard against theft and maintain security of premises. Write reports of all daily activities and irregularities, such as equipment or property damage, theft, presence of unauthorized persons, or unusual occurrences. Maintains organizations stability and reputation by complying with legal requirements. Contributes to team…
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Koinonia Community Networking Forum

Koinonia Community Networking Forum

Events
Theme: Enhancing the relationship of Koinonia Community with its stakeholders. When:  Friday 29th June 2018, 8:30am to 12:00pm Where: Shalom House, St. Daniel Comboni Rd., off Ngong Road, Nairobi Background Koinonia is a lay organization promoting integral human development and community life. Koinonia fosters a culture of peace and solidarity, striving to counteract the economic and social evils bred by individualism. In order to fully achieve our agenda and to give partner institutions a chance to interact we have decided to come up with a networking breakfast meeting. In the spirit of our mantra ‘we belong to each other’, Koinonia Community strongly believes that sharing is key to success. The networking forum will mark the beginning of a series of formal interactive engagements with our stakeholders and other partners with an aim of strengthening the bond between…
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Vacancy for the Position of a Receptionist

Vacancy for the Position of a Receptionist

Opportunities
Koinonia Community is seeking to fill the position of a Receptionist as detailed below; JOB TITTLE:  RECEPTIONIST Reporting line: Project manager DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Courteously greet visitors , employees and cater to their individual requests, needs, and complaints Answer and forward phone calls to appropriate individuals and departments. Schedule customer bookings and guide them about available rooms and suites.  Directs visitors by maintaining employee and department directories, giving instructions. Prepare incoming and outgoing mail packages Maintains security procedures by following procedures, monitoring logbook, issuing visitor badges. Oversee maintenance of the reception area. Coordinate customer payments and billing. Maintains cleanliness of the reception area. Work independently and collaboratively on assigned tasks Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed. Any other duty that may be delegated to you from…
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Vacancy for the Position of Speech Therapist for Children

Vacancy for the Position of Speech Therapist for Children

Opportunities
Koinonia Community is seeking to fill the position of a speech therapist for children as detailed below; Reporting line: Project manager. Responsibilities include, but not limited to; Facilitate quality beneficiary assessment sessions in line with their rehabilitation care plans. This involves facilitation of programs in mentorship and education Coordinate and plan with the other staff members on internal control systems, work schedules and follow ups such as community, home, hospital and school visits planning and providing appropriate interventions on Articulation and Phonological Delay (Sound Errors), Language Delays (Expressive and/or Receptive), Social Skills, Auditory Processing, Language Deficits, Apraxia of Speech, Fluency/Stuttering and resonance among others to children with special needs Promote team work in the facilitation of beneficiary activities with other members of staff and volunteers. Giving advice and support to…
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