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Humanitarian Aid Volunteering in Kenya

Do you want to contribute to Children and Local Community Empowerment and Environmental Conservation?  Volunteering opportunity in Kenya!  

ESC – Humanitarian Aid Volunteering 

When? 26 weeks between May and October 2024 
Where: Kuth Awendo, Kenya

Focus areas of this volunteering opportunity:  
Social Challenges –– Education and training – Environment and natural protection – Nutrition and agriculture 

Who can apply
Citizens aged 18-35 from one of the 27 EU member countries or citizens legally residing in one of the countries associated with the programme (Iceland, Liechtenstein, Turkey and the Republic of North Macedonia) who have completed both the online training “Humanitarian aid training” on EU Academy and the 5 days training in presence

We are looking for a motivated volunteer who is interested in work of the hosting organisation and who is willing to adapt to the new culture, new food and environment, and to follow the safety guidelines that they will receive. A good knowledge of English is recommended.   

Hosting organisation and volunteering activities
This volunteering gives the opportunity to youth 18-35 years old to spend 6 months supporting the local organisation CIVS Kenya, whose mission is to contribute toward the socio-economic empowerment of disadvantaged communities and fight against poverty and social exclusion.  

Volunteers will work 30-38 hours per week and will mainly carry out the following activities: 
– Teach basic subjects (English, drawing and creative arts) to children and organize recreational activities;  
– Support in providing balanced meals;  
– Organize ITC technology courses for youth to increase knowledge and employability;  
– Capacity building trainings on environmental conservation methods and agricultural practices; 
– Work in the center’s Farm.  

How to apply
Volunteers interested in joining the program must: 
1) Be registered on the portal of the European Solidarity Corps.  
2) Have completed the “Humanitarian Aid Training” 
3) Send your CV and motivation letter to praktikum@grenzenlos.or.at before 24.03.2024 indicating your ESC personal reference number (PRN) 

Please read the complete unformation for this volunteer opportunity in this Infosheet.

What is the European Solidarity Corps (ESC) Humanitarian Aid Volunteering?  

ESC Humanitarian Aid Volunteering is a cross-border volunteering opportunity for young people who are interested in volunteering in non-EU countries that have suffered humanitarian crises in order to contribute to strengthening local capacity and resilience of disaster-affected communities. The programme is funded by the European Union.