National Youth Service – Chaplain II, Seventh Day Adventist or Imam II.

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The National Youth Service (NYS) is a State Corporation established under section 5 (1) of the NYS, Act, 2018 (the Act) to train and mentor Kenyan youth. The functions of the Service as provided in the Act are undertaking paramilitary training, technical and vocational training in various trades, national building programs, commercialization of assets to optimize utilization of its resources as well as research and innovation, hence creating a critical mass of technologically skilled and effective Kenyan youth ready to join the global village.

In line with its mandate, the Service is seeking to recruit suitably qualified candidates for the following positions:

Chaplain – II Seventh Day Adventist or Imam II, CSG11, JOB GROUP ‘J’ (2 POSTS).

Salary Scale NYS: Kshs.31, 270 – 41,260 P.M


House Allowance As per duty station

Commuter Allowance Ksh.4, 000 P.M

Leave allowance Ksh.4, 000 P.M

Terms of Service

Permanent and Pensionable. (P&P)


An officer at this level will work under the guidance of a senor Chaplain Protestant /Imam.

Duties and responsibilities will entail;

1) Offering spiritual care to servicemen/women, staff and their families through preaching, teaching the word of God

2) Spiritual counseling and guidance

3) Conducting religious rites

4) Enrolling servicemen/women into the Christian faith

5) Implementing spiritual rehabilitation programs

6) Preparing servicemen/women and their families for reintegration through pre-discharge assessment and guidance

7) Ensuring observance of the Christian seasonal and special events

8) Keeping records on chaplaincy matters

Requirements for Appointment

1) Bachelor’s degree in sacred Theology, Christian Philosophy, Pastoral Theology, Theology, Theology and Bible, divinity, Islamic, Arabic Studies (Jamiyah) or any other equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;

2) Diploma in (i) above with Three (3) years relevant work experience

3) A letter of recommendation from the head of Church/Mosque where the church must be under the umbrella of any of the following bodies: Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB); National Council of Churches of Kenya; Evangelical Fellowship of Churches in Kenya; East Africa Union of Seventh Day Adventist, Supreme Council for Kenya Muslims or any other recognized body;

4) Must be an ordained pastor/priest/sheikh approved and licensed by the Government/Islamic Authority;

5) Certificate in Computer application skills from recognized institution

How To Apply

Applicants who meet the above requirements should send their application letters in a sealed envelope marked with the title of the position being applied for; together with detailed curriculum vitae, certified copies of academic certificates testimonials, and national identity card/passport.

The applications should reach the undersigned not later than Friday, 27th May, 2022

Director General/CEO

National Youth Service

PO Box 30397 – 00100, GPO


Sealed hand-delivered applications can be dropped at the Registry – National Youth Service Headquarters, Ruaraka, Thika Road, Ground Floor.

Those without relevant qualifications, copies of documentation and details as sought for will NOT be considered. No allowed clipboard formats could have been pasted.

Any form of canvasing shall lead to Automatic Disqualification. ONLY shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.

NYS is an equal opportunity employer. Persons with Disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Matilda P. Sakwa (Ms.), EBS





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