Still I Rise – Social Worker

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Key Responsibilities: 

  • Evolve our mapping of in-need children who would be suitable candidates for the free high quality schooling of Still I Rise International School of Nairobi
  • Reach out across Nairobi in-person and via calls to develop a network of community figures, families and institutional stakeholders who can refer children to our selection process
  • Diligently track all significant progress and the details of potential candidates
  • Conduct family Interviews for onboarding students and update their records in the provided system. 
  • Conduct home visit to assess the students  needs and develop strategies to support families
  • Work to maximize coping skills for students in difficult situations
  • Offer mentorship programs for students under the guidance of the Child Protection Officer
  • Support the Child Protection officer in identifying problems in the school setting, such as bullying or aggressive behavior
  • Promote the general well-being of students
  • Work with outside agencies to provide support to families in support of the Advocacy Officer 
  • In cooperation with the Child Protection Officer, train and supervise all staff on Still I Rise’s Child Protection and Safeguarding policies 
  • Follow up, together with CSP Officer and School Director, any referral of child protection concerns as well as child safeguarding issues
  • Support the CSP Officer in networking and liaising with Child Protection external actors (i.e. organizations, groups, individuals).
  • Support the School Director in the creation of referral pathways for students and families in cooperation with the Community liaison Officer
  • Conduct outreach work with the families of enrolled students, providing detailed records. 
  • Promote the engagement of parents/carers in the School and contribute to the effective and efficient delivery of information, advice and support to parents/carers of students
  • Support community-based activities such as structured life skills sessions, workshops and community-led events, under the guidance of Child protection Officer
  • Other duties at the school as agreed upon with School Leadership

Essential Skills and Requirements: 

  • Degree in a specialist technical or professional field relevant to role e.g Social work, child protection
  • Registered Member of Kenya National Association of Social workers (KNASW)
  • Experience with case management and referrals
  • Experience working with vulnerable and traumatized children and teenagers 
  • Experience working with displaced / asylum seeking children
  • Ability to adapt to a changing environment and handle multiple priorities
  • Commitment and willingness to work in a challenging environment
  • High level of accountability over work
  • Provision of creative solutions 
  • Excellent communication skills, both writing and speaking. 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Good IT skills including use of MS Office, Google Drive and Slack. 
  • Fluency in English
  • Minimum 23 years old
  • Completion of CRB/Background check (if applicable)

Desirable Experience and Skills

  • Experience in the education sector or working within a school setting
  • Knowledge of the relevant protection actors in the region
  • Experience working in a non-profit environment

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: using the position as subject of email




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