Autumn School for Sustainable Entrepreneurship (by 18 Sept)

Call for Applications: Autumn School for Sustainable Entrepreneurship

Have you just started your own social or ecological business to make the economy more sustainable or are you planning to do so? Are you interested in exchanging your experiences and ideas with participants from other regions of the world? Do you want to become part of an international African-German network of young future entrepreneurs?

Join us for the first “Autumn School for Sustainable Entrepreneurship” from 14 – 19 November 2016 in Berlin, Germany!

The deadline for applications is 18 September 2016… all info below.

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University Application Support for scholars from Mathare (by 31 July)

(Trying to find out more about this one, so take with grain of salt…)

Call for Applications

Are you a bright but needy scholar from Mathare striving for a Master’s Degree, possibly abroad – but you don’t really know where to start? Get one-on-one coaching with experienced mentors who can guide you through the application process.

THE PROGRAMME:

Through the University Application Support Program we are looking for talented and committed scholars from Mathare who are striving for a Master’s Degree.

There are a number of universities around the world that provide scholarship opportunities, yet finding them and mastering the application process is often a challenging task…

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Social Impact Training Manager (Amani Institute)

Job: Social Impact Training Manager

Amani Institute is seeking a passionate, committed and experienced professional to join our growing team. The Program Manager will be responsible for conducting training in our various social innovation training programs, as well as management responsibilities across a suite of different programs. These programs include the newly formed Talent Challenge (targeting leadership skill building in small businesses in East Africa), the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) program, and our Post-Graduate Certificate in Social Innovation Management (SIM) Program.The position described below is full-time, with great room for professional growth and development. Travel within Kenya is necessary and international travel is likely. The current team is globally diverse, entrepreneurial in nature, and values the whole individual as much as their professional ability…Full job description below or at this link.

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Programme Coordinator, Regional & Int’l Dialogue (Heinrich Böll Stiftung)

Heinrich Böll Stiftung is looking for a full-time Programme Coordinator who can develop, coordinate and manage all projects under the Regional and International Dialogue Component of the regional office. The ideal individual is a highly motivated self-starter, who is as comfortable in a boardroom as in a rural area, with a passion for social justice and democratic governance in the region. This will help us and our partners to achieve our vision for East and Horn of Africa…

The Regional and International Dialogue Programme Component contributes to peace, political stability and democratic governance and respect for diversity through inclusive participation of a wide variety of non-state actor groups in the region. This includes:

  • Dialogue between civil society actors, academics and decision makers from East and Horn of Africa, Europe and emerging powers;
  • Thought leaders challenging the roll-back of democratic governance reforms and norms and values that perpetuate patriarchal mind sets throughout East Africa and the Horn of Africa;
  • Inclusion of civic voices and local and gendered perspectives in discourses towards peace, political stabilisation and nation building in the Horn of Africa region.

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Open Call: East African artists & cultural partners (British Council)

Open Call for East African artists and cultural partners

East Africa Arts Overview:

East Africa Arts is the British Council’s framework for working between Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Ethiopia and the UK. The programme: connects new audiences to new art, shares skills of creatives, and ignites partnerships between the creative sectors of the UK and East Africa.

The programme has three core sections…

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New Board: Kenya Jobs Center

Another job board and service company has gone online… looks like a ton of jobs, big variety, and easy to use: http://www.kenyajobcenter.co.ke

“Kenyajobcenter.co.ke is a leading recruitment portal in Kenya with job and scholarship opportunities listing. At kenyajobcenter.co.ke, we also provide top-quality CV and cover letter writing tips for graduates. Our services include online job advertisement, cover letter and CV writing training skills. We post jobs from recruiters and local dailies making it easy for job seekers to find their desired job and apply easily.”

… but don’t forget to check below for half a dozen other great job boards and recruitment services, especially KamaKazi, especially good if you have had a lot of informal employment… they can help!