International Humanity Foundation
Kenya Global Leadership Development
Nakuru, Kenya
volunteer labour

Kenya Global Leadership Development

Nakuru, Kenya volunteer labour

About us

The center is located in Kenya’s Rift Valley, in an area known as the African Great Lakes region, meaning when you are not working you are within two hours of some of the most spectacular national parks, wildlife, and adventure experiences you will find anywhere in Africa. Nakuru, Kenya acts as a hub for our education, agricultural, programs, as well as our other community development and empowerment work.

Responsibilities

The International Humanity Foundation (IHF) has been active in Kenya for over 20 years working with local tribes, caring for and education children born into poverty and providing a place where international knowledge and skills can be employed to support the local community. Volunteers who sign up to donate their time at our IHF Kenya Center make a very real impact during their stay participating in any or all of the following local tasks:
Provide hands on help with the Center's day-to-day operations
Participate in a cultural exchange, organizing special games and activities with our children
Support our sustainable Peace Farm Project and learn how agriculture is still a vital part of everyday Kenyan life
Help supplement our children’s education by joining in with our evening reading and study programs
Train in the core components of an international organization (including management skills, policy and procedures, finance, fundraising, media & PR, donor relations, and recruitment)
Be responsible for the management, design and implementation of community led projects linked to your academic and or professional skills and experience
Manage local volunteers and shape their experience at our IHF Kenya Center

The program requires requires a minimum time commitment of 4 months, though we encourage volunteers to stay for up to 1 year or more

Requirements and necessary skills

Essential Requirements
Volunteers accepted to this program will have:
Confidence using the English language (both spoken and written)
A passion for international development with a particular emphasis on universal education
Proficiency in Google Suite applications
The means to live in country at one of our centers for the duration of your program
An open-mind, with an interest in learning not just about the community, but from the community
Have a commitment to our Core Values

Preferable Requirements
Previous international travel and volunteer experience is a plus
Career development goals aligned with IHF’s mission

We offer

In addition to making a notable difference in the lives of the children we serve, you will also have access to the following benefits:
Certificate of program completion
Letter of recommendation upon request
Acquire leadership and management capacities that will enable you to lead in the ever-changing global environment
Gain practical experience in an NGO environment
Interact with locals, experience a different culture, and build cultural awareness
Join a global network of IHF volunteers and alumni
Build a global network with people from diverse professional and cultural backgrounds
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