Assistant for Orphans&vulnerable Children

Feeding orphans, bereavement/psychological counselling, education support, recreational activities, trainings them in computer basics

The work involves feeding orphan-Provisional of dietary foods while at the projects, helping prepare the meals for the kids and serving them the food.

Bereavement/psychological counseling- Offering support after their parent death, close monitoring and engagements in self development activities

Education support- Helping them get to school, finding them a sponsor to support their educational needs

Recreational activities (games- football, net ball, leg ball, basketball, running, races, drawing, arts, and music),

Training of care givers in HIV prevention and home based care- empowering the guardians who stays with the orphans with health information to enable provide good care for the orphans as well as take them for a health checkups and medication to boost their health status and immunity.

Training them in basic computer skills-To enable them understand computer, use of Microsoft office applications  ie Introduction to computer, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Publisher, Microsoft Powerpoint, Microsoft Access, Microsoft Outlook, Email and internet.

Suitable for

Couples
Singles
Wheel Chairs
Families
Groups

Program Requirements

Minimum Age
17 years
Language Skills
You need to speak English (basic level)
Education Requirements
at High school level
Required Documents
CV, any testimonials and recommendations
Other Skills
Child care, teaching, playing, dancing, computer
Time Commitment
Your helping hand will be required on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 08:00 - 16:00

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Free-time activities

During free time volunteer can engage in home visits of the school pupils, recreational activities, like playing games, hiking the nearest hills, running sack races, visiting Kakamega rainforest on long weekend, going for a boat ride in lake Victoria, visiting Kisumu museum, going shopping and access to fast internet services in Kisumu City which is 30 kilometres from our project location of which here volunteers can join music concerts for the night, go for safari tour in Maasai Mara National Reserve, tour lake Nakuru National Park, climbing mount Longonot, bike tour in Hell's Gate National Park.

Concert/Music
Climbing
Safari/Zoo
Hiking
Museum/Opera
Sports

Services

What's included?
Food and accommodation – $87.5 Office Administration (rent, electricity, stationeries, facilitation charts, felt pens, internet services, repair and maintenance of machines, staff motivation (10% to go to KIPEPEO ONE SHILLING PROJECT)- $100 Contingency fee (emergency) - $12.5 Project preparation, Orientation and Facilitation -$50 KCEP branded T-shirt (POLO)- $12.5 Street children project feeding programme -$12.5
What's NOT included?
Visa, flights, travel insurance or vaccinations are NOT included in the program fees.

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Accommodation

It’s located near the organization office and you will stay with a member of KCEP, you receive your own separate room, bathroom is outside the house. The house is permanent with electricity supply and water available on the tank.

Bedroom (Single)
Food & Beverages

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner is provided, vegetarians food also is provided based on the volunteers dietary needs.

Internet Access
Limited access at the project site
Costs
4 weeks (min. stay)
$275
5 weeks
$344
6 weeks
$413
7 weeks
$481
12 weeks
$825
20 weeks
$1375
48 weeks (max. stay)
$3300

You can volunteer at the project site in Luanda/Kenya between 4 weeks and 48 weeks. Please note that the above shown program fees are estimated and subject to exchange rate fluctuations. Kipepeo Community Empowerment will tell you your final price during your application process.
Average Fees
$69/week
Deposit (15%)
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Final Payment (85%)
Your final payment will be agreed with Kipepeo Community Empowerment during the application process. Common solutions are either via bank transfer or a cash payment at the project site.

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P. O Box 29, 50307 Luanda, Kenya