Community Navigator

  • RefugePoint
  • Nairobi County, Kenya
  • Feb 02, 2018 - Mar 02, 2018
Full time Community Development

Job Description

The primary responsibility of the Community Navigator is to assist the organization in providing information and timely support to refugees and asylum seekers towards their self-reliance.


Duties and responsibilities:

  1. Act as a guide to the organization in tracing clients in the community;
  2. Provide language interpretation and translation;
  3. Collect prescription medicine from RefugePoint and deliver to patients;
  4. Provide accurate and timely information to refugees and migrants;
  5. Monitor businesses supported by RefugePoint;
  6. Participate in community mobilization as directed by RefugePoint;
  7. Participate in community education as directed by RefugePoint;
  8. Accompany patients to the hospital when called upon.

Attend to any other duties as assigned by the line supervisor(s).

Requirements:

  • Be a resident of Nairobi;
  • Must be fluent in English and Somali;
  • Must hold a UNHCR mandate refugee certificate, Government alien card and/or recent Government verification documents;
  • Must have a minimum of secondary school education;
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.

Desired:

  • Post secondary school training e.g. in health, community development, counseling, business administration etc.
  • Experience in community mobilization.