Since 1979, Mercy Corps has provided $1 billion in assistance to people in 82 nations.
Supported by headquarters offices in North America, Europe, and Asia, the agency’s unified global programs employ 3,500 staff worldwide and reach 9 million people in more than 40 countries.
Over the last five years, more than 90 percent of the agency’s resources have been allocated directly to programs that help people in need.
Mercy Corps Kenya is currently responding to the drought by increasing access to affordable water in Wajir County, Northeast Kenya.
The Emergency Drought Response in Northeastern, Kenya will provide immediate emergency, rebuild the livelihoods of target communities and build the capacity of local organizations involved in the implementation of the program.
The proposed program integrates the principles of response to immediate needs, restoration of livelihoods, and capacity building for long-term recovery.
We are currently recruiting for qualified candidates to fill the following position which will be based in Wajir. Candidates from Wajir are highly recommended to apply for the positions.
Position: Community Liaison Officer
Program / Department Summary:
For our Relief and Recovery for Northern Kenya’s Drought-Affected Population and Livestock Economy (ReKNDLE) program, Mercy Corps seeks an experienced Community Liaison for Wajir West and South.
General Position Summary:
The Community Liaison is responsible for maintaining close contact with communities in Mercy Corps’ target locations, assuring the program is accountable to beneficiaries, and sensitizing target communities to the risks associated with conflicts, especially those related to natural resources, and identifying ways to mitigate them.
Essential Job Functions: