Recruitment Of 3,000 Service Men And Women In The County Youth Service And Women Empowerment Programme

Pursuant to the Constitution of Kenya 2010 under Article 55, the County Governments Act No. 17
of 2012, and in accordance with the provisions of Section 6 of the Kakamega County Youth and
Women Service Act number 5 of 2019, applications are invited from suitably qualified persons to
fill the above positions.

The County Youth Service and Women Empowerment Programme shall
offer the youth and women an opportunity to engage in economically viable ventures that shall
include road maintenance, environmental sanitation and hygiene.

Principal Responsibilities

Reporting to the Director, County Youth Service and Women Empowerment Programme, the
service men/women will have the following responsibilities:

 Road Maintenance;
 Bush clearing;
 Maintenance of drainage systems;
 Office cleaning and support services;
 Cleaning of Market centers;
 Sentry services;
 Any other lawful assignments by the Programme Director.

Entry Requirements

All candidates will be expected to satisfy the following minimum requirements

  1. Have a Kenyan ID card or valid passport;
  2. Must be a resident of Kakamega County in a specified community area;
  3. Age 18-35 years (youth) and 35 – 55 years (women);
  4. Be of sound Medical condition;
  5. Ability to undertake physical activities;
  6. Pass the aptitude test;
  7. Successful candidates will have to undergo paramilitary training;
  8. Applicants must have copies of national ID card;
  9. All successful candidates will be required to submit their original documents.


All interested candidates should pick and fill application forms from their respective ward
administrator’s offices. Duly filled forms should be returned to the ward administrator’s office
on/or before 8th June, 2023.

Successful candidates will be required to provide a certificate of good conduct. Beneficiaries of the programme will be paid a monthly stipend.

Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

P.O. Box 36 – 50100

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