Work at Nature Kenya
Nature Kenya — the East Africa Natural History Society— is Africa’s oldest scientific Society, established in 1909 to promote the study and conservation of nature in East Africa. To achieve its mission “connecting nature and people” Nature Kenya delivers a programme to save species, conserve habitats, foster sustainability and build support for nature. To manage and sustain these activities Nature Kenya is seeking to recruit dedicated, highly motivated, result oriented and innovative individuals as follows:
1. Proposal Writing/Fundraising Expert
To develop project funding proposals to be funded by institutional donors.
Key qualifications: Evidence of leadership in development of large funded projects; logical framework approach; experience with major institutional donors (read more details here).
2. Unrestricted Fundraising Officer
Mobilise unrestricted funding from corporates and philanthropists.
Key qualifications: evidence of unrestricted fundraising success for charities in Kenya. Ability to profile and promote Nature Kenya work to a wide range of corporates and individuals (read more details here).
3. Species and Site Action Officer
To catalyze species and site conservation actions by Site Support Groups and other local community groups involved in species actions, site restoration, conservation education, awareness, advocacy, monitoring and climate resilient livelihoods.
Key qualifications: University degree in Natural Resources Management or relevant field, 2 years’ experience in species/site conservation, education, advocacy or community development initiatives. Passion for grassroots engagement in conservation (read more details here).
4. Site Action Facilitators (Interns)
To educate children, youth and adults at eco-resource centres at Key Biodiversity Areas; catalyze formation of school environment clubs; and build conservation skills of Site Support Groups.
Key qualifications: University degree in Natural Resource Management or relevant field, excellent spoken and written communication and presentation skills; spark for action, quality, efficiency and ability to meet targets (read more details here).
Please submit your application and CV for the relevant position to the Executive Director using e-mail: [email protected] no later than 24th June 2023.