Kenya: Volunteer Engagement Coordinator VEC /08/18)

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Organization: Habitat for Humanity
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 17 Aug 2018


Volunteer Engagement Coordinator


Resource Development and Communications Manager




Volunteer Engagement Officer


All departments to ensure seamless flow of HFH programme and operations processes


New position



Job Purpose:

To raise the profile of HFHK as a significant player in seeking real and tangible as well as policy solutions to address shelter poverty in Kenya . It is also to implement an Advocacy and Communications strategy and initiatives to change housing policy, systems and processes to improve the lives of low income people.

Key Responsibilities

· Serve as a Habitat for Humanity Kenya ambassador in interactions with prospects, donors and volunteers throughout the development of corporate partnerships.

· Collaborate with Resource Development Manager to develop an overall fundraising strategy to meet/exceed revenue goals.

· Research prospect corporations, develop contacts and cultivate relationships leading to volunteer and donor opportunities.

· Create new partner proposals, presentations and project management plans.

· Define account-specific strategies that deepen partner engagement with Habitat and foster mutually-beneficial, sustainable, mission-centered partnerships.

· Maintain and expand existing corporate partner relationships through on-going communication and solicitation as appropriate; ensure timely renewals and continued partnership growth.

· Leverage opportunities for high-touch stewardship such as invitations to HFH Kenya events and executive-led volunteer experiences.

· Support planning, promotion and development of donor events. Ensure volunteer teams include all of the donor´s requests.

· Maintain an adequate pipeline of potential partnerships through systematic and ongoing prospecting activities; proactively pursue business networking opportunities and establish relationships with business leaders to seek qualified leads.

· Execute all duties necessary for the successful implementation of partnerships, including cross-functional collaboration with finance, programmatic subject matter experts, communications, legal and other stakeholders, as appropriate.

· Execute all project management processes including managing file system to host all documentation related to corporate partners.

· Collaborate with finance to set up necessary project codes and financial reporting systems to monitor and report on partnership donations.

· Create agendas and draft talking points for prospect meetings and calls; develop and route pre-reads to participants; draft meeting notes/highlights, including action items.

· Develop and deliver creative and powerful presentations and proposals for corporate partnership opportunities; ensure organizational leadership involved in pitch are briefed and prepared for meetings.

· Track respective prospect interactions (meeting notes, emails, and important communications) and associated documentation in donor management database.

· Make sure reports are submitted on time, in donor template and are of appropriate quality.

· Participate in department and organizational meetings, events and initiatives.


  • Total number of volunteers mobilized.
  • Total volunteer hours offered on volunteer service.
  • Number of families, trainings, projects or services supported through VE.
  • Number of repeat volunteers and referrals.


  • A Bachelor’s degree in Community / Program development, Economics, Business or related field.


· Well-developed oral and written communication skills and financial analytical skills

· Willing to undertake new, different, and/or unfamiliar assignments and tasks.

· Ability to articulate the organization core mission, values and products.


· Minimum five years’ experience programme experience in the NGO sector

· Experience in developing and nurturing strategic partnerships.


  • Ability to work long and odd hours, including weekends
  • Confidentiality
  • Honesty
  • High levels of integrity

How to apply:

If you feel you meet the requirements of the positions, send your application letter indicating the reference number and quoting your current and expected salary, title of position along with an updated CV and telephone contacts of three professional references to to be received by 17 August, 2018 C.O.B. Kenyan nationals are encouraged to apply. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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