Do you have a career in social work, public relations, fundraising, microfinance or administration? We would love to welcome you to Ruben Centre to support our work.
- Establish administration systems including computer programs.
- Support our social workers who offer support in alleviating poverty for Mukuru residents.
- Seek wider business support for the Centre.
- Micro credit ideas to expand the present program.
Ruben Centre specifically looks for professional volunteers who are seeking a short-term placement in Nairobi. Depending on your availability, we welcome you to stay anywhere between one week to ten weeks. We feel that that this works best for our staff and that you can transfer your skills and knowledge regardless of the environment or context.
Accommodation for volunteers is provided in Ruben’s three-bedroom apartment located in South B (Nairobi). The apartment is part of a large complex consisting of thirty apartments so safety is very good and small issues associated with living in a house are taken care of. These include security, rubbish, maintenance, etc. The apartment is on a bus route to town and is conveniently located just 5 minutes from the Ruben Director and other brothers on the Ruben staff. A shopping centre with supermarket, restaurants and other facilities is a 30-minute walk away or short car ride.
Volunteers are offered on the ground support when they are at Ruben Centre
however it is important to realize that no payment or stipend is offered to volunteers. A volunteer is expected to pay for their flights to and from Nairobi, visas, vaccinations, food and other necessities. Volunteer are expected to have travel insurance.
Think you’ve got what it takes? We would love to hear from you. Explore our website to see more about our programs and get in touch with us to let us know what you’re skills and to find out more.