Advertisement for board members intake at Riziki Source

Riziki Source (RS) is seeking  four (4) board members who will serve a minimum of three (3) year term and assist Riziki Source to achieve her Vision of A world where persons with disabilities thrive in the work economy

A serving board member is eligible to renew his/her term to a maximum of one extra term totaling six years maximum.  

The Board meets quarterly to govern and oversee the management of the Organization. 

All Board Members are expected to participate in Committee activities and attend Committee and board meetings as required.

Serving on the board of Riziki Source is a voluntary undertaking and all board members are regarded as enthusiast and supporters of disability inclusion in all spheres of life.

The Organization:

Riziki Source is a social enterprise enabling access to job opportunities for persons with disabilities in Kenya. We facilitate workplace diversity, self-employment, disability inclusion and linkage to over six Million people with disabilities in Kenya who have particular skill sets, currently untapped for recruitment as a value proposition for companies, organizations and government formations.

 

We are experts in workplace inclusion of persons with disabilities and embrace a two-sided individual focused approach in supporting our clients and partners to thrive in their areas of specialization.

 

Riziki Source offers disability mainstreaming ,inclusion trainings and awareness creation for companies and organizations while supporting them throughout the process of recruiting a person with a disability with any disability- related support needs with an aim of inspiring confidence amongst employers while increasing the employability of persons with disabilities.

The role:

    • Serve as a member of a collegial body that is committed to the advancement of Individuals with disabilities in employment.
    • Provide technical and professional input, advice and guidance to the running of Riziki Source
    • Participate fully in decision making activities.
    • Raise the profile of Riziki Source in the ecosystem.
    • Build relationships with all stakeholders and assist in fundraising.
    • Supervise the secretariat through the director

What you are required to have:

    • An understanding of Riziki Source’s work and a passion for working with persons with disabilities.
    • Previous governance experience. 
    • Disability awareness and knowledge or willingness to learn.
    • Financial, law, programs, fundraising skills, advocacy and/or business development experience or expertise.
    • Fund development.
    • An understanding of corporate environment and employment issues as relates to persons with disabilities.

 

How to apply:

Please apply by 25th January 2022 with your CV and a cover letter detailing your motivation and competency in any of the areas indicated above to [email protected]. if you don’t hear from us by 7th February 2022 consider your application unsuccessful.

 

Riziki Source is committed to diversity & disability inclusion and welcomes applications from all individuals who merit.