CYNESA Volunteer Ad

We’re Recruiting!

The Catholic Youth Network for Environmental Sustainability in Africa (CYNESA) is a youth-founded, youth-led international NGO with presence in Eight African Countries. CYNESA’s mission is to help young Catholics in sub-Saharan Africa – their movements and communities, individually and with their colleagues – to respond to the twin challenges of environmental degradation and climate change in an effective, coordinated and evangelical manner, culturally sensitive and spiritually grounded. Its mission is to link young Catholics together with colleagues in mutual encouragement and support.

We are seeking applications from young Kenyans (aged 18-25 years) who are willing to work on volunteer basis at our offices in Mountain View, Nairobi from Monday through Friday and occasionally online. This is an unfunded opportunity. Successful applicants will be placed on a 3-month volunteer experience on different assignments.

The successful applicant will be:

  • A Kenyan citizen
  • Between the ages of 18-25 years
  • Able to commit themselves to a full-time 3-month volunteering experience
  • Have leadership ability demonstrated through his/her participation in community initiatives
  • Have the ability to communicate clearly in English (although not required, knowledge of French or another foreign language is an added advantage)
  • Have a passion for volunteering
  • Able to submit originals and copies of their professional Curriculum Vitae, Kenyan Identity card, and academic certificates when required
  • Has good grasp of Facebook and Twitter
  • Has liked CYNESA on Facebook and followed @CYNESA on Twitter

To apply, email a cover letter explaining why you are the most suitable volunteer to advance CYNESA’s mission and attach your updated CV to info@cynesa.org not later than April 22nd.

Applications not accompanied by a cover letter and CV will not be accepted.



CYNESA is an equal opportunity organization that values inclusion and seeks to have a diverse team of young African leaders.

CYNESA does not charge fees for positions advertised.

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