The Kenya National Commission on Human Rights (KNCHR) is an independent National Human Rights Institution entrenched in the Constitution of Kenya 2010 under Article 59 and subsequently established through an Act of Parliament (the Kenya National Commission on Human Rights Act No. 14 of 2011) and under the United Nations Paris Principles.
KNCHR’s mandate includes furthering the protection and promotion of human rights in Kenya, acting as a watchdog over the Government in the area of human rights, and the provision of leadership in moving the country towards a human rights state.
KNCHR fulfils its human rights mandate through a number of Programmes, including Research and Compliance, Public Education and Training, Complaints and Investigations, Redress, Reforms and Accountability and Economic, Social and Cultural Rights and Departments: Human Resources and Administration, Finance, ICT, Public Affairs and Communication, Monitoring and Evaluation, Internal Audit and Procurement. The Commissions’ Head Office is located in Nairobi with five regional offices in Wajir, Kitale, Mombasa, Kisumu and Laikipia Campus.
The KNCHR Internship Programme is designed to achieve the following objectives:
The KNCHR therefore invites applications from young, versatile, industrious, honest, self-driven, analytical, open-minded, readily available candidates to urgently fill the following internship positions.
Position: Interns (2)
Duty Station: Nairobi.
Skills and Competencies
For more information about the programmes/departments, visit the KNCHR website www.knchr.org.
If you possess or meet the above qualifications, send your application letter together with a detailed CV indicating the department/programme you are applying to, names and telephone contacts of three referees, to reach us by 11th February, 2018.
The Commission Secretary
Kenya National Commission on Human Rights
Lenana Road, CVS Plaza, 1st Floo
P.O Box 74359 – 00200
Please note that it is a criminal offense to provide false information and documents in the application.
Only Applications that reference the department applied to will be considered.
KNCHR is an equal opportunity employer and qualified female candidates and Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.