Recruitment and Retention Officer
There are two phases to this role. Initially, your focus will be on raising the profile of EPAfrica in your university, and driving high levels of Project Worker applications. Once the recruitment period is over, you will then focus on initiatives to drive strong Project Worker retention rates, by working to ensure that they feel well included within EPAfrica before their summer projects begin.
As a member of the UC committee you will also get involved in the UC’s many activities, become a PW mentor, and to be involved in socials and events throughout the year.
Organisational Development Activities
- Improving publicity within the university throughout the year by attending events and talks
- Working with the Recruitment Manager to identify new opportunities for recruitment
- Developing content for the next recruitment period
|Project||Estimated Start Month||Estimated End Month|
|Lead PW recruitment – advertising||Sept 2018||Jan 2019|
|Support PW recruitment – interviews and selection||Nov 2018||Jan 2019|
|Arrange PW recruitment – Welcome Meeting||Dec 2018||Jan 2019|
|Lead PW retention support||Dec 2018||June 2019|
|Attend publicity events and fairs||Sept 2018||June 2019|
|Run charity socials||Sept 2018||June 2019|
|Core Skills||● Strong organisational skills
● Communication skills
● Interpersonal skills
● Time management
|Desirable Skills||● Previous experience of organising events
● Editing skills in software such as Adobe
Josh is EPAfrica’s Director of Training and Recruitment, and by day he is a Civil Servant. He was a Project Worker in 2012 at St Joseph’s Mukulusu in Kakamega.