HOW TO APPLY

The Recruitment process to join Cohort 5 is now OPEN. If you are interested in joining G-United in 2019,  proceed to GO TO THE LINK:

Start your Cohort 5 Application

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You can find out more about the programme, and what it entails, by going through our Frequently Asked Questions section.
Thank you for your interest in joining Kenya's national volunteer programme, G-United.

SELECTION PROCESS

For its fifth cohort, Greatness United (G-United) looks to recruit recent University graduates to serve as Volunteer Graduate Assistants in Primary Schools for 9 months in 2019. The Cohort 5 recruitment process begins in September 2018.

The selection process is rigorous and competitive, combining an online application, applicant engagement surveys and face-to-face interviews which determines selection for training and volunteer placement.


Close to 2,000 volunteers have already been deployed to counties across the country in the first, second, third and fourth cohorts. Our fifth cohort will expand into 2 more counties to make a total of 22 diverse counties in Kenya. The Counties which participate in the programme as of 2019 are: Busia, Nyeri, Machakos, Kilifi, Samburu, West Pokot, Kisumu, Meru, Kisii, Kajiado, Migori, Bungoma, Uasin Gishu, Kiambu, Embu, Kwale, Marsabit, Taita Taveta, Kirinyaga, Kakamega, Baringo and Kitui.

WHO CAN APPLY?

Applicants to the volunteer programme must be at least 21-year-old Kenyan nationals who are:

- Aged 21 to 30 years
- recent Kenyan University graduates from any discipline, actively searching for a fulfilling exprience of service to the community and for personal development
- Ambitious, driven, hardworking, disciplined, brave and adventurous individuals looking to make a difference in their own lives and those of others
- Individuals who are able to commit to an un-interrupted 9-month long volunteering programme in 2019 in a different county, where they will live with a host family.

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THE APPLICATION PROCESS

Applying to join G-United is a simple and straightforward procedure outlined in the phases shown below.


  • Online Application
    • Filling out the application form should take about 15 minutes. No login is required to access the platform but you will be required to finish the application all at once (you cannot save it and choose to complete it later).

       

  • Ongoing Applicant Engagement
    • Eligible applicants will have the opportunity of participating in a series of surveys aimed at collecting additional data for determining programme entry behavior as well as seeking to improve the applicant’s placement.

       

  • Face to Face Interview & Verification
    • Eligible applicants are invited to attend an interview with G-United Recruitment officials at County Centers nearest to them. In addition to dressing presentably, applicants are required to carry original copies of their ID, University transcript, certificates or a letter of completion.

       

  • Cohort Invitation & Placement
    • Successful applicants then receive communication from the programme, inviting them to join the programme, as well as an invitation to take part in a mandatory week-long Training.

       

  • Training & Deployment
    • Takes place at a regional centre where volunteers are taken through an intensive process meant to prepare them for the task ahead, as well as equip them with personal development skills. Thereafter, volunteers are deployed to the local community and begin their volunteer service.

       

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