SELECTION PROCESS

Greatness United (G-United) will this year recruit Kenyan University graduates to serve as Volunteer Graduate Assistants in Primary Schools for a total of 7 months.

The selection process is rigorous and competitive, combining an online application, a situational judgment test and face-to-face interviews with a cumulative final score, which determines selection for training and volunteer enrollment.


Over 800 volunteers have already been deployed to counties across the country in the first, second and third cohorts. Our fourth cohort will expand into 1 more county to make a total of 20 diverse counties in Kenya. The Counties which participate in the programme as of 2018 are: Busia, Nyeri, Machakos, Kilifi, Samburu, West Pokot, Kisumu, Meru, Kisii, Kajiado, Migori, Bungoma, Uasin Gishu, Kiambu, Embu, Kwale, Marsabit, Taita Taveta, Kirinyaga and Kakamega.

WHO CAN APPLY?

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

- Passionate about community service, considering themselves the next generation of leaders
- Ambitious, driven, hardworking, disciplined, brave and adventurous individuals looking to make a difference in their own lives and those of others
- 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
- Individuals who are able to commit to an un-interrupted 7-month long volunteering programme 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 stages shown below.


  • Apply Online
    • 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).

       

  • Subsequent Online Test
    • Shortlisted applicants are given resource material about the programme and its goals, and then subjected to a brief online test in order to gauge their knowledge and further assess their suitability.

       

  • Face to Face Interview & Verification
    • Following the online test, shortlisted applicants are invited to attend an interactive session with G-United Recruitment officials at a County Centre nearest to the county where they live. Applicants are required to attend this session in formal wear together with copies of their documents which include a University transcript or Certificate.

       

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

       

  • Training & Deployment
    • This takes place at a Centre within the County in which the volunteer will be deployed. 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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HOW TO APPLY

The Recruitment process to join Cohort 4 is NOW CLOSED.

If you are interested in joining G-United next year, please visit this link: Register Your Interest
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.