Joash Oduor

Work History

Work History
Oct 2011 - Nov 2013

Field Supervisor

CDC
Field Supervisor-KEMRI/ Responsibilities: Coordination of Maternal Health Care Utilization Study(MNHCU) activities both at the facilities and communities within the project sites Implementation and Supervision of MNHCU activities at the health facilities as well as the community Doing both statistical and narrative reports based on the performance against study indicators Coordination, Supervision and management of the Community Interviewers and other staff working in the study Identification, linkage and networking with other collaborators within the study area.
Apr 2011 - Oct 2011

Acting Study Coordinator

HIV Project-KEMRI/ITM Youth ITM, Youth Intervention Program
Acting Study Coordinator for Adolescents Living Positively with Intervention Program Responsibilities: Assisting in designing data collection tools e.g. for baseline, interviews and focus group discussions Recruiting and overseeing enrolment of participants into the study Supervising the data entry clerks and reviewing the data entered to ensure all is done well Monitor the project activities and maintain the database for the same to ensure that goals are met Training of staff on relevant areas like interview skills, data collection and processing Preparing reports related to the study as requested by the investigators
Apr 2008 - Oct 2011

Program Administrator

ITM, Youth Intervention Program
Program Administrator-KEMRI/ Responsibilities; Coordinating the Administrative issues of the program that are relevant to the upgrading of the field activities. Coordinating transport plans and maintenance of project vehicles and other equipment. Procuring and disbursing of the needed materials to the relevant staff and teams Financial management and reporting in the program Liasing with the Study coordinators and other partners on administrative related issues. Coordinating staff activities including those visiting and local consultants with the relevant logistics
Nov 2002 - Mar 2008

Supervisor

CDC/Institute of Tropical Medicine (ITM)
Supervisor-KEMRI/, Youth Intervention Project. Responsibilities; A team leader of the model youth intervention program charged with the responsibility of managing the daily operations at the Youth Center and the target community. Coordinating and overseeing the identification of young people to be involved in the trainings and other HIV/AIDS and livelihood activities. Planning and organizing for training on sexuality, Peer Education, life skills, vocational skills and support for Income Generating activities. Providing actual training and counseling to young people within and out of the center Mobilizing and training youth supporting partners i.e. parents, teachers/trainers and other stakeholders Helping in the development of training modules for the youths and adults Representing the organization in networking meetings with other partners Monitoring and evaluating the progress of the program activities Preparing regular narrative and statistical reports and circulating accordingly Facilitating community and other stakeholders meetings
Oct 2000 - Oct 2002

Project Coordinator

CDC/Institute of Tropical Medicine (ITM)
Project Coordinator-Africa Now Kenya-School Health Promotion Project Duties: Facilitating child advocacy programs in the project area Coordinating School Health programs in the region Monitoring and evaluating all the project related activities Identifying the schools to be included in the project activities Helping in the development of modules, materials and tools used for monitoring, evaluation and training of teachers in the child to child methodology Providing technical support and training to teachers and other project partners Prepare budgets and reports on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis Representing the project in collaborative and networking meetings Conducting community mobilization
Feb 1998 - Sep 2000

Trainer

Africa Now Kenya-Water and Sanitation Project
Field Officer- Responsibilities: Support the formation and running of the school health clubs Facilitate the development of monitoring tools for use in assessing the impact of the project Monitor and evaluate project activities within the project area based on analytical framework designed by the project team and technically reporting on the same. Identify training needs of communities within the project area Liase with GOK and other agencies and represent Africa Now at the community level Regular interaction with other CBOs at the local level Help the community to form water user committees and provide advice and training to the members Help the community to identify the hygiene educators and train them Ensure participation of communities in project activities Supervise the activities of the artisans involved with the construction of water facilities Assist in executing community based training by adapting training materials for use at the community level Prepare monthly reports an
Oct 1997 - Jan 1998

Extension Worker(Family Planning Project)

Family Planning Project
Community Extension Worker CARE International in Kenya Responsibilities: Coordinate, implement, monitor and evaluate project activities within a Division Collaborate and network with relevant agencies, GoK and other NGOs to enhance project activities Mobilize community members towards project activities through participatory education, theatre, talks etc Supervise, monitor and evaluate activities of community based distribution agents Ensure that Community Based Distribution agents receive adequate and appropriate training in Family Planning, community mobilization and other skills relevant to their work Compile and submit monthly statistical and narrative reports to the field supervisor and service delivery points
Jan 1997 - Sep 1997

Head Teacher

Josnah Primary School
Head teacher--a private institution in Nairobi. Responsibilities: Seeing that the necessary equipment and monetary resources are available for the school use. Motivating teachers and non teaching staff, pupils and the parents to produce a lively spirit as well as excellence in work performance Seek every opportunity to counsel with parents about their children Counseling and giving advice to individual teachers when need arises Fostering the right atmosphere for child growth and development
Apr 1993 - 1995

Community Based Advisor

Care International in Kenya
Community Based Advisor- Responsibilities: Overseeing the various project activities within the target area Conducting field follow up activities to assess Knowledge, Attitude and Practice(KAP) of the youth Organizing and conducting community meetings for adult support to address youth in prevention and control of STD/HIV/AIDS Assisting in the development and use of innovative Information, Education and Communication(IEC) and Behavior Change Communication(BCC) materials Compiling and submitting written reports on a timely basis
Apr 1988 - Mar 1993

Teacher

Teachers Service Commission
Teacher- Responsibilities: Making available the appropriate curricular and extra curriculum activities Guiding school children learning and helping them develop independence, concentration, self motivation and self discipline Maintaining the inventory and other records together with equipment distributed and exchanged from the library Preparing and maintaining the upper primary timetable Workshops and courses attended Good Clinical Practice(GCP) Reproductive Health PHAST and PRA/RRA trainings Child Rights issues by KAACR Leadership and teambuilding course(British Council) Report Writing Skills course(British Council) Participatory Monitoring and Evaluation Peer Education processes Computer training(spreadsheet and word processing) Paralegal training involving adolescents Training of Trainers(TOT) Voluntary Counseling and Testing(VCT) Information, Education and Communication(IEC) tools development Participatory Educational Theatre training(PET) Agro forestry intervention and fruit tree management Drama and creative dance for school teachers Participatory Environmental Planning Workshop(PEP) Workshops facilitated Families Matter! Training for Parents of adolescents in the Nomadic communities and Nyanza region.(Child-to-parent communication skills) Child to Child(CTC) Approaches for departmental heads in Blantyre-Malawi Child to child(CTC) Approaches for departmental heads from Coast Province and Wet Pokot District Child to Child(CTC) Methodology training for teachers in Nyanza Guidance and counseling for adult education teachers Peer counseling for secondary school leaders Peer Education skills training for Peer Educators for the InterDiocesan Christian Community Service and DSW-German Foundation. Peer Education and Mobilization Skills for the Theology students of Bishop Okullu College. ToT in Peer Education for peer educators of Tuungane Program in Kisumu. Guidance and counseling for primary school teachers skills for adult education teachers Peer counseling for CPK Church youth leaders Health Education training for women group leaders Hygiene Education for community health workers training for water user committees

Education

Education

B.S.W

Indira Gandhi National Open University
2006 - 2007

Diploma

Institute of Social Work
2003 - 2004

Diploma

Institute of Social Work
1986 - 1988

Certificate

Migori Teachers Training College