Kenya's national volunteer programme, G-United 2019 APPLY NOW!

G-United 2019 APPLY NOW!

Thank you for your interest in joining Kenya's national volunteer programme, G-United.

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


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.


Applicants to the volunteer programme must be:

- Kenyan nationals
- Aged 21 to 30 years
- University graduates in any discipline
- Individuals who are able to commit to an uninterrupted period of 9-months in 2019


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. After that, volunteers are deployed to the local community and begin their volunteer service.
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