The Kenya National Youth Service (NYS) has announced the recruitment of volunteer servicemen and women.
In a notice on Wednesday, January 24 NYS said the exercise will be conducted countrywide from Monday 5th to Friday 9th February.
“Are you interested in joining the NYS as a Volunteer Serviceman or Servicewoman? We have advertised a Countrywide recruitment exercise from 5th to 9th February 2024. Check out the recruitment date of your sub-county listed below, as you prepare to attend,” read the update.
NYS also gave the dates and recruitment centers where the recruitment will be conducted in different counties.
The Service will recruit in 76 centers on the first day, 72 centers on the second day, 74 centers on the third day and 73 centers on the last day.
“Persons with disability are also encouraged to avail themselves for the recruitment exercise in their respective sub counties and centers provided they are able to withstand the rigorous physical training,” said NYS.
All prospective candidates wishing to be enlisted must be a Kenyan citizen and a resident of the respective Sub County of recruitment.
NYS also said the candidates must be between 18 to 24 years and have a mean Grade of D plain and above in KCSE.
Candidates will produce an Original National identity Card, original academic Certificates and avail one set of photocopies of the same at the recruitment center.
“Orphans who meet the qualification requirements as stated above will be given special preference subject to production of sufficient documentary proof such as parents ‘death Certificates or burial permits,” said NYS.
Besides, the candidates must have a certificate of good conduct and ready to undergo medical checkup during and after the recruitment exercise.
They must also be prepared to undergo rigorous physical training and give voluntary service to the Nation in any part of Kenya.
“NYS does not condone corruption in any form Canvassing and giving monetary or other considerations for the purpose of admission is an offence which can lead to automatic disqualification and/or prosecution. Instances of this nature should be reported promptly to the Director General on telephone number 020-2400129,” read the statement in parts.
Successful candidates will report for the NYS paramilitary Course at NYS College, Gigil and NYSTTI Naivasha on dates and times specified in their respective calling letters to be issued.