Call for Recruitment - April 2015

in NewsCall for Recruitment - April 2015

Annual recruitment for the National Youth Service is finally here. Since the restructuring and rebranding of the organization last year, it has emerged as a powerful tool for youth empowerment across the country.


The service is now recruiting 20,000 youth per year who will pupil over 200,000 community youth throughout their nation building activities. Additionally the service is now involved in massive development projects all over the country. This has been of significant consequence in Kibera, Mathere, Mkuru Kwa Njenga, Korogocho and Kiandutu. Some of the many massive accomplishments include construction of ablution blocks, a 3.1 km road, 72 fish tanks, 30 showcase model houses, new sewer lines and a Huduma Centre.

The restructuring and rebranding was substantial enough to attract visits from delegations from Ghana and Lesotho to come learn how to implement similar programs in their countries. Moreover, the NYS rebrand received recognition from the Marketing Society of Kenya. All these changes and developments only add onto the long list of reasons why any member of the Kenyan should join NYS. There is no higher honour than that of serving your country, stand up and be counted, join NYS during this phase of recruitment.


Biometric Registration of All Community Youth (Cohorts)

Engaged under the NYS Youth Empowerment Programme


The NYS has launched the biometric registration of all Community Youth engaged under the NYS Youth Empowerment Programme. The exercise commenced on Thursday 28th January 2016 from 8:00 am in all 69 Constituencies where the Programme had been running and will continue until completed in the next six days.

With the re-launch of the National Youth Service after 50 years, The service has successfully managed to recruit and train 10,740 young men and women who had their pass-out on 23rd of April 2015.

NYS will soon add Gikomba market to its list of achieved milestones. The famous market known for it affordable second hand clothes and merchandise.

NYS will undertake cleaning in various parts of the market.

The national youth service top 100 officers under the leadership of the Director General Dr. Nelson Githinji this past week held a team building session in Naivasha. 

To the naked eye the rebranding and restructuring of the Kenya National Youth Service may seem new, fresh and exciting. However for those who have closely followed the intricate process that has been the new beginning of NYS it is clear that it has been a very deliberate process and extremely well thought out; resulting in unprecedented results. 

From left at the dais, Dr. Nelson Githnji Dir, General NY, Nairobi Governor Dr. Evans Kidero, H.E Uhuru Kenyatta, Dep, Gov Jonathan Mueke, Devolution C.S Ms. Anne Waiguru, Kiambu Gov. William Kabogo among other stakeholders.


"I joined the National Youth Service in the year 1986 just after I completed my A levels. I believe the discipline and work ethic that was instilled in me is what has led me to become what I am today."
William Samoei Ruto,
Deputy president of the Republic of Kenya