2022 Become a ONE Champion in Ethiopia and Kenya

Deadline: March 6, 2022.

ONE Campaign is looking for passionate campaigners to join the 2022 cohort of the ONE Champions program in East Africa.

This is a voluntary 1-year program where ONE will recruit, train, and support 30 emerging leaders approximately between 18-35 years of age. They will champion causes ONE supports at the grassroots, state and county levels in Kenya and Ethiopia. The champions need to currently reside and be active in either Kenya or Ethiopia, but can be nationals of any country in Eastern Africa. ONE advocates and campaigns on education, gender, health, agriculture and transparency as a means to fight poverty. The program was launched in 2020 with 30 Champions in the region.


ONE Champions will have access to a range of campaign and advocacy tools and activities
and will receive support to design and develop their own action plans with the ONE team.
They will be expected to deliver a range of actions, including but not limited to:
▪ Meet with decision-makers, movers, and shakers
▪ Use social media to raise awareness and create change
▪ Encouraging the public to take online and in person campaign actions
▪ Develop analyses and write ups on key issues
▪ Help to plan and deliver campaigns actions, stunts, and supporter-recruitment activities
▪ Help ONE identify strategic personalities to lobby in your constituency
▪ Keep ONE informed on key developments in their communities and develop content
▪ Partner with our team to plan events and social media activities
▪ Help ONE identify strategic media institutions to target to maximize publicity
▪ Assist in the mobilization of supporters in Kenya and Ethiopia
▪ Raise ONE’s profile in your community


▪ A passion for our mission to end extreme poverty and an interest in international issues
▪ Willingness to attend a programme induction and training in person in Nairobi or Addis Ababa
▪ Great communication and teamwork skills
▪ Ability to build and maintain relationships
▪ Ability to encourage and support others
▪ Strong organisational skills with the ability to organise own workload efficiently
▪ A clear commitment to integrity
▪ A commitment to stay engaged with the ONE Campaign throughout the year
▪ Passion for creating change
▪ Proven commitment to efforts to end poverty
▪ Interest in engaging policymakers on issues of relevance
▪ Willingness to dedicate some time to raise awareness and mobilise different people to support ONE’s initiatives


▪ A fantastic opportunity and network to make significant impact in your community and the
world working with a highly visible, mission-driven organisation in an incredible, supportive
▪ Trainings on grassroots campaigning and advocacy
▪ Gain experience on the practical side of campaigning
▪ Opportunities to engage with policy makers
▪ Receive a ONE certificate of appreciation/completion
▪ Exposure and opportunity to represent ONE at both local and international conferences


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