Young, smart, creative and media-savvy? Come work with us!

Yeop! By now you know we recruit volunteers for our partner organisations, but Volunteer in Nigeria in itself is WORK!

WORK! WORK! WORK! WORK! WORK!

We need service-oriented, young and bright people to join us on this journey of DOING great things.

The idea behind Volunteer in Nigeria is to connect organisations to service-oriented individuals who can take responsibility and produce success on tasks. We want these individuals to love community, have burning passion for the Nigerian society, and be crazy about social impact. We are raising leaders from today for today and tomorrow. These are people who are keen on rolling up their sleeves and making invaluable contributions for the love of it. You see – you cannot buy this breed of humans from the market. And these people do not become leaders by just talking and DOING nothing. They lead by DOING/SERVING.

Souls are perishing. Yass! That’s the way to say it. Nigeria is in dire straits – that is literally a code-red, attention situation. There is so much to do for our fellow brothers and sisters. So, we cannot be afraid and running away from DOING the WORK. BTW, there are all kinds of work to do. Everybody can get involved. So, the work we do at Volunteer in Nigeria is it!

 

WHO DO WE SEEK?

Thought you would never ask!

So, Volunteer in Nigeria seeks media and partnership associates, a graphic artist, and an events person, who will have the fun option of choosing their job titles. These are volunteer roles. All will involve a lot of communicating and nurturing relationships. Work will be mostly virtually done and give you the chance to take active responsibility in your profession. There will be physical meetings sometimes. You will work as a team but also produce bright ideas that can be quickly put to work. It is critical to have good knowledge of Web 2.0 and how to use tech tools to do things simply.

Here are some things to note for each role.

Media/Partnership Associate I – Digital

This person is a social media-savvy development professional who knows about non-profit activities in Nigeria. You are an excellent writer who knows where to find what and who is needed on social media and other digital and web platforms. You can create compelling content and birth features.

Media/Partnership Associate II – Print/Electronic

This person is a web-savvy journalist and compelling story teller cum curator cum copywriter. You can create content and birth features. You have good knowledge of print and electronic media outlets.

Events Associate

This person is literally master or madam poise and etiquette. He/She can communicate effectively, can train others to act in a courteous manner, and can maintain great relationships. You should also understand how events work and be good with planning and organising them.

Consultant Graphic Artist

You are already a creative graphic artist, can generate fantastic ideas, can make picture and video work everyone loves, and just so willing to support our ministry.

 

ARE YOU A GOOD FIT?

To join the team at Volunteer in Nigeria, you need to:

  • Be a doer, be smart and be someone who is keen on reading and learning
  • Be young and very energetic
  • Check your heart and be sure it beats for humanity
  • Check with your vision and aspirations. Is this what you really want to be part of for life?
  • Be available 24/7 on Whatsapp and email
  • Have a laptop
  • Be resident in Lagos, Nigeria, possess a global mindset and national passion
  • Be available for team meet-ups on weekends or non-workdays
  • Speak fluently and write flawless English (any other language is advantageous)

 

ARE YOU INTERESTED?

Yes? We are glad! Leave us a comment below expressing your interest, telling us what you do currently, and including your active email. You know we sure need to know what role you want right? No tales or boring stories, but remember we do not know you so what you say will help us discover you. If we think this will be good for you, we will send you an email within two weeks. We will meet and chat.

No, you are not interested? Tell everyone you know. Thanks!

 

Let’s do this.

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20 thoughts on “Young, smart, creative and media-savvy? Come work with us!

  1. Hi, I guess I am a tad unhappy that volunteers must live in Lagos. But if you reconsider and would want to have someone who truly enjoys helping out, is extremely friendly and had a head for organization on your team as an events associate, then please do contact me at the address below!

  2. I am interested in been a volunteer but am currently not an Lagos , how do I come along. Please I anticipate your response because I want to give out to my community urgently in any way I can.

  3. hello, i’m interested on being part of the team. I believe i’m fit for the job because, i love to be part of something as great as this. I’d love the role of an events associateand i really enjoy helping out. I’m a fresh graduate who just finished serving her fatherland, seeking admission for masters and currently learning how to sew. Please I hope you consider me, thank you.

  4. Hi,
    It’s over 6months and am just seeing this.
    I’d like to join in the journey of doing great things.
    Have passion for making social impact and yeah am keen on rolling my sleeves and making invaluable contributions.
    Am George a photographer also a tech enthusiast and am ready to volunteer, ready to serve.

  5. Photography my passion,my life.I have been thinking about this move of been a volunteer as a photographer to a team of great people like my co-volunteer all around the world until this afternoon when I had to make up my mind to give back in my own little way to the world at large photographically,

  6. Hello my name is jesse. And am i fresh graduate i pretty much love to help out in what ever way that i can .like contribute to humanity. But it seems that its only confined to a particular geographical location. And o happen to be in Benin. Am Believing u guys can Maybe work something out.. Thank u

  7. Volunteering offers vital help to people in need, worthwhile causes, and the community, but the benefits can be even greater for me, the volunteer. Volunteering and helping others can help me reduce stress, keep me mentally stimulated, and provide a sense of purpose. While it’s true that the more you volunteer, the more benefits you’ll experience, volunteering doesn’t have to involve a long-term commitment or take a huge amount of time out of my busy day. Giving in even simple ways can help others those in need and improve my health and happiness.

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