Volunteer Mentors for a Recycling & Environmental Education Project

UR4Africa is working on a project with two recycling companies in Lagos and a phone app company based in New York. They would be engaging students who will be learning about recycling August 25th and creating illustrated stories for an app on recycling on August 27th -judged by the reps from the recycling companies. The app will be free for people to download to help spread the awareness of Recycling and Environmental Education. They require volunteers for this cause. The students and volunteers that worked with them will be featured as authors and illustrators on the app.

Key locations involved are Yaba and Ikeja, Lagos state and this will take a 2 day commitment. A bus will pick everyone from a designated station. Lunch and snacks provided.

Volunteers would be responsible for engaging a group of about 6 students each, be enthusiastic about the work they are doing and be willing to share and brainstorm ideas. They would be required to maintain a positive cheerful attitude with the students and be firm. They do not need to draw but have to be open to thinking outside of the box, being creative, and working with a team.

Volunteers who are great children instructors, are based in Lagos at this time, and available on August 25-27 are welcome.

 

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Latest Weekend Volunteering Opportunities

VolunteerCorps (VC) education programme teaches Mathematics, English and LIFE (Leadership, Information, Finance and Ethics) issues to senior secondary school students in public schools in Lagos and Ogun State. The students attend the weekly Saturday tutoring (while schools are in session) where volunteers from various fields come in to tutor them. These volunteers also serve as role models to the students. This is done every term and starts from 10am-12noon or 12-2pm on environmental Saturdays.

Volunteers are expected to commit to teaching every Saturday throughout the term for an hour minimum. They are expected to be:

Able to impact the students
Great teachers
Confident
Passionate
Selfless
Committed
Result driven

The tutorial centres are located in Amuwo Odofin, Apapa, Ikeja, Lagos Island, Surulere, and Yaba Local Government Areas (L.G.A.) in Lagos state; and in Obafemi-Owode L.G.A and Owode-Egba at Ogun state.

 

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Openings at UKF!

United for Kids Foundation is a not-for-profit organization incorporated in the USA, Nigeria and the United Kingdom established exclusively for charitable and educational activities targeted principally at needy children in Nigeria. They have reached more than 40,000 children with programs like the annual ‘Back to School’ project and free libraries in 9 public schools within Lagos since 2002

They need volunteers to commit 30 hours each week working with children from low income families in Lagos public primary schools. Volunteers will be assigned to their libraries at Ojodu, Somolu or Victoria Island. Library hours will be from 8am to 2pm on Mondays to Thursday while Fridays will be for debriefing and professional development.

 

The volunteers will work with their staff to implement literacy programs in the libraries. They will read to and with the children during library periods. They will watch educational programs with the children and explain content to them. The volunteers will also lead various projects such as tie and dye, planting, coloring and painting. They will accompany pupils to field trips, which include movie theaters, banks, museums, manufacturing companies and other major establishments during the annual summer camp. Volunteers will act as first line mentors to children, many of whom are from socially and economically disadvantaged homes. Volunteers at our Victoria Island library will work with mentors from major corporations once a week to implement a special reading program using eReaders (kindles).

 

REQUIRED ABILITIES

Volunteers should be university or polytechnic graduates with excellent oral and written communication skills. We are looking for people with good attitude who are willing to invest their time in helping economically disadvantaged children.

 

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Volunteer for the girls!

W.TEC is running an After-school Technology Club project. This project is to teach young girls between the ages of 11 and 17 in school practical computer science and technologies. 10 schools have been approved in the Yaba (Lagos) vicinity for the project.
The trainers are to have a 3-day in-house training every first week of the month for the next 6 months and teach the students at the schools every other Wednesday in the month, between the hours of 12 – 4 pm at the schools.
The schools that have been handpicked for this project have computers and internet facilities to make for seamless project implementation.

We are assisting with volunteer recruitment for this cause. The curriculum to be taught will be made available to volunteers. They should be committed to the program and sending an impact report after the 6 months program. The volunteers will have the opportunity of discussing their stipend at the interview. They:

  • Must be available to work a minimum of 4 hours per week
    • Must be available and willing to commit at least six (6) months initially for an internship.
    • Must be pursuing an undergraduate or graduate level degree in a computer related field.
    • Minimum of two years of college in a communications or computer related field.
    • Proficiency in computer applications:
    o Microsoft Excel ,
    o Microsoft Word,
    o Microsoft Powerpoint,
    o Conducting research via internet

 

Required abilities:
• Ability to prioritize tasks and efficiently manage time.
• Ability to exercise good judgment and effectiveness in working with teenage girls
• Strong oral and written communications skills
• Ability to respond effectively to inquiries or complaints.
• Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
• Ability to maintain professional (business casual) dress and grooming.

 

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Openings at Nurture My Future

At Nurture My Future’s Community Learning Center at Imota Ikorodu, Lagos, children would be able to come after to school to participate in educational activities while having fun.

The program is scheduled to take off in April and volunteers are needed to give at least 2 hours a day between 4pm and 6pm. Volunteers should be willing to spend time with the children, reading with them, teaching them to read and write, and encouraging them.

 

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Saturday volunteering opportunities!

VolunteerCorps (VC) education programme teaches Mathematics, English and LIFE (Leadership, Information, Finance and Ethics) issues to senior secondary school students in public schools in Lagos and Ogun State. The students attend the weekly Saturday tutoring (while schools are in session) where volunteers from various fields come in to tutor them. These volunteers also serve as role models to the students. This is done every term and starts from 10am-12noon or 12-2pm on environmental Saturdays.

Volunteers are expected to commit to teaching every Saturday throughout the term for an hour minimum. They are expected to be:

Able to impact the students
Great teachers
Confident
Passionate
Selfless
Committed
Result driven
Generous
Humble
Sacrificial
Courageous
The tutorial centres are located in Amuwo Odofin, Apapa, Ikeja, Lagos Island, Surulere, and Yaba Local Government Areas (L.G.A.) in Lagos state; and in Obafemi-Owode L.G.A and Owode-Egba at Ogun state.

 

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Openings at StayInSchoolng Initiative

The StayInSchoolng initiative of Young Minds Foundation is an education intervention project aimed at creating education opportunities for orphans and vulnerable children. It was established to reduce the number of out-of-school children in Nigeria. Initiated in November 2012, the project currently supports 200 disadvantaged children with primary school education across 4 communities in Lagos and Abuja.

Volunteers are required over a period of three months to help with assessment of new children to be enrolled into the initiative. Minimum time commitment is 2 hours weekly.

Volunteers must have ability to interact and work with children, great interpersonal skills and be good team players.

 

Work involves:

Visits to children in identified communities in Lagos – Ijora Badia, Ejigbo and Idoluwo Ile.

Assessing the children with the agreed assessment index; and

Working on a football fundraiser event in October

 

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