Volunteer outreach coordinators needed on Saturday

Tonymay Foundation is a non-profit organisation incorporated with the Nigerian Corporate Affairs Commission in 2011. The foundation was borne out of the urgent need to create awareness about sickle cell disorder (SCD) and address the lack of proper health management of the disorder in Nigeria. The foundation is focused on addressing the major factors that are contributing to the number of new recorded cases of sickle cell disorder which is ignorance about SCD and the importance of genotype especially for people in sub-urban and rural areas. Anthony and Mary were two warriors lost to the fight against sickle cell disorder and the foundation was established in their honour.

The organisation is currently embarking on awareness campaigns in various parts of the country to address high level of ignorance about the disorder. A sickle cell awareness campaign has been scheduled to hold in Ketu, Lagos state, THIS SATURDAY, 6th October, 2018. It will begin by 8.00am.

The foundation needs volunteers to distribute awareness fliers and talk to people about the need to know their genotypes. Volunteers should be skilled at communicating effectively and have basic knowledge about sickle cell disorder.

 

This opening is for volunteers resident in Lagos and are able to be at Ketu on Saturday.

 

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Step 1: Read the post requirements above carefully, taking note of the location

Step 2: Make sure you are resident in the state where the opening exists and meet the requirements

Step 3: If you are fully available and interested, kindly register at http://volunteers.volunteerinnigeria.org (skip this step if you have registered in the past)

Step 4: Drop us a comment below this post (NOT the registration page) with your name, active phone number, active email address and the state where you are currently based.

 

 

 

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Volunteer with NNNGO

The Nigeria Network of NGOs (NNNGO) needs volunteers to help out on a mobilization and sensitization community based development project from June to August 2014.

 

They require volunteers who:

·Have good proximity to or living around Egbeda, Akowonjo axis of Lagos State.

· Are available till August 2014

· Can be available for at least 5 hours in a row each day

· Can speak fluent English; other Nigerian languages desired as well

· Are energetic and have a positive attitude

· Are responsible, reliable, friendly and resourceful

·Can attend a training course

· Have previous volunteer similar experience

· Have minimum of HND or BSc

A stipend to cover transport and lunch will be provided.

 

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Openings at NNNGO

Want to kick-start your career in development practice? Here is superb chance!

The Nigeria Network of NGOs (NNNGO) is looking for volunteers to help out on a mobilization and sensitization project periodically from now till December 2013.

Volunteers need to:
·Have good proximity to or living around Egbeda, Akowonjo axis of Lagos State

·Be available for at least 5 hours in a row each day
.Be able to speak fluent English, other Nigerian languages desired as well

· be energetic and have a positive attitude
·be responsible, reliable, friendly and resourceful
·be available to attend a training course
·Have minimum of HND or BSc

They are offering:
·A mandatory training course for volunteers
·Refreshments during field exercise
·Volunteer shirts
·Free entry to NNNGO workshops and conferences
· Free learning opportunity in areas where the volunteer wants to develop personally
·A rewarding experience and the opportunity to meet some of the most highly regarded individuals working in the voluntary sector

· A reference for your CV
·An amazing experience in NGO and project management
·A stipend to cover transportation to and from the NNNGO Office.

 

List of tasks and desired characteristics for Volunteers

Communications Assistant (Online Engagement):
Graphics design, post information on the NNNGO Facebook page, updating the project and NNNGO website

Good at using CorelDraw, Photoshop, Facebook, MS. Word, basic HTML a plus.
Communication Assistant (Field Engagement):
Create calendar of field visits, contact stakeholders on field visits, map out streets and public places for sensitization and mobilization.
Able to use Microsoft office suite, need to be very organized and able to communicate effectively using emails and telephone

 

Data Assistant:
Regularly update the NNNGO and project database.
Able to use Microsoft excel.

 

Logistics Assistant:
Arrange for materials and tools to be used for sensitization, make arrangement for refreshments etc

Needs to know the Lagos metropolis very well, ability to negotiate
Project Assistant:
Hand out posters and flyers, obtain feedback from field contacts

Must have strong communication skills, computer literate and meticulous
Administrative Assistant:
Help with administrative tasks related to the project

Needs to be meticulous, strong understanding of accounting principles.

 

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Openings at TY Danjuma Foundation

The TY Danjuma Foundation, an independent private Nigerian Philanthropic grant-making organisation, makes grants to Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) and Community-Based Organisations (CBOs) to implement projects in three main thematic areas (Community Health Initiatives, Enhancing Quality of Education, and Income Generation Initiatives) to empower women and youth.

Community Health

The Foundation’s Community Health Initiatives programme supports projects across a number of medical, health-related and hygeine matters. These include: Free Medical Missions; Partnership with Community Health Centers and Referal Hospitals; as well as Water and Wellbeing projects.

Enhancing Quality of Education

The Enhancing Quality of Education programme of the Foundation supports initiatives aimed to enhancing the quality of, and improving access to education, i.e. enrolment, retention, transition and completion of basic education. This is done by funding Good Schools Projects; Community Libraries projects; as well as Peace Education projects in conflict-prone communities in Nigeria.

Income Generation Initiatives

The Foundation’s Income Generation Initiatives support youth employability interventions; as well as women’s literacy and entrepreneurial skills development. The aim is to enhance the income generation and management capacity of the youths and women, who are without doubt among the most marginalised groups in Nigeria.

The TY Danjuma Foundation is looking to appoint a number of dynamic skilled, knowledgeable, experienced, and talented staff to fill vacancies. They desire hardworking, development-oriented and compassionate individuals with high personal ethical and moral standards to join their young, highly motivated and hardworking team. Familiarity and dexterity with computer packages, electronic tools and the virtual environment are basic requirements for all positions in addition to the specialised requirements of each position.

 

Position/Title: ICT/Library Intern (Duration: 12 months)

Location: Abuja

Position Summary

The ICT and Library Intern will work as part of the Communications team of the Foundation to improve the ICT environment and experience of the Foundation.

Responsibilities

  • Manages the ICT tools, processes etc.
  • Assist to manage the use of the Foundation’s library facilities, resources, equipment, and services, and provide information about library policies;
  • Recommend materials and help individuals find information that they need;
  • Search standard reference materials, including on-line sources and the Internet, in order to answer clients’ reference questions;
  • Keep records of circulation of books and publications;
  • Support the development of library policies and procedures in collaboration with the IMO;
  • Design information storage and retrieval systems, and develop procedures for collecting, organizing, interpreting, and classifying information;
  • Develop and index databases that provide information for library users;
  • Perform any other tasks or duties, including logistics and administrative support, as may be assigned by the supervisor or Management from time to time.

Personal Characteristics

  • Ability to work as part of a team;
  • Demonstrates  acceptance  of responsibility; shows pride in work performed; demonstrates  flexibility  in  acceptance  of  assignments  and  schedules;
  • Maintains professional behaviour and appearance;
  • Exhibits dependability and willingness to learn;
  • Creative and Flexible.

Education, Skills, and Experience Required

  • HND or Bachelor’s Degree in ICT related field; other qualification would be an advantage;
  • Demonstrable knowledge of ICT tools management is required;
  • One to two years of  post-qualification experience;
  • Demonstrable knowledge in desired areas of responsibility;
  • Demonstrated skills in PC management and software applications: Word, Excel, Power Point and Publisher;
  • Demonstrable skills in basic IT maintenance and troubleshooting;
  • Social networking skills;
  • Good verbal and written skills.

Generous allowance paid.

 

Position/Title: Interns (Duration: 12 months)

Location: Abuja, Taraba or Edo

Position Summary

An intern works with a variety of officers under supervisors and mentors while working on real projects.

Responsibilities

  • Assist team in identifying process improvements; 
  • Provide administrative and general logistic support to officers assigned to; 
  • Provide programmatic support to thematic officers assigned to; 
  • Assist supervisors in the preparation of payment requests and funds liquidation; 
  • Providing support in monitoring media mentions, generating summaries from same; 
  • Data entries for Monitoring and Evaluation exercises; 
  • Note taking and compilation of meeting minutes as assigned; 
  • Any other duty as may be assigned by Management.Personal Characteristics
  • Ability to work as part of a team;
  • Demonstrable  acceptance  of responsibility; shows pride in work performed;
  • Demonstrable flexibility  in  acceptance  of  assignments  and  schedules;
  • Maintains professional behaviour and appearance;
  • Exhibits dependability and willingness to learn;
  • Creative and Flexible.

 Education and Skills Required

  • A graduate in any field of learning;
  • At least one year of professional experience (NYSC);
  • Strong written,  verbal,  analytical,  and  interpersonal skills;
  • Must display maturity and a high level of professionalism;
  • Must be detail-oriented and possess excellent follow up skills;
  • Working knowledge of computer software application;
  • Must be flexible and able to work overtime when required;
  • Must be organized and work well with constant priority changes;
  • Familiarity with social networking sites desired;
  • Interest in non-profit management and community development;
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to communicate effectively.

The Intern is expected to work 8 hours a day, 5 days a week. The Foundation offers stipends.

Position/Title: Volunteers

Location: Abuja or Taraba

Volunteers require personal characteristics similar to Interns. The working hours are flexible and negotiable.

The Foundation encourages volunteers from all ages. The Foundation wishes to provide a dynamic work experience.

The Foundation offers stipends.

Education and Skills Required: Flexible.

These openings present excellent opportunities for career newbies who are looking forward to building a career in international development or any of the thematic areas to gain tangible experience. Because of the flexibility of the volunteering position, it may not matter if you are still a Corps member or a student, so long as you reside in the concerned state.

To complete the online application, you would need:

  • A two-page CV which speaks directly to the position of your interest
  • An application letter (not more than 2 pages) stating why you think you are suitable for the position and what value you hope to bring to the Foundation if given the opportunity.

MY ADVICE:

1. Address letter to:

TY Danjuma Foundation,

Plot 2015 Oda Crescent,

Off Dar Es Salaam Street,

Wuse II,

Abuja.

 

2. Find sample cover letters here to guide you on how to write the application letter.

3. Ensure your CV is customised to fit the position and the organisation’s focus areas. Yes! Take a second look at that old CV.

4. Some university students tell me they do not have CVs because they are students. You can make yourself a CV.  Just put in experiences with AIESEC, JCI, Rotary Club, ENACTUS, trainings, your BSc /HND [degree] (in view), your activities that relate to the position, and a compelling career objective incorporating development or any of their focus areas. Remember to put in your phone number and email address and other personal data.

5. Once you’ve been confirmed for interview, scour the website ( http://tydanjumafoundation.org ) and digest every piece of information on it.

(More career advice at http://thetytestudent.wordpress.com)

You can apply online here http://tydanjumafoundation.org/tydf-online-job-application/

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Deadline: Wednesday, July 24, 2013

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