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Job Title: Volunteer Strategy Development & Partnerships
Ashoka – Calabar , Cross River , Nigeria
About the Affiliated Organization
This is an opportunity to work with an Ashoka Fellow
This is an unpaid, volunteer opportunity.
The Afterschool Peer Mentoring Project is a capacity development organization that is committed to inspiring, investing, engaging and facilitating growth opportunities for young persons in transitional stages of their lives. We ignite young people to set career goals and walk them through the achievement of such goals enabling them transit seamlessly from school to work. Founded as an offshoot of the Moremi Initiative fellowship in 2011, Afterschool Peer Mentoring Project has contributed to the career advancement of young people in Calabar and in Nigeria through its strategic interventions such as the Prep2Grad Symposium, Project iGNITE, Pre- Tertiary Programme, Workplace Training for Undergraduates, its Opportunities blog, Internship Placements, trainings and other social broking services. For more information on our programmes, opportunities and to join our community, visit: www.afterschoolproject.org
Here’s your chance to work with After school mentoring project!
For more information, please visit: www.afterschoolproject.org
The Volunteer will be in charge of: (1) Determining and clarifying strategic and operational problems (2) Identifying problems and seeking solutions reviewing current strategy (3) Undertaking research into the industry sector, markets and competitors (4) Collecting, analysing and interpreting data and statistics (5) Compiling and presenting information verbally, visually and in writing (6) Identifying and assessing the pros and cons of possible strategies outlining objectives (7) Developing, advising about and implementing agreed solutions (8) Identifying strategic partnerships for Afterschool Project
Estimated hours required per week: 30 hours per week
The estimated duration of the project is: 6-12 months
This position is On-site in Calabar Nigeria or Virtual
The office can provide amenities to volunteers such as: Internet, Office space
Desired Skills and Experience
A blend of talents and skills is required of successful Senior Consultant candidates, including intellectual ability, strong analytic skills, imagination and creativity, judgment and maturity, curiosity, interpersonal skills, ability to work in a team environment, high energy level, professional integrity, and demonstrated leadership.
The candidate will typically have:
Excellent undergraduate degree from a top tier university
3 to 6 months of experience with industry or functional work
Business-level fluency in English language
International experience acquired through internships or study abroad
Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills
Effectiveness in the use of computer tools, e.g., spreadsheets and databases
Transferable skills and experience from previous strategic roles will be required
How to Apply