Water Aid is a United Kingdom (UK) based international development NGO established since 1981
with operations in 27 countries across the world including Nigeria. Since 1996, we have been working in partnership with the government of Nigeria to provide services to the most marginalized populations in Bauchi, Benue, Enugu, Ekiti, Jigawa and Plateau states. We believe in a world where everyone, everywhere has access to safe water and improved sanitation/hygiene by 2030.
We seek to expand our database of suitably qualified, competent and experienced professionals interested in being listed as adhoc volunteers who can be called upon at short notice to support in the Provision of specific value, added services required to deliver a large and highly dynamic development program. This is in line with our aim to continue to utilize and strengthen local capacity to adequately provide quality technical assistance for water, hygiene and sanitation delivery and development in Nigeria.
We will accept two categories of volunteers- experienced professionals in the areas listed below and young graduates seeking an exposure to the development sector.
Job Title: Adhoc Volunteer
Location: We desire that our pool of volunteers must be currently resident either in Abuja or any of the six Water Aid Nigeria focal states (Bauchi, Bernie, Enugu, Ekiti, Jigawa and Plateau states)
Possession of a minimum of a university degree or Higher National Diploma in a field relevant to the area of expertise
Those accepted on this programme will be provided a basic orientation and required prior to being deployed on a needs basis to support our work in various communities
We may not offer monthly compensation to volunteers but will cover travel costs; provide accident insurance lot the period of deployment
Accommodation and a stipend for living expenses whenever we require the services of our selected volunteers
Our preferred areas of competence include:
Behaviour change communication
Civil engineering/building engineering
Community health management or Environmental health management
Photography and photo editing
Security and safety management
Social work and community mobilization
Water resource management/Water Engineering
Documents and records management
Human resources management
Media writing and editing
Organizational development and institutional capacity building
Interested applicants would be expected to meet the following criteria:
We are quite flexible about the range of experiences we seek-for experienced professionals, we desire that you possess a minimum of five (5) years of relevant experience in specified subject area/field
How to Apply
Interested individuals are encouraged to send a motivation letter highlighting why this opportunity to collaborate with us is of interest along with a recent copy of your curriculum vitae as an email attachment to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Note: Only candidates who meet the minimum criteria and are pre-qualified for listing on our database will be contacted.
Deadline 16th December, 2014