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Volunteer Jobs at Ashoka – Calabar , Cross River , Nigeria March, 2015

Ashoka is at the forefront of identifying, supporting, and collaborating with leading social
entrepreneurs around the world who are solving complex social problems by changing patterns and transforming systems. Over 3000 Ashoka Fellows and Changemakers are demonstrating unrivaled commitment to bold new ideas, in every area of human need, on every continent. They are proving that empathy, integrity, creativity, and collaboration are tremendous forces in driving social change and creating a world in which everyone can be a Changemaker.

Job Title: Volunteer Strategy Development and Partnerships in Calabar, Nigeria or Virtual with After School Mentoring Project
Ashoka – Calabar , Cross River , Nigeria

This is an opportunity to work with an Ashoka Fellow

Ashoka Fellows are leading social entrepreneurs that have been taken through a rigorous selection process, testing the quality of their ideas and character, to become part of the Ashoka Fellowship and Network. Ashoka Fellows take on the challenges of building innovative system change ideas to make and spread social impact in a world wrought with challenges. They refuse to let the ‘impossible’ stand in their way to creating a better world.

This is an unpaid, volunteer opportunity

About the Affiliated Organization

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 to 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:

Here’s your chance to work with After School Mentoring Project!

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Job Description

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

Volunteer Logistics:
Estimated hours required per week: 30 hours per week
The estimated duration of the project is: 3-6 months
This position is On-site in Washington United States or Virtual
The office can provide amenities to volunteers such as: Internet, Office space

Language Requirements

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
    2 to 5 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 and fundraising roles will be required
    The duration of this position is 3 months

How to Apply
Click here to apply online

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