Volunteer in Nigeria (Canadians and Non-Nigerians) at Cuso International – TDPel Jobs
Cuso International is a not-for-profit development organization that works to eradicate poverty and inequality. Each year, we mobilize hundreds of volunteer professionals to work alongside local partners to maximize their impact through capacity building. We work in partnership with governments, civil society organizations, multilateral agencies and the private sector to develop and deliver programs aimed at advancing gender equality, promoting the empowerment of women and girls, and improving access to and quality of economic opportunities for young people.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Volunteer (Canadians and Non-Nigerians)
Placement Length: 6 months and over
About the Project
Project – Sharing Canadian Expertise for Inclusive Development and Gender Equality (SHARE)
Cuso International will deliver the Sharing Canadian Expertise for Inclusive Development and Gender Equality (SHARE) project, with a contribution from Global Affairs Canada (GAC) over seven years (2020-2027). SHARE aims to improve the economic and/or social well-being of the poorest, most marginalized and vulnerable people, particularly women and girls, in developing countries, with a view to contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals.
In addition to increasing engagement of Canadians in international development and key global issues, this project will aim to increase the performance of country partners to deliver more inclusive, innovative and environmentally sustainable development initiatives that advance gender equality, in support of the action areas of Canada’s Feminist International Assistance Policy.
If you’re currently living in Nigeria and want to contribute to a positive and lasting change, this could be the opportunity for you! Due to current travel restrictions between countries, we have a select few placements available to candidates already in Nigeria.
Volunteers must be currently residing in Nigeria and have either of the following statuses:
Canadian citizenship or permanent resident status in Canada
Citizenship of a neighbouring country other than Nigeria
At minimum, Bachelor’s Degree and/or college diploma in a related field
At minimum, 2 years’ relevant work experience
Below are Some Skills our Partners May Need Your Help With:
Communications, Marketing & Social Media
Gender Equality and Social Inclusion
Monitoring and Evaluation
English Level 5-Fluent
Terms and Conditions
Cuso International terms and conditions allow you to lead a modest and healthy lifestyle while being effective in your placement. This support package will cover basic living expenses for one volunteer and is not intended to cover home-based expenses (ex. loans, support payments, etc.) or luxury items such as imported items in placement or international personal travel.
Modest monthly living allowance
Accommodation while in placement, return airfare / transport and cost of health insurance
Training and orientation (more details below)
On the ground support through our Cuso International country program office
Access to Employee Assistance Program while in placement and upon return
Training and Briefing:
We commit to helping you prepare as best as possible for your placement. You will have an advisor to support you through the process and will receive essential training as part of your preparation. This training is designed to maximize your understanding of your placement and culture, help you identify and plan your own learning, and help you stay safe and healthy during your placement.
Application Closing Date
Ongoing until 2022.
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