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Organizational Development Advisor - Volunteer in Nigeria

16 Jan 2018 2:23 PM | Bob Nagar

Organization: Cuso International
Location: Nigeria 
Start Date: Apr - Jun 2018 (flexible) 
Length of Placement: 6 Months 
Language Requirements: English 

The Volunteer’s Role:The volunteer will play an important role supporting the capacity development of the organization. They will support the organization in integrating gender and social inclusion into various programs. They will also support the organization in the use of Cuso International's monitoring and evaluation system. 

As a volunteer, you will: 

  • Support the organizational capacity development of Education as Vaccine 
  • Support the organization to implement gender mainstreaming and social inclusion in its activities 
  • Support the organization in the use of Cuso International's Monitoring, Evaluation, Learning and Accountability system 
  • Conduct an in-depth capacity assessment of the organization 

Essential Academic Qualifications: 

  • Education in Gender Studies, Sociology, Health, Social Work or equivalent 
Essential Professional Background: 
  • Experience developing operational plans and strategies 
  • Experience using monitoring and evaluation systems 
  • Professional and / or volunteer experience or educational background related to gender 
  • Experience in training / facilitation 
  • Strong research and analysis skills 
  • Experience building and maintaining partnerships 
  • Strong report writing skills  

Support Package

  • Modest monthly living allowance (varies depending country) 
  • Accommodation while in placement 
  • Return airfare and visa/work permit costs 
  • Cost of required vaccinations, antimalarial medication and health insurance
  • Pre-departure training and in-country orientation 
  • Travel and accommodation for reintegration debriefing weekend 
  • Modest support for accompanying partners and dependents going on placement with you for 12 months or longer (Return flight, emergency medical insurance, vaccinations) 
  • Access to Employee Assistance Program while in placement and upon return
  • Cuso International assessment day (Candidates must cover the first $200 of the most cost-effective travel expenses and all accommodation costs). 
  • Travel and accommodation for the five-day pre-departure training course and for in-country orientation -
  • Bonus: Additional return flight home or cash in lieu after 12 months of service for volunteers who extend for another 6 months
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