Volunteers at Empowerment for Local People Foundation


EmpowerLocals supports many disadvantaged persons with requisite business training, strategic assistance and interest-free loans pooled from the public in small units through simple-framed platforms. We are currently in Lagos and Abuja, Nigeria. We pioneered Kaku, a mobile technology that delivers an effective bookkeeping system for informal vendors. We are building a strong and passionate team. Please fill this 5-mins form to be part of it!

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Volunteer

Location:
 Nationwide
Expected Start Date: April 5, 2019

Job Description

  • Volunteers are the unsung heroes of our work  and we applaud anyone who is willing to give up their time to make a difference to people’s lives. We are committed to aiding development here at EmpowerLocals: whether that be for a whole African community or for a committed volunteer wanting to learn new skills.
  • We are on the lookout for volunteers and have a number of different ways you can contribute and help us make change happen. Take a read through the options below to find out more about our volunteering programmes and how to apply!

We are seeking passionate individuals in the following fields:

Technical:

  • Curriculum Writer
  • Accounting & Bookkeeping
  • Proposal Writing
  • Fund Raising
  • Social Media Manager
  • IT Officer
  • Program Officer/Manager
  • Report Writers
  • Business Development
  • Field Campaign/Marketing
  • Digital Payment Specialist
  • Knowledge Management Officer
  • M&E Officer
  • Data Analyst
  • Business Strategy
  • Field
  • Field Officers
  • Research Officer

Requirements

  • Must be willing to contribute to development of business people in the informal sector
  • Must be willing to roll his or her sleeves to support disadvantaged people in slums and ruralsettlements
  • Must present a professional appearance and a friendly manner
  • Must be dependable and punctual
  • Be courteous and personable when dealing with the public
  • Be self-directed, willing to take initiative, and detail-oriented
  • Respect and maintain confidentiality of [organization name] volunteers, partners, and donors
  • Computer skills are desired, but not necessary

 

Benefits

  • Contribute to the lives of millions of people in local communuties
  • Opportunity to join the full team at inception
  • Volunteers will be entitled to stipends and renumeration for work logisitics.