Professional Volunteer Program in Africa

Professional Volunteer Program in Africa

Do you have a minimum of 15 years of working experience? Passionate about making a difference in Africa? Willing to offer pro bono services to social development organizations if, yes then ACT Foundation has opened the call for applications for interested experts willing to support Non-profit organizations and social enterprises with her network.

Aspire Coronation Trust (ACT) Foundation is a grant making nonprofit organization established in 2016 to support local, national and regional non – profit organizations working to address challenges and associated vulnerabilities across the African Continent.

The program is designed to engage professionals across various fields in private sector organizations to provide expert and quality support to development organizations within ACT Foundation’s network.

These development organizations are currently implementing various development programs that address challenges associated with vulnerabilities in Nigeria and across Africa but require expert support in areas that will facilitate their growth and sustainability as an organization.

They need professionals and corporate organizations to provide expert pro-bono services based on the specific needs of their implementing nonprofits within the ACT Foundation network.

Focus Areas

  • Health: Health intervention is at the heart of the foundation’s work. Their goal is to facilitate better healthcare services for the vulnerable and marginalized groups in Their society. Their health intervention seeks to promote sustainable solutions in the areas of Malaria, Cancer (Breast, cervical and prostate) and Maternal and Child Health. They believe that if individuals live healthy lives, they can be empowered to lift themselves out of poverty and be productive members of society.

  • Environment: They are committed to supporting human activities that guarantee environmental sustainability Waste Management. ACT Foundation also prioritizes Water and Sanitation to achieve equitable access to safe, affordable drinking water that promotes of proper hygiene practices.

  • Entrepreneurship: Their entrepreneurship intervention seeks
    to support initiatives that improve the lives of individuals through income generation and economic empowerment. The focus is hinged on Vocational Education & Skills Acquisition and Financial Literacy & Inclusion. This will tackle the increased rate of unemployment and underemployment.

  • Leadership: They desire to build a new generation of credible, accountable and ethical leaders. Leaders who will propel the continent toward an effective sustainable economy. They are building competencies for human development, peace and security for strong institutions. Their interventions focus on developing the leadership skills of individuals, particularly youth in governance, economic development, organizational and professional development.

    Expert Areas Covers

  • Account & Finance Management

  • Branding and Public Relations

  • Business Management & Development

  • Fund Raising & Relationship Management (Donor Management)

  • Information Technology (SEOs, Web Development, Database Management, etc)

  • Law and Legal Services

  • Policy Development and Advocacy

  • Project Monitoring & Evaluation

  • Project/Program Management

  • Risk Management

  • Strategic Planning and more.

    Why you should volunteer:

  • This program provides an opportunity to the volunteer consultants to give back to the society through the use of their skills.

  • Corporate organizations that provide pro-bono services through employee engagement / volunteering programs can strengthen the core values of their organizations.

  • The social development organizations, with your commitment can experience significant improvement in operations and efficient program implementation in Nigeria and across Africa.

    Eligibility Criteria

  • Minimum of 15 Year Working Experience

  • An Expert in Your Field

  • Worked Closely Around Social Development (Public, Private or Social Sector)

  • Passionate About Making a Difference in Africa
    Willing to Offer Pro Bono Services and Passionate About Supporting to Social Development Organizations (NGOs and Social Enterprise)

  • Willing to Commit for A Minimum of three (3) Months and two (2) sessions each month

  • Expert entrepreneurs are eligible to register.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Professional Volunteer Program in Africa

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