Voluntary Service Overseas Community Volunteer - Education Program Support Jobs in Nigeria

Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO) is the world’s leading international development organization whose vision is “A World without poverty”. Our approach to fighting poverty is through the lasting power of volunteering. VSO currently works in 24 countries across Africa, Asia and The Pacific.

Voluntary Service Overseas Community Volunteer - Education Program Support Jobs in Nigeria


  • Support in mentoring school children and out of school children.
  • Support peer to peer learning among children
  • Keep and report weekly records of use of activities and pupil’s learning progress in line with aims and objectives of project
  • Maintain and document records, case studies and success stories in- line with the project.
  • Notify appropriate line manager on any relevant information such as requisition, progress and challenges.
  • Ensure that all work in community reflects the distinctive ethos of VSO.
  • Act as a positive role model and promote the aims, values and ethos of VSO and uphold all rules and policies.
  • Carry out a share of supervisory duties in accordance with VSO schedules.
  • Participate in appropriate meetings with community members.
  • Collaborate with VSON to initiate and implement interventions that will contribute to improved relevant and quality of learning of students.
  • Carry out any other duties which may be reasonably required by VSON
  • Due to the nature of our volunteer placements, it is possible that the responsibilities of this role may differ in reality and therefore the post holder will need to be prepared to be flexible and adapt to their environment as necessary.


  • Minimum of School Leaving Certificate.
  • Good knowledge of tutoring English and Maths to schools pupils
  • Ability to take initiatives, team player who is able to work with minimum supervision
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with ability to vary communication content and style to suit audiences to inform, motivate and inspire
  • Thinking clearly, deeply and broadly.
  • Practicing innovation & change.
    Practicing gender & cultural diversity.
  • Strong skills for relating and working with men and women, boys and girls.
  • Relationship Building - Ability to build effective working relationships, inspiring confidence and credibility with employees at all levels. Strong influence of others.
  • Ability to work effectively across a globally dispersed organisation.
  • People Management - Experience of management of project team members
  • Organisation and planning - Excellent coordination and planning skills with experience of working under pressure. Time management skills.
  • Analysis and creative problem - solving
  • Ability to analyse and quickly grasp the fundamentals of a need or issue. Able to find innovative ways of solving or pre-emptying problems.
  • Flexibility - Ability to manage a project in a climate of change, recognizing and being open to ambiguity, uncertainty and opportunities.

    How to Apply

    Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 15th May, 2019.

    For more information and job application details, see; Voluntary Service Overseas Community Volunteer - Education Program Support Jobs in Nigeria

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