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Case Workers at Life Helpers Initiative (LHI)- Join Our Team Now!

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Case Workers at Life Helpers Initiative (LHI)- Apply Now!

About Life Helpers Initiative (LHI)

Life Helpers Initiative (LHI) is a national non-governmental organization registered in Nigeria and operating across various states. LHI’s mission is to empower children, youths, women, and communities in all aspects of life.

As part of our health interventions, LHI will partner with a development partner in the country to strengthen the capacity of frontline healthcare providers in the 5 LGAs of Yobe State.

Program Focus at Life Helpers Initiative (LHI)

Life Helpers Initiative (LHI) has a comprehensive program focus, with various interventions implemented across different locations where we have our offices. Our program areas include:

Health

  • Maternal Newborn Child Health: Focuses on pre- and post-natal care, immunization, and related health issues for mothers and children.
  • Nutrition: Includes nutrition education and counseling for women, children, and households, as well as infant and young child feeding (IYCF) and micronutrient promotion.
  • Water, Sanitation & Hygiene (WASH): Encompasses personal, household, and environmental hygiene through handwashing education, water usage and purification, and waste management.
  • HIV/AIDS & TB: Includes HIV testing services, support group formation, adherence and home support visits, and referrals.
  • Malaria: Focuses on prevention awareness and long-lasting insecticidal mosquito nets.

Education

  • Access to Basic Education: Aims to improve enrollment, retention, and transition rates, especially for the girl child, through advocacy, community mobilization, and capacity building.
  • Education Support Services: Covers support systems such as adolescent girls groups, kids forums, and safe spaces.
  • Educational Governance: Focuses on establishing and strengthening school management committees, mothers associations, and education units to improve learning outcomes.

Livelihood/Socio-Economic Developments

  • Vocational/Technical Skill Training: Provides direct skills transfer through staff or master craftsmen in various skills relevant to the community.
  • Group Savings & Loan Association: Supports livelihood through group formation, training, and mentoring of savings and loan associations.
  • Cash Transfer Program/Seed Grant: Models piecemeal and lump sum disbursements to promote financial inclusion and support small capital trade and businesses.

Governance/Gender

  • Basic Participation for Marginalized Groups: Identifies, selects, and supports women, youths, and people with special needs in local and political governance.
  • Governance Education and Counseling: Provides continuous voters registration, party politicking, and campaign management support for marginalized groups.
  • High-Level Advocacy & Engagement: Negotiates with state government actors and political actors.
  • Gender-Based Issues: Focuses on child protection, gender-based counseling, and access to justice for marginalized groups.

Agriculture

  • Agricultural Education: Shares knowledge on correct planting, fertilizer use, and post-harvest techniques, as well as input distribution.
  • Animal/Poultry Promotion: Focuses on small ruminants production, animal feeding and nutrition, health, and housing.
  • Marketing Linkages: Builds capacity for small holders farmers on produce marketing and identifies local markets to enhance profitability.

In anticipation of donor-supported projects in some of our project locations, LHI is pleased to announce openings for various qualified and experienced individuals, both internally and externally.

As a gender-focused and supportive organization, we encourage people living with HIV/AIDS, individuals with disabilities, and women to apply for the following positions:

Position: Case Workers
Duration: 10 months
Location: Gujba, Damaturu, Tarmuwa, Gulani, and Geidam

Key Responsibilities

  1. Identify and provide individual case management support to children harmed or at risk of harm through documentation, assessment, care planning, direct service provision, or referral.
  2. Enroll vulnerable caregivers in income-generating activities to provide support.
  3. Offer one-on-one counseling to GBV survivors and provide psychosocial support to child protection cases through engagement in recreational activities.
  4. Refer CP/GBV at-risk individuals or survivors to other service providers with their consent.
  5. Adhere to GBV guiding principles of respect, confidentiality, safety/security, and non-discrimination while delivering services to survivors.
  6. Properly document and report GBV cases, follow-ups, and other case management forms confidentially.
  7. Accompany survivors of GBV physically to access other services based on their wishes, choices, and decisions.
  8. Monitor the functionality of the GBV referral pathway by directly following up with other organizations providing services to survivors.
  9. Manage a safe space in the project community.
  10. Participate actively in raising awareness and sensitizing the community on CP/GBV issues.
  11. Guide activities in child-friendly spaces, adolescent girls/boys’ sessions, young caregivers’ sessions, and women parenting sessions in the community.

Position Minimum Requirements

  • Diploma/B.Sc/HND holders in any health, social, and humanities discipline or related course and training.
  • Experience in child protection/GBV prevention and response activities and other protection services, working with community members.
  • Minimum of 2 years of work experience.
  • Good knowledge of the local language (both writing and speaking).
  • Females are strongly encouraged to apply.

Applications should be submitted to: recruitment@lhinigeria.org

CC: lhiyobe@gmail.com

For further information, contact:

Human Resource Manager: becky@lhinigeria.org

Application Deadline: June 10th, 2024

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Join Our Team as a Nurse in Chibok at International Medical Corps: Providing Lifesaving Health Care and Building Community Resilience

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Join Our Team as a Nurse in Chibok at International Medical Corps

International Medical Corps Overview

International Medical Corps is dedicated to assisting those in urgent need anywhere, anytime, regardless of the conditions. We provide lifesaving health care and emergency services often within hours of a crisis. As conditions stabilize, we collaborate with local leaders to rebuild stronger communities.

Our focus extends beyond emergencies to development, empowering local populations through training programs to enhance their resilience and self-reliance. Our mission is to embed essential skills within communities, enabling them to take ownership of their recovery and future. This investment benefits us all by preparing local residents to be effective First Responders should disaster strike.

Job Type: Full Time
Qualification: BA/BSc/HND
Location: Borno
Job Field: Medical / Healthcare, NGO/Non-Profit

Job Summary

The Nurse will improve the health of the targeted population by providing quality curative and preventive health care. Responsibilities include triaging patients, ensuring smooth patient flow, providing clinical care, assisting with referrals, and offering health education and hygiene promotion. The role may require assisting Health staff in other capacities as needed. Essential functions must be performed with or without reasonable accommodation.

Main Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Clinical Nursing Services: Deliver nursing care according to internationally accepted standards.
  • Assist Healthcare Team: Support clinicians, midwives, laboratory, vaccination, and pharmacy staff in their duties.
  • Patient Management: Handle triage, take vital signs, and organize patient consultations.
  • Vaccination: Conduct vaccinations for children and pregnant women.
  • Wound Care: Perform dressing and suturing of deep wounds.
  • Inpatient Care: Provide nursing care per physician’s guidelines in inpatient settings.
  • Compliance: Follow MoH/WHO guidelines for rational drug use.
  • Treatment and Protocols: Provide treatment according to MOH/WHO guidelines in collaboration with the supervisor.
  • Data Management: Accurately register and record patient information for reporting and case management.
  • Laboratory Support: Assist in conducting laboratory investigations for patients.
  • Health Education: Provide health education and hygiene promotion tailored to patients’ diagnoses and comorbidities.
  • Physical Examination Support: Assist in examining sexual and reproductive health patients, especially for male healthcare providers.
  • Malnutrition Screening: Screen children under 5 for malnutrition and provide related services if trained and assigned.
  • Capacity Building: Provide training to build capacity and enhance skills of other staff, such as CHWs and nurse assistants.
  • Interdepartmental Collaboration: Work with other departments to ensure smooth service integration.
  • Administrative Duties: Adhere to directives regarding work schedules, record-keeping, patient communications, confidentiality, and restocking supplies.
  • Additional Duties: Perform additional tasks like triage, IPC, child protection focal point, dispensing, and data management as needed.
  • Clinical Space Management: Assist in the setup, maintenance, and mobilization of clinical spaces.

Policy Adherence

  • PSEA Standards: Promote prevention of sexual exploitation and abuse standards within IMC and among beneficiaries.
  • Code of Conduct: Adhere to the Code of Conduct, humanitarian principles, and respect international humanitarian law.
  • Other Duties: Perform other duties as assigned. Responsibilities listed are representative and not necessarily all-inclusive, adapting to operational requirements as needed.

Job Requirements

  1. Qualifications: Registered nurse from a government-recognized institute with a valid license to practice.
  2. Experience: Previous experience in a similar capacity is advantageous; NGO experience is preferable.
  3. Skills:
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Flexibility and ability to cope with stressful situations.
  • Effective staff motivation and good decision-making skills.
  • Ability to work independently under difficult conditions.
  • Willingness to take on non-medical responsibilities.
  • Proficiency in English (reading and writing).
  • Fluency in spoken national and local languages.

Method of Application

Interested candidates can apply by clicking here.

International Medical Corps is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals.

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Exciting Opportunity-Education Consultant at UNICEF Nigeria: Skills Development & Systems Strengthening

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Education Consultant Opportunity at UNICEF Nigeria

About UNICEF

UNICEF works towards achieving the Millennium Development Goals in Nigeria by advocating for the protection of children’s rights, meeting their basic needs, and expanding their opportunities to reach their full potential.

The Nigeria Country Programme is dedicated to accelerating the realization of the rights of all children and women, reducing mortality rates, expanding access to quality education, and strengthening social and child protection systems.

UNICEF adopts a rights-based and gender-sensitive approach, playing a catalytic role in supporting governments at all levels to overcome key obstacles hindering the rights of disadvantaged children. The organization also supports adolescent development.

Purpose of Assignment

The primary objective of this consultancy is to assist the UNICEF Nigeria Country Office in enhancing and expanding its support to the Federal Ministry of Education (FME) and State Ministries of Education. This includes strengthening skills development, alternative learning systems (such as the Nigeria Learning Passport), and overall systems strengthening.

Organization: UNICEF
Job Title: Education Consultant
Location: Abuja, Nigeria
Job Type: Full Time
Field: Education/Teaching, NGO/Non-Profit
Application Closing Date: Not specified

Scope of Work

Finalizing the National Policy on Skills Development:

  • Provide technical input and support the validation and review of the National Policy on Skills Development.
  • Review the final graphic design of the National Skills Development Framework.

Implementing Skills Development Programs:

  • Produce a document on lessons learned from skills development programs implemented in 2023-24.
  • Support desk review and development/testing of employability skills models for senior secondary schools.

Developing Systems Strengthening Knowledge Products:

  • Develop knowledge products for education public financing analysis.
  • Create advocacy materials for the National Assessment on Learning Achievement in Basic Education (NALABE).

Scaling Up the Nigeria Learning Passport (NLP):

  • Document lessons learned from NLP advocacy and communications activities.
  • Collect and analyze user feedback through surveys.
  • Manage development of advocacy/communications materials and update the advocacy toolkit for NLP scale-up.

Supporting Proposal and Strategy Development:

    • Develop or update investment cases.
    • Support the development of proposals and strategies.
    • Provide inputs on education team proposals.

Deliverables/Outputs:

Finalization of National Policy on Skills Development:

  • Technical input and review of policy and framework.
  • Creation of 6 briefing notes and 2 cheat sheets.
  • Organization of the annual education staff retreat.

Knowledge Management Products:

  • Creation of talking points, presentations, and factsheets.
  • Development of investment cases, proposals, and strategies.
  • Support for staff professional development and organization of seminars.

Scaling Up NLP:

  • Document on NLP advocacy and communications activities.
  • Launch of NLP user surveys and sharing of results.
  • Development of communications materials and updating advocacy tracker.
  • Drafting Op-Eds/articles and communication assets for international events.
  • Organizing donor engagement field visits and education mid-year review.

Qualifications

Education

Master’s degree in education, international development, social sciences, or related fields.

Experience

  • Minimum of 5 years in supporting large-scale education programs.
  • At least 3 years in research, evidence generation, and knowledge management.
  • Experience in skills development programming and alternative learning.

Skills

  • Experience in monitoring and implementing policy commitments.
  • Development of policy frameworks and resources.
  • Project/programme management skills.
  • Previous experience with UNICEF or UN agencies preferred.
  • Familiarity with the West African and Nigerian context.

Application Process

Interested and qualified candidates can apply by clicking the link below:

Click Here to Apply

Join UNICEF in making a significant impact on children’s education and development in Nigeria!

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Job Opportunity: Technical Grants Officer (CODE) at Creative Associates – LEARN to Read Project (3 Openings)

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Technical Grants Officer (CODE) at Creative Associates - LEARN to Read Project (3 Openings)

About Creative Associates International

Creative Associates International is a dynamic social impact company, recognized for its innovative approach in education, economic growth, democratic transitions, and post-conflict stabilization. Based in Chevy Chase, Maryland, Creative has been a key player in global development since 1977, operating in over 25 countries with major clients including the U.S.

Agency for International Development (USAID) and the State Department. With over a decade of experience in Nigeria, Creative has been instrumental in advancing education programs across the country.

Program Overview

The LEARN to Read Project, funded by USAID, aims to enhance reading outcomes for first and second grade pupils in Nigeria. Working in collaboration with federal and state partners, the project focuses on embedding effective early grade reading (EGR) practices into the federal and state educational systems.

The goal is to ensure these practices are sustainable, contextually relevant, and scalable, with the ultimate objective of fostering literacy and educational equity.

Position Overview

The Technical Grants Officer (CODE) will support Connected Development (CODE) in planning and reporting activities, enhancing training materials, and ensuring compliance with grant agreements.

This role involves regular travel to Adamawa, Bauchi, and Sokoto, working closely with the LEARN state teams and local government offices, such as the State Universal Basic Education Board’s Social Mobilization Department (SUBEB’s SMD).

Organization: Creative Associates International
Project: Leveraging Education Assistance Resources in Nigeria (LEARN) to Read Project
Positions Available: 3
Locations: Abuja, Adamawa, Bauchi
Application Closing Date: 17th June, 2024

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist CODE with activity planning and reporting.
  • Review and improve CODE’s training materials in collaboration with technical specialists.
  • Visit CODE activities to coach staff, verify documentation, and interact with beneficiaries.
  • Coordinate between CODE and government offices, ensuring alignment with project goals.
  • Monitor training outcomes and maintain ongoing communication with CODE.
  • Ensure timely submission of reports and relevant documentation.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • High School diploma required; bachelor’s degree in social work, adult education, or related field highly desired.
  • Professional qualifications in accounting, finance, business, or international development are a plus.
  • Minimum 4 years of work experience, with at least 2 years in a related field. Supervisory experience preferred.
  • Proven experience as a trainer and materials developer in community engagement.
  • Strong capacity-building skills for NGO technical staff.
  • Excellent interpersonal and coaching abilities.
  • Willingness to travel regularly to Adamawa, Bauchi, and Sokoto.
  • Fluency in Hausa and other local languages is advantageous.
  • Proficient in both spoken and written English.

Application Process

Interested and qualified candidates should apply by clicking the link below:

Click Here to Apply

Application Closing Date: 17th June, 2024

Creative Associates International is an equal opportunity employer and encourages candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply. Join us in making a lasting impact on education and literacy in Nigeria!

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