Thinking of a Career in Emergency Management?
- BY Nicole Pelette
Location Calabar & Ogoja, Nigeria
Start Date Jul – Sep 2019 (flexible)
Length of Placement 6 Months
Language Requirements English
Open to all nationalities outside of Nigeria
The Volunteer’s Role
As the Village Savings and Loans Advisor, you will support the implementation of project activities that involve growing agricultural-based businesses among Cameroonian refugees and host community members. Additionally, you will assist in the delivery of a cash grant and loans model that will equip recent refugees with enough capital to grow their businesses.
In this role, you will support your project officer by organizing and assisting in the delivery of capacity-building workshops in themes of entrepreneurship, life skills, and other thematic areas intended as learning opportunities for Cameroonian refugees and host community members. During this role, you may reside in both Calabar and Ogoja as home bases for project activities in cities Boki, Obanliku, Akamkppa and Calabar in Cross River State, as well as some communities in Benue state.
Apply to this unique opportunity to share your business knowledge with Cameroonian refugees, to improve their wellbeing and livelihoods!
As a volunteer, you will:
Essential Academic Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree or its /Equivalent in Business, Marketing, Development studies or related field
Essential Professional Background:
We ask each volunteer, regardless of placement length, to raise $2,000. All volunteers receive support from Cuso International to help achieve the goal through fundraising. If the volunteer chooses not to fundraise or is unable to achieve the fundraising goal, he/she can make a one-time donation or become a monthly donor to support our work.