Volunteer Team Leader (Abaji) in Abuja, Nigeria

at VSO Nigeria

NGO/Community Services & Dev
Minimum Qualification
Required Experience
1 - 3 years
Employment Type
Male or Female
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Job Description

VSO is the world’s leading independent international development organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty in developing countries. Our high-impact approach brings people together to share skills, build capabilities, promote international understanding and action to change lives and make the world a fairer place.

Role overview

VSO Nigeria is looking to recruit Volunteer Team Leaders, who will support the Youth Programme Team in Pre-placement preparation, volunteer welfare and development support, monitoring and evaluation, programme planning and facilitation.



The objectives of being a volunteer Team Leader with VSO ICS are: 

To actively contribute to the delivery of a VSO ICS project 

Support VSO ICS volunteers with their personal development 

Continue to build on your own personal and professional development.


Skills, qualifications and experience required

A passion for the role of young people in international development;

 • A belief in the values of VSO;

 • A full commitment to the three stages of ICS (pre placement, on placement, post placement) 

Self-motivated with the ability to work flexibly and on own initiative; 

Sensitive to the needs of others and committed to learning from an ICS placement. 

Experience of working and supporting young people from varying backgrounds; 

Ability to demonstrate leadership qualities 

Strong facilitation, communication and interpersonal skills 

Ability to plan logically, managing a varied workload and working environment ;

 • Fluent written and spoken English. 

A basic understanding of development issues, e.g. poverty, advocacy, sexual health; 

Experience of working in a cross-cultural environment;

 • Experience of working/ volunteering in a developing country 

Experience of managing resources (e.g. finances ) 

Experience of coordinating and evaluating a project, programme or initiative

Previous participation in any of VSO Nigeria's Youth Volunteering Programmes (NGVP, NV-NYSC, ICS etc) will be an added advantage.

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