Posted on :
4 Sep, 2013
Africare, a US-based NGO established in 1970, and has been working in Nigeria since 1978 and is currently operating in more than 150 community-based development projects in 25 African countries. Africare has long standing experience in the design and delivery of technical, training, material and financial assistance to self-help efforts in the fields of health/HIV-AIDS, food security, natural resource management, water resource development, micro-enterprise, civil society strengthening and good governance. Health programs are important to Africare’s work in virtually all countries where it operates and constitute about one-quarter of Africare’s overall development assistance effort. In Nigeria, Africare has its main office in Abuja and field offices in Port Harcourt and Asaba and Uyo and Benin, with smaller satellite offices in Bayelsa and Cross Rivers State.
Africare Nigeria is looking to hire candidates to fill positions in Abuja, Benin and Lagos as two new projects commence: The Youth Life Skills Development Project will engage secondary school students in a program that leverages sports to teach literacy, health and social development skills. The program is a one year pilot with expectation for further funding.
The Malaria Control and Health Promotion in Flood Affected Populations Project aims to reduce the prevalence and mortality related to malaria in communities in Kogi, Edo and Delta states. Specific targets relate to the use of LLINs, ACTs, RDS and IRS in line with the National Malaria Control Program targets from the 2009-2013 National Strategy. This is a six month initial intervention
Application Closing Date
11th September, 2013