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22 May 2020

Full-time American University of Nigeria (AUN) Recruitment – Social Engagement / Welfare Assistant

American University of Nigeria (AUN) – Posted by Nigeriabucket Staff Damaturu, Yobe, Nigeria

Job Description

The American University of Nigeria was founded in response to the need for a world-class university in sub-Saharan Africa. The University’s mission is to provide quality education to Nigeria and Africa’s future leaders in order to equip them with the skills needed to solve development issues on the continent, and give them the knowledge needed to create solutions that will benefit their community, their country and, ultimately, the world.

In collaboration with a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), the American University of Nigeria, Yola, is seeking prospective candidates for the anticipated Prevention of Spread of COVID-19 Pandemic through Awareness Raising and Livelihoods Support for Adolescent Girls and Boys in Borno, Adamawa and Yobe states.

Applications are invited for the position below:

The Job : Social Engagement / Welfare Assistant

Job Status: Full Time Job,Graduate/Exp

Remuneration: Attractive,

Department: Atiku Center

Nature of Employment: Project Assignment

Supervisor: Report to the Social Engagement/Welfare Offic

Location: Damaturu, Maiduguri, Yola, Nigeria

Job Profile

  • The Social Engagement/Welfare Officer shall support and assist the Officer in the coordination of community engagement and mobilization activities.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Assist the officer to coordinate psychosocial support and community-based protection programming.
  • Assist in support to strengthening of child protection community-based systems inclusive of developing trainings.
  • Ensure availability of training materials at training venues for training of men and boys, women and girls on social norms change.
  • Participate in community mobilization/sensitization campaigns in collaboration with the officer.
  • Assist in ensuring that beneficiaries are informed and regularly reminded about their entitlements from the project and the confidential complaints mechanisms.
  • Provide support to the Officer in resource mobilization efforts by participating in rapid assessments.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.

Position Requirements

  • University degree in Social Science, Social Work, Psychology, Public Health, or related fields
  • Minimum of 3 years relevant working experience in child protection prevention and response programming, humanitarian affairs or human rights.
  • Previous experience directly providing services to children at risk and victims of abuse.
  • Medium experience in providing counselling services that are gender-sensitive and child friendly.
  • Good written and spoken English and knowledge of local language (Hausa) desired.

Description of Benefits

  • Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience and job classification as approved by the Project.

Application Closing Date
26th May, 2020.

How To Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should Click Here (doc) to apply online and submit their Resumes, Cover Letters and references on a single file to: [email protected] in a word document or PDF format. The position being applied for should be the subject of the email

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  • The position is local position and is open to indigenous and/or legal residents of Nigeria.
  • The position is contingent on the award of the project to the American University of Nigeria.
  • This position is for one year, renewable based on performance and continued donor funding.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • AUN is an equal opportunity employer and strives to provide a culturally diverse workforce; we do not discriminate in employment on the basis of race creed, colour, nationality, origin, age, sex, religion and marital status.


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Job Categories: Education Jobs In NIgeria. Job Types: Full-time. Job Tags: American University of Nigeria (AUN) jobs and Social Engagement / Welfare Assistant jobs. Salaries: N100000 - N200000.

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