Jobs at SOS Children Villages Nigeria

SOS Children Villages Nigeria - Established in 1949, SOS Children’s Villages is a dynamic social development organisation working globally to meet the needs and protect the interests and rights of children
without parental care and those who are at risk of losing parental care. SOS Children’s Villages International is the umbrella organisation that provides support and guidance to SOS member associations in over 133 countries worldwide. Working through out the country,
SOS Children’s Villages Nigeria is in the process of recruiting the for the vacant position of:

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should please send a motivation letter and detailed Curriculum Vitae with three traceable references to:

The National Director
SOS Children’s Villages Nigeria
18 Church Street,
Off Salvation Street, Opebi, Ikeja
P.O Box 660 Shomolu Lagos, Nigeria
Email address: recruitment@sosvillages-nigeria.org

  • Fundraising & Communication Officer


    Location: Lagos

    Job Description

    As a non-profit Organization, SOS Children’s Villages Nigeria largely depends on private individuals, organizations, companies and other external bodies to provide the resources it needs to sustain its operations.
    The Fundraising & Communication Officer is, therefore, responsible for largely contributing to raising funds and donations-in-kind for the sustenance of the operations of SOS Children’s Villages Nigeria Association.


    Job Responsibilities
    Secure financial support and donations in kind from individuals, companies and other external bodies
    Maintain good relations with donors and sponsors and manage the Village Public Relations activities
    Maintain a Positive External Image of the Organisation
    Adhere to the Association’s General Administrative/Management Policies and Guidelines
    Understand the SOS Children’s Village Organization
    Develop Programme Proposal for Grants


    Requirements
    A degree in social sciences or arts/humanities with a minimum of 2 years’ experience in a similar position
    Ability to recognise and develop new fund raising opportunities,
    Ability to provide practical solutions within set deadlines, Strong analytical/problem solving skills, Negotiation skills, Proposal writing skills
    Strong planning and prioritization skills, creativity and good initiatives as well as demonstrable IT skills
    A person of integrity, creativity and takes initiatives


    Location: Not Specified
    Experience: 2 year(s)
    Course of Study: Not Specified
    Required Grade:  Not Specified


  • Village Director/Family Based Care (FBC) Coordinator


    Location: Gwagwalada, Abuja

    Job Description

    The Village Director/FBC Coordinator who is accountable for the overall development of the children within the SOS families, and supports each SOS mother directly.
    He/She is also accountable for the effective management of the Village, including Finances and Human Resources.
    He/she reports to the National Director/Programme Director as applicable within the specific context, and is fully supported by the National Office in developing plans and activities which will lead to the advancement of the Village and its SOS families.


    Job Responsibilities
    1.) Lead the administration of the Village including:

    Overall development of the Village and its families
    Guide and support the SOS Mothers
    Ensure that support services are provided for SOS families
    Participation in children’s activities in the Village and community
    2.) Build synergy between the SOS families and the host community

    3.) Contribute innovatively to the overall development of the National Association


    Location: Abuja
    Experience: 0 year(s)
    Course of Study: Not Specified
    Required Grade:  Not Specified