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Job Title: Information Technology Advisor

Location: Akwanga, Nigeria

Organisation: CUSO International

Scope: Volunteering

Start Date: October 2012

Length of placement: 12 months

Overseas placement: Information Technology Advisor, Nigeria

Partner name: College of Education, Akwanga

Funding eligibility requirements: Must be Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident

Language Requirements:

•   Fluency in English – Level 4-5

•   Language Requirements Assessment

THE VOLUNTEER’S ROLE

Likely duties for this placement include:

1. Identifying IT solutions to streamline college processes and lobby the college to invest in necessary resources

2. Improving ICT infrastructure and communications in the College.

3. Developing an ICT strategy for the college.

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

-  Degree in IT-related subject –  Minimum 3 years’ experience working with various IT systems and software –  Experience in Project Management –  Good skills in computer maintenance –  Experience in training others

Note: In order to meet Nigeria’s work permit restrictions, volunteers must be under 58 years of age.

TRAINING AND FINANCIAL SUPPORT

Our training and support package covers the costs of being an overseas volunteer, allowing you to enjoy a modest but healthy lifestyle while you volunteer abroad. This includes: –  Attendance at a Cuso International assessment day (candidates are expected to cover the first $150 of the most cost-effective travel expenses and accommodation costs). –  Travel and accommodation costs associated with five day pre-departure training course held in Ottawa. –  Return airfare and visa/permit (this includes a return flight in the case of a family emergency). –  Coverage for required vaccinations, medications and health insurance. –  Accommodation while overseas. –  A modest living allowance, which varies depending on the country where you are placed. –  Quarterly payments to support you in your placement –  Modest support for accompanying partners

APPLICATION PROCESS

Please apply online quoting referral code NG0696/0007/0004 and the name of the placement.

Information Technology Advisor - Volunteering Job in Nigeria




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