What we do
Volunteerism and Diaspora management
CRITERIA FOR RECRUITING VOLUNTEERS
For a Nigerian in Diaspora
- A minimum qualification of first degree a recognized University, technical institute and any other recognized tertiary institutions.
- A minimum of 12 years post qualification working experience or
- Such other professional qualifications as the service may from time to time specify.
For a Nigerian resident in Nigeria:
- A minimum qualification of first degree from a recognized University or College of Technology or Federal College of Education
- A minimum of 20 years post qualification working experience or
- Such other professional qualifications as the service may from time to time specify
- A Nigerian resident in Nigeria can apply as a volunteer if he/she has retired from the public or the private sector or it still serving in the private sector and is duly qualified
- In both cases in paragraphs (i) and (ii) above, the intending volunteer must present a medical certificate of fitness from a recognized medical practitioner in a government hospital,
- Volunteer must fill the relevant NNVS forms and submit supporting documents to back their academic and other Professional claims.
CONDITIONS FOR VOLUNTEERING
- Volunteering is not undertaken primarily for financial benefit
- Volunteering is not seen as a substitute for employment or permanent means of livelihood
- Volunteering brings benefits to a third party as well as the people (Community).
- Volunteering is undertaken passionately
- Volunteering is undertaken without discrimination
- Volunteering is not a hindrance or obstacle to human and material development of the community.
PROCESS FOR ENGAGING VOLUNTERRS
- Declaration of interest by the potential volunteer by contacting NNVS headquarter, NNVS offices in states or offices of the Local Government Chairman; or for Nigerians in Diaspora through Nigerians in Diaspora Organization offices, Europe Africa, and America
- Response of NNVS headquarters to the potential volunteers, sending necessary placement description.
- Screening and selection of volunteer
- Reception of volunteer on arrival
- Formalization of joining logistics
- Commencement of volunteers work at recipient organization or community.
- Disengagement processes.
RIGHTS OF VOLUNTEERS
Volunteers give their time and skills freely and in return they have the right to:-
- No discrimination or harassment on basis of tribe, religion, culture, gender, age or disability.
- Protection of life and property.
- Dictates of the Nigerian Constitution.
- Be actively involved in society.
- Have a description of the volunteering roles.
- Have their duration of volunteering counted as working experience.
- Volunteer without duress or pressure.
- Be given appropriate skills and training.
- Be supported in their voluntary activities.
- Safety in their volunteering placement.
- Have all out of pocket expenses reimbursed.
- Have any concern or question dealt with properly.
- Have their personal information kept confidentially
- Access to their personal information.
- Freedom of religion.
- Be treated with human dignity and respect.
- Informed about NNVS activities.