Community Volunteer: Enumerators (Kano)

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Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO) is the world's leading independent international development organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty in developing countries. Our high impact approach brings people together to share skills, build capabilities, promote international understanding and action to change lives and make the world a fairer place.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Community Volunteer: Enumerator

Location: Kano
Type of role: Advocacy Policy and Research
Start Date: 9th January, 2020


  • As a VSO volunteer you’ll live and work in some of the world’s poorest communities
  • By sharing your unique skills and experience you’ll help generate new ideas and new ways of doing things, helping the communities you work in lift themselves out of poverty
  • We’re not about delivering quick fixes, but instead we focus on long-lasting, sustainable change, that will impact generations to come
  • Join us as a VSO volunteer and help us work towards our vision of a world without poverty.

Role Overview

  • To conduct field research work as Enumerator for our Inclusive Education Program.

Competencies and Behaviour
At VSO we believe progress is only possible by working together. Whether you want to join us as an employee, or as a volunteer working in your own country, overseas or online, our selection process includes an assessment based on these core competencies:

  • Ability to be open minded and respectful
  • Ability to be resilient and adaptive to new situations
  • Ability to facilitate positive change and build sustainable working relationships
  • Ability to seek and share knowledge

Equal Opportunities:

  • VSO promotes equal opportunities and values a diverse workforce.


  • As a VSO volunteer you will work on an ad hoc basis, performing activities for VSO / your community during your free time
  • Expenses you incur while volunteering for VSO are reimbursed (be more specific if applicable).


  • If you are not able to work from your own home, VSO will provide basic accommodation (including utilities).


    Minimum years of experience

    Other Requirements

    Application Closing Date
    15th January, 2020.

    Interview Date
    16th January, 2020.

    How to Apply
    Interested and qualified candidates should:
    Click here to apply online


    • To submit your application, click on the link above and complete all relevant fields on the online application form.
    • VSO has zero tolerance of abuse and exploitation of vulnerable people. We expect all our employees/volunteers to ensure we protect children, young people and vulnerable adults from harm and abide by our safeguarding policy (PDF).

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    About Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO)
    VSO is the world’s leading international development organisation that uses volunteers to fight poverty and reduce inequality.Our vision is simple: a world without poverty. Our approach is unique: sending skilled volunteers from sectors such as health, education and business to work with partners who have requested our help. VSO enables a two-way exchange that benefits the volunteer and the community they serve far beyond the life of the placement.Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO) began in ...
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    January 10, 2020
    January 16, 2020
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    NGO / International Agencies
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