Research Volunteer in Vulnerability Assessment (2 Positions):
Application deadline: August 31, 2018
The World Safety Organization, National Office for Nigeria is looking for interested volunteers for a study project on “risks and vulnerability in groundwater abstraction from privately owned boreholes within Urban Cities” – a case study of Egor Local Government Area, Benin City, Nigeria.
- Make house-to-house (HH) visits and administer research questionnaires
- Collate questionnaire findings into Excel template
- Answer questions based on research purpose
- Record GPS and street information
- Disseminate information about best hygiene practices for water usage where needed.
- Live in Benin City (preferably within Egor LGA)
- Enjoy working with the public and possess good people skills
- Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly, concisely and respectfully
- Have a smartphone and have access to a computer
- Able to use MS-Word and MS-Excel
- Able to be at assigned work location for extended periods
- Able to meet with deadlines and work under pressure
- Physically and mentally fit to withstand stress.
- Available weekly to send HH visitation reports (research visits are however flexible)
- A monthly stipend of ₦15,000
- Flexible work routines and times
- WSO-NG Volunteer Hours Recognition Award
Duration: 2 months (may be extended)
Dress Code during research visits:
- Trousers: Slacks, khakis, and corduroys are acceptable. We would like volunteers to refrain from wearing shorts, sweatpants, overalls, leather, spandex or other form-fitting workout wear.
- Shirts: Casual shirts, blouses, sweaters, sport jackets, and turtlenecks are within guidelines. We would like volunteers to refrain wearing midriff or spandex tops, printed T-shirts, sweatshirts, muscle shirts, and halter tops.
- Dresses and skirts: Dresses and skirts are appropriate. We would like volunteers to be mindful of the length and refrain from minis, spaghetti straps, open backs, low-cut, or revealing dresses.
- Shoes: Flats, loafers, trainers, business shoes, moccasins, sandals are appropriate. We would like volunteers to refrain from wearing flip flops, bath slippers, heels, and other non-sturdy shoes.