ONE in Nigeria is recruiting for its 4th cohort of the ONE Champions Program. This is a voluntary program where ONE will recruit, train, and support 50 emerging leaders between 18-35 years of age who will champion causes ONE supports at the grassroots, state and federal level in Nigeria. ONE advocate and campaigns on education, health, agriculture and transparency as a means to fight poverty with a focus on gender and youth.
ONE champions will work closely with the ONE Nigeria Country program, led by the Country Director and will work with the direction and support of the ONE Campaigns team to come up with innovative and exciting ways to engage policymakers to secure policy changes and public investments to address poverty in Nigeria.
This is a fantastic opportunity to impact your community, country and the world working with a highly-visible, mission-driven ONE members in an incredible, supportive environment. Champions will receive training on how to campaign, pressure decision-makers and engage the media. You will have the opportunity to attend ONE events and put your skills into practice in meetings with high-level decision makers.
ONE Champions will have:
A passion for our mission to end extreme poverty and an interest in international issues
Willingness to attend a programme induction and training in person in Abuja
Great communication and teamwork skills
Ability to build and maintain relationships
Ability to encourage and support other
Strong organisational skills with the ability to organise own workload efficiently
A clear commitment to integrity
A commitment to stay engaged with the ONE Campaign throughout the year
Passion for creating change
Proven commitment to efforts to end poverty
Interest in engaging policymakers on issues of relevance
Willingness to dedicate some time to raise awareness and mobilise different people to support ONE’s initiatives
Only applicants who are between the ages of 18 and 35 will be considered
A fantastic opportunity and network to make significant impact in your community and the world working with a highly visible, mission-driven organisation in an incredible, supportive environment.
Trainings on grassroots campaigning and advocacy
Gain experience on the practical side of campaigning
Opportunities to engage with policy makers
Receive a ONE certificate of appreciation/completion
Exposure and Represent ONE at both local and international conferences
TYPICAL TASKS ONE Champions
will have access to a range of campaign and advocacy tools and activities, and will receive support to design and develop their own action plans with the ONE team. They will be expected to deliver a range of actions, including but not limited to
Meetwith decision-makers, movers and shakers Use social media to raise awareness and create changeEncouraging the public to take online and in person campaign actions
Develop analyses and write ups on key issues
Help to plan and deliver campaigns actions, stunts and member-recruitment activities
Help ONE identify strategic personalities to lobby in your constituency
Keep ONE informed on key developments in their communities and develop content
Partner with our team to plan events and social media activities
Help ONE identify strategic media institutions to target in order to maximize publicity
Assist in the mobilization of members in Nigeria
Raise ONE’s profile in your community
How to Apply:
If you are interested in applying for this opportunity, kindly visit the link below:
Application Deadline: March 31st 2019
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