National Graduate Volunteer

Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO)

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About VSO

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.


Role overview

Teach specific subjects to Senior Secondary School students in rural communities public schools, with particular emphasis Science, Mathematics and English Language. The role mainly involves the application of student centred methodology in delivery of lessons, as well as the development and application of core 21st century skills such as communication, collaboration, critical thinking and creativity. The candidate will also work as Team Lead for and with other VSO NYSC Volunteers in implementing of VSO School Based Projects and Enterprises.


Skills, qualifications and experience required

Ability to thinking clearly, deeply and broadly. 

Actively pursue innovation & change. 

Practicing gender & cultural diversity. 

Strong skills for relating and working with children of senior secondary school age. 

Ability to take initiatives, team player who is able to work with minimum supervision. 

Familiar with current education sector programming. 

Excellent oral and written communication skills with ability to vary communication content and style to suit audiences to inform, motivate and inspire. 

Ability to give feed back through social media, emails, etc. 

Ability to speak Yoruba and have experience living and working in South West, Nigeria.


Allowance and accommodation 

All volunteers have an allowance paid in local currency. The allowance meets reasonable living expenses in country, but will not be enough to send money home. 


VSO works with some of the poorest communities in the world which means accommodation varies and will be basic.


How to apply

If you’re interested in applying for this role, please download the job description to read more details about the position and the skills and experience we’re looking for. To submit your application, click on ‘Apply now’ and complete all relevant fields on the online application form.

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Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO)

Job Level

Fresh Graduate/Entry Level/Graduate Internship





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Minimum Qualification


Preferred Years of Experience

Entry Level