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Primary School Toilet Facility

Community

Primary School Toilet Facility

Voluntary Service International

International

At a Glance

  • Start Date:17/06/2019
  • End Date:30/06/2019
  • Closing date:10/06/2019
  • Post Updated:29/04/2019
  • Min Hours:10+ hr/ week
  • Role Type:Youth work

Requirements:Working clothes, tents, mosquito nets, charts / books, tools and gloves, mosquito repellent lotion, sleeping bag.

Description

Voluntary Service International (VSI)& is the Irish branch of Service Civil International, a worldwide peace movement that began in 1920. We work to promote peace, social justice, sustainable development and intercultural understanding. We do this through volunteering activities internationally and in Ireland. VSI is a registered charity in Ireland (Charity Number: CHY 9220).

Description: Papa Community Primary School is located at Orimerunmu Commuity Development Centre of Ibafo Local Government, near major Inter-State Express way. The Primary school lacks hygenic toilet facility and work already started last year by the support of Irish group to provide Toilet house with some materials. The construction and rehabilitation of school continues with provision of chamber and other facility through IVS service. There will also be a small campaign on promotion of environmental sanitation exercise within the community.

Type of Work: Digging the Toilet Chamber. Plumbing the toilet and erection of zinc basins, Raise public awareness on personal and environmental hygiene in Academic environment. School based hygiene and sanitation clubs. Stimulating the formation of various youth clubs connected to community development.

Study Theme: Healty Living & Sustainable Environment

Accommodation: Near the School project, volunteers will stay together in Accommodation provided in a School classroom within the project community or Guest Houses. There are latrines and bathrooms and cooking will be done in turns.

Language: Fair knowledge of English

Approximate Location: The workcamp will hold at Papa New Settlement in Ibafo LCDA, close to Lagos-Ibadan Expressway in Ogun State

Is training provided?: Yes

Please note that Garda Vetting is required for this position.

Details of time commitment needed for role:
This is a one week volunteer program in Nigeria, however English is the spoken language.

Minimum time commitment per week:
10+ hour p/week

Additional screening required for this role:
Kindly ensure that you obtain necessary Visa before departure and also for all categories of volunteers certified Insurance registration is important.

Contact

If you have any questions about this role please feel free to get in touch:

Name: Mateja Jakšić

Address: Voluntary Service International, 30 Mountjoy Square East, Dublin 1

Website: www.vsi.ie

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