Community Volunteer At Global Village Healthcare Initiative for Africa (GHIV Africa)

Global Village Healthcare Initiative For Africa

Global Village Healthcare Initiative for Africa (GHIV Africa) is a non-governmental, non-profit humanitarian organization established in 2014. Our mission is to assist communities in Africa before, during, and after crisis situations. We aim to address healthcare challenges across the continent and improve the quality of life for its residents by creating a strong referral system that connects primary healthcare with tertiary services.

At GHIV Africa, we are committed to providing healthcare services to every village, assisting vulnerable populations without discrimination based on religion, race, gender, or political affiliation. Our actions are guided by the needs of the affected communities, free from political, economic, or religious influences.

Join GHIV Africa as a Community Volunteer!

Job Overview:

We are seeking passionate and dedicated Community Volunteers to join our team in the metropolitan areas of Sokoto, Katsina, Kebbi and Zamfara states. As a volunteer, you will work closely with community members, supporting a variety of initiatives in education, health and nutrition, food security, livelihoods, early recovery, vocational training, and psycho-social support. You will also be responsible for data collection, maintaining project materials, and ensuring adherence to child safeguarding and PSEA (Protection from Sexual Exploitation and Abuse) policies.


  1. Education in Emergencies:
  2. Provide Accelerated Learning Programs (ALP) for children.
  3. Facilitate distance radio learning initiatives within community clusters.
  4. Health and Nutrition:
  5. Promote Infant and Young Child Feeding (IYCF) practices.
  6. Provide antenatal nutrition education to pregnant women.
  7. Conduct individual and group counseling sessions at health facilities and within communities.
  8. Food Security and Livelihoods:
  9. Support women with livelihood training and resources.
  10. Identify and engage women for the backyard gardening program.
  11. Conduct skill acquisition trainings on backyard gardening and distribute starter kits (seeds) to beneficiaries.
  12. Early Recovery:
  13. Support early recovery efforts by restoring essential services and enhancing community capacities.
  14. Identify and engage beneficiaries for skill acquisition programs.
  15. Conduct trainings on soap making and local cap knitting, and distribute starter kits (materials and mixtures) to beneficiaries.
  16. Vocational Training:
  17. Provide training in barbing, shoe making, driving, and computer skills.
  18. Identify and engage beneficiaries for vocational training programs.
  19. Psycho-Social Support:
  20. Identify and engage beneficiaries for psycho-social support programs.
  21. Provide psycho-social first aid to new arrivals from displaced areas.
  22. Offer psycho-social support to children, women, and adolescent girls.
  23. Data Collection and Reporting:
  24. Collect data for program evaluation and support MEAL (Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability, and Learning) activities.
  25. Maintain accurate records and report to the program focal person.
  26. Compliance and Safeguarding:
  27. Adhere to GHIV Africa’s child safeguarding policies.
  28. Implement PSEA standards when working with children, women, and adolescent girls.
  29. Additional Duties:
  30. Manage project materials efficiently.
  31. Perform any other tasks assigned by the supervisor.


  • Minimum of ND, CHEW, JCHEW, or NCE certificates.
  • Experience in community development, social work, health, or education.

Preferred Experience:

  • Previous experience in community volunteering or working with NGOs.


  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Ability to work effectively with diverse community groups.
    • Proficiency in local languages and understanding of local cultures.
    • Basic skills in data collection and reporting.
    • Strong commitment to child safeguarding and ethical standards.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should click on the link below to apply.


Application Deadline: 29th May, 2024

GHIV Africa is an equal opportunity organization and encourages applications from all qualified individuals. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, women, and adolescent girls, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.