Livelihoods Program Assistant at CCFN – Catholic Caritas Foundation of Nigeria


  • Catholic Caritas Foundation of Nigeria (CCFN) was established in September 2010 by the Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria (CBCN), with a national mandate as a specialized development agency responsible for overall coordination of development programs for the Catholic Church a role it plays within Church and Society Department of the Catholic Secretariat …

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    Livelihoods Program Assistant

    • Job Type Full Time
    • Qualification BA/BSc/HND
    • Experience 2 years
    • Location Not specified
    • Job Field NGO/Non-Profit&nbsp


    • Assist in liaising with various community stakeholders and mobilize them to ensure full involvement of community leaders and community representative and local government representatives in the overall implementation and improvement of project activities.  
    • Ensure that the project engages local stakeholders and develops local capacity for longer term sustainability
    • Conduct daily project site visits to monitor trainers/facilitators/vendors and beneficiaries of skills acquisition programs to ensure that training schedules are kept, training methodology quality and conducive environment, and that beneficiaries are making good progress within allotted time for timely graduation.
    • Lead in identifying suitably qualified graduants for empowerment with start-up kits
    • Keep daily/weekly record to track beneficiaries progress and effective skills acquisition
    • Participate in project reviews and planning workshops and assist the Senior Associate, Agriculture and Livelihoods in preparing weekly and monthly, narrative reports and other reports as required. 
    • Organize safe return and keeping of all equipment to the office and account for them 
    • Alert Agriculture and Livelihoods Senior Associate of issues in the field
    • Coordinate and supervise community mobilizers and volunteers’ activities. 
    • Report serious indiscipline to supervisor immediately 
    • Facilitate post distribution monitoring and impact visit to project beneficiaries for impact assessment and success stories reporting purposes 
    • Proper documentation of project activity reports          
    • Provide regular and timely updates on progress and challenges to supervisors and other team members;
    • Assist project teams with other activities,
    • Perform any other related activities as assigned by supervisor. 

    Qualification and Experience

    • B.Sc or Higher National Diploma in Business Management or related field
    • Minimum of 2-years relevant working experience in the relevant filed.  
    • Excellent skills in monitoring implementation of program activities.
    • Managing resources and achieving results 
    • Ability to write reports.  
    • Computer literate: proficient in use of Microsoft word, Excel and PowerPoint
    • Ability to work in partnership with local communities and other NGOs as appropriate

    Additional Requirement

    • Strong sensitivity and respect for local cultures 
    • Professional manner in dealing with community members and co-workers.  
    • Excellent listening skills and conflict resolution skills 
    • Possess good interpersonal, communication and organizational skills. 
    • Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines in a timely manner
    • Excellent organization, planning and analytical skills
    • Good writing skills in English.
    • Understand and speak the local language (Yoruba). Resident in local environment
    • Ability to work in a challenging environment. 
    • Ability to work as part of a team and coordinate with other implementing partners 

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to CCFN – Catholic Caritas Foundation of Nigeria on to apply

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