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The NPower Recruitment of Volunteer Corps is the post-tertiary engagement initiative for Nigerians between 18 and 35. It is a paid volunteering programme of a 2-year duration. The graduates will undertake their primary tasks in identified public services within their proximate communities. All NPower Volunteers are entitled to computing devices that will contain information necessary for their specific engagement, as well as information for their continuous training and development. In 2016, the Federal Government engaged 200,000 N-Power Volunteers. In 2017, the Federal Government is enlisting 300,000 more.The June 2017 Application is only open to the Graduate Category- the N-Power Volunteer Corps. N-Power volunteers will provide teaching, instructional, and advisory solutions in 4 key areas.
1. NPower Recruitment Teach
N-Power Teach Volunteers will help improve basic education delivery in Nigeria. N-Power Teach Volunteers will be deployed as teacher assistants in primary schools around Nigeria. They will not replace the current teachers, but will work as support teachers across Nigeria, assisting with teaching, school management and other functions within the schools. Where possible, they will also assist in taking basic education to children in marginalised communities.
Selection Preference: Preference will be given to NCE, B.Sc Education and other allied Education courses first before considering other disciplines inclusive of OND qualifications.
2. NPower Recruitment Health
N-Power Health Volunteers will help improve and promote preventive healthcare in their communitiesto vulnerable members of the society including pregnant women and children and to families and individuals.
Selection Preference: Preference will be given to holders of Bachelor’s degree, HND, OND, in health sciencessuch as Medicine, Microbiology, Nursing, Public Health, Botany, Midwifery, Psychology or other allied disciplines in the sciences.
3. NPower Recruitment Agro
N-Power Agro Volunteers will provide advisory services to farmers across the country. They will disseminate the knowledge that has been aggregated by the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development in the area of extension services. They will also gather data of Nigeria’s agriculture assets.
Selection Preference: Bachelor’s degree, HND or OND in Nutrition, Agricultural Sciences, Agricultural Economics, Agronomy, Animal Science, Crop Science, Food Science & Technology, and other agro related disciplines.
4. NPower Recruitment VAIDS
The Voluntary Asset and Income Declaration Scheme (VAIDS) seeks to encourage non-compliant and partially compliant taxpayers to voluntarily declare their correct income and assets and pay the appropriate tax due to the government. About 3,700 N-Power VAIDS volunteers will be selected to assist in attaining the objectives of VAIDS, working with the Federal Ministry of Finance and the Joint Tax Board. The N-Power VAIDS volunteers will function as community tax liaison officers and will have the following key responsibilities which will include tax promotion, document review, record keeping, answering online inquiries, customer management, report writing, amongst others. The Scheme is designed for 1 year after which N-Power VAIDS volunteers who have performed commendably might be offered job opportunities by the relevant tax authorities. Others who remain on the N-Power Programme and have not secured jobs will be transferred to N-Power Teach to conclude the remainder 1 year.
Disciplines: Bachelor’s degree, HND or OND in Accounting, Economics, Law,Business Administration, Banking &Financeand other allied disciplines in the social sciences.
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