Non governmental organizations are organizations that are run independently from the government though some NGOs rely on the government, a lot of them are independent. There are 1,094 Non Governemental Organizations according to this post on legit.ng. Vacancies tend to be found more in Non- Governmental Organizations compared to Government Agencies because most of them tend to be contract jobs.We noticed that the term “NGO JOBS IN NIGERIA” was a well searched term so we decided to write on it so as to give Nigerians Information on the topic
Pros Of Working with an NGO
You stand to gain exposures to different parts of the country as most of them do move about frequently.
They pay well compared to the same rank of someone in a Government Agency
Some NGO’s pay their workers huge benefits and allowances.
Cons Of working with an NGO
There is no Job Security that is why a lot of Nigerians look for government jobs no matter how small the pay is.
There may be delays in the payment of salaries
LIST OF POPULAR NGO’s IN NIGERIA
United Nation’s Children’s Fund(UNICEF)
United Nations Development Programme(UNDP)
United States Agency for International Development(USAID)
Action Against Hunger
HOW TO GET A JOB IN AN NGO
Getting a Job in an NGO is the same as getting a Job in a government agency as most of them have the same mode of recruitment. Vacancies in Non governmental are advertised on their website or on their LinkedIn page so it is important to follow their LinkedIn page and also check your mail regularly or else you will miss an update.
IS WORKING IN AN NGO GOOD?
Well the answer to this question depends on the individual involved. Personally I think that working for an NGO is good because you will be exposed and at the same time gain experience of how it feels to work in the private sector. What is your own opinion?? Comment below
HOW MUCH DO NIGERIAN NGO’s PAY??
The amount being payed by NGO’s depends on the particular NGO being talked about. Popular NGO’s like the ones listed above pay well, so it is best to consider this before applying.
In as much as working with an NGO does not come with job security, it is still advisable to consider working with them if you are currently unemployed as it will give you exposure and you might get the opportunity to meet new people who might help you later in life. what do you think about this post, comment below and let’s discuss