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Vacancy for a Volunteer Admin Assistant

Position title: Volunteer Admin Assistant

Duration: 1 month (rolling contract)

Location: Mostly virtual but will sometimes require physical attendance. Applicant must be based in Abuja

Working hours: Up to 30 hours per week depending on cycle of work


Project Background

The Support Nest Initiative is a non-profit committed to trying to improve the mental wellbeing and resilience of military personnel and families in Nigeria.  To do this, we have established interventions that seek to raise awareness of mental health issues and provide psychosocial support within military communities. Typically, our interventions include community awareness workshops, free psychotherapy sessions, training, advocacy, and research. We need the assistance of a highly organised volunteer, with an interest in mental health and ability to show empathy.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Prepare routine and other project correspondence and communication. 

  • Collect, register, and maintain all information on project activities. 

  • Assist in logistical organization of meetings, training, and workshops. 

  • Liaise with Social media team to agree content for social media channels and campaigns

  • Perform any other admin duties as required.

Qualifications and requirements

  • At least one (1) year admin experience

  • Excellent computer skills, in particular mastery of all applications of the MS Office package

  • Excellent written communication skills

  • An understanding and/or passion for mental health will be an added advantage

  • Must be based in Abuja

  • Must have a laptop as this role is mostly virtual. 

  • Must be available for project outreaches



  • Monthly stipend

  • An opportunity to enhance your skills and boost your CV

  • An opportunity to attend trainings and workshops organised within the organisation

  • On-going support and guidance from senior colleagues who will enable you to build confidence

To Apply

Please send your CV and a one-page cover letter to

Closing date: 25th November, 2021

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