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  • Posted: Feb 1, 2023
    Deadline: Mar 5, 2023
  • CorpsAfrica is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization founded in 2011 by a former Peace Corps Volunteer seeking to recognize and build on Peace Corps's enormous success by offering the same transformative experience to emerging leaders in Africa - giving them the chance to be a part of the solution for their own countries. CorpsAfrica applies the newest and best...
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    Country Director Nigeria

    Specific responsibilities:

    • Register as an American NGO doing business in Nigeria – oversee compliance with all laws and regulations
    • Build and manage a local Board of Directors for CorpsAfrica/Nigeria
    • Hire and manage staff and establish a functioning office
    • Put in place policies and procedures to ensure effective and efficient operations
    • Be responsible for strong financial oversight and management of budgets
    • Oversee multiple aspects of the operation, including recruitment of the Volunteers, pre- and in-service training programs; assignment of Volunteers to selected sites throughout the country; working with communities and appropriate government authorities at all levels; and supporting Volunteers throughout their service – offering guidance, mentorship, coaching, networking opportunities, etc.
    • Raise funds for CorpsAfrica/Nigeria, which involves identifying and cultivating prospective donors, writing proposals, hosting events, extensive networking, etc.
    • Represent the organization in public arenas, including local and national media
    • Establish and maintain close working relationships with a diverse group of Development Partners
    • Other responsibilities as assigned


    • A Bachelor’s degree and at least ten years of increasingly responsible management experience
    • A deep understanding of Nigerian laws, government administrative protocols, Nigerian local culture, and its people
    • Strong leadership skills, with demonstrated commitment to facilitating people’s growth and development
    • Broad financial skills including experience with budgeting, planning and accounting
    • Excellent speaking and writing skills are required; computer skills are a big plus
    • A hands-on management style and the ability to address and solve problems as they arise
    • Passionate about youth employment and sustainable community development
    • Diplomatic, of the highest integrity, and possess sound judgment as well as a sense of humor
    • Fluency in English and a primary Nigerian dialect is required
    • A valid driver’s license is helpful

    Method of Application

    Interested applicants should submit a cover letter that illustrates qualifications relevant to this role and a résumé as a single PDF (titled, “LastName_FirstName – NCD application”) to, with “Nigeria Country Director” in the subject line

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