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  • Posted: Feb 21, 2024
    Deadline: Mar 18, 2024
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    Plan International was founded over 75 years ago with a mission to promote and protect the rights of children. The organisation was set up by British journalist John Langdon-Davies and refugee worker Eric Muggeridge in 1937, with the original aim to provide food, accommodation and education to children whose lives had been disrupted by the Spanish Civil W...
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    Request for Applications- Board of Trustees


    Currently, Plan International Nigeria is seeking to expand the membership of its board. We aim to have a diverse and inclusive Board of Trustees and welcome people with diverse backgrounds and lived experiences.
    We seek experienced professionals and public servants with backgrounds in International Development, Accounting, Risk Management, Brands and Marketing, Philanthropy, Donor Engagement, Fundraising, Legal, Human Resources, and Organisational Development.
    Interested candidates applying must have strong values of accountability, good governance, and a commitment to Plan International values, which are striving for lasting impact, working well together, being open/accountable and being inclusive/empowering.
    Board membership in Plan International is not a paid role; we are therefore interested in people who are passionate about their communities and their country and ready to volunteer and contribute to our new purpose: Empowering 20 million girls in Nigeria to take action and drive change. Women are young people specifically encouraged to apply.


    Board Members meet at least four times per year using a hybrid format. The meeting sessions may span a whole day. Meetings will generally occur in March, June, September,and November.

    • Board Members also take part in up to 2 Committees. Extra Board or Committee meetings per year may be required.
    • Board Members are expected to work inclusively, cooperatively, and respectfully with other members and Management.
    • Additional roles and responsibilities include fundraising and stakeholder relations and the option to participate in international governance roles.
    • This is a volunteer position. Board Members are reimbursed for travel and other expenses related to their participation on the Board of Trustees.
    • Must be able to commit to a 3-year term with the opportunity for renewal.


    • We provide a comprehensive induction programme for new Trustees, and ongoing training and support are available, including annual individual review meetings with the Chair.
    • All Trustees can attend relevant events and conferences within the sector.
    • We support the accessibility requirements of our Trustees.
    • Our Board of Trustees is friendly and inclusive, and all new Trustees will be assigned a Trustee buddy in their first year.

    Further information can be acessed via this link

    Method of Application

    All interested applicants should send their comprehensive Curriculum Vitae and Statement of Interest to on or before the weekday 18th March 2024. Indicate the subject of the email as ‘Board of Trustee’.

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