ONE Champion Program 2019 for Young Leaders from Nigeria.

Application Deadline: March 31st 2019

ONE in Nigeria is recruiting for its 4th cohort of the ONE Champions Program. This is a voluntary program where ONE will recruit, train, and support 50 emerging leaders between 18-35 years of age who will champion causes ONE supports at the grassroots, state and federal level in Nigeria. ONE advocates and campaigns on education, health, agriculture and transparency as a means to fight poverty with focus on gender and youth.

ONE champions will work closely with the ONE Nigeria Country program, led by the Country Director and will work with the direction and support of the ONE Campaigns team to come up with innovative and exciting ways to engage policymakers to secure policy changes and public investments to address poverty in Nigeria.

This is a fantastic opportunity to impact your community, country and the world working with a highly-visible, mission-driven ONE members in an incredible, supportive environment. Champions will receive training on how to campaign, pressure decision-makers and engage the media. You will have the opportunity to attend ONE events and put your skills into practice in meetings with high-level decision makers.

Requirements

ONE Champions will have:

A passion for our mission to end extreme poverty and an interest in international issues

Willingness to attend a programme induction and training in person in Abuja

Great communication and teamwork skills

Ability to build and maintain relationships

Ability to encourage and support other


Strong organisational skills with the ability to organise own workload efficiently

A clear commitment to integrity

A commitment to stay engaged with the ONE Campaign throughout the year

Passion for creating change

Proven commitment to efforts to end poverty

Interest in engaging policymakers on issues of relevance

Willingness to dedicate some time to raise awareness and mobilise different people to support ONE’s initiatives

Only applicants who are between the ages of 18 and 35 will be considered

Benefits:


A fantastic opportunity and network to make significant impact in your community and the world working with a highly visible, mission-driven organisation in an incredible, supportive environment.

Trainings on grassroots campaigning and advocacy

Gain experience on the practical side of campaigning

Opportunities to engage with policy makers

Receive a ONE certificate of appreciation/completion

Exposure and Represent ONE at both local and international conferences

TYPICAL TASKS ONE Champions

will have access to a range of campaign and advocacy tools and activities, and will receive support to design and develop their own action plans with the ONE team. They will be expected to deliver a range of actions, including but not limited to

Meetwith decision-makers, movers and shakers Use social media to raise awareness and create changeEncouraging the public to take online and in person campaign actions

Develop analyses and write ups on key issues

Help to plan and deliver campaigns actions, stunts and member-recruitment activities

Help ONE identify strategic personalities to lobby in your constituency

Keep ONE informed on key developments in their communities and develop content

Partner with our team to plan events and social media activities

Help ONE identify strategic media institutions to target in order to maximize publicity

Assist in the mobilization of members in Nigeria

Raise ONE’s profile in your community

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the ONE Champion Program 2019

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