Food Security and Livelihoods (FSL) Assistant (Volunteer) at Save the Slum Initiative

Save the Slum Initiative

Job Description / Responsibility

We are currently looking to fill the role of Food Security and Livelihoods (FSL) Assistant whowillwork under the direct guidance and supervision of the FSL Officer to support the implementation of FSL activities in the target area of project implementation.

The role shall involve direct contact with the project’s beneficiaries, vendors, local and community leaders, and other key stakeholders that are relevant and critical in the implementation of the Project


Work with the Target committee and Livelihood coordinator to ensure the identification and selection of beneficiaries for livelihood activities.

Develop aquiculture and Livestock skill acquisition programs and manuals for beneficiaries.

Ensure quality training sessions with beneficiaries.

Work closely with community structures to ensure a local approach system during implementation/programming.

Work with the Livelihood officers in keeping track of beneficiary’s attendance and work activities.

Coordinate the distribution of startup kits to beneficiaries.

Coordinate the monthly collation of attendance and work list of beneficiaries

Timely report any irregularities to the Livelihood Coordinator.

Prepare and submit weekly activity reports to the Livelihood coordinator.

Together with LFS Officers, the Assistants will be responsible for the implementation of livelihoods and food security activities on the field. -Agriculture, Income Generation Activities, (IGAs), Cash for work (CfW) activities and livestock production and management.

Support and carry out the registration of project beneficiaries with supervision from the officer

Conduct livelihoods assessments to determine the most viable income-generating activities.

Support stakeholders and partners in training on project beneficiaries.

Participate in monthly review meetings with stakeholders.

Attend Food Security Sector and Livestock Working Group meetings.

Treat beneficiaries with dignity and apply STSI’s Code of Ethics and Conduct.

Educational Requirements

    At least a Degree / HND in Aquiculture, Fisheries, Livestock, Animal Husbandry, Economics, Agricultural Economics, Social Sciences or related field

Experience Requirements

    2 years of relevant work experience

    Experience and understanding of Selection, Planning and Management (SPM) of Income Generating Activities (IGAs) both farm and off-farm.

    Experience in beneficiary skills training and distribution of conditional business grants or small business startup kits.

    Experience in agricultural livelihoods (crop and livestock production), value chain addition and Cash for Work

    Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts

    Knowledge of the context in Borno state.

Additional Job Requirements

    Professional, good organizational capacity, good human relationships, motivated, open, creative, mature, responsible, flexible and, culturally sensitive.

    Ability to work under pressure, independently and with limited supervision

    Experience in fishing, livestock and Local chicken production.

    Microsoft Office Skills (Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Word)

    Willing and able to be based and travel regularly within remote areas, where services are limited.

    Ability to write reports

    Able to work outside of regular working hours as required, including evenings and weekends if required.

    Excellent planning, organizational and time management skills


    Good team spirit

    Fluency in Hausa, Kanuri and English


    Previous experience with Aquiculture and Livestock programming

    Good knowledge of the intervention area/s and local economy

    Previous experience with INGO/NGO

    Previous humanitarian programming experience.

    Reporting Line:

    Directly to the Livelihood Coordinator.

    Additional Information:

    This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive and the employee will also perform other related tasks as required and assigned by his/her supervisor.

Company Information
Save the Slum Initiative Address : 13 Agoro Street, Abaranje Ikotun , Lagos , Nigeria Web : Website

Job Summary

Save the Slum Initiative
  • Category : Agriculture / Agro Allied
  • Posted on : 21 Sep 2022
  • Job Type : Full Time
  • No. of Vacancies : 1
  • Employer : Save the Slum Initiative
  • Experience : 0
  • Salary : Negotiable
  • Location : Borno
  • Application Deadline : 14 Oct 2022

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Our employees enjoy a work culture that promotes diversity and inclusion.
Save The Slum Initiative (STSI) provides Equal Employment Opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability or genetics.
Candidates available to start immediately are highly preferred.
Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.

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Print at: 27 Nov, 2022 02:58 pm

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