CECE YARA VOLUNTEER

  • Gbagada Express Way, Gbagada 100242, Lagos, Nigeria
  • Part-time

Company Description

The Cece Yara Foundation is a child-centred non-profit organisation established in 2016 to prevent child sexual abuse and to provide access to care, information, protection and emergency intervention for children who have experienced sexual abuse or who are at risk. The Foundation provides provides psycho-social, legal and medical support for children through a 24-hour free child telephone helpline (0800 800 8001) and its child-friendly Child Advocacy Centre based in Gbagada, Lagos, at a time when government research estimates the occurrence of childhood sexual violence in Nigeria to be as high as one in four girls and one in ten boys. The Foundation’s multi-disciplinary team of counsellors, social workers, child advocates, lawyers and forensic interviewers, collaborate with government agencies and partners involved in the investigation, intervention and prosecution in child sexual abuse cases, in order to provide a coordinated response to children, in line with best practice. The Centre has also established outreach educational programs on prevention awareness for children, and specialised programs to educate adults on how to protect children from sexual abuse.

The Cece Yara Child Advocacy Centre provides a safe, child-centred, community-oriented, non-threatening, facility-based service in which child-focused community stakeholders work together to achieve the well-being of children and their families traumatised by sexual abuse.

Job Description

We are a volunteer-friendly organization, providing opportunity for skills development, while making positive impact. Volunteering to share your time and talents with us can help to change children’s lives. You will be joining a team of trained and experienced people completely committed to the fight against all forms of child abuse. We implement the best practice for prevention of child sexual abuse and believe that together, we can achieve more.

Qualifications

Minimum of LLB/B.A/B.Sc in any of the following disciplines:

Law, Sociology, Public Health, Criminology, Social works, Statistics, Computer Science/Information Technology, Nursing, and others.

Additional Information

  • The welfare of a child or young person will always be paramount; at Cece Yara, we are safe, caring and attentive adults.
  • Best interest of the Child- The people in positions of responsibility within Cece Yara work in accordance with the interests of children and young people and our organisational policies.

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