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Recruiting Organization: African Rural Volunteers (CYSD)

Join our Orphanage Care Volunteer Program in Lagos, Nigeria, and make a significant impact on the lives of vulnerable children. This program is designed for individuals who have a passion for working with children and want to contribute to their well-being and development. Whether you have prior experience or are new to volunteering, your dedication and compassion will help provide a nurturing environment for children in need.

Volunteer Responsibilities

As a volunteer in the Orphanage Care Program, you will:

  • Provide Daily Care: Assist in the daily care of children, including feeding, bathing, and dressing.
  • Educational Support: Help with homework, teach basic subjects like English and Math, and engage in educational games and activities.
  • Emotional Support: Offer companionship and emotional support to children, helping them feel valued and loved.
  • Recreational Activities: Organize and participate in recreational activities such as sports, arts and crafts, and storytelling to encourage creativity and physical development.
  • Health and Hygiene: Promote good hygiene practices and assist in basic health care under the guidance of local staff.

Benefits of Volunteering

  • Impactful Contribution: Make a real difference in the lives of orphaned and vulnerable children by providing them with the care and attention they need.
  • Cultural Immersion: Experience the rich culture of Nigeria, including its traditions, cuisine, and hospitality.
  • Personal Growth: Develop new skills, gain valuable experience, and grow personally by working in a challenging and rewarding environment.
  • Community Engagement: Engage with the local community, learn about their way of life, and build lasting relationships.

Accommodation and Support

  • Comfortable Housing: Stay in clean and comfortable accommodations with neatly furnished rooms.
  • Nutritious Meals: Enjoy local and continental dishes prepared under strict hygienic conditions.
  • Transportation: Benefit from scheduled transportation services for daily commutes and program-related activities.
  • Security and Internet: 24/7 security and access to 4G internet to stay connected with loved ones and share your experiences.

Program Requirements

  • Age: Must be at least 18 years old.
  • Background Check: A background check is required to ensure the safety of the children.
  • Commitment: Volunteers are expected to commit to a minimum duration of two weeks.
  • Health: Good physical and mental health is necessary to handle the demands of working with children.

How to Apply

To apply for the Orphanage Care Volunteer Program in Lagos, Nigeria, please visit our website or contact our support team for more information. We look forward to welcoming you and making a lasting difference together.

"Join us in making a positive impact on the lives of children in Lagos, Nigeria, and experience the joy of giving back."

For more information and to apply, please visit our website or contact our support team.

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Language/Cultral Support Available

Wheelchair Accessible

Fee RequiredFalse

Fee Amount: None

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About Idealist.org


389 5th Ave, 9th Floor, New York, NY 11109, US

Mission Statement

To bridge the gap between intention and action in order to bring about social impact.


Idealist is a leading online global resource for finding jobs in the nonprofit sector, as well as volunteer opportunities and graduate school programs for social impact.


Education & Literacy
Community, Education & Literacy, Environment


Sat Jun 22, 2024 - Sun Nov 30, 2025
05:00 PM - 03:59 PM


Lagos, LA Nigeria




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