Research Assistant (Volunteer) Recruitment at Africa Youth Growth Foundation

Africa Youth Growth Foundation is a regional Non-Governmental Organization in Abuja for youth growth, development and empowerment, with a mission of building an African society through constructive engagement with stakeholders expand opportunities for self-development and realization among the youth.

Position Title: Research Assistant (Volunteer)

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Review of relevant literature
  • Design of the evaluation and development of evaluation protocol
  • Review/update of existing questionnaires and other tools
  • Review/update of respondents’ consent forms
  • Request for IRB and local administrative approval from appropriate authorities
  • Release of RFP for the evaluation
  • Tracking of implementation of field work for the evaluation
  • Tracking of the quality of data entered by data collectors (office-based)
  • Develop weekly reports on progress of implementation of activities

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in statistics, public health, demography, or related fields;
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to take initiative, think analytically, and come up with creative solutions to problems.
  • Experience designing and/or implementing field-based research.
  • Ability to work under pressure and deliver high quality documents.
  • Flexibility and good emotional intelligence.
  • Ability to effectively communicate and work with diverse people.
  • Proficient in the use of MS Excel, Word, and Power point.
  • Experience with SPSS, STATA, R, EPI-INFO (advantage).
  • Experience working in the development sector (advantage).
  • Ability to travel and work.

Application Deadline: June 2, 2018

Applicants should send an Application Letter, CV and recent passport photograph to:

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