The Federal Government of Nigeria has designed the N-Power Programme to drastically reduce youth unemployment. The focus is to provide our young graduates and non-graduates with the skills, tools and livelihood to enable them advance from unemployment to employment, entrepreneurship and innovation. The first phase of N-Power will target Nigeria’s critical needs in education, agriculture, technology, creative, construction and artisanal industries. N-Power is also preparing Nigeria for a global outsourcing push where our young Nigerians can export their services to work on global projects that earn Nigeria, foreign exchange.
What is unique about this programme?
Jobs! Jobs! Jobs!
Supported by both government and the private sector
Approved for funding under the social investment programme
Comprehensive support given to participants
Offers clear progression pathways into gainful employment
N-Power Teacher Corps Programmes
The N-Power Teacher Corps will engage and train 500,000 young unemployed graduates. It is a paid volunteering programme of a 2 year duration. The 500,000 graduates under the N-Power Corps programme will get computing devices that will contain information necessary for their specific engagement, as well as information for their continuous training and development. Participants will provide teaching, instructional, and advisory solutions in 4 key areas.
OVERVIEW (N-Power Health)
Through the N-Power Health programme, young graduates who form part of the 500,000 N-Power Corps members will be trained to work as public health assistants. They will teach preventive health to community members including pregnant women, children, families and individuals. They will also be trained to provide basic diagnostic services.
Programme participants would be trained to provide the following essential services:
Monitor health status to identify and solve community health problems.
Diagnose and investigate basic health problems and health hazards in individuals and the community.
Inform, educate, and empower people about health issues.
Mobilize community partnerships and action to identify and solve health problems.
Develop policies and plans that support individual and community health efforts.
Educate on laws, regulations and policies that protect health and ensure safety.
Link people to needed personal health services.
In addition, successful applicants will also benefit from a compulsory employability and entrepreneurship skills development programme.
Writing and presenting written and verbal reports
Team or group projects
Communities of practice
Investigative projects and research
Using various problem solving tools and techniques
Developing or designing models
Problem solving in teams and networks
Decision making activities
INITIATIVE & ENTERPRISE
Designing innovative and creative practices and solutions
Initiating change/design change processes
PLANNING & ORGANIZING
Research and data collection
Developing action plans
Planning and organizing events
Time management activities
Goal setting activities and scheduling tasks
Collecting and analyzing information
Development of portfolios
Using log books to record time management skills and monitor own performance
Career planning exercises
Reflective journals log books, diaries
Mentoring and coaching activities
Using the Internet, Intranets
Using ICT skills to complete activities
Industry relevant software, technology and equipment
Working in groups
Must be a graduate ( any field or profession )
Must have completed the mandatory National Youth Service Corps Programme
An interest in public health
You should be a caring individual, interested in the health and safety of others and of good temperament
1ST AUGUST 2016
Participants will undergo an initial induction training prior to deployment
NATIONAL SKILLS QUALIFICATION
At the end of the two-year programme, you may seek further opportunities in the following occupations in an employee or self-employed role:
Health Education Specialist
Health Promotion Coordinator
Public Relations Manager
Breastfeeding Support Coordinator
Health Office Administrator
Health Research Analyst
Social Worker & Counselor
Health Services Manager
Health Department Administrator
Government Policy Analyst
Displaced Persons Coordinator
Project Manager in Public Health
Community Health Worker
REGISTRATION START DATE
11TH OF JUNE, 2016