Action Health Incorporated (AHI) (NIG-4)

Type: Office Work: Administration - Country: Nigeria

Brief description and main aims

Action Health Incorporated (AHI) is a non-governmental organization established in 1989 and dedicated to promoting young people’s health and development to ensure their successful transition to healthy and productive adulthood.

AHI is dedicated to improving the health of Nigerian adolescents.

Main Activities

AHI advances this agenda by working with young people, parents, community opinion leaders, youth-serving organisations, government agencies and policy makers to:
  • Promote and protect young people’s sexual and reproductive health especially, increasing their ability to prevent early pregnancies, sexually transmitted infections including HIV/AIDS and making informed choices about their sexuality free of discrimination, coercion, and violence; as well as developing competencies to thrive now and in adulthood.
  • Increase community awareness and action on challenges youth face so that policies and  programmes are put in place to effectively address these issues.
  • Build alliances to increase the number of government, private sector and civil society programmes offering support and life-enhancing opportunities for young people.

Volunteer tasks

Volunteer will work with all department of the organization during the first few weeks. He/she will then decide which department to settle down with. The volunteer will be assigned to one of the project coordinators whom she/he will work with and report directly to. The volunteer will also work mostly at the community based on-going projects.

Volunteers will resume by 9.00am and close by 4.00pm. Saturdays and Sundays are free.

Volunteer requirements / Skills

No specific skill required. However, volunteer must be able to communicate in English language and must be open minded. Volunteers should ready to interact with young people, be prepared to help with life changes for the youth and be ready to work in slums and rural areas of the state.


The project is located in Jibowu Lagos is in the serene part of Lagos Mainland. There is access to internet, supermarkets cinemas and the transportation to the project is safe and direct.

Hosting Situation (Board and Lodging)

The volunteer will stay with a host family.

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