Empowerlocals provides everyone the opportunity to lend, fund and train underserved people in local businesses.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Volunteer, Business Advisory

Job Code: Vlt002
Location: Lagos, Nigeria.
Time Commitment: Flexible
Duration: September 21 – November 6, 2020 (with possibility of extension)
Slot: 10

Job Duties

  • This is a position for 10 (Ten) passionate volunteers that are interested in supporting local business owners in Lagos for TWO (2) Months.
  • Volunteers will collaborate with the current team to teach market vendors; branding, marketing and digital marketing, bookkeeping, customer care, personnel management and, other courses that are beneficial to their businesses.
  • Due to COVID-19, safety materials will be provided, and further off-site market interactions with vendors will be highly encouraged. 

Knowledge / Skills / Experience Desired

  • If you are interested in supporting small businesses, working intimately with researchers conducting groundbreaking research,  getting familiar with research tools for education,  and touching people’s lives during this process – this is for you.


  • Opportunities to learn business insights from entrepreneurs in Lagos
  • Increased knowledge of experimental research, teamwork and nonprofit work in Lagos
  • Free Invitation to training on research methods using statistical packages like R and Python
  • Biweekly team picnic with network of change agents
  • Potential business collaborations with vendors
  • Access to G-suite services
  • Access to e-books on local communities
  • Certificate of participation
  • More importantly, enrolled with the army of change agents seeking to make a difference in Nigeria.
  • No salary will be paid. There will be stipends for transportation and lunch only.
  • Valuable skills and experience in local business will be gained

Application Closing Date
13th September, 2020.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online