Maintaining Healthy Behaviour Initiative is a brain child of Center for the Right to Health under the SHiPs for MARPs Project, holistic HIV/AIDS intervention targeting female sex workers, men who have sex with men and people who inject drugs.

Maintaining Healthy Behaviour Initiative (MhBI) is a health advocacy/support non- profit community based organization created for young people by young people especially the most at risk populations in Lagos. Our mission is to promote the wellbeing and advocate for MARPs (MARM, PWID AND FSW) through capacity building, research and documentation to achieve a sustainable behavior change. MBI envisions an empowered MARPs community in the context of the right to health.Establishing a MARPS Community Based organization is one of the core deliverable for Centre for the Right to Health who has the mandate to work with People who inject drugs (PWID) and Most at Risk Men (MaRM) under the five year SHiPS project. Achieving this objective is the first line plan for sustainability of the project and to increase the force of dedicated organization working for high number of teeming MARPs  in Lagos. Centre for the Right to Health Lagos under the SHiPS project have taken concrete steps in initiating for the establishing of the CBO among PWID and MaRM through advocacy meetings with stake holders at the community and local government level, community dialogue, joint MARPs interactive forum and CBO strengthening meetings. There has been a strong positive indication that the proposed CBO establishment had received a warm welcome by the MARPs  and other stakeholders in the  community since the project intensive phase started. Center for the Right to Health as the parent organization of MBI envisions a Nigeria in which quality health-care is affordable and accessible; where patients are treated with dignity and their human rights respected irrespective of gender, age, social status or disease condition. Its mission is to advocate for the full realization of the right to health in Nigeria and to promote respect for ethics and human rights in health-care policies and practices, especially for vulnerable groups such as People Living With HIV/AIDS, women, youths and children.


To promote the wellbeing and advocate for the rights of young men and women especially MARPs through advocacy,capacity building and leadership development:research and documentation to achieve a sustainable behavior change within their local domain


To see an empowered Nigerian youth force that are most at risk of contracting deadly infections(MARPs),on the  grounds of using their human right to effect positive changes in their local community.



Volunteer Position Description

Position Title: Front Desk Helper

Purpose: The position of Front Desk Helper serves as the receptionist and supporting the organizations

Mission and vision statement. The Front Desk Helper represents the organization to the public who visit or contact the organization’s main offices Monday to Friday from 8

A.m. to 4 p.m.

Location: The Front Desk Helper works in the public reception area of the organization’s main office

Key Responsibilities:

The Front Desk Helper answers the main phone line and directs calls

Greets guests and directs them to shelter offices or locations

Answers questions about the shelter and provides forms when necessary

Makes reminder phone calls to other volunteers who are assigned to projects for the following day

Opens the mail and distributes it

Records donations that come in and enters them in the database

Helps prepare bulk mailings

Prepares correspondence as needed

Other duties as assigned

Responsible to: Assistant Director.

Length of Appointment: The Front Desk Helper is assigned to one day per week for a period of three months. After three months, the Front Desk Helper may be reappointed for another three months at the discretion of the supervisor.

After six months, the person who is serving as Front Desk Helper may rotate to another position within the agency.

Time Commitment:  (Monday to Friday) for eight hours (8 a.m.-4 p.m.), for minimum of three months.

Qualifications: Basic knowledge of computer and data entry. Pleasant manner, patience, problem-solving ability, dependability.

Support: Training for this position will be provided. In addition, the Assistant Director will be available for questions and assistance.

Dress Code: Business Casual

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Volunteer Position Description


Position Title: Program Assistant Intern


Position Description: Program Asst. works with the staff developing communications and helping to

Plan and execute events and educational programs. Responsibilities include researching,

Writing, organizing, arranging facilities and catering, and promoting events to members

and to the community. Duties will be approximately 70% project oriented and 30%

clerical. Clerical duties include working with organizational database, mailings to

members, and general assistance.


Excels at planning, organizing, and prioritizing

Demonstrates solid written and verbal communication skills

Adapts adroitly to changing circumstances

Exhibits energy and enthusiasm and an interest in working in the Organization.


20-25 hours per week

Reports To:

Executive Director

Start Date:


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MhBI Training Internship


Volunteer Position Description


MhBI mission accelerates her success. Training Services provides high-quality professional

development, training and leadership development opportunities.

We have an unpaid internship position for a Nonprofit Training Intern, responsible for logistics ensuring successful workshops and seminars. Workshops and leadership events include grant writing, special events planning, meet the media, conversation with grant makers, and board development.

Position averages 10 to 15 hours per week. Flexible hours to accommodate student worker schedule.


Duties include:

❑ Sending out press releases

❑ Maintaining registration forms

❑ Logging participant information into database

❑ Ordering and preparing refreshments

❑ Managing materials handouts and VCOC flyers

❑ Help setting-up and breaking-down conference room

❑ Ensuring proper accolades and thank-you’s go out

❑ Compiling event evaluations

❑ Other office duties as assigned

Benefits of position: This is an excellent opportunity for someone thinking about a career in the nonprofit sector

or for someone interested in special event planning and/or public relations and marketing. Position allows

intern to network with area nonprofit personnel and learn about local nonprofit career opportunities. Fees to

workshops will be waived for intern.


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Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

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Duration of Initial Contract :

1 year initially (Extendable)



Under the overall guidance of the National Project Director and direct supervision of the Project, the M&E Officer will be responsible for the monitoring and ensuring high quality and timely inputs, and for ensuring that the project maintains its strategic vision and that its activities result in the achievement of its intended outputs in a cost effective and timely manner. 
The M&E officer will be responsible for designing and implementing the M&E activities of the Project; assisting the Project Manager in preparing Quarterly/Annual reports on project progress and will monitor the project activities on a regular basis, developing and maintaining the MIS of the Project and will be responsible for the collection & analysis of different data in relation to the project activities.
The Monitoring and Evaluation Officer works in close collaboration with work closely with project team and CO programme and operations clusters, Government officials, private sector, non-government and civil society organizations. 

Duties and Responsibilities

The Monitoring and Evaluation Officer will have the following duties and responsibilities:

•Develop and strengthen monitoring, inspection and evaluation procedures 
•Monitor all project activities, expenditures and progress towards achieving the project output;
•Recommend further improvement of the logical frame work;
•Develop monitoring and impact indicator for the project success; 
•Monitor and evaluate overall progress on achievement of results;
•Monitor the sustainability of the project's results;
•Provide feedback to the Project Manager on project strategies and activities;
•Suggest strategies to the Project Management for improving the efficiency and effectiveness of the project by identifying bottlenecks in completing project activities and developing plans to minimize or eliminate such bottlenecks; 
•Report monthly, quarterly, half-yearly and annual progress on all project activities to the National Project Director/Project Manager; 
•Conduct capacity assessment on existing monitoring and evaluation system Develop indicators and a monitoring strategy for the project;
•Provide inputs, information and statistics for quarterly, annual and other reports to Project Management Team;
•Participate in annual project reviews and planning workshops and assist the Project Manager in preparing relevant reports;
•Support monitoring and evaluation of the effects and impact of the project;
•Assist in coordinating across the available components of the Project to ensure effective implementation of M&E/MIS;
•Assist the project personnel with M&E tools and in supporting them in their use. 
•Perform other duties as required;

IV. Measurable Outputs and Performance Indicators

•Preparation of monthly MIS reports;
•Assist the Project Manager in preparing other relevant reports;
•Organize and conduct training on M&E/MIS for project and government staff
•Assist Project Manager in the preparation of reports on the findings and lessons learned from project innovations;
•Provide input and update information related to project outcome in MhBI website; 
•Assist Project Manager in preparing monthly and quarterly reports on project progress based on MIS reports on project activities;
•Prepare Issues Log and Risk Log for the project;
•Develop M&E system for the Project and for the government counterpart/stakeholders;
•Prepare and maintain data base 


Corporate Competencies:
•Demonstrates integrity by modelling the UN’s values and ethical standards
•Promotes the vision, mission, and strategic goals of MhBI
•Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability

Functional Competencies:
•Organises and accurately completes multiple tasks by establishing priorities while taking into consideration special assignments, frequent interruptions, deadlines, available resources and multiple reporting relationships
•Plans, coordinates and organises workload while remaining aware of changing Priorities and competing deadlines
•Establishes, builds and maintains effective working relationships with staff and clients to facilitate the provision of support

Knowledge Management and Learning
•In-depth knowledge on MIS, M&E and development issues
•Excellent knowledge of monitoring and the application of methodology: Good understanding of capacity assessment methodologies; excellent ability to identify significant capacity building opportunities; 
•Excellent communication skills (written and oral): Sensitivity to and responsiveness to all partners, Respectful and helpful relations with donors and project staff. 
•Ability to lead implementation of new systems (business side), and affect staff behavioural/ attitudinal change

•Focuses on result for the client
•Consistently approaches work with energy and a positive, constructive attitude
•Demonstrates strong oral and written communication skills
•Remains calm, in control and good humored even under pressure
•Demonstrates openness to change and ability to manage complexities
•Responds positively to critical feedback and differing points of view
•Solicits feedback from staff about the impact of his/her own behavior

Required Skills and Experience

University Degree preferably in Business Administration, Economics or related field.

•At least 2 years of experience in the design and implementation of M&E/MIS in development projects implemented by national/international NGOs/ Government;
•Experience in designing tools and strategies for data collection, analysis and production of reports; 
•Proven ICT skills, especially in the development of MIS software using database software; 
•Expertise in analyzing data using statistical software;
•Strong training & facilitation skills.

Language Requirements: 
Fluency in written and spoken English.


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MBI crew in an activity