Christian Care for Widows, Widowers, the Aged and Orphans (CCWA) recruitment for National Coordinators in Abuja

Christian Care for Widows, Widowers, the Aged and Orphans (CCWA) is a non-denominational, non-governmental, non-political, non-profit faith based organization founded in 1991 with the vision to love and assist widows, widowers, the aged and orphans to be economically empowered and spirituality fulfilled. CCWA is a care ministry aimed at replacing gloom with smiles on the faces of widows, widowers and the aged through love and care.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: National Coordinator
Position Type: Fulltime
Term: Minimum of 3 years
Job Description

  • The National Coordinator for CWA oversees the day to day operations of the Secretariat and staff and supervises all CCWA District Coordinators and Chapter executives.
  • This position ensures full compliance of the CCWA platform and framework through effective management at the local, district and national levels.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Understand and implement the vision, mission and mandate of CCWA
  • Manage the day to day running of the office of the Secretariat
  • Assist In development of organization plan, annual review, review of by-law, and organizational structure and policy manual
  • Prepare an annual work plan and budget, and ensure that the budget, staff, and priorities are aligned with CCWA’s mission
  • Maintain close working relationships with District Coordinators and Chapter Executives and establish pastoral role to other staff to enhance CCWA’s mission
  • Develop a structure to work collaboratively with a geographically dispersed team that includes dear roles and responsibilities
  • Build strategic partnerships with other agencies, donors and legislators to promote CCWA’s mission
  • Represent the organization eternally to media, government agencies, funding agencies, end the general public
  • Oversee the formation and execution of all communications channels, including publications and the website
  • Keep abreast of socioeconomic, political, financial and legal developments in the country as they relate to widows, widowers, and orphans
  • Create monthly reports end presentations of the Coordinator’s office activities to the Board
  • Report directly to the Chairman and the COT and keep correspondence end communications confidential unless otherwise directed
  • Recruit, train, supervise, mentor and evaluate staff, with a strong commitment to making a tangible difference in the lives of others
  • Provide overall leadership end responsibility for developing and managing all resource development and fundraising efforts for CCWA
  • Ensure that the fiscal, operations, marketing, administration technology functions are effectively designed and implemented
  • Lead the planning and execution of the Annual Conference
  • Carry out additional duties at stipulated by Constitution and the BoT


  • Port, again Christian and active member of a local church
  • An expert in managerial administration, with at least 10 years post tertiary education/experience years of NGO experience
  • Exemplify leadership character as stipulated in 1Tim 3:1-13 and Titus 1:6-9
  • Previous service at any CCWA Chapter executive level is a plus
  • Exemplify knowledge and skill set in at least 1 area of Board governance which includes; policy, programs, human resource, management and advocacy

Key Competencies:

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Proficiency in standard computer software
  • Comfort with travel across Nigeria


  • Six month probationary period before confirmation of appointment
  • Performance evaluated annually by the BoT
  • Three year term; renewable Remuneration Package

Salary commensurate with the position as decided by the BoT

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send resume/CV’s and cover letter to:

Application Deadline  28th June, 2016

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