The 2012 Nigeria Technical Aid Corps Massive Volunteer Recruitment.

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Applications are hereby invited from suitably qualified Nigerian professionals for  recruitment into the Nigerian Technical Aid Corp Scheme for the 2012– 2014 Biennium. The scheme is designed to provide manpower assistance in specific area, on request, from African Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries. Prospective candidates are therefore expected to be highly competent in their respective professions and of impeccable character.


The Nigerian government is responsible for the following:
– Payment of onshore and offshore allowances to the Volunteers.
– Payment of resettlement allowance.
– provsion of return passages to Volunteers. Voluntgeers are however not entitled to baggage allowance.
– Limited fringe benefits such as leave grants.

– Provision of reasonably furnished accommodation.
– Payment of utilities such as water, electricity and gas.
– Provision of free medical services.
– Provision of transportation where applicable.
– The recipient country shall freely deploy each volunteers to any part of the country at his own expense. It is pertinent to note that the internal deployment of volunteers is the sole responsibility of host State.
– The recipient country shall grant the volunteer exemption for payment of local income tax.

Applications are invited from the following professionals:
1.) Medicine Professionals needed include General Practitioners, Cardiologists, Orthopaedic Surgeons, Pathologists, Pharmacologists, Hematologists, Histopathologists, Surgeons, Micro-biologists, Radiologists/CT-Scan, Urologists, Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, Paediatricians, Psychiatrics, Forensic, Medicine, Physicians, Epidemiologists, Entomologists, Dermatologists,Neurologists, Anesthesiologists, Plastic Surgeons, Physiologists, Anatomists, Physiotherapists, Ophthalmic Retinal Surgeons, Optometrists, Occupational Therapists, Dentists, Endoscopists, Pharmacists, Radiographers, Radiologists, Laboratory Technologists, Laboratory Technicians, X-Ray Technicians, Chemical Pathologists, Medical Electronic Engineers, Lep/TB Specialists or MO with Lep/TB Background, Health Planners/Administrators and Clinical Chemists

2.) Nursing And Midwifery: Midwives, Nurse Anaesthetists, Psychiatric Nurses, Theatre Nurses, Nurse Tutors, OR-Nurse and Public Health Nurses. Etc

3.) Teaching: Teachers in Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics, English Language, Agriculture, History, Christian Religious Knowledge, Islamic Religious Knowledge, General Education,Home Economics, Microbiology,Biochemistry, Economics, Arts& Crafts, General Science, Vocational/Technical Education, Food Science Technology, Hotel Service, Tourism Studies specializing in travel operations, Special Education, Educational Administration, Educational Psychology, Curriculum Development, Childhood Education, Technical drawing, Economics, Business Education, Marketing, Purchasing, Banking and Finance, Accounting, Information technology, Geography and Health Science.

4.) Lecturers: Lecturers in English Language,African Literature, Modern African History, English Literature, Linguistics, Theatre Arts, Library Science,Statistics, Computer Science, Mathematics, Architecture, Textile & Weaving, Music, Art& Crafts, Quantity Surveying, Land Surveying, Chemical Pathology, Physics, Chemistry,Biology, Mass Communication, Organic Chemistry, Banking and Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, Coaches/Instructors, in Football, Basketball, Boxing, Athletics, Physical Education, Biochemistry, Computer Programming & Technology, Geography, Sociology and Social work, Anthropology, History, Genetics, Botany, Zoology, International Relations, Comparative Government/Politics, International Law, Policy Analysis, Urban/Regional Economics, Urban Transportation Planning, Planning Theory, Environmental Planning, System Dynamics & Technology Policy, Research& Planning, Educational Administration, Curriculum Development, Testing and Evaluation, Educational Psychology, General Agriculture, Soil Science, Animal Science, Agriculture Economics, Wood science, Forest Science, Bio-diversity, (Environmental Management), Criminal Law, Torts, Family Law, Legal Research, Labour Law, Human Rights, Beef Cattle Production, Water resources, Animal Ecology, Rangeland management, Irrigation Agronomy, Tropical seed, Technology, Biometrics, Crop Protection, Plant Biotechnology, Cooperatives, Economics, Econometrics, Natural Resource Economics, Environmental Economics/Policy, Experimental Physics, Theoretical Physics, Bio-statistics ecology, Food Microbiology, Entomology, Environmental Microbiology/ Biotechnology, Vector Biology/Parasitology, Quality Assurance and Laboratory management, Toxicology.

5.) Engineering: Water resource/Hydraulic, Thermal Machine Design, Industrial, Manufacturing, Mineral Processing, Agriculture, Mining, Geology, Electronics, Automobile, Communication, Microelectronics, Road and Transport, Applied Mechanics,Computer, Highway, Electronics or Nuclear Physics, Sanitary, Food Technology, Process Control and Instrumentation, Chemical process, Re-inforced Concrete, Control System, Plant Layout and Production Planning, Engineering Materials, Garment Technology, Fashion Design, Textile Chemical Process, Quality Control in Textile, Physical Chemistry, Chemical Engineering and Geo-physics.

6.) Health Science: Surgery, Internal Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Paediatrics, radiology, Pharmacology, Pharmacognosy, Biopharmaceutics, Pharmaceutical Technology, Human Anatomy, Stress Physiology, Embryology, Histology, Physiology, Biochemistry, Adult Care Nursing, Psychiatric Nursing, Dental health, Physical pharmacology, Pharmacology, Community health science, Psychiatrist/Mental health, Occupational health specialist, Immunology, Haematology, Chemical Nursing (Medical surgical), Peadiatric Nursing, Public nursing, Midwifery nursing, Environmental/occupational hygiene, Anesthesiology, Pychiatry, Pharmaceutical Analysis, Medicinal Chemistry.

7.) Veterinary: Anatomy, Farm animal anatomy, Physiology, Immunology/Phraseology, Animal Health.

8.) Others: Production management (with engineering background), Management science, materials Management, Management Economics, Public/Social Service/Industrial Economics, Cooperative Studies; (Theory and Practice, Legal systems, Organization and Management,Agric Cooperative Management, Auditing and Accounting), Business communication, Risk Management and Insurance, Hotel and Tourism Management, Hotel Food Production, Hotel Economics, Management Information Systems, Accounting Information Systems, Auditing Zoology.

9.) Law: Lawyers, Prosecutors, Magistrates and Legal Draughtsmen.

10.) Agriculture: Doctors of Veterinary Medicine, Agric Extension and Development Officers, Nutritionists, Agronomists, Livestock production Experts,Horticulture.

11.) Artisans: Carpentry and Joinery, Plumbing, Welding, Automobile Mechanics, Brick-laying, Tailoring and Vulcanizing.

*. Candidates must be in possession of a First degree or its equivalent in designated disciplines from recognized universities.
*. They must have at least 3 years post NYSC experience.
*. Candidates applying as Artisans must possess Full City and Guilds certificate and other professional certificates in their respective trades.
*. Additional higher degree as well as ability to communicate in French, Spanish and Portuguese Languages may be an addedadvantage.
*. Lecturers in all disciplines must possess PhD or Masters degree with a minimum of 5 years lecturing experience.
*. Knowledge of ICT is compulsory.

Method Of Application:
A typewritten application should be submitted to the Directorate with the following details:
*. Curriculum Vitae
*. Photocopies of Certificates
*. Photocopy of NYSC discharge Certificate/Exemption certificate
*. Testimonials
*. All foreign certificates are to be authenticated by the Federal Ministry of Education.

Applications should be addressed to:
The Director/CEO
Directorate of Technical Aids Corps
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
No. 35, Alex Ekwueme Way,
Cadastral Zone Jabi District,
Abuja, FCT.
P.M.B 102, Garki Main Post Office,
Abuja, FCT.


  • Candidates who had previously undergone orientation are still eligible and therefore need not apply
  • Applications would not be entertained after closing date.
  • Application Closing Date: 14th November, 2012.

For More Information Visit the Website of the Nigeria Directorate of Technical Aid Corp




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