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Aims & Objectives

Aims & Objectives

  1. Contributing to nation-building through patriotic and civic education, enhancing and defending the power, prestige and the good name of the Country;
  2. Providing physical, mental, citizenship and leadership training for the youths towards inculcating in them the values of patriotism, self-reliance, diligence, honesty and team spirit;
  3. Providing emergency relief services and humanitarian aids to victims of natural disasters, accidents,communal and ethno-religious crisis;
  4. Advancing the course of volunteerism and serving as a reservoir of manpower for providing social and community services, harnessing the potentials and ingenuity of members and volunteers towards meeting national needs, priorities and aspirations as ad-hoc or support staff;
  5. Conducting research, surveys and evaluations in order to identify trends, best practices, management and areas of improvement in the field of volunteerism in Nigeria and building the capacity of members and volunteers in the areas of critical thinking, creativity, innovation, entrepreneurship and skill acquisition;
  6. Enlisting, mobilizing, training and orienting the youths in order to develop them as supporting agents of social order by providing a third-line of public safety, serving as a think-tank and educating residents of communities on safety measures peculiar to their neighbourhoods;
  7. Securing schools and colleges by upholding a bottom-up surveillance through monitoring, observation, evaluation and to detect, collate and analyse intelligence data on matters that may likely cause breach of peace and security within educational institutions and to transmit same to the appropriate security agency whenever the need arises; and
  8. Engaging in peace advocacy, mediation and conflict resolution in order to advance the course of peace-building, reconciliation and conflict resolution in all communities in Nigeria.

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