Community Nutrition Advisor - Volunteer in Tanzania

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It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


TanzaniaTanzania, TZ


**Please note this is a 12-month position based in Tanzania (flexible).

Open to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents only

The volunteer will

  • Engage with the community to educate them about RMNCH specifically on breastfeeding and child, and maternal/adult nutrition
  • Support in the development of communication with political, administrative and community leaders on nutrition matters
  • With support from Regional Nutritional Officer, take leadership in training the community health workers reach out to the community with key nutrition messages
  • Coordinate with Environmental health and sanitation advisor and health workers to ensure complementary BCC program activities
  • Provide technical support to nutrition teams in all project sites, including the evaluation and impact analysis of current projects & provide input into the integration of beneficiary participation and accountability

Essential Academic Qualifications

  • Degree in Nutrition/food science or related field

Essential Professional Background/Competencies

  • At least 2 years’ experience in the field
  • Experience in conducting workshops, training and seminars


Cuso International covers the following costs:

  1. Return airfare and visa/permit costs
  2. Accommodation while overseas
  3. Modest living allowance while overseas
  4. Modest support for accompanying partners and dependents going on placement with you for 12 months or longer
  5. The cost of required vaccinations, antimalarial medication and health insurance
  6. Access to Employee Assistance Program while overseas and upon return
  7. Travel and accommodation for reintegration debriefing weekend
  8. Travel and accommodation for the five-day pre-departure training course and in-country training orientation


  • Nutrition

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • 12 months

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