Accountant/bookkeeper--part-time volunteer

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


This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

Well funded by Songea's Kids provides free clean water to orphans we support and to others in Mshangano Village.


Retired accountant or bookkeeper willing to use your skills to help children in need? Home-based professional seeking to keep your skills active and current?

Volunteer with Songea’s Kids to benefit orphans and villagers in a very poor, remote area of southern Tanzania, East Africa. We are an all-volunteer nonprofit based in Sammamish, partnering with two African NGOs caring for 65 orphans and building Hope Village to benefit an entire community including orphans and youth. Join architects, engineers and other professionals who donate time and skills to our innovative projects. Our work will directly affect the lives of orphans and poor villagers-giving them skills and hope for the future. Learn more at

Job Title: Assistant Bookkeeper

Job Summary:

This position will serve as part-time bookkeeper for the Hope Village Project. The current lead part-time accountant will handle all other accounts. Duties include reconciling Tanzanian grant retirement reports with QuickBooks, analyzing financial position, closing QuickBooks for the year. The time commitment is variable six to 8 hours per week The records are maintained on a Songea’s Kids laptop used by the bookkeeper in his/her home on a self-determined schedule.


  • Budgeting
  • Cost Analysis
  • Accounting
  • Bookkeeping

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • Variable but average 6 to 8 hours/week

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