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Red Sweater ProjectMto wa Mbu, ArushaTZ
Red Sweater Project collaborates with developing communities in the creation of affordable, accessible and innovative educational opportunities for children in rural Tanzania. The organization operates the Mungere School near the town of Mto wa Mbu in the northern Arusha Region.
Student Activity Coordinator Red Sweater Project is accepting applications for a Student Activity Coordinator to manage the extracurricular activities for over 140 students at the Mungere School.
Mungere students live in a remote community, where English is rarely spoken and primary school is taught in the local language of Swahili. Yet, Tanzanian secondary school curriculum is in English medium and the language barrier can be a significant obstacle to learning both inside and outside the classroom.
Organize and implement Mungere’s Activity and Athletics Programs, including daily after-school
athletics, academic and extra-curricular clubs
Plan and oversee student academic, athletic field trips and other off-campus opportunities
Provide general assistance to the School Director and teaching staff
Assist with school administrative development and office assistance
College degree in Education or related field
Minimum 1 year working with youth, leadership; coaching experience licensure preferred
Experience traveling, working and/or teaching abroad
Passion for working with youth
Organization and attention to detail
Flexibility to work individually and as part of a diverse team
Professionalism and excellent communication skills
Interest in East Africa’s indigenous cultures and traditions
Ability to live in a developing community
Humility. We require individuals joining our growing organization combine
leadership skills with humor, patience and a humble approach to service
Minimum 3-month commitment
Shared housing available
Stipend available depending on experience
Professional and cultural orientation program (language training options available)
We do not charge program fees; Volunteers are responsible for their own travel and living costs
Work, With A Side of ADVENTURE As you experience life in a remote tribal community and explore Tanzania’s scenery and wildlife, it is difficult not to fall in love with the country and its people.
Mungere Village is nestled in Africa’s Great Rift Valley, a short distance from Lake Manyara, Ngorongoro Crater, the Serengeti Plains and other unique destinations.
Travel further from the village to summit Mt. Kilimanjaro or relax on the beaches of Zanzibar Island.
How To Apply Email current resumé/CV and cover letter detailing relevant experience to email@example.com