Student Activity Program Coordinator for Maasai School in rural Tanzania


Cause Areas

When

Sat Sep 15, 2018 08:00 AM - Sat Dec 15, 2018 05:00 PM

Where

Red Sweater ProjectMto wa Mbu, Arusha TZ
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About

Red Sweater Project is accepting applications for a Student Activity Program Coordinator to manage the extracurricular activities for over 100 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.

Responsibilities
* 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

Qualifications
* 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

Other Details
* 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 volunteer@redsweaterproject.org

Skills

  • Office Management
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Human Resources Training & Development
  • Accounting
  • Organization Design
  • Management

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 21
  • 7 months
  • Government ID

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