Operations & Finance Manager

Cause Areas


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


P.O. Box 371Karatu, Karatu District TZ
Sisterhood Meeting



The Operations & Finance Manager (volunteer position) will engage in multiple tasks across the organization, working closely with senior-level staff in both the United States and in Tanzania. The Manager will assume operational responsibility for the implementation of keys aspects of the Center, primarily the management of administrative and financial processes in the Tanzania office. Our ideal candidate has at least 3-5 years experience in a similar position at an international NGO, can manage multiple projects simultaneously, possesses excellent writing skills, communicates clearly, has energy and passion for our mission and looks forward to growing Dageno’s impact.


Oversee the planning and implementation of the Dageno's mission: set work plans, oversee programming implementation, and liaison with senior-level in-country and US-based staff and assess opportunities for growth. Sample tasks include:

  • Coordinate program management and timelines in accordance with grant requirements
  • Manage and serve as the main point of contact for Tanzania staff and volunteers
  • Oversee the operating systems and procedures at the Center
  • Develop and maintain relationships with program partners; donors, volunteers, parents, and students

Manage the Center’s program spending, maintain project budgets, cash flow projection and financial recording. Sample tasks include:

  • Establish budgets and manage the Center’s expenses with proper documentation
  • Assist in budget reviews with US-based and in-country senior staff

Manage the Dageno’s Communication and Fundraising efforts. Sample tasks include:

  • Manage Dageno’s monitoring and evaluation systems and data flow for donor reporting requirements and internal review
  • Provide program updates to stakeholders (donors and supporters) concerning current progress/challenges via facebook, website, and donor reports


  • You have experience of successfully working alongside a team of diverse individuals
  • You have a passion for education equality
  • You're a self-starter and committed to the greater good
  • You enjoy navigating unforeseen challenges
  • You're an incredibly creative thinker
  • You're generous with your time and enjoy flexibility
  • You're an exceptional team player with a great work ethic
  • You have an unshakable thirst to be at the heart of social change
  • You wish to put your talents, passion and skills to work for Dageno


  • Bachelor's degree required, graduate degree a plus
  • Possess excellent English written and oral communication skills
  • Demonstrate unwavering attention to detail and employ high levels of organization
  • Able to juggle several demanding tasks at one time
  • Command of Microsoft Office, Adobe Suite, Facebook, and Twitter


  • Approximately 3-5 years experience in project management
  • Familiarity with international development, particularly education
  • Be willing to commit to at least 3 months volunteering with Dageno in Karatu, Tanzania.


This is a volunteer position, with a minimum commitment of 3 months, but ideally 6 months. If you have additional questions or are interested in applying for this position, please send a cover letter and resume/CV by email to info@dagenogirlscenter.org


  • Data Entry
  • Office Management
  • Program Management
  • Database Administration
  • Management
  • Administrative Support

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Requirements & Commitment

  • At least 3 months, 6 months preferred

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