Women's Empowerment Coordinator

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ORGANIZATION: TATU Project

TATU Project
Women from the community

WOMEN'S EMPOWERMENT COORDINATOR

TATU PROJECT

TATU Project is a non-profit organization that facilitates equal and sustainable development for the rural community of Msitu wa Tembo and Londoto in Northern Tanzania. We address community needs and build effective solutions through active collaboration with members of the community and relevant stakeholders.

W.E. THRIVE PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

An economic empowerment program to reinforce saving habits and entrepreneurship. TATU Project supports the women of Msitu wa Tembo and Londoto in their own initiatives towards financial independence. The women are empowered through setting up their own financial systems and businesses, contributing their own capital and making practical decisions through skill-building workshops and training.

Masaa Maasai Jewelry Project

The Masaa jewelry project is a social business that is dedicated in supporting Maasai women from Msitu wa Tembo and Londoto in their jewelry making business. This project advocates for economic independence, increase in knowledge and skills and the promotion of their vibrant culture.

W.E. CARE PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

W.E. Care’s predominant focus is on community empowerment. The program encompasses projects that allow the women to become educated in health issues, business knowledge and other practical skills and enable them to become empowered to deliver the knowledge to their community in a way that benefits all involved.

KiliPads Project

KiliPads aims to increase the level of knowledge regarding menstruation management and to decrease the social stigma surrounding it; while also making and selling reusable sanitary pads to increase the resources available to women in the community to help manage their menstruation.

Job Description

The role of the Project Coordinator is to support the Program manager and team members in daily operating duties whilst working together towards long-term goals and strategies. The current long-term objective of 2018 is to create business plans for the individual projects. This will support the project to become more sustainable and assist the women involved to become more independent managers and increase their financial independence.

Key Responsibilities

  • Gain a thorough understanding of the current status of the project and plan with the team on appropriate strategies and objectives
  • Work with team to review, research and develop business plan and tools required for projects
  • Conduct consistent and useful monitoring and evaluation systems
  • Support the Program Manager in areas necessary
  • Build databases and gather relevant information
  • Support communication of TATU goals with the community members and vice versa
  • Assist in budgeting and accounting of projects
  • Develop social media content to promote project initiatives
  • For more information please refer to tatuproject.org

Selection Criteria

It is essential for you to have:

  • An undergrad degree in either Business, International Development, International Relations, Community Development or a relevant degree
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Proven time management skills
  • Innovative and analytical thinker, with an ability to find solutions to complex problems whilst incorporating the values of the organization
  • Cultural sensitivity
  • Ability to work well in a team and autonomously
  • A proficient level of English skills, writing and oral
  • Passion and values that align with TATU Project

It is desirable for you to have:

  • Experience working/volunteering and living overseas, preferably in a developing country
  • Experience working/volunteering with an NGO
  • Experience in project coordination
  • A good of grasp of accounting and finance concepts
  • Computer literate across MS office applications

Conditions

  • The volunteer position is UNPAID.
  • The minimum time commitment is 3 months, but there are opportunities to extend on mutual agreement
  • VISA, flights and health insurance are not included
  • The volunteer house and office is located in Moshi, Tanzania
  • The working week will mainly consist of office hours with one or two days working on the field

Benefits

  • Live and work abroad at the base of Mt. Kilimanjaro in Moshi, Tanzania with an international NGO.
  • Conduct field work supporting and working with local communities and gain strong hands-on experience
  • Work with a diverse international team while learning about sustainability and international development.
  • Experience in collaborating with local & international partner organizations.
  • A dedicated, friendly team and a positive, dynamic working environment.
  • Participate in day trips and activities in and around Moshi.


How To Apply

Please apply by sending with your resume and cover letter to hr@tatuproject.org

with the subject line "W.E. Care Coordinator Application"

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About TATU Project

Location:

dhiru chauhan, Kilimanjaro, P.O. 8707, TZ

Mission Statement

TATU Project is an inclusive community development project located in a rural area of Tanzania. Our aims are education, empowerment and environment.

Description

We develop those different goals through three projects: women empowerment group, education project and agriculture project.

Our idea is to work closely with the community to stimulate individual and collective development and create new opportunities.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
International
Women
Community, International, Women

WHEN

Thu Apr 18, 2024 - Fri May 31, 2024

WHERE

Dhiru Chauhan RdMoshi, Kilimanjaro Tanzania

(-3.34865,37.34352)
 

SKILLS

  • Business Development & Sales Management
  • Strategic Planning
  • Business Planning
  • Business Development
  • Merchandising

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • 6 Months

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