Job oppoertunities at Voluntary Service Overseas Tanzania

By | February 14, 2018

Volunteer role: Project Management support Volunteer

Type of role: Business, management and IT
Location: Mtwara, Tanzania
Application Closing Date: 21 Feb 2018
Interview date: TBC
Start date: 18th of March 2018
VSO is the world’s leading development organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty. We are unique in the way we bring people together to share their skills and experience, generate insights and ideas and, most of all, take action against poverty and exclusion. It’s a highly effective approach that works, and today is helping millions of people in some of the world’s poorest communities lift themselves out of poverty.
Role overview
The ideal candidate for this post will be responsible for coordinating daily project administrative, data collection and support the Enhancing Employability through Vocational Training (EEVT) Project to deliver the desired outcomes, Also receive and support visitors/Volunteers (national and international) and guide and advise them per need.
Skills, qualifications and experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human resources, Business Administration, Marketing, mass communications or social science is required.
  • Project co-ordination – experience of project co-ordination. Time management skills. Strong organisation skills.
  • Self motivated, ability to use own initiative, flexibility.
  • Decision making – Sound judgement and the confidence to take independent action; a high degree of initiative and persistence combined with high levels of discretion and diplomacy.
  • Ability to analyse and synthesize complex information, use initiative in seeking solutions
  • Communication – Ability to build productive working relationships. Excellent interpersonal skills, working effectively with others, listening, understanding and

Allowance and accommodation

  • All volunteers have an allowance paid in local currency. The allowance meets reasonable living expenses in country, but will not be enough to send money home.
  • VSO works with some of the poorest communities in the world which means accommodation varies and will be basic.

If you’re interested in applying for this role, please download the job description for more information.
To submit your application, click on ‘Make an application’ and complete all relevant fields on the online application form.
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Project Management support Volunteer, Tanzania

Volunteer role: Project Management support Volunteer
Type of role: Business, management and IT
Location: Lindi, Tanzania
Application Closing Date: 21 Feb 2018
Interview date: TBC
Start date: 18th of March 2018
VSO is the world’s leading development organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty. We are unique in the way we bring people together to share their skills and experience, generate insights and ideas and, most of all, take action against poverty and exclusion. It’s a highly effective approach that works, and today is helping millions of people in some of the world’s poorest communities lift themselves out of poverty.
Role overview
The ideal candidate for this post will be responsible for coordinating daily project administrative, data collection and support the Enhancing Employability through Vocational Training (EEVT) Project to deliver the desired outcomes, Also receive and support visitors/Volunteers (national and international) and guide and advise them per need.
Skills, qualifications and experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human resources, Business Administration, Marketing, mass communications or social science is required.
  • Project co-ordination – experience of project co-ordination. Time management skills. Strong organisation skills.
  • Self motivated, ability to use own initiative, flexibility.
  • Decision making – Sound judgement and the confidence to take independent action; a high degree of initiative and persistence combined with high levels of discretion and diplomacy.
  • Ability to analyse and synthesize complex information, use initiative in seeking solutions
  • Communication – Ability to build productive working relationships. Excellent interpersonal skills, working effectively with others, listening, understanding and

Allowance and accommodation
All volunteers have an allowance paid in local currency. The allowance meets reasonable living expenses in country, but will not be enough to send money home.
VSO works with some of the poorest communities in the world which means accommodation varies and will be basic.
If you’re interested in applying for this role, please download the job description for more information.
To submit your application, click on ‘Make an application’ and complete all relevant fields on the online application form.
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Volunteer role: Research Coordinator

Type of role: Community and social work
Location: Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania
Application Closing Date: 21 Feb 2018
Interview date: TBC
Start date: 18th of March 2018
VSO is the world’s leading development organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty. We are unique in the way we bring people together to share their skills and experience, generate insights and ideas and, most of all, take action against poverty and exclusion. It’s a highly effective approach that works, and today is helping millions of people in some of the world’s poorest communities lift themselves out of poverty.
Role overview
The ideal person for this role is a young Tanzanian leader who enjoys planning and organising; has an eye for detail and problem solving; as well as a back ground or interest in research. In this role, you will take a lead ensuring the work of different VSO research volunteers (remote and in country) are harmonised and coordinated. You will be a focal point for contact for the research volunteers and responsible to follow-up proactively on agreed actions and timelines with accountable people. You will have the opportunity to learn from experienced researcher volunteers both in conducting field work as well as analysing results. If you are passionate about making a positive change to for young people in Tanzania and leaving no social groups behind, you are the ideal candidate!
Skills, qualifications and experience
• Minimum of bachelor degree in social science subjects or other relevant degree.
Experience:
• Able to demonstrate strengths in planning and organising
• Effective time management; self-motivated, ability to use own initiative; flexibility; sound judgement and the confidence to take the lead as required
• Previous experience in research and/or M&E preferred; alternatively an interest in research and M&E
• Effective verbal and written communication skills; Ability to communicate with different stakeholders on different levels within organisations and from different cultural back grounds
• Creativity and innovation in solving problems and implementing new ideas; strengths in analytical skills and strategic thinking.
Allowance and accommodation
All volunteers have an allowance paid in local currency. The allowance meets reasonable living expenses in country, but will not be enough to send money home.
VSO works with some of the poorest communities in the world which means accommodation varies and will be basic.
If you’re interested in applying for this role, please download the job description for more information.
To submit your application, click on ‘Make an application’ and complete all relevant fields on the online application form.
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