Volunteer Coordinator

Tanzanian Children's Fund

About the organization

The Tanzanian Children’s Fund (TCF) works to eliminate poverty and improve the lives of marginalized children and families in the Oldeani area of northern Tanzania. With a budget of approximately $3 million USD, our goal is to ensure that all children and families in this region have the opportunity to lead healthy, secure, and fulfilling lives. Through four programmatic areas - a children’s home (Rift Valley Children’s Village), a health clinic, educational partnerships with local schools, and an economic opportunity program - we endeavor to provide a community of 10,000 with all the tools, systems and opportunities they need to find a path out of generational poverty.

Duties

The Volunteer Coordinator is a member of the senior staff and reports to the Managing Director of Programs and Operations. The duties of the Volunteer Coordinator include, but are not limited to:

Volunteer program management, oversight of volunteer involvement in children's programs, and resource management

Full job description can be found at the link below

Qualifications

Must love kids! Experience or training in teaching or childhood development is helpful but not required

Candidate must be outgoing, friendly, easygoing, and patient with all types of personalities coming from all walks of life, as well as open-minded to different experiences and cultures

Strong attention to detail and ability to multitask

Initiative driven and ability to work independently with minimal supervision

Team oriented and collaborative

Ability to thrive living in a very beautiful but rural setting in Africa

Experience living abroad for six months or more is helpful but not required

Bachelor’s degree required

Strict minimum commitment of 1 year required; 2 year commitment preferred

Sense of humor and positive attitude

Application instructions

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