Saturday, January 31, 2015

help2kids ,Assistant Project Coordinator Jobs in Tanzania



Job description

Health Project Assistant Coordinator (International) help2kids is looking for a motivated candidate for the role of Health Project Assistant Coordinator. Gain great experience working with a small NGO in Tanzania! help2kids is a young, dynamic Swiss-based NGO operating in Africa. Our objective is to give some of the most vulnerable children in Tanzania and Malawi access to the basic necessities that all children deserve;
education, food, healthcare, shelter, and a loving family environment so that they can break out of the cycle of poverty and live happy, productive lives. We believe in the power of education and the potential of all children, and we strive to help kids NOW! help2kids operates several diverse projects in Lifuwu, a small village in Malawi and in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania's largest city. In Malawi, we support a government primary school, a nursery and day care program, and a medical center. In Tanzania, we run a children's home and a primary school, support a nursery school, and teach English classes for adults. At all of our projects, volunteers and staff work together to create an environment that will allow children to thrive. We are currently seeking a full-time Health Project Assistant Coordinator to help us manage our new Health Project in Tanzania. This is a great position for someone who is passionate about health and improving children's lives. To learn more about us, please visit www.help2kids.org.
Roles and Responsibilities: • Work in conjunction with Health Coordinator to implement effective Health Project handling the needs of our primary school, children's home, and several local orphanages in Dar es Salaam • Creating and keeping organized filing system to keep track of clients and stakeholders • Facilitate Hosting of health workshops for children, teachers, and caregivers within the community • Visits to our partner projects • Accounting for project expenses • Other administrative and project-related tasks, as requested • Writing reports, as requested • Reporting to Health Coordinator and Field Manager
Beneficial Knowledge and Characteristics:
• Strong knowledge of public health promotion • Experience leading workshops • Passion for working with children and youth • Ability to work with limited resources in a sometimes challenging environment • Flexibility and willingness to chip in where needed • Ability to work well under minimal supervision and be self-motivated • Ability to work well with a team of Tanzanian staff, foreign staff and international volunteers • Driving ability preferred
Required
• BA Development, Health or other relevant background • Computer proficiency • Understanding of the basics of managing budgets and accounting • Fluency in English
Salary • Modest Stipend
• Shared room in company housing
• Most meals included (5 dinners a week, breakfast every day, lunch available on-site)
• Shared use of company car
Important: You must include the following in your Cover Letter. If you do not include it, we will not consider your application. 1. How does your education or experience make you a good candidate for this position? 2. What is your earliest available start date?
NO PHONE CALLS

How to apply

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:
Please send all documents as one .pdf file through to info@help2kids.org

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