Thursday, January 22, 2015

The School of St Jude ,Tertiary Sponsorship Officer Volunteer Opportunity in Tanzania

Volunteer Opportunity description

Position: Tertiary Sponsorship Officer
REF: SOSJ/HR/006/15
Duty Station: Arusha, Tanzania
The School of St Jude is a charity funded school that provides a FREE, high-quality education to over 1,850 primary and secondary children from the poorest communities in Arusha.

We are seeking a creative energetic individual to fill the position above based in Arusha, Tanzania at the School of St Jude.
Job Purpose:
Responsible for communicating and updating sponsors of the post Form 6 students with updates about what they are doing during their Community Service year and also their tertiary years afterwards. This position will also assist to communicate with potential funders who are interested in financing tertiary scholarships.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Setting up communication plans so that sponsors are updated about their students whilst they commence their community Service year
  • Help to finance the tertiary program by seeking funding from as many sources as possible
  • Updating promotional materials about the post form 6 program
  • Maintaining accurate database records in respect to each student
  • Adhering to strict annual workflow.
  • Constantly reviewing communication and investigate ways to improve quality and sponsor engagement potential.
  • Update all business and academic leaders on any post form 6 initiatives and write brief reports for the boards of the school.
  • Work with the 3 other members of the tertiary team
  • To perform any other duties as requested by Founder
Skills and Competence:
  • Exceptional creative writing, design and communication skills
  • Strong inter-personal skills to work in collaboration with other departments
  • Outstanding organizational skills
  • Excellent computer skills in Microsoft Office (MS Word, Excel, Access and Publisher a must)
  • Exceptional attention to details
  • The ability to be flexible, extremely patient, personable and easy-going
  • Be a strong team player
A minimum commitment of 12 months is expected.
Living allowance:
International volunteers receive a comfortable monthly living allowance, which is enough to live on but not enough to fund travel around Africa. For further information regarding volunteering at The School of St Jude please visit our website
There is a monthly stipend given of $ 450 USD plus basic accommodation onsite.

How to apply

Interested Candidates for this job are kindly requested to send their CV accompanied by a cover letter to THE SUBJECT LINE MUST BE THE JOB REFERENCE NUMBER.

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