Wednesday, May 13, 2015

help2kids ,Education Sponsorship Coordinator Jobs in Tanzania



Education Sponsorship Coordinator in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
help2kids is looking for a motivated intern for the role of Education Sponsorship Coordinator. Gain great experience working with a small NGO in Tanzania!
help2kids is a young, dynamic organization located in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania's largest city. We help orphans and vulnerable children by providing food, shelter, and lots of love at our children's home. We help the community by working with and providing budgetary support to a local nursery and primary school. We promote sustainable development and socially responsib
le tourism by feeding the profits from our guest house back into our projects.
We are currently seeking an Education Sponsorship Coordinator to manage our sponsorship programs in Tanzania and Malawi. This is a great position for someone who is passionate about education, improving children's lives, and wants to be part of an international team.
Tasks
  • Effectively communicate with all education sponsors
  • Work collaboratively with Field Managers in Tanzania and Malawi, Education Manager and Children's Home Coordinator
  • Manage and build relationships between help2kids children and education sponsors
  • Cultivate donor relationships through correspondence, including writing and sending letters and reports
  • Create and update sponsorship packages
  • Organize monthly meetings with sponsored children and monthly school visits
  • Develop marketing strategies for potential sponsors
  • Develop long-term strategies for sponsorship program
  • Act as the main point of contact for sponsors and help2kids accounting team in Switzerland
Qualifications
Things we are looking for in the ideal candidate:
  • Fluency in English (Additional languages - Swahili, German, and / or French - preferred)
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills
  • A 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
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Work well under minimal supervision and be self-motivated
  • Work well with team of local staff, foreign staff and international volunteers
  • Be willing to live in a dormitory at our guest house (www.friendlygecko.com) shared with volunteers (6 bed room)
  • Willingness to participate in the children's lives in a positive way and set a good example by your behavior at all times
  • Commitment of at least one year
  • Previous teaching experience preferred
  • Previous development experience preferred
  • Previous experience living in Africa preferred
How to apply:
Send your cover letter and CV to info@help2kids.org by the closing date. Mention Education Sponsorship Coordinator in the subject field. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. We thank you in advance for your interest in the position. NO PHONE CALLS.

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