Monday, June 15, 2015

Feed the Children ,Project Assistant Jobs in Tanzania



Child Sponsorship and Field operations (Fluent in English and Kiswahili)
Closing date: 30 Jun 2015

About Feed the Children (office in Tanzania)
Feed the Children is one of the world’s leading anti-hunger organizations and brings together caring individuals to create a world
where no child goes to bed hungry. Together, we help kids be kids by providing healthy food, safe water, education, and job training so that kids and their families in all areas where we work become independent.
Purpose: Providing support services to the Child Sponsorship team and the Child Sponsorship Project Manager/Coordinator
Key responsibilities will include:
· Data collection based on four thematic pillars
· Conduct baseline survey about FEED programs
· Collecting children’s data on the field and filling in children profiles
· Conducting field visits for case assessments and distribution of sponsorship items.
· Interview children and their guardians for the purpose of preparing change stories.
· Preparation of reports on child sponsorship activities.
· Mobilization of community members for children recruitment sponsorship.
· Creating and updating sponsored children’s data base.
· Through accurate letters/artworks assist children communicate with their sponsors
· Monitoring and timely communicate change in status of children in program.
· Shooting, naming and storing children photos and project milestones.
· Collecting children stories/articles for child sponsorship.
· Conducting quality control on the sponsorship documents.
· Processing of Children updates and sponsor/ child communication.
· Following up on children in the sponsorship and ensure they are retained in the program.
· Plus any other duties assigned by FEED management.

Minimum Requirements:

· Degree in Community Development or social work.
· Basic experience in the running of donor-funded projects
· One year experience in child-sponsorship projects.
· Excellent skills in database and spreadsheet software
· Excellent report writing skills & basic desktop publishing skills
· Mature and sociable personality with a passion for serving children in need
· Well versed with NGO networks for child sponsorship issues
· Self-motivated individual who works with minimum or no supervision
· Willingness to travel to child sponsorship sites
· Good analytical and problem –solving skills
· Excellent spoken and written English and Kiswahili
· Committed to the ethos and mission of FEED.
How to apply:
If you qualify for the above mentioned position please send your CV (including three references, one preferably from your last employer) and a Cover letter to Subirah.mwamaso@feedthechildren.org. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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