Tuesday, June 7, 2016

Red Sweater Project,Office & Accounts Manager Jobs in Tanzania



Red sweater Project collaborates with developing communities in the creation of affordable, accessible and advanced educational opportunities for children in rural Tanzania. The organization operates The Mungere School near the town of Mto wa Mbu in the northern Arusha Region.
Red Sweater Project is accepting applications for an Office & Accounts Manager to manage the financial, administrative and human resource operations of the organization and The Mungere School.
Job Description The Office & Accounts
Manager will coordinate the daily functions of the organizational office in Tanzania, while liaising with operations in the United States, and provide support for administrative and school operations.
Service Period IMMEDIATE OPENING - December 14, 2016 (7 months)*
January 9 - June 16, 2017 (5 months)*
  • ability to combine periods for 11 months of service or more
Stipend USD $300 per month plus free accommodation
Responsibilities
  • Manage both School and Organizational accounting and record-keeping
  • Assist with human resource duties, including payroll
  • Support Tanzanian staff and international volunteer program
  • Coordinate School visitations, including liaising with partners and donors
  • Engage Mungere students and/or community members in discussions and projects designed to develop entrepreneurship
  • Communications with staff and volunteers in U.S. and Tanzania
  • Contributions to newsletter and fundraising materials
Qualifications
  • Minimum 1 years' experience in office administration and accounting
  • Previous experience with bookkeeping or accounting software (preferably Quickbooks or other cloud-based accounting software)
  • Organization and attention to detail
  • Flexibility to work individually and as part of a diverse team
  • Professionalism and passion
  • Experience traveling, living abroad a plus
  • Ability to live in a developing community
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How We Pitch In:
  • We pick you up at Kilimanjaro Airport and transport you to your new home
  • We arrange and furnish housing (communal)
  • We provide orientation, familiarizing you with life in Tanzania and office operations
  • We do NOT charge volunteer program fees
  • We provide a computer (but you are welcome and encouraged to bring your own)
  • We provide assistance with travel planning and arrangements
  • We welcome your input and value your suggestions
How You Pitch In:
  • You use your passion and experience to the benefit of students
  • You cover your living expenses (US$200-300/month average)
  • You pay for airfare, visas (between US$200-800), and immunizations
  • You pay for your health insurance and medical expenses (if any)
  • You agree to follow our volunteer conduct and safety policy
Work, with a side of Adventure
As you experience life in a remote Maasai community and explore Tanzania's scenery and wildlife, it is difficult not to fall in love with Tanzania and its people.
Mungere Village is nestled in Africa's Great Rift Valley, a short distance from Lake Manyara, Ngorongoro Crater, the Serengeti Plains and other unique destinations.
Travel further from the village to summit Mt. Kilimanjaro or relax on the beaches of Zanzibar Island.
To learn more, visit www.redsweaterproject.org/volunteer

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