Tanzania

W.E. GROW/UTAWEZA COORDINATOR (UNPAID POSITION)

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TATU PROJECT

*position available now*

TATU Project is a non-profit organization that facilitates equal and sustainable development for the rural community of Msitu wa Tembo and Londoto in Northern Tanzania. We address community needs and build effective solutions through active collaboration with members of the community and relevant stakeholders.

W.E. GROW PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

W.E. Grow is a personal empowerment project that aims to empower the women of the Kazi na Sala women’s group in the social and interpersonal areas affecting their lives. The long-term goal of W.E. Grow is that the women in Msitu wa Tembo will feel empowered personally, within their families, and as members of a larger society. W.E. Grow provides a personal empowerment program for each woman to increase their agency on individual, relational, societal, and institutional levels. Then, through group support, they may start paving the way towards their personal objectives.

UTAWEZA PROJECT DESCRIPTION

W.E. Grow has initiated Utaweza Project (translated as “We Can”) that aims to address gender-based violence in
the communities of Msitu wa Tembo and Londoto through spreading awareness about women’s rights and working with different target groups, including men’s and women’s groups, schoolchildren.

JOB DESCRIPTION

The role of the Project Coordinator is to support the Program manager and team members in daily operating duties whilst working together towards long-term goals and strategies. This will support the project to become more sustainable and assist the women involved to become more independent and empowered.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

● Gain thorough understanding of current status of the project, especially UTAWEZA and plan with the team on appropriate strategies and objectives

● With the help of your supervisor, organize and run awareness-raising seminars and training with targeted groups, in particular, boda-boda men’s groups

● Work with team to review Establish a strategy with the leaders to increase membership and attract active members

● Create W.E. Grow/empowerment-related and implement a curriculum that covers: conflict resolution, empowerment concepts, leadership, and group communication

● Prepare curriculum + activities necessary to conduct and clarify to reach the objective

● Ensure to collect data and review M&E system and survey – content and methodology, research and develop tools required for projects

● Develop and implement gender policy within the organization

● Support the Program Manager in areas necessary

● Build databases and gather relevant information

● Support communication of TATU goals with the community members and vice versa

● Assist in budgeting and accounting of projects

● Develop social media content to promote project initiatives

SELECTION CRITERIA

It is essential for you to have:

● An undergrad degree in either International Development, International Relations, Community
Development, Gender Studies, Women’s Studies or a relevant degree

● Excellent oral and written communication skills

● Proven time management skills

● Innovative and analytical thinker, with an ability to find solutions to complex problems whilst incorporating the values of the organization

● Cultural sensitivity

● Ability to work well in a team and autonomously

● A proficient level of English skills, writing and oral

● Passion and values that align with TATU Project

It is desirable for you to have:

● Experience in projects related to gender-based violence prevention

● Experience working/volunteering and living overseas, preferably in a developing country

● Experience working/volunteering with an NGO

● Experience in project coordination

● Knowledge on how safe spaces for marginalized groups function

● A good grasp of accounting and finance concepts

● Computer literate across MS office applications

● The ability to speak the Swahili language is an added advantage

● Male candidates are encouraged to apply

CONDITIONS

● The volunteer position is UNPAID.

● The time commitment is 3 months, with the opportunity to extend on mutual agreement

● For students, possibility to sign internship agreements provided by your home university

● VISA, flights and health insurance are not included

● The volunteer house and office is located in Moshi, Tanzania

● The working week will mainly consist of office hours with one or two days working on the field

BENEFITS

● Live and work abroad at the base of Mt. Kilimanjaro in Moshi, Tanzania with an international NGO.

● Conduct fieldwork supporting and working with local communities and gain strong hands-on experience

● Work with a diverse international team while learning about sustainability and international development.

● Experience in collaborating with local & international partner organizations.

● A dedicated, friendly team and positive, dynamic working environment.

● Participate in day trips and activities in and around Moshi.

HOW TO APPLY

Please apply by sending your resume and cover letter to empowermentofficer@tatuproject.org with the subject line "W.E. Grow Coordinator - Application"

For more information please refer to www.tatuproject.org

How to apply

Please apply by sending your resume and cover letter to empowermentofficer@tatuproject.org with the subject line "W.E. Grow Coordinator - Application"

For more information please refer to www.tatuproject.org