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 responsible 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.
To learn more about us, please visit www.help2kids.organd www.friendlygecko.com.
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.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.