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Art in Tanzania (AIT) Internship Coordinator / Team Leader Job Vacancy in Tanzania

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    Art in Tanzania (AIT) is a self-sustainable Non Government Organization (NGO) registered in Tanzania, Zanzibar, Ethiopia and Finland. Established in Dar es Salaam in 2001, Art in Tanzania currently has volunteer and internship centers in Dar es Salaam, Moshi, the Maasai tribal lands, Karatu, and Zanzibar. Over the course of a year, AIT receives over 1,000 volunteers and interns, with approximately 100 volunteers/interns in country at one time. The volunteer’s community work focuses on assisting in Educational, Cultural and Medical projects including Nursery, Primary and Secondary Education assistance, Orphan care, Women’s Groups, HIV awareness, Adult English Classes, Music production, Arts & Handicrafts and Magazine publishing.

    Art in Tanzania’s Mission:
    Advancement of community development through volunteer and intern projects in the fields of education, HIV/AIDS awareness, construction, sports programs and orphan care and the development of media (Mzuka Records and Fiesta Magazine) to promote social awareness.

    Job description:
    Art in Tanzania is looking for a hard-working Internship Coordinator/Team Leader, who will be committed to the management of volunteers, interns and local staff as well as the development of Art in Tanzania’s Community Projects at our Dar es Salaam Headquarters.

    Internship Coordinator:
    • Facilitate communication with future interns prior to their arrival
    • Coordinate their internship programs while in country
    • Daily assessment of Interns and projects
    • Create write-ups about the programs offered by Tanzanian Universities to the Western Universities (Primarily Finland)
    • Meet with Universities in country to confirm schedule and availability of courses
    • Monitoring and evaluation of our internship programs
    • Recruiting interns from Universities

    UNICEF Coordinator:
    • Implementing the UNICEF Children’s Agenda 2012-2015
    • Attending Monthly UNICEF Meetings
    • Gathering data and reporting back to UNICEF
    • Creating programs for Interns/Volunteers to implement
    • Organizing and responsible for weekly internal UNICEF Meetings with Staff and Interns

    Team Leading
    • Updating the CRM with Intern information
    • Assist volunteers during their stay in Tanzania
    • Supervising and guiding intern and volunteer programs
    • Facilitating volunteer briefing on arrival
    • Other administrative tasks

    Our ideal candidate:
    • Bachelor’s Degree required
    • Demonstrated experience working with community development
    • International experience
    • Management and organization skills
    • Negotiation and liaison skills & high attention to detail
    • Excellent communication and presentation skills
    • Time management skills
    • Ability to manage staff and motivate others
    • Approachable for volunteers, resilient and mature, with the ability to work alone and in a team under basic living conditions
    • Fluency in English, Knowledge of Swahili helpful

    Flights and Travel Insurance are self-funded. Art in Tanzania will refund the required Tourist Visa and the Class C work permit. Accommodation and food are provided. You will receive a monthly stipend of 450,000 TSH to cover living expenses while in Tanzania.

    How to apply
    Interested and qualified persons are required to Click Here to Apply