Volunteer Programs Officer at MYDIA-TZ February, 2024

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Feb 10, 2014
Position: Volunteer Programs Officer
Reports to: Executive Director
Location: Kasulu town of Kigoma region, Tanzania
Application Deadline: 18th February 2024
Type of Contract: Part time volunteer, 25Hours per week
Starting Date: March 2024
Salary: Un-paid volunteer, only monthly transport & communications compensation.

Our Volunteering Opportunities

Mydia-tz capitalizes on the role of human capital in attaining its goals, same as every nation does in order to attain real development. At Mydia-tz, every effort contributed by every person is heartfully appreciated. We are now inviting applications for volunteer Programs officer role from qualified and experienced people to work for Mydia-tz. Preferred qualifications are in the field of Education, Economics, Project management and Public health or related fields.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Ensure Mydia-tz’s programs development through searching for grants and writing proposals, networking and fundraising.
  • Provide technical support to the programs team, manage programs and oversee programs implementation, Monitoring & Evaluation and budgets, while ensuring that programs activities align with the goals and mission statements of the organization.
  • Support the development and writing of annual, quarterly, donor and government reports.
  • Represent Mydia-tz at various meetings, technical working groups and relevant forums.
  • Any other duties and responsibilities as directed from time to time, provided they are broadly similar to duties normally performed by the post holder.
Qualifications and Competencies/Attributes

The volunteer programs officer is expected to have, but not limited to the following qualities; i. Good Project and Grants management skills, including proposals and budgets development, monitoring & evaluation etc.
  1. Good writing skills, time manager and Excellent attention to details iii. Computer literacy, expert on Ms. applications especially word and Excel
Manluku Youth Development Initiatives – Tanzania (MYDIA-TZ)
  1. Excellent interpersonal skills, proven team building, organizational and communication skills.
  2. Innovative, flexible, disciplined, goal-oriented and willing to learn.
  3. Ability to learn quickly, deliver results, meet deadlines, and manage time effectively under pressure, well-organized.
Required Experience Education:


University Degree in Project management, Economics, Education, Public health, or other related fields.

  • Proven track-record of managing projects, fundraising, searching and mapping for donors, grant opportunities and respond to call for proposals.
  • At least two-years previous volunteer experience within a similar position, preferably working with NGOs.
  • Experience using email Apps like Outlook, and online meeting platforms like Zoom meeting, Google meet, Teams, Skype etc.
Office Offer:

This is a volunteer role, and successful candidates will work part time (5hours per day). Mydia-tz will only offer office space with a computer and internet connection and monthly transport & communication allowance.

Note: Mydia-tz is a small organization and works with different stakeholders on a voluntary basis. While we value the tireless efforts provided by our volunteers, Mydia-tz is un-able to pay for salaries due to budgetary constraints, unless for a staff working specifically on a funded project.

Our preferences:

Preference will be given to applicants who resides in Kasulu town of Kigoma region, and have experience/skills on projects implementation in NGO set up, grants researching and proposal writing.

Qualified women and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

How to apply:

Send your application letter and CV ONLY, in one PDF document, named “your name” before or by 18th February 2024, addressed to:

Executive Director,
P O. Box 416
Kasulu, Kigoma – Tanzania
Through email address info@mydia-tz.or.tz

Application Deadline: 18th February 2024

Only applications sent by email will be considered.

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