Nafasi za Kazi (volunteers) – Red Sweater Project

Job Title: Volunteers
Red Sweater Project is made possible by the generosity of our skilled volunteers and local Tanzanian staff. We are a global community that believes when woven together, our strengths can accomplish more than any one of us alone.

We offer short- and long-term positions both in Tanzania and abroad. Our volunteers include writers who contribute remotely, staff who provide office support, and teachers who live at our staff house for an entire school year and work in the classroom daily.

AVAILABLE POSITIONS
All teaching positions require a university degree, with ESL training preferred. Positions are in Tanzania unless otherwise noted. To apply for a position listed below
in the northern Arusha Region.

ESL ENGLISH IMMERSION PROGRAM TEACHER


We are accepting applications for an ESL-trained English Teacher to join a team of fellow colleagues to instruct
the English Immersion Program (EIP), teaching beginner language skills to Pre-Form I students (students aged
11-14, 7th Grade level equivalent) at the Mungere School, engaging them to speak, read, write and understand
English in a creative environment.
Mungere students live in a remote community where English is rarely spoken and primary school is taught in the
local language of Swahili. Yet, Tanzanian secondary school curriculum is based in English medium and the
language barrier can be a significant obstacle to learning. Teachers engage students in the nine month-long EIP to
actively participate in English classes and extra-curricular activities designed to broaden skills to prepare them for
their coursework in Form I.

Volunteer Period September 9 – December 13, 2019

Responsibilities
• Alongside teaching staff, execute and manage Mungere’s ESL English Immersion Program, engaging
students through creative curriculum development, innovative lesson planning, and interactive
pedagogy
• Create stimulating and active classroom activities; assess and monitor student learning outcomes
• Assist in the coordination of academic and extra-curricular activities and clubs, including athletics
• Assist with school projects, administration and instructor development as needed

Qualifications
• College degree
• Minimum 3 years of classroom experience
• ESL/EAL/ELL certification (TEFL, CELTA or equivalent) preferred
• Commitment to interactive and an engaging classroom experience
• Experience traveling, working/living abroad
• Organization and attention to detail
• Flexibility to work individually and as part of a diverse team
• Professionalism and excellent communication skills
• Interest in East Africa’s indigenous cultures and traditions
• Ability to live in a developing community
• Humility. We require individuals joining our growing organization combine
leadership skills with humor, patience and a humble approach to service

Other Details
• Minimum 6-month commitment
• Shared housing available
• Stipends available; DOE
• Professional and cultural orientation program (language training available)
• We do not charge Program Fees; Volunteers are responsible for their own travel and living costs

To Apply Email current resumé/CV and cover letter detailing relevant experience to volunteer@redsweaterproject.org

SCHOOL FARM MANAGER

As a rural educational institution, the Mungere School manages its own on-campus farm to provide a sustainable
and nutritious meal program for students. The program currently serves over 240 meals daily and will grow to
serve of 650 meals each school day at full capacity.
The School Farm Manager will oversee staff assistants, coordinate farm work, research local practices while
exploring both modern and proven farming techniques managing and expanding the 21,000 square foot farm.

Service Period August 26, 2019 – May 31, 2020

Responsibilities
• Supervise, direct and coordinate worker activities, such as planting, irrigation, fertilizer application,
harvesting and record-keeping
• Analyze program need and conditions to determine crop and acreage allocation and coordinate activity
• Conduct research and liaise with local agricultural institutions to determine best sustainable practices
• Maintain records information, such as production, farm management practices, oversee stock and
prepare financial and operational reports
• Determine procedural changes in allocation, product use and storage for greater efficiency and
accuracy
• Purchase, inspect and maintain equipment
• Enforce safety regulations and oversee proper farm to table food handling

Qualifications
• Minimum 2 years work experience in farm management with
demonstrated passion for agricultural development
• Agricultural research experience; apiary skills a plus
• Strong data analysis skills and record-keeping
• Experience traveling, working/living abroad
• Organization and attention to detail
• Flexibility to work individually and as part of a diverse team
• Professionalism and excellent communication skills
• Interest in East Africa’s indigenous cultures and traditions
• Ability to live in a developing community
• Humility. We require individuals joining our growing organization combine
leadership skills with humor, patience and a humble approach to service

Other Details
• Minimum 9-month commitment
• Shared housing available
• Stipends available; DOE
• Professional and cultural orientation program (language training available)
• We do not charge Program Fees; Volunteers are responsible for their own travel and living costs

To Apply Email current resumé/CV and cover letter detailing relevant experience to volunteer@redsweaterproject.org

SCHOOL DIRECTOR

Red Sweater Project is accepting applications for a School Director to manage the operations, managerial,
administrative and human resource operations of the Mungere School.
The School Director coordinates the daily functions of the Mungere School in Tanzania, communicates with
operations in the United States, and provides administrative support for organizational operations, reporting to
the Executive Director.

Responsibilities
• Responsible for day-to-day operations of the school
• School Human Resource Manager, recruitment and management of all school personnel (staff,
volunteers, contractors, etc.)
• School and policy development, education and curriculum research and development
• Project Manager in conjunction with the Executive Director and Operations Manager
• Maintain positive working relationships with government personnel, community partners and
stakeholders
• Visitor and visitor group liaison, including visitor correspondence and coordination
• Other projects and program tasks as necessary

Qualifications
• Minimum 4-year university degree in Education, advanced degree preferred
• Minimum 5 years’ experience in educational administrative role, principal/head of school
• Extensive experience living in Africa or in a developing country
• Professionalism and passion
• Organization and attention to detail
• Flexibility to work individually and as part of a diverse team

To Apply
Email your resumé/CV and a cover letter detailing relevant experience to
volunteer@redsweaterproject.org.

COMMUNICATIONS & MEDIA COORDINATOR


Working with Red Sweater Project’s Development Team, the Communications & Media Coordinator will assist in
telling the story of Red Sweater Project and the Mungere School through the lens of a local presence in Tanzania.
Being the eyes and ears on the ground, the position plays a critical role in breathing life into the stories and
success of this successful development project.

The position’s main focus is content and story generation, creating and managing a body of content to be
effectively leveraged and shared to our growing network of supporters using multiple social media platforms
including e-newsletters and website material. This position is best suited for an outgoing personality; a candidate
who will get to closely know students, staff, volunteers and local community members.

Responsibilities
• Develop and create focus stories relating to individual students, teachers, staff, program partners, local
families, volunteers, etc.
• Capture and organize photo and video content of all organizational-related activities, people and partners
• Manage organization newsfeeds, including content submissions and updates
• Track program progress in written format to be shared through general communications activities
• Assist with preparation and editing of organizational publications
• Draft press releases as necessary
• Serve as school campus visitor liaison

Qualifications
• 2 years’ minimum work experience with demonstrated passion for
communications and story-telling
• Communications field experience
• Experience traveling and/or working abroad
• Passion for working with youth
• Organization and attention to detail
• Flexibility to work individually and as part of a diverse team
• Professionalism and excellent communication skills
• Interest in East Africa’s indigenous cultures and traditions
• Ability to live in a developing community
• Humility. We require individuals joining our growing organization combine
leadership skills with humor, patience and a humble approach to service

Other Details
• Minimum 9-month commitment
• Shared housing available
• Stipends available, DOE
• Professional and cultural orientation program (language training available)
• We do not charge program fees; Volunteers are responsible for their own travel and living costs

To Apply
Email current resumé/CV and cover letter detailing relevant experience to volunteer@redsweaterproject.org

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