Monday, 11 September 2017

Job Opportinity at African Impact, Education Coordinator

Job Opportinity at African Impact, Education Coordinator

Education Coordinator - Zanzibar


We are looking for an enthusiastic individual passionate about volunteering, community engagement and education to join our team in Zanzibar as an Education Coordinator! The primary responsibilities will be ensuring the quality of the project is maintained, areas for development identified, creating a positive atmosphere and acting as the main point of contact for volunteer questions and issues. This role requires someone with a desire to contribute to volunteer experience and community engagement in one of the most beautiful places in the world. We are looking for someone who has strong communication and organisation skills, ability to motivate people, willingness to work well in a team and dedicated to ensuring the long term sustainability of the project.


Project co-ordination:
Supporting the project manager with the day-to-day running of the project
Ensure the quality of teaching and lesson preparation is consistent & maintains a high standard
Communicating to the project manager any issues that require immediate attention
Highlighting rule breaches to the project manager
Leading volunteer preparation for lessons
Working to actively create a positive team environment
Identify areas of possible project development

Volunteer leadership:
Working with project managers to facilitate volunteer orientation and participation in the project
Effectively communicate goals and reasoning behind cultural guidelines to volunteers
Ensuring volunteers know: when/where/what they are doing and adhere to schedule – punctuality, project goals
Answering volunteer questions and resolving issues
Create a positive volunteer atmosphere - present, enthusiastic and engaged
Organising daily/weekly schedule for all volunteers
Ensuring volunteers adhere to project rules

Community engagement:
Maintain positive relationships with local staff, students, teachers and community members
Support and guide the local co-ordinator to reach their goals
Develop an understanding of the culture within the local community
Be a champion of our cultural guidelines to upkeep African Impact’s reputation with the community

Administration and Correspondence
Assist project managers in coordinating departures of volunteers
Assisting the project manager in the running of social media
Producing weekly project reports
Organising local meal with teachers directly
Collating weekly and monthly teaching project stats
Keeping track of your petty cash spend
Organising volunteers to fill out feedback survey before their departure

Charity fundraising:
Co-ordinate in house weekly fundraisers
Assist the team in creating & delivering monthly fundraisers
Deliver presentations about THAF and run the THAF merchandise shop


$275 monthly living stipend
Volunteer visa provided by Impact Community


Accommodation and food in volunteer house
All required visas to live in Tanzania

English - fluent written and spoken


Entry level

2-year degree


If you are interested in applying for the position please send you CV and cover letter to Tess Seward at by Wednesday 20th of September 2017.

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