Monday, December 3, 2018

VSO Tanzania: The List of Volunteering Jobs 2018/19

  Xpresstz       Monday, December 3, 2018

VSO Tanzania:
We are looking for candidates in a number of anticipated volunteer jobs. These jobs are not confirmed yet. If you are interested in any of these jobs, please complete the application form and we’ll be in touch.
Volunteer role: Financial management Adviser
Type of role: Business, management and IT
Location: Mara, Tanzania
Application Closing Date: 26 Nov 2018
Interview date: To Be Confirmed
Start date: 04/02/2019
VSO is the world’s leading international development organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty. Working in 24 countries around the world, our unique role in international development is to place committed volunteers with carefully selected organisations where their skills can have the greatest impact. As a VSO volunteer you’ll live and work in some of the world’s poorest communities. By sharing your unique skills and experience you’ll help generate new ideas and new ways of doing things, helping the communities you work in lift themselves out of poverty. We’re not about delivering quick fixes, but instead we focus on long-lasting, sustainable change, that will impact generations to come. Join us as a VSO volunteer and help us work towards our vision of a world without poverty.


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THE PREVIOUS LIST OF NEW OPPORTUNITIES (28+ POSTS)
Role overview
You will work with the Project implementing partners – SIDCO, TCCIA, and TWCC – to coach local Small Medium Enterprise’s in improving their financial management capacity and their ability to access financing, win contracts, budget, and report financially.
Skills, qualifications and experience
Knowledge/qualifications:
• A bachelor degree holder in Finance/Accountant/Banking or related subject
• Fully qualified accountant
Experience:
• Experience in developing financial management systems
• Able to formulate and implement financial regulations, policies and procedures.
• Good experience in establishing and supporting organization development
• Facilitation and training skills
• Strong understanding of business ethics
Skills/Abilities:
• Experience of working on similar projects in a developing country
• Strong understanding of the particular barriers facing female headed SMEs
• Able to network effectively, adapting communication style to different contexts and audiences, including internal and external stakeholders
• Ability to work independently and prioritise own work load
• Able to be flexible and travel significantly
The volunteer must be a team player with good social and interpersonal skills and networking abilities. S/he should be able to handle conflicts in a constructive consultative way.
S/he should have a flexible personality, adapting easily to new situations.
Competencies and Behaviour
At VSO we believe progress is only possible by working together. Whether you want to join us as an employee, or as a volunteer working in your own country, overseas or online, our selection process includes an assessment based on these core competencies:
• Ability to be open minded and respectful
• Ability to be resilient and adaptive to new situations
• Ability to facilitate positive change and build sustainable working relationships
• Ability to seek and share knowledge
Equal Opportunities
VSO promotes equal opportunities and values a diverse workforce.
Allowance
As a VSO volunteer, you will be sharing your skills with local communities on a full time basis. VSO will cover your travel, vaccinations, accommodation, and medical insurance costs, along with a local living allowance which will be paid in local currency. This allowance meets reasonable living expenses in country, but will not be enough to send money home. You will also receive some financial support to contribute to your on-going expenses at home.
Accommodation
VSO works with some of the poorest communities in the world which means accommodation varies and will be basic.

Volunteer role: Environmental Adviser
Type of role: Agriculture and natural resources
Location: Mara, Tanzania
Application Closing Date: 5 Jan 2019
Interview date: tbc
Start date: April 2019
VSO is the world’s leading international development organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty. Working in 24 countries around the world, our unique role in international development is to place committed volunteers with carefully selected organisations where their skills can have the greatest impact. As a VSO volunteer you’ll live and work in some of the world’s poorest communities. By sharing your unique skills and experience you’ll help generate new ideas and new ways of doing things, helping the communities you work in lift themselves out of poverty. We’re not about delivering quick fixes, but instead we focus on long-lasting, sustainable change, that will impact generations to come. Join us as a VSO volunteer and help us work towards our vision of a world without poverty.

Read Also:  
THE PREVIOUS LIST OF NEW OPPORTUNITIES (28+ POSTS)
Role overview
You will Provide environmental advisory and build capacity of local partners and Small Mediums Entrepreneurs, you will also conduct environmental assessments of implementing partners to determine their current existing practices and strategies and also evaluate their commitment to environmental sustainability.
Skills, qualifications and experience
• A degree in environmental sciences, agriculture, natural resource management, chemistry, or related disciplines appropriate to the position (such as forestry, fisheries biology, wildlife ecology, environmental law, environmental science, biology, botany range management, geology, and other biological science courses).
• Experience in environmental management.
• Able to formulate and implement environmental regulations, policies and procedures.
• Good experience in establishing and supporting organizational development.
• Facilitation and training skills
• Strong understanding of businesses, esp. small and medium businesses
Desirable
• Field experience or have actively participated in environmental projects, ideally international or developmental
At VSO we believe progress is only possible by working together. Whether you want to join us as an employee, or as a volunteer working in your own country, overseas or online, our selection process includes an assessment based on these core competencies:
• Ability to be open minded and respectful
• Ability to be resilient and adaptive to new situations
• Ability to facilitate positive change and build sustainable working relationships
• Ability to seek and share knowledge
Equal Opportunities
VSO promotes equal opportunities and values a diverse workforce.
Allowance
As a VSO volunteer, you will be sharing your skills with local communities on a full time basis. VSO will cover your travel, vaccinations, accommodation, and medical insurance costs, along with a local living allowance which will be paid in local currency. This allowance meets reasonable living expenses in country, but will not be enough to send money home. You will also receive some financial support to contribute to your on-going expenses at home.
Accommodation
VSO works with some of the poorest communities in the world which means accommodation varies and will be basic.


Read Also:  
THE PREVIOUS LIST OF NEW OPPORTUNITIES (28+ POSTS)
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VSO has zero tolerance of abuse and exploitation of vulnerable people. We expect all our employees/volunteers to ensure we protect children, young people and vulnerable adults from harm and abide by our safeguarding policy (PDF).
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