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Leadership and Community Engagement Intern

Other Dar es Salaam District Dar Es Salaam
Application deadline
Business / Employer name
DAI/ Feed the Future Tanzania Advancing Youth
Company Industry
Job Level
Volunteer, internship
Work Type
Internships & Graduate
Minimum Qualification
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year

1. About DAI and the Feed the Future Tanzania Advancing Youth Project

DAI works at the cutting edge of international development, combining technical excellence, professional project management, and exceptional customer service to solve our clients' most complex problems. Since 1970, DAI has worked in 150 developing and transition countries, providing comprehensive development solutions in areas including crisis mitigation and stability operations, democratic governance and public-sector management, agriculture and agribusiness, private sector development and financial services, economics and trade, HIV/AIDS, avian influenza control, water and natural resources management, and energy and climate change. Clients include international development agencies, international lending institutions, private corporations, philanthropies, and host-country governments.


The purpose of USAID’s Feed the Future Tanzania Advancing Youth (AY) project is to use positive youth development approaches to empower rural Tanzanian youth and educate them on viable business options for rural economies, highlighting the income-generating potential across agricultural and other rural value chains and facilitating access to information, skills, and opportunities to ensure successful business start-ups and sustained employment.

DAI Global is looking to recruit interns to support the implementation of Feed the Future Tanzania Advancing Youth (AY) activities:

2) Position Details

Job Title: Leadership and Community Engagement Intern

Reporting to: Leadership Technical Lead

Location: Dar es Salaam

Duration: Full time for 6 months

Purpose of the job: Support the implementation of the leadership component activities in Mbeya, Iringa, Zanzibar

Duties and Responsibilities

The leadership and community engagement Intern will participate in the following activities :

S/he will:

  • Support monitoring & evaluation of field activities – data collection, verification, data entry processes.
  • Tracking progress of the Advancing Youth Advisory Council (AYAC) and reporting their monthly activities.
  • Assist in the maintenance of data, information, files and folders related to the leadership activities.
  • Support drafting the components weekly updates and quarterly reports.
  • Support the components success stories compilation.
  • Work with grantees to ensure that deliverables are met and activities are operating within standard operating procedures.
  • Collaborate with Livelihood and Lifeskills technical teams as well as grantess to intergrate youth within all components.
  • Communicate withthe technical lead and provide support on development of leadership materials
  • Represent the project in district and ward level stakeholders meeting.
  • Creating strategies tostrengthen relationship with stakeholders and LGAs.
  • Support planning and logistical arrangements for trainings, events and other leadership activities.
  • Perform any other official duties assigned by supervisor.

Required Qualifications

The leadership component is seeking candidates with the following qualifications

  • Holders of Bachelor degree in Social science,Public health, Public administration, Business Administration, Sociology, community development, international development studies and other related studies.
  • Demonstrate volunteering or initiative taking in their communities.
  • Ability to work effectively in team environment.
  • Ability to work independentylwith minimum supervision.
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced professional working environment.
  • Detail oriented, well organized and responsive.
  • Quick learner and takes initiatives.
  • Punctual and reliable with a commitment to learning and self-improvement.
  • Strong written and verbal (English) communication skills.
  • Basic computer skills (able to use Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).

At the end of contract period, the Intern will need to submit a brief report on their observations, learning and experiences

Applicants for these positions should:

  • Be Tanzanian citizens

  • Aged between 20 to 30 years

  • Have graduated in the last two (2) years.

Please submit the following:

a) A cover letter that explains (1) why you are interested in the internship and why you are the best candidate for this internship.

b) Up to date CV

c) Two (2) references. These can be professional, academic, or community service references and valid mobile numbers.

Dar es Salaam applicants are highly encouraged to apply

Note: Feed the Future Tanzania Advancing Youth values diversity and inclusion and strongly encourages WOMEN and persons from marginalized groups to apply.

A small monthly stipend will be provided. The program does not guarantee employment after completion of the internship. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

The Leadership and Community Engagement Intern will support the implementation of the leadership component activities

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