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Livelihood development Intern

Other Dar es Salaam District Dar Es Salaam
Details
Application deadline
2019-04-27
Business / Employer name
DAI/ Feed the Future Tanzania Advancing Youth
Company Industry
NGO
Job Level
Volunteer, internship
Work Type
Internships & Graduate
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
Description

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.

Background:

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:

1) Position Details

Job Title: Livelihood development Intern

Reporting to: Livelihood Component Lead

Location: Dar es Salaam

Duration: Full time for 6 months

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

Duties and Responsibilities

The livelihood development 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 Community Mobilizers (CMs) and reporting their monthly activities.
  • Assist in the maintenance of data, information, files and folders related to grantees and other livelihood activities.
  • Support drafting the components weekly updates and monthly 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 Leadership and Lifeskills technical teams as well as grantees to intergrate youth within all components
  • Support planning and logistical arrangements for events and other livelihood activities.
  • Perform any other official duties assigned by supervisor.

Required Qualifications

The Livelihood component is seeking candidates with the following qualifications

  • Holders of Bachelor degree in Economics, Agricultural economics and agribusiness, Development Economics, Rural and and Regional development Planning and other related studies.
  • Demonstrate volunteering or initiative taking in their communities.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision.
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced professional working environment.
  • Detail oriented, well organized and responsive.
  • Quick learner.
  • 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 experience

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.

We seek to recruit a Livelihood development Intern to support the implementation of the livelihood component activities

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