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Programmes Assistant Coordinator for help2kids

Application deadline 29. Jun
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Highest Qualification
Years of Experience
1 year
Kinondoni, Mbezi Dar Es Salaam

help2kids is looking for a motivated Programmes Assistant Coordinator. Gain great experience working with a small NGO in Tanzania!

help2kids is a young, dynamic Swiss-based NGO operating in Africa. Our objective is to give some of the most vulnerable children in Tanzania and Malawi access to the basic necessities that all children deserve; education, food, healthcare, shelter, and a loving family environment so that they can break out of the cycle of poverty and live happy, productive lives.

We are currently seeking a Programmes Assistant Coordinator to provide support to our projects on the ground in Tanzania, and manage our annual fundraising event, the help2kids Charity Football Tournament. This is a great position for someone who is passionate about improving children's lives, and wants to be part of an international team.

To learn more about us, please visit and

• Lead and Manage our annual help2kids Charity Football Tournament fundraising event, which includes recruiting business sponsors, event management and budget management.
• Assist Project Managers and Coordinators in implementing new or current project needs, including supporting our Volunteer Programme and Education Sponsorship Programme.
• Work alongside Field Manager, Project Managers, and Coordinators in order to improve project sites and program
• Carry out any research projects that meet the needs of the project.
• Collect data and assist with the monitoring and evaluating of projects.
• Assist in collecting writing, photos, and materials for programme reports.
• Assist in grant and fundraising research
• Other tasks, as requested, including helping out with general administration of the organization.

• Commitment for at least 1 year.
• Passion to work in an international environment with a lot of different cultures and to be present for our children, employees and volunteers if needed.
• Have a bachelor’s degree in relevant field
• Work well under minimal supervision and be self-motivated
• Event management and fundraising experience desirable.
• A passion for working with children and youth
• Ability to work with limited resources in a sometimes challenging environment
• Must be able to use all Microsoft Office programmes
• Work well under minimal supervision and be self-motivated
• Work well with a team of local staff, international staff and volunteers
• Willingness to participate in the children's lives in a positive way and set a good example by your `behavior at all times
• High Level of written and spoken English and Swahili is essential

We are looking for someone to start around 16th July 2018.

• Monthly living stipend of $150
• Housing and food can be provided at Friendly Gecko Guest House
• 5 weeks of paid holiday per year
• Provided with company Laptop and Phone

Unfortunately, we cannot cover medical benefits. You must have the legal status to work in Tanzania.

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Application Process:
Please complete the below scenario response in no more than 400 words and include in your application materials.

  1. You have organized our annual help2kids Charity Football Tournament event, and everything is in place ready for the event. 48 hours before the event, you receive a call from your Guest of Honour explaining they will no longer be able to be present on the day. You have promoted their attendance to the public and the media. What would you do in this situation?
  2. After conducting the orientation for our volunteers, one of the volunteers you are working with decides to go against what you told them whilst on the project site and continues to take photos of the children in the nursery school. How would you respond to this situation?

To apply, please send an e-mail with your cover letter, CV/resume, and responses to by 29th June 2018. Only applications with all three materials will be considered. Please also specify your earliest available start dates.

Due to the high number of applications we anticipate receiving, only successful applicants will be contacted and invited for an interview.

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