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New Volunteering Opportunities At VSO Tanzania, August 2020- Ajira360tz.com

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. 



Location: Mwanza and Shinyanga, 
Duration:  2 months 
Deadline: 10th August 2020
Starting : 24th August 2020. 

Job purpose
This is an exciting opportunity to contribute and Provide technical assistance, in form of capacity building and skills development to partner organization to capitalize on the success of developed well-functioned entrepreneurship ecosystem especially among youth. Your input will ensure that VSO is delivering a relevant package of employment and entrepreneurship services to marginalized youth. 

The ideal candidate will: For this period, the deliverables are defined as:
▪︎ Focus on content, skills and products development needed for partner organizations to improve their offerings
▪︎ Provide technical assistance, in for of capacity building and skills development to partner organization to capitalize on the success of developed well-functioned entrepreneurship ecosystem especially among youth
▪︎ Work with the program team lead and technical advisors to ensure that activities are sustainable and in line with the work plan and budget
▪︎ Ensure activities are designed to maximize the participation of and befit to marginalized youth.
▪︎ Serve as a technical resource, manage the design and implementation of activities to promote the entrepreneurship culture, skills, innovation, mentorship and business and financial education
▪︎ Interventions must consider indirectly supporting entrepreneurships and start-up enterprises as well as developing the entrepreneurship ecosystem to achieve results
▪︎ Capacity assessment and capacity building support on outreach and entrepreneurship programme
▪︎ Implement training, coaching and mentorship sessions to youth entrepreneurs
▪︎ Establish a network of marginalized youth entrepreneurs
▪︎ Work with different stakeholder including partners to deliver entrepreneurship programms in colleges and training institute
▪︎ Develop outreach campaigns to raise awareness of available service for female youth entrepreneurs 
▪︎ Support other efforts as requested 

These KPI’s can be subject to change if deemed necessary by project manager or volunteer.

Qualifications (essential):
▪︎ Bachelor’s degree in Business management or social science, Entrepreneurship, Economics or related field.
▪︎ Background on training, education or facilitation skills will be the most advantageous factor for this position.
▪︎ Communication – communicates at various levels depending on the audience and content of message, communicates the rights message, excellent in communication consistency between partners in the project
▪︎ Analysis and creative problem-solving – proactive to deliver solutions to challenges. Ability to analyse and quickly grasp the fundamentals of a need. Able to find innovative ways of solving or pre-empting problems.
▪︎ Flexibility – ability to be proactive in changing environment of working, business management, and entrepreneurship is desirable, experienced on people management and ability to work in a multinationals with flexibilities of cultural differences.
▪︎ Good writing skills 

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 

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. 

VSO works with some of the poorest communities in the world which means accommodation varies and will be basic.

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