Based in Monduli, Tanzania

Are you a creative organizer looking to make a tangible social impact? 

Passionate about teaching and inspired by young leaders?

Eager to grow amidst a diverse team of talented professionals?

Orkeeswa School is looking for an experienced, hard-working, and passionate Activities Assistant to join our team in Tanzania, East Africa.


We are looking for an energetic volunteer to assist with the Extra-Curricular Activities Program at Orkeeswa School. This person must be incredibly organized, creative and collaborative. 

Specific responsibilities include assistance with:

  • Organize and implement daily after-school activities for over 270 students (6th-12th Grade)

  • Organize and train teachers and peer leaders to lead activities

  • Plan and organize events, such as Spelling Bee, Chess Tournament, Math Contest, Orkeeswa Idol, etc. 

  • Organize and oversee weekly after-school clubs, including monitoring club effectiveness and student engagement

  • Assist with the ongoing monitoring and evaluation of the Activities Program, including tracking student involvement, opportunities offered, and impact


Preferred Skills / Experience: 

  • Degree in Education, Organizational Leadership or a related field

  • At least two years of experience in coaching, leadership, or working with youth

  • A passion for working with youth 

  • Strong organizational skills 

  • Excellent communication skills

To apply for a position, please send your resume, cover letter and list of references to volunteer@ieftz.org


Volunteers are expected to commit to either 3-6 months or 18-24 months. There is no fee to volunteer with us, but volunteers are expected to cover their own expenses to get to Tanzania and the necessary Visa and processing fees. Volunteers that commit to a longer-term position will be eligible for a living stipend to cover basic expenses such as food and local travel. Shared housing is available for volunteers.