Based in Monduli, Tanzania

Orkeeswa School is looking for a full-time Art Teacher to lead our Arts Program. 

At Orkeeswa School, we highly value creativity and work to expose our students to a variety of opportunities allowing them to explore their curiosity and find their passion. Orkeeswa School's Art Program consists of the visual arts, film and photography, music, drama and creative writing. In 2016-2017, we made a significant investment in our Arts Program by creating a dedicated studio space on campus equipped with high-quality resources and materials, offering more consistent art classes to our students and building an arts curriculum. Our students are incredibly creative and passionate about their work as artists. We are looking for a full-time volunteer Art Teacher (short term and/or long term) to support their growth and continue the development of our arts curriculum. 


The Art Teacher role entails:

  • Teaching regular visual art classes

  • Working with individual students to develop their art practice

  • Contributing to the development of our arts curriculum 

  • Managing Orkeeswa's art studio and materials 

  • Overseeing Orkeeswa's Music and Drama programs 


Preferred Skills / Experience: 

  • Education / Experience within the field of visual arts or a related creative field 

  • 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.