Based in Monduli, Tanzania

Are you an athlete or coach 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 Athletics Assistant to join our team in Tanzania, East Africa.


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

Specific responsibilities include assisting with:

  • Organize and implement daily after-school sports activities

  • Organize and train sports coaches

  • Plan, organize and implement competitive and recreational sporting events, including intramural games and tournaments

  • Manage the school's Sports Office, including checking equipment in and out, managing equipment use and care, inventory, and arranging uniforms for competitions 

  • Serve as the Orkeeswa School representative for all NTAA league meetings and coordinate Orkeeswa School's involvement in NTAA events


Preferred Skills / Experience: 

  • Degree in Sports 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.