Swisscontact, the Swiss Foundation for Technical Cooperation, has a vision of making a sustained, effective contribution towards the reduction of economic disparities in an increasingly complex, globalized world. We promote economic, social and ecological development. We achieve our mission by creating opportunities for people seeking to improve their living conditions and livelihoods through their own initiatives and integrating them into local commercial life. In Morogoro Swisscontact implements the Taka-Ni-Mali Project, a solid waste management project in cooperation with Morogoro Municipal Council. To support our Morogoro – “Taka Ni Mali” - team, we are looking for dedicated and motivated individuals preferably in environmental groups and clubs in academic institution to participate in waste sorting and general environmental awareness campaigns
Job Title: Volunteers
Duty Station: Morogoro
Preferably Groups in environmental sector – But individuals can apply also
Volunteers will provide assistance to the Taka-Ni-Mali team and Morogoro municipal health officers with Community Based Organisations and recycling industries in promotion of waste sorting at household level. In close cooperation with Health officers and TnM team the volunteers will participate in public and door to door awareness events on the importance of waste separation and other environmental/Solid waste management issues including policies. All volunteers will work under supervision of the Taka ni Mali Project Assistant.
Qualification and Experience
We are looking for an innovative and motivated Tanzanian or non-Tanzanians (in groups or individuals) who is interested in learning and helping the community through providing them with education on how they can properly manage household waste. He/she should have strong communication skills. Experience in environmental /solid waste in desired but not must.
What we offer
This is not a paid Job.
Swisscontact will offer meal and transport allowance for the volunteers whenever they participate in awareness event.
Certificates of appreciation will be offered.
Interested groups and individuals are encouraged to send their application letter to TnM Project Assistant no later than 15 th April 2016