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Indigenous Education Foundation of Tanzania

IEFT

PO Box 133

Ogallala, NE 69153

 617-390-8752 | info@ieftz.org

Through the highest-quality holistic education, we equip youth to become leaders in their communities. 

@2016 by INDIGENOUS EDUCATION FOUNDATION OF TANZANIA 

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VOLUNTEER

COMMUNICATIONS INTERN

Based in Monduli, Tanzania

Are you a storyteller looking to make a tangible social impact? 

Passionate about education and inspired by motivated young leaders?

Eager to grow amidst a diverse team of talented professionals? 

Orkeeswa School is looking for a hard-working, creative and passionate storyteller to assist our Communications Team in Tanzania, East Africa

Our students, staff and community members have incredible stories to tell. The role of the Communications Intern is to assist in capturing these remarkable stories and share them with our growing community of supporters. Our ability to communicate our impact, culture and philosophy directly affects our potential to support our students with a high-quality education.

 

The Communications Intern is a critical role that entails: 

 

  • Crafting engaging stories that highlight the value of our education model, the culture of our school and the impact our students have on their community 

  • Assisting with social media strategy and execution

  • Assisting with student interviews, transcriptions, photo labeling and organizing, and other administrative support needs for the Communications Team. 

  • Assisting with photography and videography when needed. 

Preferred Knowledge/Skills/Experience 

  • Degree in Communications, Journalism, or related field

  • Experience working with youth 

  • Strong collaboration skills

  • Strong organizational skills 

  • Strong writing skills; photography and videography skills are a plus, but not necessary 

  • 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.