Volunteer needed at our Village

Malaika Kids Tanzania is looking for motivated and enthusiastic volunteers who can help to give our children a better future.

What’s Involved
Volunteers will be based at our Children’s village in Mkuranga, an hour’s drive south of Dar es Salaam, and are required for a minimum of 3-6 months. The Village is currently home to some 50 orphans aged 2-15.

Our ideal start date is February 1.

Main duties will include:
* Making an assessment of the present educational arrangements.
* Supporting the children’s learning of English.
* Using your skills to develop other activities such as sports, art and crafts, music and computer literacy.
* Running and maintaining the children’s library.
* Monitoring the children’s school progress with the local management.
* Writing articles of the children’s activities and progress for the international e-newsletter and web site.

Requirements:
The ideal candidate will have some educational experience and the TEFL qualification. A willingness to learn basic Swahili is necessary. A highly motivated recently retired teacher would be highly desirable.

Other Information:
Food, accommodation and airport pick-up provided. You will have to cover flights, insurance, CRB check and visa costs.

For further details please contact Helen Marriage at
helen.marriage@malaika-kids.org.uk

Please forward this urgent request to anyone you know. Thank you.

 

A recent volunteer playing cards with children at Mkuranga

Visitors enjoying an impromptu game with some of the children at the village.