Volunteer House Manager and Volunteer Coordinator – Dar Es Salaam – help2kids

Volunteer House Manager & Volunteer Coordinator in Tanzania

We are looking for a new Manager of our Volunteer Housein White Sands / Africana, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. It’s a beautiful guest house just 5 minutes from the Indian Ocean with four dormitories and two private rooms. The guest house always accommodates between 8 and 15 volunteers of the charity help2kids and sometimes also guests.

Latest start date is to arrive in Dar es Salaam by June 15th2016. Benefits include a modern private room with private bathroom, air conditioning, a working computer and phone, as well as internet access. In addition, a shared car will be provided between you and our Project Managers. Help2kids requires the Manager to live at the guest house and be present to help guests and volunteers to navigate Dar es Salaam. We also employ housekeepers, a chef, and guards.

Duties and Responsibilities
Management of the Volunteer House Friendly Gecko (22 beds)
Handling and support of office administration for the Volunteer House
Handling of all volunteer and guest relations, handling of volunteer application process, contact person for all volunteer related issues
Coordination of volunteer placements, scheduling, organizing weekly volunteer team meetings, regular meetings with project managers to discuss volunteer placements
Managing staff and food and beverages for the Volunteer House
Dealing with local and public authorities
Weekly reportings to the Board with updated accounting

What we expect
Experience in working in East-Africa (also former volunteer experience would be sufficient)
Fluent/Excellent in English (other languages would be a benefit)
Driver’s license (must have)
Commitment for 12 months
Outgoing personality, flexibility and creativity, open-minded
Passion for working in an international environment with a lot of different people and cultures
Independent, reliable and accurate

Free housing at the guest house in a private room with private bathroom and air-conditioning
Shared car
Full board at the guest house
Free laundry and room cleaning
Free internet access
5 weeks of holiday

Have a look at www.friendlygecko.com andwww.help2kids.org for more information about us and the work environment. We are looking forward to your application documents (motivational letter and CV) or questions to applications@help2kids.org.

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