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YAAPHA

Computer Skills Teacher

MOSHI, Tanzania show on map

NGO | YAAPHA

YAAPHA is looking for volunteers with advanced or basic computer skills who are willing to teach young girls who have been living in vulnerable situations.

Youth In Action Against Poverty and HIV/AIDS (YAAPHA) Open Door Training Centre offers vocational training to young girls who have been living in vulnerable situations.

YAAPHA Open Door Training Centre is looking for volunteers with advanced or basic computer skills who are willing to share their knowledge teaching groups of young girls computer technology. This increases their ability to obtain a higher level of employment, thus better paying jobs.

This organization has dedicated some of their financial and teaching efforts in providing a computer training skills course to these vulnerable young girls. Right now they have one computer teacher who is providing computer lessons to a group of 45 young girls who are at the centre, (these numbers fluctuate each semester).

The main work that a volunteer computer skills teacher does at this placement is to assist in computer lessons based on the topics that the centre has developed and in accordance with the level of each class taught.

Volunteer computer skills teachers are needed to teach basic to advanced computer skills to the students. This may involve lessons from simple keyboarding to challenging computer programs. Basic skills include computer knowledge such as: sending and receiving emails, using the internet, word processing software, spread sheet software and social media. A volunteer computer skills teacher would be expected to contribute according to his/her level of computer skills.

Volunteer Tasks Required.

Introduction to Computer

A computer skills teacher volunteer helps to teach all computer application programs such as Ms word, Ms excel, Ms publisher, Ms power point, Ms access, internet and emails. The volunteer works together with the local teacher in providing these lessons.

IT Engineering

A computer skills teacher volunteer is expected to deliver lessons according to the topics that the centre has established. The volunteer is also expected to contribute his/her own personal skills and experience that are applicable to this course of computer programming.

Computer Maintenance

A computer skills teacher volunteer is expected to give computer maintenance lessons to these group of girls, working together as a team with the local teacher. These skills are a great asset for them going out and look for jobs as IT professionals.

English Lessons

English is an essential language when it comes to use computer. A computer skills teacher volunteer is expected to conduct English language lessons that are applicable to computer programs. These girls know very little English.

Typical day

Working days are from Monday to Friday.

Details on Arrival

Airport arrival will be at Kilimanjaro International Airport. You can arrive at any time depending on your flight.

Free-time activities

During weekends our volunteers join with our community members for the social works like

  • painting classrooms 
  • helping at elder's homes
  • Safari in the near National Park
  • swimming
  • and many more activities.

Swimming
Concert/Music
Climbing
Hiking
Sports

Program Requirements

In order to join the program you need to be at least 18 years old on the program start date. There might be exemptions if you can provide the permission of your legal guardian(s) or if your are accompanied by your parents.
Language Skills
You need to speak English (basic level)
Criminal Background Check
required
Education Requirements
with skills on Computer at any level of education level
Required Documents
Cover letter, CV, Certificates and proof of education
Nationality Restrictions
No restrictions. Helping hands from all over the world are welcome.
Other Skills
open minded, computer skilled
Time Commitment
Your helping hand will be required on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 08:00 - 12:00

Suitable for

Singles
Couples
Families
Groups
50+
Wheel Chairs

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Services by YAAPHA

 

  • OUR TOTAL FEE INCLUDES:
    Program Contribution
    Volunteer orientation
    Program coordination and staff allowance
    Emotional support
    Accommodation ( Volunteer Apartment or Home stay covered)
  • In house services
  • OUR TOTAL FEE EXCLUDES:
    Flights and travel costs to Tanzania
    Insurance
    Any kind of Visa

Support and emergency assistance
We provide 24/7 support that includes emotional counseling and first aid support. In case of a medical emergency requiring more than first aid, we will take the volunteer to a doctor or hospital immediately. Note however that volunteers are required to purchase their own medial insurance as we will not cover these costs.
Should a volunteer need to leave the program for any reason, we will not refund the remaining portion of the fee .

Insurance
Not included; volunteers are responsible for purchasing travel and health insurance at their own cost.

  • NB: Airport pick up has to be paid by the volunteer.

Accommodation

-All of our accommodation are located in Moshi Town. Rooms are self contained with high quality and big space.

-Also we can send our Volunteers to home stays after good discussion and reach into agreement.

Guest Family Bedroom (Double)
Internet Access
Good access at the project site
What's NOT included?
Visa, flights, travel insurance or vaccinations are NOT included in the program fees. An airport pickup isn't included within the program fees either. Food, snacks or beverages are at extra costs.
Flight Tickets
The nearest airport is Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO) in Kilimanjaro. We assist you to find cheap flights to Tanzania.
Travel Insurance
Going abroad is an adventure and it is always best to be prepared. Sudden illness or injury, cancellation or theft - a travel insurance for Tanzania provides security and is a plus to have.
Vaccines
If you are intending to volunteer in Tanzania you should seek medical advice before starting your social journey. Check your required vaccinations for Tanzania.
Costs (Prices in USD)
1 week (min. stay)
$795.00
4 weeks
$1,770.00
6 weeks
$1,990.00
8 weeks
$2,990.00
12 weeks (max. stay)
$3,999.00
Average fees
$564.00/week

You can volunteer at the project site in MOSHI/Tanzania between 1 week and 12 weeks. Please note that the above shown program fees are estimated and subject to exchange rate fluctuations. YAAPHA will let you know about the final price during your application process.
Crowdfunding Service
Generally, volunteering abroad involves certain costs. In case you need financial support, we will assist you to fundraise your volunteer program in Tanzania.
Deposit (15%)
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Final Payment (85%)
Your final payment must be made up to 30 days before to the volunteer program starts. This payment is also securely handled by PayPal or credit card.

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