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Computer Skills Teacher

MOSHI, Tanzania show on map


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.


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
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

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On-site services

Services by YAAPHA

Accommodation is located in Moshi Town. Rooms are self contained with high quality and big space. Our accommodation are home stay and Apartment.

Housing, Food, Registration Fees, Airport Transportation, Local Transportation, Pr-departure Orientation, Laundry 3 times per week, 24/7 support and project  coordination, Volunteer T-shirt, Program Contribution, Local Sim Card

Airport Pickup at Kilimanjaro International Airport

Pick up point is Kilimanjaro International Airport. The pick up person is our Project Coordinator (Peter Bundala). Driving Time is 45 minutes to the house


- our accommodation is 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.

- Our Volunteer House is 10 minutes away from the City Center , Public Transport available 500 miters from the House.

- We have hot shower and permanent water supply , Electricity and Security 24/7

Guest Family Bedroom (Single) Bedroom (Double)
Food & Beverages

You will be provided with breakfast ,Lunch and  dinner  at the volunteer house, and you will need to purchase your own  extra food if needed. Breakfast usually consists of toast, eggs, noodles, tea, or coffee, Lunch includes Local or western foods and dinner often includes chicken curry, pasta, noodles, or jacket potatoes.

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.
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.
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)
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12 weeks (max. stay)
Average fees

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
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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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