YAAPHA Open Door Training Centre offers vocational training to 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 that would increase 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 teacher would be doing at this placement would be 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 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 would include computer knowledge such as: sending and receiving emails, using the internet, word processing software, spread sheet software and social media. A volunteer computer teacher would be expected to contribute according to his/her level of computer skills.
Volunteer Tasks Required.
Introduction to Computer
A volunteer would help teach all computer application programs such as Ms word ,Ms excel, Ms publisher, Ms Power point, Ms access, internet and emails. The volunteer computer teacher would work together with the local teacher in providing these lessons.
A volunteer computer teacher would be expected to deliver lessons according to the topics that the centre has established. A volunteer would also be expected to contribute his/her own personal skills and experience that would be applicable to this course of computer programming.
A volunteer computer teacher would be expected to give computer maintenance lessons to these group of girls; working together as a team with the local teacher. These skills would be a great asset for them going out and look for jobs as IT professionals.
English is an essential language when it comes to use computer . A volunteer computer teacher would be expected to conduct English language lessons that are applicable to computer programs. These girls knows very little English.
During weekends our volunteers joins with our community members for the social works like
Painting classrooms, Helping elders homes. Also we have to go to the Safari to our near National Park,
Swimming and many more activities.
Pick up point is Kilimanjaro International Airport, A pick up person Is a Project Coordinator (Peter Bundala). Driving Time is 25 minutes to the project site.
All of our accommodation are located in Moshi Town. Rooms are self contained with high quality and big space.
Breakfast, lunch and dinner are included in your program fee. Food at the house is a mixture of western and African meals, so you can expect dishes like rice and beans, chicken curry, vegetable/beef burgers with chips, sausages and mash, lentils and chapatti and a variety of other dishes. Breakfast tends to be based around bread, condiments, tea, coffee and either fruit, eggs or pancakes.