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YAAPHA

Database & Website Developer

Moshi, Tanzania show on map

NGO | YAAPHA

YAAPHA needs database development volunteers to help with the general computer work at our office as we lack IT experts due to financial restraints.

YAAPHA works with pastoralist and nomad farmers, as well as other vulnerable groups in Tanzania. YAAPHA needs database development volunteers to help with the general computer work at our office as we lack IT experts due to financial restraints.

The work that database & website developer volunteers do at our organization includes website developing and editing, creating newsletters and managing the computer database. Database & website development volunteers are asked to develop and implement an electronic library for primary and secondary schools to use in the Maasai areas. The database & website developer volunteers are asked to create an electronic school study system.

They shall create a cord which allows the Maasai people to access books in the computer. This method would help the students and teachers in the schools, as well as the people in the communities that are unable to afford a library in their area.

The database & website developer volunteers work with local staff who provide the current information to develop and edit their website. Other tasks include networking and any other IT work that the organization requires. 

Volunteers with lots of enthusiasm and creativity, with IT expertise and experience, as well as people who enjoy working with individuals from different cultures would find this placement to be a truly fantastic and enriching experience.

Volunteer Tasks Required

Database

A database & website developer volunteer is required to assist in developing as well as, managing and maintaining the organization's database of our computer systems. The staff helps to provide you with necessary information to accomplish this task.

Website Editing

A database & website developer volunteer is expected to help out with the organization's website editing. The volunteer will do day by day visits to the site and do any necessary editing and updates, as well as add new photos etc.

Create Newsletters

A database & website developer volunteer may be asked to produce newsletters for the organization. These newsletters shall contain information about programs they have just completed, currently developing or active at the present time. The newsletters may also be about other information that the organization would like to provide to various organizations or individuals.

Network System

A database & website developer volunteer is expected to create a network system on the computer that enables the organization's staff to communicate between the different lodges.

Develop Electronic Library

YAAPHA needs a database & website developer volunteer with IT expertise to help them establish an electronic library for the Maasai communities and schools. One of the tasks includes creating a primary and secondary school syllabus in the computer system accessible by students and teachers.

Typical day

Working days are from Monday to Friday.

Details on Arrival

Airport arrival will be at Kilimanjaro International Airport. Available time will depend on flight schedule.

Free-time activities

Free time activities provided to our volunteers are as follows:

  • drawing and painting with children
  • social activities like cleanliness to our schools, visiting people living with HIV/AIDS and elders (home based care)
  • gym 
  • riding 
  • swimming 
  • cooking: Our volunteers will learn how to cook different type of Tanzanian food during their free time. 
  • sports 

Note: During the free time a volunteer will do whatever he/she wants to do. It's not mandatory.

Swimming
Concert/Music
Safari/Zoo
Sports
Riding

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)
Health Declaration
required
Required Documents
Cover Letter and CV
Nationality Restrictions
No restrictions. Helping hands from all over the world are welcome.
Other Skills
Lots of enthusiasm and creativity, IT expertise and experience, as well as enjoying to work with individuals from different cultures.
Time Commitment
Your helping hand will be required on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 08:30 - 14:30

Suitable for

Singles
Couples
Families
Groups
50+
Wheel Chairs

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YAAPHA (your host organization) provides consulting and is keen to answer all your questions. Once you reserved your spot, you will receive the contact details of your volunteer project.
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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, Pre-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 at Kilimanjaro International Airport. The pick up person is our Project Coordinator (Peter Bundala). The driving time is 45 minutes to the volunteer house .

Accommodation

- 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

Guesthouse 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.

 

We provide Bottled drinking water for the whole duration for our Volunteers

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.
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)
$400.00
2 weeks
$800.00
3 weeks
$1,200.00
4 weeks
$1,600.00
5 weeks
$2,000.00
6 weeks
$2,400.00
7 weeks
$2,800.00
8 weeks
$3,200.00
9 weeks
$3,600.00
10 weeks
$4,000.00
11 weeks
$4,400.00
12 weeks (max. stay)
$4,800.00
Average fees
$400.00/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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