Volunteer coordination support (2) (remote, online) for Tanzania Development Trust Crowd2Map project
Application deadline 2 months ago: Thursday 17 Nov 2022 at 00:00 UTCOpen application form
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Volunteer coordination assistance requires giving support to the chairperson of this growing organization.
Much of rural Tanzania is extremely poorly mapped, hampering navigation and community development. Improvements made to digital, online maps of Tanzania speed up rescues of girls at risk of FGM. Mapping volunteers - the bulk of volunteers at Crowd2Map - help by tracing roads and buildings from satellite images into OpenStreetMap. Training and feedback given via our Slack channel. A Certificate is issued after volunteers' fulfill the required mapping duties. Volunteers contribute to the team's efforts and learn useful skills.
The volunteer coordination volunteers liaise with the chairperson to ensure that volunteer needs of the Crowd2Map project are met.
They talk with the volunteers via Slack to monitor their progress and the stability of the volunteer program.
They provide assistance in supporting a cohesive volunteer team by formulating ideas for morale building and capacity, with the approval of the chairperson.
Volunteer coordination involves liaising with the media team engagement officer to ensure that there are sufficient social media and media volunteers for the busy December 2022/January 2023 period, and potentially, other peak periods as well.
Most online volunteers conduct mapping of remote Tanzania; this activity's aim is to ease and expedite rescues of girls at risk of FGM. It is a flexible, ongoing project for those volunteers, which can be done at any time to fit in with volunteers' schedules. We deal with a large number of volunteers, who are located all over the world and communicate and contribute to Crowd2Map's efforts, online.
Must have at least 1 year experience in volunteer coordination assistance, proof of that past work, and preferably, a reference.
Must be a team player, a great communicator, and, be ready to work harmoniously with a large group of enthusiastic and energetic volunteers.
Must value inclusion and equality, as you will be working with wonderful volunteers from all over the world.
Must be interested in advancing the values of Crowd2Map by assisting the volunteers (everyone is a volunteer at Crowd2Map), which is directed at ending FGM in Tanzania.