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NAFASI ZA AJIRA TGNP MTANDAO DAR ES SALAAM , Deadline: 15 June 2017

Young Feminist Movement Building Advisor

Based in Dar-es-Salaam, TGNP Mtandao has been in existence since 1993, during which time it has built itself into a leading member of the women feminist movement for social gender transformation and women empowerment within Tanzanian, Africa and beyond. Its overall goal is to increase gender responsiveness of policy formulation and implementation of various policies.

The approach of the organization is enhancing strategic linkages, networking and coalition building among like-minded civil society organizations, grassroots groups and key networks and coalitions.

Over the years, TGNP has made a substantial contribution towards developing a critical mass of organized civil society with the capacity to critically analyze and stimulate public debate, and to carry out activism and collective action on pertinent social, cultural, political and economic development issues. Crossroads International is an international non-profit organization which has been in existence for more than 50 years.

We are supported by the Canadian International Development Agency (DFATD), other government and non-government funders and many individual donors around the world. Crossroads is dedicated to building a constituency of global citizens committed to voluntarism, international development and public engagement. Crossroads strategy is knowledge sharing by linking likeminded organizations, by enabling knowledge exchanges through qualified volunteers and by facilitating networking and learning opportunities. Crossroads works in partnership with NGOs and community-based organizations in eight countries in Africa and Bolivia.

Since 2014, Crossroads has entered partnerships with organisations in Tanzania catering to specific areas of intervention related to Women’s Rights including TGNP.

Location:

The volunteer for this mandate will mainly work in Dar-es-Salaam and other parts of Tanzania when needed.

Main Responsibilities:

To identify young feminists and young feminists organisations in Tanzania and document their interests and activities;
To connect these organizations to https://tgnp.org/
To organize and oversee consultations and networking sessions between mature feminists and younger feminists in Tanzania;
To facilitate the establishment of a network of women’s and girls’ right organisations, advocacy groups and practitioners in Tanzania;
Together with an identified committee, to develop best practices, milestones and a roadmap of the young feminist movement of Tanzania;
To develop training sessions and conduct sessions on subjects related to the engagement of young women in the global feminist movement

Education:

Gender and Women’s Studies or feminism related studies.

Qualifications:

Considerable knowledge of feminist movement building best practices, strategies, best practices and challenges.
Experience in developing women and girls networks and related events.
Language:

Fluent in English (Fluency in Swahili an asset)

How to apply:

If interested in this volunteer position in Tanzania, please send your CV and cover letter to Annie@cintl.org