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Community Outreach Officer

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DAKTARI Bush School & Wildlife Orphanage
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Hoedspruit, LP, South Africa
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Published 5 months ago
Community Outreach Officer

The DAKTARI Outreach Program is an integral part of our work. This program reinforces the impact we have on the children that come to DAKTARI. We also expand our impact by empowering the local community members to lift themselves out of poverty. Your job will be to maximise this impact in ways that excite the students and community members.

This position allows you to get fully immersed in the local culture and help the communities tackle poverty. You and your local Outreach Manager will be working closely with members of the community and get to know them very well.

Your job will include

  • Traveling to two of the local secondary schools and teaching the weekly Eco-Club (after school lessons on the environment)
  • Creating and updating lesson plans for the Eco-Clubs – they will need to be engaging and fun for the students
  • Coordinating the outreach campaigns and prepare engaging and impactful lessons for the students
  • Community empowerment activities, including job training workshops
  • Looking for ways to measure and analyse your impact in the community
  • Follow up our community impact statistics and analysis
  • Organise Village Tours and Home Stays
  • Assist with the workload alongside our local Outreach Manager

Criteria

  • You must hold an international driving license and be prepared to drive out to schools by yourself
  • You must have good time and staff management skills and the ability to focus on several projects at once
  • You should be confident in preparing and teaching lessons to children who are not used to paying attention or having fun in class
  • Experience teaching individuals whose native language is not English is strongly preferred
  • Having previous intercultural experiences or having experienced an underprivileged African classroom is a huge plus

The DAKTARI Outreach Program is an integral part of our work. This program reinforces the impact we have on the children that come to DAKTARI. We also expand our impact by empowering the local community members to lift themselves out of…

Details at a Glance

  • Start Date
    April 30, 2022
    8:00 AM GMT+2
    6:00 AM UTC
  • End Date
    March 25, 2023
    8:00 AM GMT+2
    6:00 AM UTC
  • Schedule
    Weekdays
  • Time Commitment
    Full time (30+ hrs/wk)
  • Recurrence
    Recurring
  • Housing Available
  • International Volunteers Welcome

Location

On-site

Bona Ingwe Farm - Harmony 81

Hoedspruit, LP, South Africa

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