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Sports Charity Mwanza - Basketball Coaching / Development Aid in Africa


With us you can expect more than a normal internship. We are looking for sports enthusiasts and change makers who have their heart in the right place. You will represent our international team in Mwanza, Tanzania (about 1 million people) and you will be responsible for building up sports clubs in your sport. We support the development of the four biggest club sports in the country: Basketball, Soccer, Netball and Volleyball. While you can teach a lot to local coaches and youths, you will also realize that you can learn a lot from them for your future life back home. To get more information about our charity and the situation in your sport, please visit www.scmwanza.org.

Responsibilities:

- In teams of 2 or 3, you will support the federation in training coaches and setting up basketball clubs
- Be a combination of a coach, social worker and project manager in a social start-up
- Evaluate our effectiveness, develop our charity further and support us in getting international support
- Take part in public relations, networking and have a lot of fun during and after work

Requirements:

- Willingness to make a difference in the world during university or before beginning a(nother) job
- Openness towards new cultures and fluency in English
- Enthusiasm for sports and social work; ideally coaching experiences or a coaching license in your sport
- Organizational skills, flexibility, ambition and an autonomous working style
- Humor, team spirit and communication skills

We provide:

- Introductory month in Tanzania
- Mentoring through Tanzanian and international project leader. The culture in Tanzania is very different to ours and we can learn a lot from each other.
- Improving your skills in project management, social work and coaching
- Opportunity to bring your own ideas in and to become part of a young charity team in the long run
- A modern, lately refurbished volunteer house and a volunteer culture that makes you feel home fast
- Enough days off to discover one of Africa’s most beautiful countries (Serengeti, Zanzibar, Kilimanjaro)

If you are interested in becoming part of the SC Mwanza team please send a resume and cover letter in English to our co-founder Reed Fox at info@scmwanza.org. Don’t hesitate to ask your questions.

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