in Tanzania 2023: New Job Vacancies at The Jane Goodall Institute Tanzania (JGI-TZ) 2023
The Jane Goodall Institute (JGI) Tanzania Jobs, 2023
community conservation organization that advances the vision and work of
Dr. Jane Goodall by conserving chimpanzees and inspiring communities to
conserve the natural world we all share, we improve the lives of
people, animals, and the environment. We strongly believe everything is
connected and everyone can make a difference.
Institute Tanzania (JGI-TZ) is a reputable and rapidly expanding
non-governmental organization committed to wildlife research,
conservation, socio-economic development, and environmental education.
The Jane Goodall Institute Tanzania (JGI-TZ) was founded in 2001 by Dr.
Jane Goodall, DBE. The JGI Tanzania with its partners makes a difference
through community cantered conservation, chimpanzees research projects,
youths’ environmental education, the innovative use of science and
technology, we work closely with local communities in Tanzania,
inspiring hope through a collective power of individual action.
Jane Goodall Institute Tanzania with funding from the United States
Agency for International Development (USAID) to support implementation
of the new USAID funded project, Tumaini Kupitia Vitendo (TKV) is
currently seeking to recruit a suitably qualified and competent
Tanzanian to fill the following vacant positions below….
Zonal Roots & Shoots Coordinator
Zonal Roots & Shoots Coordinator at Jane Goodall Institute (JGI) November, 2023
Roots & Shoots Coordinator is responsible for strengthening the
capacity of Roots & Shoots clubs by developing young people’s in
protecting and conserving the environment, animals, and wildlife across
all schools and out of school clubs in Iringa, Dodoma, Singida and
Morogoro. The Coordinator is expected to build capacities of Roots &
Shoots teachers, volunteers, and youth leaders to enhance the
development of climate-responsible youth groups through the formation of
a Roots & Shoots youths council which will enhance the quality and
scope of youths in the discussion and delivering of Biodiversity
education and youths-led climate activism, girls safe space, youth
empowerments, leadership and coordination of Roots & Shoots
Volunteers to ensure that club members in central Tanzania continue to
be actively engaged using community mapping to identify local problems
and solutions for a better environment, animals and human communities.
Roots & Shoots Coordinator will coach team of volunteers in the
central zone to maintain a healthy program by raising young people’s
knowledge, awareness, passion, and participation to threats reductions
on chimpanzee, habitats, biodiversity loss, and the climate change. The
Zonal Roots & Shoots Coordinator will assist in achieving
Intermediate Result – IRA of the USAID TKV project and will work with
the Roots & Shoots Manager and the National Coordinator of Roots
& Shoots Tanzania to provide technical, supervision, coordination,
and support Roots & Shoots program growth in central zone.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Manage all Roots & Shoots activities in schools and out of school
in Singida, Dodoma, Iringa and Morogoro through visits and outreach
- Coordinate all Roots & Shoots activities related
to TKV projects across the central zone regions, including coordination
of events, training for matrons and patron teachers, and day today’s
coordination of volunteers and youth-led actions.
strategic Roots & Shoots program directions on Biodiversity
education and youth-led climate activism to volunteers, teachers, and
youth groups in central Tanzania.
- Assist the Roots & Shoots
Manager to provide technical and coordination guidance to Roots &
Shoots volunteers, matron, and patron teachers to ensure the project
meets donor requirements for timely reporting: document and disseminate
project successes, lessons, and best practices.
- To coordinate
the design and production of biodiversity and climate change education
materials and implementation of citizenship and
Climate cards methodologies in the project schools To support the
formation of Roots & Shoots Youth Council in central Tanzania.
- To coordinate youth empowerment trainings and coordination of youth-led actions in central Tanzania.
charge of all Roots & Shoots administrative work in Dodoma by
ensuring equitable resources to facilitate the running of the Dodoma
- Coordinate with Local and central government
departments on issues related to youths, children, education, schools,
biodiversity and climate change, and institutional networking.
in the development and publication of Roots & Shoots education and
communication materials such as documents, newsletters, leaflets,
calendars, posters, stickers, Books, reports, and other campaign
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Minimum Job Requirements and qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in social sciences, education, youth development,
public relations, Natural Resources, o A strong, creative communicator
and youth champion skills in life skills and youth development to create
activism and enthusiasm in youths,
o Excellent skills in youth
spaces, safety, and coaching skills to enhance youth participation to
climate and biodiversity solutions.
o Knowledge of facilitating and organizing education training for teachers, and youth leaders,
A solid background in professional
teaching of earth-related science, extracurricular designs, and
practical Nature Interpretation Skills,
o Strong skills in club coordination, events coordination, project management, and office administration,
o Practical understanding of hands-on, conservation education, tree planting, innovative youth-led
Forester at Jane Goodall Institute (JGI) November, 2023
Job Position: Forester
Program: Roots & Shoots
Duty Station: Kigoma
Reporting Line: National Roots & Shoots Coordinator
Roots & Shoots Forester is responsible for strengthening the
capacity of Roots & Shoots schools, and out of school youth groups
to develop skills, hands on experiences in tree nursery establishments,
tree planting, train teachers on regenerative activities, reforestation
and tree planting actions, and empower communities to take part in
village woodlot establishments, train village nursery attendants to
produce 800,000 trees per year, to promote reforestation and restoration
The Forester will also be responsible to
creatively think of ways to engage Roots & Shoots members, teachers
and out of school youths promote conservation actions that aim to
maximize environmental activism through the use of knowledge,
compassion, and actions, together with a citizen science model across
all school clubs and villages around Gombe National Park. She is
responsible for building the capacity of Roots & Shoots teachers,
VINAs, and youth leaders to enhance development of climate-responsible
youth-led solutionsand adaptive Nature based solutions using formation
of youth groups, youth environmental councils and enhancement of the
quality and scope of youth provision in Biodiversity education and
youth-led climate activism, girls’ safe space, empowerments, leadership,
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
- Facilitate production of 800,000 seedlings in 10 project villages per year.
VINAs, orient and train them with appropriate skills that will help
them produce seedlings and manage village tree nurseries well.
with teachers, to enable each of the village Roots & Shoots start
their own tree Nursery, a small school forests and support Schools’
environmental conservation initiatives.
- Train Roots & Shoots
teachers and coordinate clubs’ supportive activities such as students
study tours, excursions, education camping and competitions on
environmental and climate change issues
- Coordinate procurement
of tree nursery inputs, and ensure supply of seeds, inputs, and
implements in each project nursery timely.
- Integrate applied GIS
mapping in habitat restoration through the use of survey 123 to monitor
the tree planting impacts in the restoration and regenerative
- To conduct tree planting after care programme for
all planted trees, monitor their survival development and integrate
survival assessment of trees and seedlings with GIS mapping.
coordinate the design and production of tree planting and forest
biodiversity education materials and for the project schools and
- To coordinate youth empowerment trainings and
coordination of youth-led actions in tree planting and restoration
actions in the project villages
- Support the work of Roots &
Shoots Zonal Coordinators by ensuring equitable resources to facilitate
and run Roots & Shoots clubs in the western Tanzania.
all Roots & Shoots project activities, and campaigns and ensure
compliance and alignment of these activities Greenchoice’ guidelines.
- Participate in the Roots & Shoots staff Management meetings, events, and reporting system.
Roots & Shoots education and communication materials such as
documents, newsletters, leaflets, calendars, posters, stickers, Books,
reports, and other campaign materials.
Minimum Job Requirements and qualifications:
BSC. in Forestry, Agro-forestry, Nature Conservation, Wildlife
Sciences, Beekeeping sciences, Environmental sciences, Environmental
ecology, or Natural Resources Management.
o Certificate in Environmental Conservation Education or Education for Sustainable Development is an added Advantage.
Technical ability to read large volumes of texts, and designs, review
documents, publish and narrate scripts and produce qualityand clean
o A solid background in professional teaching of
earth-related Science, extracurricular designs, and practical nature
o Strong skills in project management and office administration.
Practical understanding of hands-on, conservation education, tree
planting, arboretum, botanical gardening, silvicultural practices,
restoration, and regenerative activities.
o Ability to perform and
deliver under pressure, communicate quickly and effectively, and work on
deadlines and minimum supervision.
o Previous experience in
Reforestation, Nature education, natural regeneration, tree planting,
youth nature camps and youth led forest expedition programs will be an
o Computer literate and ability to use data analysis programs (SPSS), Word, Xcel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.
applications should be submitted together with the most recent
Curriculum Vitae (CV)/resume, copy of relevant academic certificates
& transcripts, testimonials, three names of reputable referees,
day-time telephone number or e-mail address, and should be send to the
following e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Only the final shortlisted candidates will be interviewed and provided with the interview feedback.
Deadline: Sunday, 26th November, 2023 before 5pm in the evening.
Tanzania is an equal opportunity employer and considers all applicants
on the basis of merit without regard to race, national or tribal origin,
religious belief, gender, and marital status.
QUALIFIED FEMALE APPLICANTS ARE HIGHLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.