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New Job at Global Resource Alliance – Tanzania (GRA – Tanzania), Tree Program Trainer | Deadline: 24th August, 2020

Global Resource Alliance – Tanzania (GRA – Tanzania)

Jobs in Tanzania 2020: New Jobs Vacancies at Global Resource Alliance – Tanzania (GRA – Tanzania), 2020


Tree Program Trainer  
Job Description

Global Resource Alliance – Tanzania

Job Title: Tree Program Trainer
Location:  Musoma, Tanzania
Supervisor:  GRA-Tanzania Tree Program Manager

Global Resource Alliance, Inc.
Global Resource Alliance, Inc. (GRA) is a non-profit organization
headquartered in Ojai, California. It was founded in April 2002 to
provide financial and technical support to community organizations in
the world’s least developed regions working for social, economic and
environmental change. GRA’s local organization, Global Resource Alliance
– Tanzania, has partnered with Belgian NGO, WeForest, since 2011 to
plant trees with institutions, such as schools and churches, and
individuals and farmer groups, who have collectively planted over 1
million trees through their Tree Program throughout the Mara Region of
Tanzania. These seedlings are grown in two nurseries, one in Kinesi,
established 10 years ago, and one in Butiama, established in 2019. All
trees have to date been provided to individuals who come to the
nurseries to pick the tree species and number they choose, and for
schools, which receive free delivery of seedlings each season.
Beneficiaries are given basic training on transplanting and managing
tree seedlings, and establishing their own tree nursery. The seedlings
are monitored over time to verify tree mortality rates and offer
technical support to beneficiaries on how to best manage and benefit
from their trees.

A Tree Program Trainer is needed to carry out training to the
beneficiaries of the Tree Planting Program. Individuals applying to the
position must meet the selection criteria below, and be able to function
with minimal technical supervision, they will be directly supervised by
the Tree Program Manager.



Core duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Provide training on planting and maintaining trees to groups, students, and individuals
  • Distribute seedlings to schools and villages, and maintain proper records of distributed seedlings
  • Educate the community on the importance of trees and the importance of taking specific care of and use of trees
  • Supervise field training for care and use of planted trees
  • Attend to or supervise responding to queries from visitors at the nurseries
  • Maintain register of all records of recipients of distributed seedlings
  • Submit to the Tree Planting Project Coordinator a weekly report of activities
  • Communicate to the Tree Planting Project Coordinator existing challenges
  • Supervise and maintain records of sales of trees at the nurseries through mobile payment systems
  • Carry out other duties that may be assigned by the Tree Planting Project Coordinator

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  • Education: A diploma in forestry or these related fields:
    horticulture, general agriculture, community development and related
    fields, and agricultural economics
  • Work experience: supervisory and training experience leading a training program for smallholder farmers
  • Skills: Excellent training facilitation skills, as well as coordinating, reporting and communication
  • Language: Fluent in English and Kiswahili (speaking and writing)
  • Nationality: Tanzanian

Required Attributes

  • Commitment to GRA and WeForest’s mission and vision
  • Focused, disciplined, and determined
  • Innovative and collaborative
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Willingness to keep flexible work hours

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Terms & Conditions
Start date: 1st September 2020
Duration: One year, with potential to extend subject to performance and funding availability
Salary: Small NGO competitive package
Location: Musoma, Mara Region
Working hours: Full-time

Terms & Conditions
Email application and supporting documents by 24th August, 2020 to:- [email protected] and to [email protected]

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