Assistant Project Coordinator (Intern)


Salary: Paid TZS 35,805,693/= Gross Per Annum
Location: Tanzania
Closing date: 15 July 2024

About Restless Development

Restless Development is a global non profit agency. We support the collective power of young leaders to create a better world. We are independently registered and governed in nine countries (India, Nepal, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, Uganda, UK, USA, Zambia and Zimbabwe) bound together by our vision for youth power. 

We run youth-led programmes to tackle the issues that young people care about the most. We also run the Youth Collective – a growing network of over 5,000 local youth-led organisations in 185 countries. We are committed to creating an agency that walks the talk on power shifting, using the power shifting checklist, both internally and externally.

More information about Restless Development:

Our Approach to Safeguarding

Restless Development considers the welfare and protection of children, young people and vulnerable adults to be an organisational imperative with primacy over the success of programmes or strategic objectives. We recognise that safeguarding is everyone’s responsibility and we expect all of our staff, volunteers and partners to ensure we protect the communities in which we operate from harm and abide by our Safeguarding Policy.

About the Role

The Vijana Twaweza Project is a transformative 9-month project aimed at improving the personal and financial well-being of 300 youth in Ifakara Town and Iringa Municipal Councils. The project targets youth aged 15-24, with 60% female (including young mothers) and 40% male. The primary objective is to enhance employment opportunities for youth through vocational skills development (VSD), focusing on financial management, entrepreneurship (horticulture, poultry farming, and briquettes production), and life skills.

Restless Development Tanzania is currently seeking an inspiring Assistant Project Coordinator (Intern) to be based in Iringa, Tanzania. This individual will play a pivotal role in leading the Vijana Twaweza Project, aimed at improving the personal and financial well-being of youth in the Region. Responsibilities include providing and supporting entrepreneurship training, supporting the development of youth-led enterprises, and facilitating access to financial resources. The role also involves collaborating with partners, monitoring progress, and ensuring compliance with financial policies. If you are passionate about youth empowerment and possess relevant experience in agribusiness, community development, and financial management, we encourage you to apply for this impactful role.

About You.


  • Minimum (2) years of technical and practical knowledge and experience on Agribusiness , VSLA, group enterprises , experience in poultry and horticulture farming will be  an added advantage
  • Experience working with young people in Tanzania
  • Demonstrated leadership skills, with strong coordination and networking skills
  • Culturally aware and respectful – curious and sensitive about the cultures in which we operate
  • Knowledge, skills and experience in participatory methods, community development and partnership
  • Commitment to Restless development mission and values


  • Graduate level degree in Agribusiness , horticulture and poultry farming or relevant field of study, or equivalent work experience
  • Fluent written and spoken English and Kiswahili
  • A strong personal commitment to the values of Restless Development and the role of young people in the development 
  • Self-motivated, honest, highly responsible, and punctual individual
  • A strong network of connections within Tanzania and specifically in Iringa MC and Ifakara TC 
  • Ability to work effectively in multicultural teams with varying expertise, skills and backgrounds
  • Collaborative team player
  • Adaptable – able to work in complex, unfamiliar and changing environments
  • Excellent critical analysis and thinking skills, solution focused
  • Positive, energetic, can-do attitude
  • Experience in working with or managing field based staff remotely

Equal Opportunity

Restless Development is an equal opportunities employer and invites applications from all segments of the community. Restless Development will guarantee that no applicant faces less favourable treatment based on gender, sexual orientation, marital status, social status, caste, race, ethnic origin, religious belief, age, HIV status, disability, or any other factor that cannot be demonstrated to be relevant to performance.

How to Apply

You can apply through our Online Google form by clicking HERE  by 15th July 2024, 23:59 .Please note that we do not accept CVs, resumes or covering letters.