Gender Equality, Social inclusion & Youth Facilitation Intern Job Vacancy at Aqua-Farms Organization (AFO)

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Website Aqua-Farms Organization (AFO)

Aqua-Farms Organization promotes environmentally friendly and economically competitive aquaculture, conserving the aquatic environment and fisheries stock enhancement.....

 Gender Equality, Social inclusion & Youth Facilitation Intern Job Vacancy at Aqua-Farms Organization (AFO)

Job Title: Gender Equality, Social inclusion & Youth Facilitation Intern
Location: Kilwa
Reporting Seascape Coordinator
Type of Position: Internship
Duration: 6 Months


Aqua-Farms Organization (AFO) is a Non-Governmental Organization registered under the NGO Act, 2002 of the government of the United Republic of Tanzania with registration number NGO/0009297. Aqua- Farms Organization was established in 2016 and became registered on
6th July 2017. The organization aims to boost financial access, heighten community awareness about aquatic conservation, and vigorously advocate for community-driven economic growth.
Position Overview The Gender Equality and Social Inclusion (GESI) and Youth Facilitation Intern will play a crucial role in supporting the integration of GESI principles and positive youth development approaches across various programs and initiatives undertaken by Aqua-Farms Organization. This internship offers a valuable opportunity for individuals passionate about advancing gender equality, social inclusion, and youth empowerment to gain practical experience within a dynamic organization committed to positive social impact.

Key Responsibilities:
1. Supporting GESI Integration:
● Assist in research on gender equality and social inclusion issues relevant to the organization’s programs and areas of operation.
● Contribute to the development of strategies and action plans to mainstream GESI principles into program design and implementation.
● Help organize and facilitate workshops, trainings, and community engagement sessions on GESI topics.

2. Youth Facilitation:
● Support the design and implementation of youth focused programs and initiatives.
● Assist in conducting assessments and research to identify youth related issues and develop appropriate interventions.
● Help organize and facilitate youth workshops, trainings, and activities aimed at promoting positive youth development.

3. Capacity Building:
● Contribute to the development of educational materials and resources on GESI and youth empowerment.
● Assist in the delivery of training sessions or workshops on GESI and youth related topics for staff, partners, and community members

Experience & Qualifications:

● Currently enrolled in or recently graduated from a relevant undergraduate or graduate program (e.g., gender studies, social sciences, youth development, etc.).
● Passion for and understanding of gender equality, social inclusion, and youth empowerment issues.
● Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work effectively with diverse groups.
● Proactive and able to work independently, as well as collaboratively within a team.
● Cultural sensitivity and awareness.
● Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite and other relevant software applications.
● Written and spoken fluency in Kiswahili and English preferred.


● Opportunity to gain practical experience in the fields of gender equality, social inclusion, and youth development within a reputable organization.
● Exposure to a diverse range of projects and initiatives aimed at creating positive social impact.
● Mentorship and guidance from experienced professionals committed to supporting your learning and development.
● Potential for networking and career advancement opportunities within the organization or broader sector.

Personal qualities
● Commitment to respect and value equality and diversity, and understanding of how this applies to own area of work.
● Commitment to own continuing personal and professional development.
● Commitment to the vision, mission and values of AFO.
Aqua-Farms Organization is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from individuals of all backgrounds, regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, or religion. We are committed to fostering an inclusive and supportive working environment where all employees are valued and empowered to succeed.

Application process: All applications should be submitted through this

Deadline for applications is: Sunday 6th May, 2024 at 2300 Hours

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