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New Opportunities: RfP at USAID Heshimu Bahari March 2024

  AjiraLeo Tanzania       Monday, March 4, 2024
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Invitation For Youth Mentorship Opportunity at USAID Tuhifadhi Maliasili March 2024
Job Description
Usaid Tuhifadhimaliasili (“Preserve Natural Resources”) Project
Invitation For Youth Mentorship Opportunity
USAID Tuhifadhi Maliasili (“Preserve Natural Resources”) project which addresses dynamics that threaten habitat connectivity and the long-term persistence of biodiversity in Tanzania invites in and out of the college youth to apply for the first round of internship program. The project targets the marginalized and often socially excluded groups including the youth and women. Engagement and empowerment of youth in the project as co-creators of solutions can significantly support efforts to secure, protect, and sustain wildlife movement corridors and promote the longevity and sustainability of the interventions.

USAID Tuhifadhi Maliasili project has developed a Youth Mentorship Program that aim to connect, support, and inspire the next generation of conservators interested in biodiversity conservation and natural resources management careers. This year, the project will roll out the youth mentorship program in Kwakuchinja Wildlife Corridor, Amani-Nilo Forest corridor, and Nyerere Selous Udzungwa Elephant Corridor. The program involves pairing mentees(youth with academic training and a keen interest in conservation and natural resources management) with mentors who are seasoned experts in the field.

Why should you apply?
The mentoring process will aid mentees in developing their career, skills, and expertise by drawing upon the experiences of the mentors.Mentors will provide exposure to real-world conservation and natural resource management activities implemented in their projects and by their organizations. It is anticipated that, by the end of the program, mentees will acquire conservation leadership skills, knowledge, and understanding, thereby enhancing their prospects of securing employment within the field of biodiversity conservation and natural resource management.

Selection criteria
  • Individuals must be between the age of 18 – 30 years.
  • Possess a Certificate, Diploma, or Degree in fields such as natural resource management, community-based conservation, climate change, wildlife management, forestry, tourism management, beekeeping, community development, livestock, agriculture, and other fields related to biodiversity conservation.
  • Less than 1 year of on-the-job experience for youth with the aforementioned academic qualifications.
  • At least 2 years of practical experience for youth who have not undergone formal training in the specified fields.
  • Reside or work in the following districts: Monduli, Babati, Muheza, and Kilombero.
  • Participating in community projects and especially those contributing to biodiversity conservation and/or management of natural resources.
  • Applicants with the aforementioned academic qualifications who possess a keen interest in learning and receiving mentorship on natural resources management policy are encouraged to include it in their applications. Priority will be given to applicants with relevant academic qualifications and a demonstrated passion for the subject.

Mentorship plan
Mentees will receive mentorship for one year. Throughout this period, mentorship goals will be collaboratively developed by mentors and mentees, clarifying the roles and responsibilities of each party. The program will also entail placements at organizations where mentors work, exposure to field visits, and one-on-one mentoring sessions.

USAID Tuhifadhi Maliasili Project will provide a stipend of TZS 300,000/- per month to the mentees to cover their meals and transport allowance. It is expected that mentees will be residents of villages and/or districts within the project area.

How to apply
Interested individuals may submit a letter of interest and CV to Please reference Youth Mentorship Program in the subject line. Applications can also be submitted online: The deadline for submitting application is March 15,2024. Women/Girls are encouraged to apply.
Onlv selected candidates will be contacted.

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