Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Volunteer Opportunity - Grant Writer Volunteer

YOSSO is nonprofit organization, established and registered in Tanzania to bring needed sports and youth development programs to disadvantages communities in Tanzania and beyond. We believe that sports are an incredible vehicle for bringing communities together and for teaching children important life skills and entrepreneurship, gender equality, leadership, HIV/AIDS education and fun!. YOSSO is in need of a Volunteer Grant Writer that will offer valuable experience in grant writing and prospect research to include:
  • Research and identify funding opportunities, private and public foundations, social entrepreneurs and high wealth donors.
  • Proposal development.
  • Writing and submission of grants, letters of intent, and inquiries.
  • Track funding request results.
The ideal candidate for this position will have an understanding and experience in writing grants to private and public donors, researching foundations, social entrepreneurs, and high wealth individuals. Familiarity and ease of use with the internet; proficient in Internet and Microsoft Office; excellent communication skills; strong work ethic and ability to work independently.

This position is ideal for an individual interested in taking a visible role in a new organization devoted to igniting major social change; and build their grant writing portfolio. The Grant Writer Volunteer will be able to work virtually from home.

If interested
Please send you resume and cover letter to

Monday, May 14, 2012

75 Children enrolled to Leadership course

YOSSO project has enrolled 75 children aged 13 to 14 years to peer leadership course in Ukombozi Primary School center in Manzese, an extremely poor area of Dar es Salaam. This is in addition to the last year group we supported in the same school which is run in collaboration with YOSSO and UKOMBOZI Primary School.