Volunteer Coordinator

Location: [To be confirmed]

Reports To: [Program Manager]

Organization: [TECK Africa]

About Us:

Goal: To bridge the digital divide in Africa by providing access to technology and digital education to underprivileged children, empowering them to thrive in the 21st-century global economy.

Mission: Our mission is to empower underprivileged children in Africa with the skills and knowledge they need to succeed in the digital age. We strive to bridge the digital divide by providing access to technology, digital education, and training to teachers, schools, and communities in underprivileged areas.

Vision: Our vision is a world where all children in Africa, regardless of their socio-economic background, have access to technology and digital education, enabling them to acquire the skills they need to thrive in a rapidly changing world. We envision a future where underprivileged children in Africa are empowered to pursue their dreams and contribute to their communities, ultimately driving sustainable development and reducing inequality.

Job Summary: The Volunteer Coordinator will be responsible for recruiting, training, and managing volunteers who support our digital empowerment programs in Africa. This role plays a pivotal part in mobilizing community support and ensuring that volunteers contribute effectively to the organization’s mission.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Volunteer Recruitment:
    • Develop and implement strategies to attract volunteers with diverse skills and backgrounds.
    • Create and maintain a volunteer database.
  2. Orientation and Training:
    • Conduct volunteer orientation sessions to introduce them to the organization’s mission, values, and programs.
    • Provide training, resources, and ongoing support to volunteers.
  3. Placement and Supervision:
    • Match volunteers with suitable roles and responsibilities based on their skills and interests.
    • Supervise and oversee volunteer activities, ensuring they align with program objectives.
  4. Recognition and Appreciation:
    • Develop and implement volunteer recognition programs to acknowledge their contributions.
    • Organize appreciation events and activities for volunteers.
  5. Communication and Feedback:
    • Maintain regular communication with volunteers, providing updates and sharing program needs.
    • Collect feedback from volunteers to improve their experiences and program effectiveness.
  6. Reporting and Documentation:
    • Keep records of volunteer hours, activities, and impact.
    • Prepare reports on volunteer engagement for the organization and donors.
  7. Safety and Compliance:
    • Ensure that volunteers adhere to safety protocols and policies.
    • Address any compliance issues and concerns.
  8. Community Engagement:
    • Collaborate with the Community Outreach Coordinator to engage local communities and promote volunteer opportunities.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Non-Profit Management, Human Resources, or a related field.
  • Proven experience in volunteer management and coordination, preferably in the non-profit sector.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to motivate and inspire volunteers.
  • Organizational and administrative skills for record-keeping and reporting.
  • Commitment to the organization’s mission and values.
  • Proficiency in English is an advantage.
  • Ability to travel within the local community and regionally, as required.

How to Apply: Interested candidates are invited to submit their resume and cover letter to info@teckafrica.com. Please include “Volunteer Coordinator Application” in the subject line. Applications will be accepted until the 31st of November 2023.

TECK Africa is an equal-opportunity employer. We encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply.

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