SEGA Girls' Secondary School supports quality education, life skills, and entrepreneurship to help girls in Tanzania who are considered at-risk become leaders in their communities. SEGA is a dynamic girls’ boarding school in Tanzania serving over 280 girls per year who otherwise would not have access to quality secondary education.


In addition to academics, the SEGA school provides programs in life skills, entrepreneurship, environmental stewardship, leadership training, and career development; and supports its graduates with continuing education scholarships. SEGA also runs a SEGA Volunteer House for visitors and supporters and has developed a cultural exchange program where students and staff organize interesting culturally stimulating activities for visitors at the school and nearby communities. The purpose of this program is to provide students with real skills which they can apply to their own cultural tourism businesses after graduating from high school and earning money to support the school.


SEGA is seeking a Volunteer to assist with the school's Education for Life goals. This person will work for 3 months with the SEGA Girls’ School in Morogoro, Tanzania. The Education for Life Intern will be assisting the Education for Life Department, Counselors, and Communications Coordinator in documenting their programming to capture monitoring and evaluation data, program indicators, goals, reports, and success stories to be shared with SEGA and Nurturing Minds Board Members, donors, supporters, and other stakeholders. 


The Education for Life Intern will be a self-starter with strong organizational and writing skills and impeccable English, pay great attention to detail, and be passionate about making a difference. The Intern will work with a creative, hard-working team of committed volunteers and staff.  


The position is 40 hours per week. There is a $300 USD per month stipend. 



Flexible Dates for at least a 3-month period 


When working with SEGA, the Intern will work closely with the Counselors, Education for Life, and Communications Coordinator, and remotely with Nurturing Minds staff to support the Education for Life programming. SEGA's Counseling and Education for Life Department are solely responsible for helping recently graduated students apply for higher education, organizing student community service projects, organizing discussions on women's and child rights, menstrual health and hygiene, leadership, confidence, and more. SEGA is seeking an intern who can be familiar with all aspects of the Education for Life department in order to document the program in a shareable format. 

SEGA seeks a dynamic self-starter, and leader who is adaptable and willing to learn Tanzanian culture. This is a new role for SEGA, so this individual must be able to manage her/his own schedule and time and create the position that would best reach SEGA’s goals. The Intern must be creative, highly detail-oriented, and have high written and verbal communication skills.



R1. Document Education for Life Department Programming 

  • The intern will be invited to be a part of the planning process of all Education for Life activities in order to capture the full scope of the activity from baseline to end line.

  • The intern will attend the Education for Life activities during the week and on weekends. 

  • The intern may be asked to participate in Education for Life classroom sessions with SEGA students. 

  • Documentation to be captured:

    • Education for Life Department overview 

    • Relevant club activities and classroom lessons 

    • Education for Life on-campus programming 

    • Education for Life off-campus programming and field trips 

    • Training goals, objectives, and mission of the Education for Life Department 

    • Monitoring and evaluation indicators

      • This will be done by working closely with SEGA’s Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator 

  • Documentation will be used for SEGA and Nurturing Minds, Inc. reports to Board Members, donors, supporters, and other stakeholders. 

    • Certain metrics could be highlighted on social media, website, and in annual reports

  • The intern will need to be organized and think creatively to begin to understand where and what to document and how to best organize it in a format that is easily understood and shared. 

  • The intern may be asked to deliver a verbal presentation to the SEGA Board of Directors.

  • The intern may be asked to share recommendations with the SEGA Director. 


R2. Assist with Education for Life Club Activities and Programming 

  • During the week the Intern will assist the Education for Life Coordinators in planning and implementing club activities as well as, organize and document the club programming as it relates to the department's overall goals and objectives. 

  • The intern may also be able to assist with the Education for life weekly classroom sessions with students.


R3. Provide English as a second language training as needed

  • Assist SEGA students with learning English as a second language during afternoon remedial lessons

  • Assist as requested with the English as a Second Language teacher to prepare for the Pre-Form English Fluency Program


Work Environment with SEGA

  • Must be able to work and live on campus in Morogoro, Tanzania. 

  • Must be physically and mentally capable of performing multiple tasks and able to function in a culturally diverse, fast-paced environment.

  • Must be adaptable to work and living conditions that may be quite different than those found in North America.

  • Must be at least 21 years of age. 

  • It is a plus if you are passionate about our program mission! 


Position Details

Provided by SEGA Girls’ School and Nurturing Minds 

  • $300 USD/month stipend paid in Tanzanian shillings 

  • Reimbursement of Business visa ($250 USD) in Tanzanian shillings upon arrival at SEGA Girls’ School

  • Housing at the SEGA Girls’ School in our Volunteer Apartment that include: water, wifi, and electricity

  • 3 meals a day at the school OR option to arrange transportation to Morogoro to purchase groceries to cook on own

  • Transportation to and from Dar es Salaam, Julius Nyerere International Airport 

  • Hotel in Dar es Salaam (If required based on your flight schedule)


Responsibility of Intern prior to arrival

  • Round trip flight to Dar es Salaam 

  • Obtain a Tanzanian Business Visa ($250 USD)

  • Obtain travel medical insurance that includes medical evacuation 

  • A passport valid for a minimum of six months beyond visa issuance and/or date of entry, and at least one blank visa page, is required 

  • Register with the US Embassy in Tanzania STEP Program 

  • Obtain any needed medications/vaccinations prior to travel 

*all visitors to the SEGA Girls’ School must be vaccinated against COVID-19*

  • Sign the Nurturing Minds Child Protection Policy and Release of Waiver and Liability 



Prior to traveling and working with SEGA Girls’ School, there will be a series of zoom orientation calls and emails to help prepare you for your destination and job responsibilities. 


Prior to traveling: 

  • We will have an orientation to discuss all travel, living, health, and safety logistics and questions. 

  • We will have a discussion on cultural humility, Tanzanian culture, and what it means to be a foreign intern in Tanzania. 

  • You will have an opportunity to meet with SEGA’s Communication Coordinator and Hospitality Coordinator, who will help you get settled in once you arrive, prior to arriving. 

  • We share with you via email visiting manuals, emergency contact lists, COVID-19 protocols, and more. 

Arriving at SEGA: 


  • Once you arrive at SEGA the Communications and Hospitality Coordinators will greet you and help you get settled into your new home. They will discuss safety, transportation, ways to explore Morogoro and Tanzania, culture, food, and health, and give you a tour of SEGA’s Campus. They will help introduce and welcome you to SEGA’s staff and students. 

  • They will also join you at the supermarket or open-air market in Morogoro Town to purchase food items, water, toiletries, and other household essentials you may require during your stay. 

  • They can also give you a tour of Morogoro Town so you know where essential locations are.

Interested applicants should send a resume and cover letter to [email protected]

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