TAFCOM (Tanzanian Organization Facilitating Community Development Projects)

If you are interested in a hands-on Tanzanian experience, you’ve found the right organization. We are looking for local and overseas volunteers that can help us in-country and abroad.

Committed to excellence, TAFCOM provides the best volunteer experience possible.  Volunteers work together with locals to gain an understanding of the culture and positively impact the community. Become part of the TAFCOM family and help build a brighter future for tomorrow.

Below are a list of current opportunities we have, but it is not necessary that you select a specific opportunity or structure your volunteer opportunity prior to arriving in Tanzania. We encourage our volunteers to be creative and develop their own projects while here. Please feel free to contact us with your ideas or questions.

Teach – be a teacher at our nursery school.

  • Description: You will work with kids between the ages of 3 to 6. You will have the opportunity to teach English, math, and other basic subjects that will help the kids be prepared for primary school. Create learning activities that encourage the kids to be curious and creative.
  • Start DateRolling
  • Duration: 4 weeks or more

Fundraise – explore different opportunities for TAFCOM to receive funding for its initiatives.

  • Description: Investigate and explore different methods of fundraising – grants, donations, and fundraisers – for TAFCOM to receive funds to work toward its mission.
  • Start Date: Rolling
  • Duration: 4 weeks

Outreach – educate the community on different issues affecting their well-being

  • Description: work with TAFCOM staff and community leaders to determine issues affecting the families and communities TAFCOM serves. Deliver presentations, handouts, or other forms of announcements to those affected about how they can deal with these issues. Issues we have dealt with through outreach, include Spread of HIV/AIDS, Myths about HIV/AIDS, Nutrition, and Environment Conservation.
  • Start Date: Rolling
  • Duration: 4 weeks

Other opportunities can be setup based on needs of the community and volunteer experience. We have had volunteers in the past work on everything from the environment to organizational planning. If you feel you can get involved, please don’t hesitate to contact us.