SOS Childrens Villages Tanzania



SOS Children’s Villages Zanzibar is a Local Non-Government Organization (NGO) affiliated with SOS Children’s International, a worldwide child care organization that works to protect and care for children who have lost parental care, or who stand at risk of losing it. Established 64 years ago, SOS Children's Villages International currently has Children's Villages and other projects in 135 countries around the world. Globally, it runs two major programs i.e. Family Based Care based at SOS Children's Villages and Family Strengthening Programmes supporting families in local communities. SOS has been working in the United Republic of Tanzania since 1991 and runs Children’s villages snd other projects in Tanzania, the organization runs four Children’s Villages in Arusha, Dar es Salaam, Mwanza and Zanzibar, and other programs in Pemba, Iringa, and Mufindi.

Job Title: Driver (2 posts

Duty station: SOS Children's Village Zanzibar (Unguja and Pemba

Reporting to: HR cum Admin Officer 


  • Fulfills the Transport Needs for SOS Children's Villages program per specific area of the project -
  • Ensures the Safety of the car, staff, and their properties 
  • Maintains the Safety and Security of the Vehides Advises the Administrators on technical issues of the cars 
  • Conducts trips using the shortest possible route. Avoids unnecessary deviations and multiple trips to minimize mileage and time wastage 


  • CSEE and Certificate from any recognized VETA colleges/institutions 
  • At least two years of working experience preferably NGOs 
  • Basic knowledge of Child rights and ajira child protection 
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision. 
  • Must possess VIP driving Certificate 
  • Fluent in English and Swahili


To apply for this position send your application letter describing how your experience, qualification, and competencies making you the right candidate for this position, enclose a detailed updated CV, telephone contacts, and details of at least 3 referees with their emails, address, and phone numbers. All candidates will be subject to child protection recruitment procedures and checks. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. The advert is open from 11th  January 2021 to 17th January 2021

The applications should be addressed to:-

The Program Director

SOS Children’s Villages Zanzibar

P.O Box 1923 Zanzibar, Tanzania

Or Sent by email to


Note: the email subject should indicate the title of the position and location (duty station)

SOS Children’s Village Zanzibar is an equal opportunity employer. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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  • Location: Zanzibar, Tanzania
  • Job Title: Driver
  • Application Deadline: 2021-01-17
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