Community Pyschology Assistance

The community psychology program covers education, women's programs, human rights issues, corporate social responsibility approach, and other development tasks on the grassroots level in Africa. An internship can be tailored accordingly to different groups; children in poverty, children, and youth with disabilities, orphaned children, unemployed youth, women in poverty, people with HIV, people recovering from trauma, people recovering from addiction, the elderly, artists, teachers, etc. For us, community psychology means skills and tools to empower us to reach and work with the local community in different types of program tasks. Your internship is being daily supervised by academic-level team leaders. We monitor your work with a weekly plan and report system to secure you proceed well in your study program. The internship outcome is to learn to use and get experience implementing your education in developing country conditions with limited capacitation. Also to better understand the opportunities in a fast-growing economy.

Placement Description

Daily Tasks

You9r daily activities are tailored depending on your study background and experience. Commonly it is assisting and developing programs as Corporate Social Responsibility, Human Rights, Education Sector, Women Programs, and others. We can also include clinical psychology tasks. Your placement is tutored by the academic-level team leader.

Networking

Art in Tanzania co-operates with the other NGOs for the program tasks. We are involved in several NGO consortiums to fight for children's rights and to develop nursery schools and orphanages. We have also been part of the EU Commission-funded Volunteer and Internship Development program EVOLVET.

Accommodation

Art in Tanzania volunteer eco-compound can accommodate up to 50 participants. We have single, double, and dormitory rooms. Each room is self-contained. We have office facilities and a garden canteen bar serving you at the idyllic African village surrounding.

Charity VISA

Interns: When staying less than 3 months (13weeks) you are to apply for a volunteer student visa (C2) and the fee is USD 50.   Volunteers: You apply for an Ordinary VISA (C1) when not exceeding 3 months (13 weeks) and the fee is USD 50.

COVID - 19 and Malaria

Tanzania's COVID-19 situation is good. We have had participants in the programs since May 2020 without problems. COVID-19 tests are available, also at the airport for traveling.
We recommend to take malaria prevention although the tests and medical care are easily available and at a low cost.

Safety

Tanzania is a peaceful country to visit and in our village, Madale, you can safely roam around day and night. We have been operating around since 1996 so our activities are well-known and appreciated y the local communities. We also have third-party security facilitation at the compound.

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