Monitoring & Evaluation Advisor

Cuso International

Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania

Experience: 3 to 5 Years

Skill Required: Monitoring and Evaluation

The Volunteer’s Role

This placement will support the efforts aimed at strengthening the capacity of the AGAPE AIDS CONTROL PROGRAMME (AACP) in the area of monitoring and evaluation of projects. Effective monitoring and evaluation will allow AGAPE to ensure accountability, transparency as well as to be able to report well their progress on the implementation of strategic plans, programs, or smaller projects. As a Volunteer will utilize monitoring and evaluation expertise to follow up on the activities of Human Rights and Community Development being implemented by AGAPE.

The Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor will support the development of the M & E plan to accompany the implementation of AGAPE`s strategic plan. In that perspective, the advisor will identify gaps and share knowledge about good practices that could help to promote AGAPE`s mission, vision, values, and strategic priorities within and outside the Organization. Furthermore, the advisor will provide support to the development of an annual M & E plan with corresponding tools to monitor and assess projects implementation progress.

As a volunteer, you will:

  • Support AGAPE to develop the organization’s Monitoring and Evaluation framework
  • Create a database for Monitoring and Evaluation activities for the organization
  • Support the development of M & E plan to accompany the implementation of AGAPE`s strategic plan

Essential Requirements:

  • University Degree in Economic Sociology or other relevant degrees
  • Experience in developing a database
  • Experience in monitoring and Evaluation

Essential Background:

  • Ability to work in culturally different environments
  • Excellent decision-making and troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to assess, negotiate and resolve questions and problems promptly
  • Ability to view issues/problems from the end user’s perspective
  • Ability to manage end user’s expectations

What’s in it for YOU? A life-changing experience!

About Us and the Project

Cuso International

Cuso International is a not-for-profit development organization that works to eradicate poverty and inequality. Each year, we mobilize hundreds of volunteer professionals to work alongside local partners to maximize their impact through capacity building. We work in partnership with governments, civil society organizations, multilateral agencies and the private sector to develop and deliver programs aimed at advancing gender equality, promoting the empowerment of women and girls, and improving access to and quality of economic opportunities for young people.

Project - Sharing Canadian Expertise for Inclusive Development and Gender Equality (SHARE)

Project - Sharing Canadian Expertise for Inclusive Development and Gender Equality (SHARE)

Cuso International will deliver the Sharing Canadian Expertise for Inclusive Development and Gender Equality (SHARE) project, with a contribution from Global Affairs Canada (GAC) over seven years (2020-2027). SHARE aims to improve the economic and/or social well-being of the poorest, most marginalized and vulnerable people, particularly women and girls, in developing countries, with a view to contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals. In addition to increasing engagement of Canadians in international development and key global issues, this project will aim to increase the performance of country partners to deliver more inclusive, innovative and environmentally sustainable development initiatives that advance gender equality, in support of the action areas of Canada’s Feminist International Assistance Policy.



Terms and Conditions

Cuso International terms and conditions allow you to lead a modest and healthy lifestyle while being effective in your placement. This support package will cover basic living expenses for one volunteer and is not intended to cover home-based expenses (ex. loans, support payments, etc.) or luxury items such as imported items in placement or international personal travel.

Support Package

  • Modest monthly living allowance (varies depending on country)
  • Accommodation while in placement
  • Return airfare and visa/work permit costs
  • Cost of required vaccinations, antimalarial medication, and health insurance
  • Pre-departure training and in-country orientation (more details below)
  • On the ground support through our Cuso International country program office
  • Access to Employee Assistance Program while in placement and upon return
  • Bonus: Additional return flight home or cash in lieu after 12 months of service for volunteers who extend for another 6 months

Other Requirements:

  • Please note that if you are shortlisted for the placement, you will be required to:
  • Provide two Professional References and one Personal Reference
  • Complete an oral assessment during your preliminary telephone interview in the language required for your placement
  • Obtain a Police Check at our request
  • Complete a full medical exam and be medically cleared by the Cuso International Medical Advisor prior to your departure
  • Due to the COVID-19 situation, be double vaccinated in accordance with the World Health Organization-approved vaccines.


We ask each volunteer, regardless of placement length, to raise $2,000. All volunteers receive support from Cuso International to help achieve the goal through fundraising. If the volunteer chooses not to fundraise or is unable to achieve the fundraising goal, he/she can make a one-time donation or become a monthly donor to support our work.