Student Opportunities

Join Our Global Community of People Who Care

An exciting fundraising challenge, a sustainable volunteering project, and countless unforgettable experiences!

Add an unparalleled level of support, where we help our students develop their skill set and grow as individuals, by helping The Buturi Project to deliver our programs and meet the Global Sustainable Development Goals.

As a generation of Active Global Citizens living in a global world, it is important that our education reflects this. The Buturi Project is in a unique position to facilitate:

  • university expeditions
  • gap year adventures
  • internships in the UK or Tanzania
  • practical experiences in the field such as: case studies, research projects, feasibility studies, business studies, cultural exchanges, geography or history trips, conservation and marine biology projects

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Current Opportunities

Assist our teachers. Volunteer in our school as a teaching assistant and gain an enriching and rewarding experience whilst building a variety of professional skills.

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As part of our mission we want to improve the quality of life of the community. We are looking for students with health care, nutrition and medical experience who are interested in carrying out both research and practical workshops in the Buturi. We are lacking nurse support in our dispensary and are seeking young professionals or students to help develop our training and services.

If you are interested please send us an email:

Join our exciting and innovative project to produce a sustainable food source for the school and local community using permaculture. We are looking for students with an interest in food science, sustainable food production and growth.

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We are planning to create an eco tourism centre of excellence to provide hostel accommodation for our visitor programmes. We are looking for budding designers, architects and engineers or those interested in construction. Eco tourism is a growing phenomenon and is essential to the progression of the Buturi area.

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After successfully introducing one borehole we are exploring multiple innovative options for other sustainable water sources. Do you have an interest in engineering and science? We are looking for talented students with great research capacities to help us establish a feasible solution to the drought crisis in Buturi. We are focusing on both short and long-term solutions. Currently we are looking at roof water harvesting systems, deep well installations, weirs and earth dams and would welcome any new ideas or proposals.

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Are you creative and passionate about the arts? We would love to be joined by those with a budding interest in photography and film to help create some exposure on the programmes and projects that we are undergoing.

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